| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:15 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — When Manny Machado steps in for his first at-bat Friday night against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park, it will mark the one-year anniversary of his major league debut.
It may seem like Machado has been in an Orioles uniform...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis says the only way baseball will rid itself of performance-enhancing drugs is to stiffen its penalties, which he believes should, at the least, include a five-year suspension for a first-time offender.
And, if Major...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 11:27 PM
Christin Stewart of the Mat-Su Miners claimed the Alaska Baseball League's biggest honor on Friday, earning the ABL's "Player of the Year" award in a vote by coaches, administrators, and media members.
Stewart led the ABL this summer with five home...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:58 PM
When the Orioles promoted Manny Machado last August to play third base, they felt the 20-year-old's impact immediately. His defense solidified one of the club's weaknesses, and the stability he provided at the position was instrumental in the Orioles'...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The Kansas City Royals are sending Alex Gordon and Salvador Perez to the All-Star game, the first time they've had two representatives in a decade.
Gordon and Perez were voted into the annual Midsummer Classic on Saturday by their peers. They will head...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:13 PM
UC Irvine third baseman Taylor Sparks and pitcher Andrew Morales were both named second-team All-West Region by the American Baseball Coaches Assn.
In addition, Sparks was named a West Region Gold Glove winner.
Sparks, a sophomore in 2013, shared Big...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 10:15 AM
J.J. Hardy admitted this spring that his 2012 season was probably the lowest point of his career offensively.
He didn’t make an excuse out of a nagging shoulder injury that gave him sharp pain every time he threw the ball from shortstop to first...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter has often said that when it comes to his Gold Glove catcher, Matt Wieters, what Wieters does with the bat in his hands is secondary to the fine work he does behind the plate -- playing strong defense, throwing out would-be...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 4:16 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Chris Davis blames himself.
He came to the Orioles in 2011 with the reputation of being a pretty good defensive first baseman during his formative years with the Texas Rangers, but he never looked comfortable at first base last...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 4:31 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- When the Orioles made the unprecedented move to play the Cuban national team in Havana on March 28, 1999, the stated purpose was to improve relations between the countries through a sporting exhibition.
There was no way of knowing...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 10:40 PM
IRVINE — It took the fourth game of his fifth season to finally find the cleanup spot in the UC Irvine baseball team's batting order. But Ronnie Shaeffer may just linger a while in the four hole, after helping key the Anteaters' 5-3 nonconference...