10:23 AM EDT, Mon July 16, 2018
2 hours ago

Ravens 2018 position-by-position breakdown: defensive line

The next seven weeks figure to be an immensely important stretch for the Ravens as they attempt to assess certain position battles and the strength of their overall roster. Several veterans may find themselves on the bubble, while a few rookies – drafted and undrafted – may spark conversation. ...
4 hours ago

Orioles rewind: Looking back at Sunday's 6-5 win over the Rangers

Stories, photos from the Orioles' game Sunday.
14 hours ago

IronBirds suffer 3-2 loss to Auburn

First came an opening-inning fielding error by shortstop Adam Hall. Then starter Jimmy Murphy threw a wild pitch, allowing runners to move to second and third with two outs. These two miscues turned out to be detrimental in the Aberdeen IronBirds’ 3-2 loss to the Auburn Doubledays on Sunday afternoon....
15 hours ago

Home runs fly at MLB All-Star Futures Game as U.S. tops World, 10-6

If the next generation of baseball's stars on display at Sunday's Major League Baseball All-Star Futures Game were any indication, there's one thing that won't change when these top prospects filter up to the majors: a lot of home runs. The United States team won, 10-6, over the World team in a...
16 hours ago

Manny Machado's abrupt mid-game departure gives Orioles tuneup for the inevitable

As the Orioles’ clubhouse cleared out for the All-Star break Sunday, Manny Machado was sent to his fourth All-Star Game with well-wishes from his teammates — a few fistbumps, several hugs and a lot of good lucks as he goes on to perform on one of baseball’s biggest stages. He will wear an Orioles...
17 hours ago

Castro struggles again with control, gives up grand slam in spot start for Orioles

The biggest problem that’s been holding Miguel Castro back has been his control, and that was evident early when the Orioles right-hander received a sudden spot start Sunday in the team’s final game before the All-Star break, a 6-5 win over the Texas Rangers Castro received his first start of the...
17 hours ago

Orioles erupt in third inning, hold on for heart-stopping 6-5 victory over Rangers

The Orioles wrapped up the non-mathematical first half of the season against the Texas Rangers with a play at the plate.
18 hours ago

Orioles minor leaguer Alex Katz supplies customized cleats for All-Star Futures Game

Beneath his folding chair in the Nationals' clubhouse at Sunday's Major League Baseball All-Star Future Game, Padres outfield prospect Buddy Reed had a pair of blue and gold Blake Panther Adidas cleats proudly on display. Beside him, Rockies infield prospect Brendan Rodgers had his pair hidden...
19 hours ago

As pivotal All-Star break arrives, Orioles still weighing interest for top trade chips

The Orioles enter the All-Star break preparing to navigate one of the club's most pivotal stretches in determining its future in the weeks leading up to the nonwaiver trade deadline, moves that will serve as the building blocks of the team's rebuild.
19 hours ago

Ryan Mountcastle, Alex Wells enjoying representing Orioles in 'surreal' All-Star Futures Game experience

There might be a few players at Sunday's Major League Baseball All-Star Futures Game who are so hyped that they might seem like perfect prospects, but none of the 50 players selected as the game's brightest young stars and sent to the showcase at Nationals Park has had an easy road here. As they...
21 hours ago

Orioles notes: Miguel Castro gets the call in series finale against Rangers

The mystery of the weekend was finally solved Sunday morning, when Orioles manager Buck Showalter revealed that Miguel Castro would be the starting pitcher in the rain-threatened series finale against the Texas Rangers. The original plan was for Jimmy Yacabonis to be the starter, but he fell ill...
22 hours ago

Orioles on deck: What to watch Sunday vs. Rangers, plus lineups, broadcast info and more

Orioles (27-69) vs. Rangers (41-55) Where: Camden Yards First pitch: 1:05 p.m. TV/Radio: MASN2/105.7 The Fan Starting pitchers: Orioles RHP Miguel Castro (2-5, 3.04 ERA) vs. Rangers LHP Mike Minor (6-5, 4.56 ERA) What to watch 1. A series win. The Orioles are going for the first series win since...
Jul 15, 2018

Orioles closer Zach Britton is rolling again, which won't hurt his trade value

The Orioles are hoping to get maximum value in trade for closer Zach Britton, and his performance over the past two weeks should satisfy teams that have been wondering about his health. It took him a while for the left-hander to get back in a groove after Achilles surgery and a nine-month layoff,...
Jul 15, 2018

Q&A with ESPN baseball analyst Tim Kurkjian, a Maryland native and Baltimore Sun alum

Beginning this weekend, all of the baseball world will descend on Washington for the Major League Baseball All-Star Game and its corresponding festivities, but for some, it's a home game. ESPN's Tim Kurkjian, who is in his 20th season as one of the network's MLB analysts, is one of them. A Bethesda...
Jul 15, 2018

Ryan Mountcastle, Alex Wells to show strengths of Orioles' farm at Sunday's All-Star Futures Game

When the best prospects in baseball congregate Sunday in Washington for the Major League Baseball All-Star Futures Game, the Orioles will be sending two of their own — third baseman Ryan Mountcastle and left-hander Alex Wells — to represent the strengths of their farm system. Mountcastle — a potential...