| Sep 14, 2012
| 11:57 PM
OAKLAND – The Orioles got what they expected Friday in their first meaningful late season game against the Oakland A’s in 20 years: A tense, low-scoring contest that the A’s ultimately won 3-2.
The Orioles also received something they...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 7:30 AM
[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 continues.]
About last night
A's win, knock O's out of first place
| Sep 15, 2012
| 10:55 PM
OAKLAND – If there’s one thing that separates the Oakland A’s and the Orioles, the American League’s two upstarts, it’s that the A’s young pitching has been a tick better this season.
On Saturday, in Oakland’s 5-...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 7:19 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins were cautiously optimistic heading into the All-Star break, thinking their best baseball of the season was ahead of them after a competitive road trip to Detroit and Texas.
Three games into the unofficial second...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 8:23 PM
Half-baked Jake is back in all his half-bakedness …
News: The steroid-dripping Baseball Hall of Fame ballots are distributed. Views: After leaving the box unchecked twice, I'm voting for Killingworth's Jeff Bagwell. My fuller view of one of the...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 5:23 PM
Several media outlets, led by the Boston Herald, reported Wednesday that the Boston Red Sox have a two-year deal in place for right-handed slugger Jonny Gomes.
Gomes, 31, hit .262 with 18 homers, a .377 on-base percentage and .491 slugging percentage...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 4:08 AM
Happy Black Friday. It’s the biggest shopping day of the year and at this hour, you’re likely either running through the aisle of a department store to snag that $99 high-definition TV or you're at home laughing at the thought of it.
| Nov 13, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The Orioles have interest in free agent outfielder Jonny Gomes, an industry source has confirmed.
Gomes' name is one of many the Orioles are considering early in the free agency market, but the Orioles could use an additional bat with a history of...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 4:24 PM
We’re on to Phase 3 of the offseason to-do list and it involves acquiring new players and the consideration of moving Starlin Castro to a new position. Julie Dicaro at A League of Her Own made my job a bit easier by already compiling a list of...
| 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...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 8:56 PM
Since coming off the disabled list early this month, left-hander Brian Matusz hasn't looked like the pitcher that stormed through the minors two years ago and gave Orioles' fans so much hope for the future.
That optimism has been replaced by a...