Orioles leaving lasting impact on Sarasota community

Over the past few years, the Orioles have been rejuvenated. Since 2012, the team has recaptured its historic success, including postseason appearances in two of the last four seasons and a division championship in 2014, the team’s first since 1997. There’s no doubt that Birdland is back, and fans are excited at the promise of coming to Camden Yards to watch the Orioles contend for ... read more

Zach Wilt: Chris Tillman’s turnaround hints of bounceback season

The Orioles snapped their three-game losing streak last night with a 3-1 victory at The Trop against the Rays on an Earl Weaver special. Rookie Joey Rickard delivered the much-needed three-run homer in the fifth, while Chris Tillman’s impressive start kept the Rays bats cold. The O’s righty tied a career high with nine strikeouts on the night that he would move past Jeremy Guthrie ... read more

Opposite dugout: White Sox ride strong pitching into AL Central top spot

Manager: Robin Ventura (5th season) Record: 16-6 Last 10 games: 8-2 Who to watch: LF Melky Cabrera (.312), CF Adam Eaton (.298), 3B Todd Frazier (5 HR, 13 RBIs), 1B Jose Abreu (10 RBIs), RHP Mat Latos (4-0, 0.74 ERA), LHP Chris Sale (5-0, 1.66 ERA), RHP David Robertson (8 saves, 0.87 ERA) Season series vs. Orioles: First meeting (3-3 in 2015) Pitching probables: April ... read more

Dillon Atkinson: Is Joey Rickard being overused?

After breaking camp with the Orioles following an impressive spring training, outfielder Joey Rickard quickly won the hearts of O’s fans. He opened up the season with a seven-game hitting streak in which he slashed .370/.367/.556 with a 152 wRC+. From the beginning of the season through April 21 against the Blue Jays, he slashed .350/.359/.483 with a 135 wRC+. As of lately, he hasn’t ... read more

Ryan Romano: The Dylan Bundy dilemma

Because the 2016 Orioles rotation isn’t the most dominant, it’ll need an elite bullpen to back it up, and for the most part, the team’s relievers have been up to the task. The four-headed monster of Zach Britton, Darren O’Day, Brad Brach and Mychal Givens has taken the league by storm. They’ve all blown the ball past opposing hitters, and except for Givens, each of ... read more

Test your Orioles knowledge with this week’s trivia scramble

Think you’re the biggest Orioles fan out there? Does your knowledge of current Orioles stack up with what you know about Orioles greats of the past? Well, time to prove it! We’re introducing a new on-air contest this week, presented by CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. Trivia Scramble is coming to our broadcast, and you’ll have the chance to showcase your knowledge and win an autographed Orioles ... read more

Opposite dugout: Rays trying to take advantage of early AL East-heavy schedule

Manager: Kevin Cash (2nd season) Record: 8-10 Last 10 games: 5-5 Who to watch: 2B Logan Forsythe (.303/.370/.545 with 8 RBIs), RF Steven Souza Jr. (.291/.339/.600 with 5 HR, 11 RBIs), DH Corey Dickerson (5 HR, 9 RBIs), LHP Matt Moore (1-1, 3.60 ERA), RHP Erasmo Ramirez (4-1, 1.69 ERA) Season series vs. Orioles: 0-2 Pitching probables: April 25: RHP Kevin Gasuman vs. RHP Chris ... read more

Andrew Stetka: Orioles appear proven right again on injury

Despite all the naysayers and doubters, it would appear the Orioles were right again. Just over two months ago, many were blasting the O’s for attempting to restructure a contract with right-hander Yovani Gallardo. Now, with the 30-year-old on the disabled list with a shoulder injury, it would appear they had something to squawk about. Clearly, I’m not a doctor, and even if I was, ... read more