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Wow, these guys maintain their religious sect”s time-honored tradition of eschewing the conveniences of modernity AND are Baltimore Orioles fans? Talk about roughing it. I can’t confirm this, but sources tell me that after the task of autographing the baseballs was completed, Baltimore Orioles skipper Buck Showalter helped these Amish men raise a barn on [...]
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‘Tis a fine middle infield you have there English, but ’tis your bullpen that needs fixing.
Who knew the Amish were fans of the Baltimore Orioles? I mean, it’s not like they can watch their games on TV or listen to them on the radio, which is probably not the worst thing in the world considering how awful the Orioles have been the last few years. I wonder if these three...
2011 RecapThe Orioles were expected to become a more competitive team after an offseason that saw OF Vladimir Guerrero, 3B Mark Reynolds, 1B Derrek Lee and SS J.J. Hardy came over to pair with Baltimore stalwarts OF Nick Markakis, 2B Brian Roberts and future stars CF Adam Jones and C Matt Weiters. Baltimore's biggest problem was no doubt their pitching, which ranked at last...
It’s early, but this is my favorite 2012 spring training pic yet (via BuzzFeed).
Nick Markakis took part in Friday's first full-squad practice with the Orioles, although the right fielder said he won't be able to go 100 percent for at least a few more weeks.
His history proves he's a great guy, but Armando Galarraga wants the Orioles to value his great armThis is the first thing that pops into your mind when you see Armando Galarraga jogging across the field at the Ed Smith Stadium complex in an Orioles jersey:
Orioles pitcher Brian Matusz stood on a mound at the Ed Smith Stadium Complex on Wednesday afternoon and threw with such conviction that Matt Wieters, who wasn't even catching Matusz, later singled out his performance as the most impressive of the day.
Roberts expected to be in uniform for first full-squad workout FridayInjured second baseman Brian Roberts will be in uniform when the Orioles take the field for their first full-squad workout on Friday at the Ed Smith Stadium complex, but it remains to be seen how much he will be able to participate in the early drills.
SARASOTA, Fla. – There weren’t many concrete answers given during Brian Roberts’ news conference with the media Friday afternoon, but the words of the injured Orioles second baseman’s words resonated well.
The Baltimore Orioles have had 14 straight losing seasons and will take anybody as there fans these days.
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts, recovering from concussion symptoms, addressed the media for the first time this spring after Friday's first full-squad workout.
It's no secret the Orioles are a better team with Brian Roberts, a fact that doesn't escape any member inside the team's clubhouse, least of all the second baseman himself.
The Dodgers claimed outfielder Matt Angle off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles Thursday and are expected to make room for him on the 40-man roster by placing injured pitcher Rubby De La Rosa on the 60-day disabled list.
Manager Buck Showalter has no idea who is going to be on the mound to start Opening Day, which means everyone is leaning heavily on the 25-year-old Matt Wieters.
Baltimore Orioles pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada has been held out of his scheduled bullpen session because of discomfort in his left elbow. The Orioles sent Wada for an X-ray and manager Buck Showalter said Sunday there was nothing unusual about the results. Showalter said Wada's elbow was aspirated, and that he will be re-evaluated in a few days.