| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:58 PM
When the topic of winning streaks arose before Wednesday afternoon’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Orioles manager Buck Showalter insisted that his players don’t pay much attention to them.
“I don’t think they had a thing up...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:52 PM
There are some things that can be bought.
A space flight. The chance to be cryogenically frozen. Or maybe just some of the simpler things, like a 12-cylinder Ferrari Testarossa, beachfront property in Turks and Caicos or one of the socks Curt...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Let's agree that the Orioles are saying all the right things as they get ready for Tuesday's season opener against the Tampa Bay Rays.
They're saying last year's 93 wins were no fluke.
They're saying they're hungrier than ever after finishing second...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:27 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. — Thirteen players and coaches have worn No. 56 for the Cubs. Could Mark Buehrle one day become the 14th?
"What if?'' Buehrle said on a sunny Wednesday in the visiting clubhouse at McKechnie Field. I had asked him what would have...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 7:14 AM
The Orioles have an afternoon game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Sarasota, and those Blue Jays aren’t fooling around. They have brought some of their big guns, such as Jose Bautista, Melky Cabrera and Adam Lind. And Mark Buehrle is expected to...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 1:54 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – One day after an ugly game against Team Spain in which they dominated, the Orioles took on an American League East rival in another sloppy game.
They nearly gave it away, but in the ninth inning Ryan Flaherty hit a three-run, two-...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Gio Gonzalez was 20 when I watched him pitch for the first time. He was at the Phillies' complex in Clearwater, Fla., and it didn't take long to see why Pat Gillick had insisted on him when the White Sox traded for Jim Thome.
You don't have to be a...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 8:37 PM
The 2013 baseball season could be unlike any other in history, with an unprecedented wave of suspensions possible by the All-Star break in the mushrooming Biogenesis scandal.
Ryan Braun, the 2011 National League Most Valuable Player who beat the rap...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:45 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is interviewing players linked to a Miami anti-aging clinic that allegedly sold performance-enhancing drugs and has become the focus of the sport's investigation.
Clinic founder Anthony Bosch has agreed to...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:09 AM
OK, first things first. Kevin Gausman will not be a one-and-done Orioles starter.
The 22-year-old Gausman, who made his major league debut Thursday against the Toronto Blue Jays, will remain in the Orioles’ starting rotation for the time being. If...