| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:47 AM
Today marks the first day that Major League Baseball’s free agents can sign with any club. In the previous period between today and the end of the World Series, players could only sign with their most recent clubs.
Orioles executive vice president...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Rick Adair, who took a leave of absence in August to deal with personal issues including the impending death of his father, will not be back as Orioles pitching coach despite having a contract that runs through the 2014 season.
In his first public...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:19 PM
The Orioles entered Tuesday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays needing a miraculous sequence of events to make the playoffs, but they were still mathematically alive in the chase for the second American League wild-card spot.
But the Orioles' 3-2, 10-...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:24 AM
I keep being asked whether the Orioles clubhouse is demoralized -- or at the least frustrated -- each time they lose a close game this month.
Demoralized? No. The Orioles are still just 1 1/2 games back of the last American League wild card spot with 17...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:31 AM
On Tuesday night, the momentum of the Orioles' September push for a postseason berth took a hit in the eighth inning of a 7-5 loss to the New York Yankees at Camden Yards.
Instead of pushing the Yankees to 2 1/2 games back of them in the American League...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Scott Feldman has been pretty solid as an Oriole.
Heading into Friday, he was 4-4 with a 4.18 ERA in 10 starts. He came as advertised. He doesn’t do anything fancy or overpowering, but usually keeps his team in games.
Five of his first 10...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 7:17 PM
When Matt Hobgood stepped on the mound for the first time in rookie league on July 18, 2009, he couldn't find the arm strength that propelled his 98-mph fastballs and his rise to the fifth overall pick in that year's first-year player draft.
| Aug 29, 2013
| 9:09 PM
BOSTON — If right-hander Chris Tillman is indeed the Orioles' ace, if he is indeed a bona fide top-of-the-rotation starter who can walk into any situation against any opponent and succeed, than he had the perfect opportunity to prove it Thursday...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:26 PM
BOSTON — Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen had never thrown fewer than four innings or given up more than seven runs in any of his starts as a major leaguer.
He picked a particularly inopportune time to do both.
The Orioles embarked Tuesday on...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 9:20 PM
Needing three critical outs to squeeze out a much-needed victory, the Orioles used three pitchers in the ninth inning — none of them being American League saves leader Jim Johnson — to close out their 4-2 win over the division-rival Tampa...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:09 AM
The Orioles received the rarest of baseball gifts Monday night, a rocky and abbreviated start from reigning American League Cy Young Award winner David Price.
They didn’t enjoy it, though, because the Orioles’ offense simply couldn’t...