| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:02 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Greg Knox was shirtless, with his chest painted orange and black, the last time the Orioles were in a playoff game, the finale of the 1997 American League Championship Series.
Knox, originally from Towson and a Calvert Hall...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Against anyone else, it would have seemed preposterous when the 12-year-old boy's hand reached into the field of play to change the course of the Orioles' 1996 playoff run.
Against the New York Yankees? Jeffrey Maier was just another chapter in a long...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 10:54 PM
Baltimore had waited for this cold, soggy day for 15 years.
With anticipation in the crisp October air, the Orioles played their first home playoff game at Camden Yards in since 1997 on Sunday night, so waiting an extra two hours and 26 minutes really...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 8:27 PM
Heading into this season, the Orioles were known for being strong up the middle defensively. Now, with the team coming off its best season in 15 years, that strength is being acknowledged on a national stage.
Shortstop J.J. Hardy, center fielder Adam...
| May 3, 2012
| 8:49 AM
By taking two out of three games on the road against the New York Yankees to improve to 16-9 this season, the Orioles are off to one of their best starts in team history.
So, how does this team compare to the squads of yesteryear?
Well, for starters, of...
| May 9, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Earlier this year, I did two top-10 lists in connection with the 20th anniversary of Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
The first was rank the top 10 games in stadium history. The second was to rank the top 10 moments in stadium history.
Yes, there was some...
| May 15, 2012
| 2:51 PM
In another time, Maryland was a hotbed for horse racing, its history rich and its purses comparable to other states. It was a place where jockeys could make a career and not have to contemplate leaving for New York or California.
Since the late 1980s,...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Mike Flanagan at his home in Monkton. He would be 60 years old. My thoughts are with his family and friends. Suicide is an exceptionally difficult issue for survivors to deal with. From my personal...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 4:05 PM
Mike Mussina is now four years into retirement. He sports a salt-and-pepper goatee. His days include coaching his two sons in baseball and basketball.
Happy with life after baseball, Mussina remains in his hometown of Mountoursville, Pa., just three...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 2:31 PM
A career Oriole as a player, Rich Dauer still follows the team on a daily basis.
Now a now third-base coach for the Colorado Rockies, Dauer watched several of his former teammates from the 1983 World Championship team get inducted into the Orioles Hall...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he has liked what he has read in organizational reports about right-hander Jake Arrieta, who is 3-4 with a 4.91 ERA in eight starts at Triple-A Norfolk since being demoted in mid-July.
Arrieta has allowed only two runs...