| Apr 2, 2013
| 6:13 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Despite everything they accomplished last season, the Orioles realize they will spend the next six months still proving people wrong.
Coming off a year in which they defied the odds and scoffed at conventionality, these Orioles...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
seven -- runs batted in by Adam Jones, Matt Wieters and Chris Davis in Tuesday’s 7-4 win over the Rays.
The Orioles were criticized...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:18 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The same question followed the Orioles through a maddeningly uneventful offseason and a happily uneventful seven weeks of spring training.
Would the magic that carried them to the playoffs for the first time in 15 years...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 5:50 PM
James Shields took a three-hitter into the eighth inning, leading Tampa Bay over the Kansas City Royals 5-3 Wednesday for the Rays' 16th win in 21 games.
Shields (12-7) retired 12 in a row after Alcides Escobar's two-out single in the third and allowed...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:17 AM
[Editor's note: Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason intensifies.]
About last night
O's make the most of a playoff...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 6:32 PM
Jim Thome knows the routine. Hit a game-ending homer, circle the bases, get mobbed by teammates.
It never gets old.
Thome hit a pinch home run leading off the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies over the Tampa Bay Rays 7-6 on...
| 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...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 1:05 AM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - The Minnesota Twins are becoming concerned with Francisco Liriano's struggles.
Desmond Jennings had one of the Rays' team record four sacrifice flys and drove in three runs as Tampa Bay beat Liriano and the Twins 6-2 on Sunday.
| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:31 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The 2011 salaries for the 844 major league baseball players on opening day rosters and disabled lists. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Cycling-Tour de France, Stage 14, 5:30 a.m. (VERSUS)
Golf-British Open Championship, 6 a.m. (ESPN)
Soccer-FIFA Women's World Cup, Third Place Game, France vs. Sweden, 10 a.m. (ESPN2); MLS-Primera Division, World Football...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Alex Avila's two-run home run backed seven strong innings by Justin Verlander as the Tigers took down the Rays, 5-2, to open a four-game series.
Verlander (19-5) allowed one run on three hits and three walks while fanning eight in the right-hander's...