| Apr 2, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Two years ago, when the Orioles opened at Tropicana Field, Peter Schmuck, Jeff Zrebiec and I went to an Italian restaurant in Tampa the night before the opener.
And while waiting for our food we decided to make random predictions about the Orioles. We...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:46 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — When the Orioles left Baltimore for their final series of the regular season, manager Buck Showalter said that one of his team's main goals was to make sure it hadn't played its final game at Camden Yards of 2012.
And the one...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 9:05 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Orioles arrived at the visiting clubhouse of Tropicana Field with the 2012 playoff caps and postseason “O's for October” T-shirts hanging in their lockers.
For the first time in 15 years, the Orioles could...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 11:19 AM
Random thoughts as the Orioles go into tonight's game against the Rays with their backs against the wall, one game behind the Yankees for the AL East crown with two to go:
** Was that a great scene in the O's dugout last night after Chris Davis hit...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 8:49 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — At the beginning of this calendar year, Miguel Gonzalez didn’t know where he was going to pitch. Released by the Red Sox in December, he hoped another major league team would give him a chance.
On the second day of...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 3:30 AM
One of the teams the Orioles had to outlast to make the playoffs last season was the Tampa Bay Rays, and on Sunday night, the Rays made one of the biggest trades of the offseason.
The Rays dealt right-handers James Shields and Wade Davis to the Kansas...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 7:35 PM
He could have been playing in one of the "big-time" all-star games, but Orlando Evans linebacker Ro'Derrick Hoskins was in the right place at the right time Sunday night at the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Houston.
Hoskins, who was a late...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Dodgers plugged holes
Los Angeles Times
While the Angels landing former Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke filled a much-needed gap in their effort to win the AL West, the Dodgers stand as the trade-deadline winner by plugging so many...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 5:56 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Orioles infielder Robert Andino made his first start Friday since being activated from the disabled list before Tuesday's game, playing third base in the team's series opener against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Andino, who has made...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 9:01 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – There was plenty of blame to go around after the Orioles' 2-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night, but very little of it could be placed on right-hander Tommy Hunter.
Yes, Hunter's biggest problem this season has...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 8:37 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Orioles had an idea of what to expect from Taiwanese left-hander Wei-Yin Chen in his first major league season. But the 27-year-old rookie set a high standard for himself.
After striking out a career-high 12 batters on...