| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:52 PM
The Orioles head into free agency — which starts in earnest Saturday with free agents permitted to negotiate with all 30 teams for the first time this offseason — in a much different situation than this time last year.
| Jun 21, 2012
| 8:11 PM
Suspended Tampa Bay reliever Joel Peralta served up a tiebreaking, two-run double to Danny Espinosa in the sixth inning Thursday night, sending the Washington Nationals over the Rays 5-2.
Earlier in the day, Peralta learned that he had been penalized...
| 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...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:24 PM
Orioles rookie Manny Machado has spent his brief time in the big leagues making difficult plays at third base — like the slow roller down the line — appear routine.
But the dazzling plays he'd already made in his short time as a big leaguer...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 9:02 PM
Orioles left hander Wei-Yin Chen's one critical mistake on Tuesday night came against the most unlikeliest of hitters.
Chen held most of the Tampa Bay Rays lineup in check. The Rays didn't get their first hit off the Orioles starter until two outs in the...
| Feb 6, 2012
No. 12 Reds: 19th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Cardinals.
Poor Zack Cozart.
In the year of Barry Larkin, it falls to Cozart to do the near-impossible — replace him.
Cozart, a broad-shoulder product from Ole Miss who has...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 8:53 PM
Standing by his locker following the Orioles' ugly 10-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night, rookie right-hander Miguel Gonzalez offered no excuses.
“I've just got to get better,” he said.
Up until Wednesday, Gonzalez had been...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 1:36 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Orioles open their three-game series tonight against Tampa Bay here at Tropicana Field.
This weekend's series is important for both teams. The Orioles and Rays are both 55-50 and 1 1/2 games out of the second American League...
| 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...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 4:23 PM
The Orioles’ fortunes changed dramatically over the course of 24 hours this weekend in Tampa Bay.
On Friday night, the visiting clubhouse of Tropicana Field was quiet — the air full of frustration — after the Orioles suffered their...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 7:12 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — Evan Longoria is back on the field, and the Tampa Bay Rays are back in the AL East race. Jeff Keppinger hit tiebreaking grounder after the All-Star third baseman was intentionally walked in a four-run, 10th inning, and the Rays beat...