Video Blog: Hitting the road and playing without Manny Machado

The Birds are back in town after a one-game road trip in Texas, and Buck Showalter caught up with MASNsports'com's Roch Kubatko for this week's Buck Blog. The skipper started off by acknowledging the difficulties of playing just one away game across the country before traveling back home. On top of that, the Orioles are still playing without Manny Machado as he serves the last ... read more

Video Blog: Looking at AL East and upcoming draft

We're back at it! Roch Kubatko stopped by Buck Showalter's office to ask the latest hard-hitting questions. In this edition of Buck Blog, the skipper looks at the challenge of the Orioles playing games at different starting times and having to adjust their body clocks to get ready for a day game after playing the previous night. Showalter also talks about the competitiveness of the ... read more

Video Blog: Reviewing the first month of baseball

We're back at it for another edition of Buck Blog! Roch Kubatko caught up with the skipper before Thursday's game against the Yankees. First topic: Roch asked Buck Showalter to reflect on a wet first month of baseball, and the Orioles manager says he admires the teams' urgency early on in the season. Along with rain in April, the Orioles were hit by some injuries. ... read more

Video Blog: Getting into the rhythm

With the season in full swing, it's time for the first edition of Buck Blog!'s Roch Kubatko caught up with Buck Showalter before the Orioles' left for Kansas City. The Orioles have already experienced problems with Mother Nature, and Buck says that makes it a little tougher to get into the flow of the season. Additionally, the Birds have faced some issues with injuries ... read more

Video Blog: Wrapping up the 2015 season

Game 162 is in the books and the Orioles' offseason has officially begun. Buck Showalter joined Roch Kubatko for a final 2015 edition of Buck Blog. Before the skipper looked ahead to a busy offseason, he elaborated on his emotions on the last game of the season, stating: "Walking out of the dugout with an empty ballpark tugs at your heart." The Orioles won their ... read more

Video Blog: Looking ahead at a tough schedule and September call-ups

We know Buck Showalter and the Orioles like to take things one day at a time, but that didn't stop Roch Kubatko from asking Buck about the Birds' upcoming challenges. The O's have a tough schedule ahead of them, including a visit to Kansas City for the first time since last year's American League Championship Series. Of course, Buck downplayed the series and insisted that ... read more

Video Blog: Looking back at the trade deadline

It's August 1, which means all of the rumors, talks and moves that revolve around the non-waiver trade deadline have ceased. When Roch Kubatko asked if Buck Showalter is happy that the deadline has passed, Buck responded, "It's tough on the players and it's tough on the coaches because they care so much about trying to create a good environment for our guys to be ... read more

Video Blog: Talking about life atop AL East

Entering July, the Orioles found themselves in a first-place tie in the American League East. While the team has been on a tear as of late, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said that the Birds don't pay much attention to the standings this early in the season. The bats have come alive following Manny Machado's lead. The third baseman led the American League with 42 hits ... read more