| Jul 13, 2012
| 8:14 PM
Ryan Zimmerman hit a two-run homer, Jesus Flores drove in two runs, and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 5-1 on Friday night in the first game after the All-Star break for both clubs.
Jordan Zimmermann (6-6) pitched six scoreless innings...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 4:22 PM
When out drinking beer with friends, there’s nothing more communal or cheap than sharing a pitcher. But pitcher sizes vary, as do their prices. To figure out which bars in Wrigleyville offer the best pitcher deals, someone would have to measure a...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 7:00 AM
Before last night's loss to the Yankees, Buck Showalter had made all the right moves when managing the Orioles bullpen. He was playing the matchups, using his top relievers in key situations before the ninth inning and going with his gut in save...
| May 1, 2011
| 5:36 PM
— Outfielder Felix Pie hadn't started a game since April 17, and he had just three at-bats in the Orioles' previous 11 games.
Given a rare start Sunday in place of center fielder Adam Jones in the Orioles' 6-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox,...
| May 7, 2011
| 3:37 PM
Orioles reliever Koji Uehara said he feels better than he did at any time last season. It just hasn't shown in his results recently.
Uehara started the year with 4 2/3 scoreless innings in his first five games, allowing just one hit and two walks. In his...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 12:00 PM
The Orioles arrived in Sarasota with plenty of intrigue, a starting lineup already pretty much set in stone and a rotation with perhaps just one opening. But Buck Showalter's bullpen is wide-open, which gives us an opportunity to do a little spring...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 7:00 AM
Nationally-known baseball blogger and numbers geek Rob Neyer joined SB Nation as its national baseball editor on Feb. 1 after 15 years at ESPN. He took time out of his busy schedule at his new gig to chat with me Wednesday about the 2011 Orioles, and I...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 8:58 PM
For weeks, they promised that an offensive outburst like this one was coming. Even as the scoring opportunities vanished amid ill-timed strikeouts and double-play balls, the Orioles maintained that they were a good offensive club and it was only a...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 6:47 PM
Just about a year ago, when the Orioles were in town to play the Texas Rangers in the series prior to the All-Star Break, Buck Showalter was contemplating whether he should return to the game as Orioles manager.
He even had a clandestine meeting near...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 9:17 PM
If the Orioles are looking for a bright side to their three-game pummeling by the Texas Rangers, it's this: They don't have to come back here this season.
That likely won't make a long flight to Boston -- and four more games in never-friendly Fenway Park...