Video Blog: Buck Showalter talks O's offseason from the Winter Meetings

While at the Winter Meetings, Buck Showalter held court with the media for close to a half-hour, covering a wide range of Orioles offseason topics. The Orioles manager discussed second base at length, saying he's comfortable with the options currently in the organization - Ryan Flaherty, Jemile Weeks, Jonathan Schoop and others - but he'd like to see Brian Roberts back in black and orange ... read more

Video Blog: Wrapping up the 2013 season

Well folks, it's the last edition of "Buck Blog" for the 2013 season. With that said, Buck Showalter isn't ready to look back. The skipper is still trying to swallow the bitter pill of being eliminated from the playoff picture. When asked if he was happy that O's fans aren't satisfied with this season's results, Showalter replied, "I want our city and our fans to ... read more

Video Blog: Focused on the fight to the finish

We're getting down to the wire with only a couple of weeks left in the regular season. This edition of "Buck's Blog" focused on the skipper's thoughts on the season and, more specifically, the last month of the season. With the O's just 1 1/2 games back in the chase for the second wild card, Buck Showalter makes it clear that he's gunning for Baltimore ... read more

Video Blog: Buck Showalter prepares for September call-ups

With September quickly approaching, Orioles manager Buck Showalter is preparing for roster expansion. In this edition of "Buck's Blog",'s Roch Kubatko asked the O's skipper about what we could be expecting in September. Showalter touched on some factors that may influence the roster, such as injured players Jason Hammel and Wilson Betemit, but he made it clear that he and Dan Duquette have a ... read more

Video Blog: All of the craziness around the trade deadline

While the clock was ticking down toward the trade deadline, Buck Showalter took time out of the craziness to answer a few questions from Roch Kubatko. He shared his relief to see the trade deadline over. "(With) anything that causes a little stress on our players, I'm looking forward to it being over," he said. Buck touched on some of the O's recent additions, breaking ... read more

Video Blog: What to expect with the break approaching

In the last edition of "Buck's Blog" before the All-Star break, Roch Kubatko asked the Orioles manager what we all want to know. Should we expect more roster moves? Buck Showalter explained how "there's always some possibilities." With Wei-Yin Chen returning from the DL tonight, Showalter thinks the Birds have settled in to their starting rotation, but was quick to remind everyone that it could ... read more

Video Blog: Plenty on Showalter's plate these days

Between managing the starting rotation, dealing with the latest injuries and keeping up with the O's farm system, Buck Showalter has a lot on his plate. Leave it to our own Roch Kubatko to sort through it all and more in this edition of "Buck's Blog." Buck shared his thoughts on Chris Tillman and Henry Urrutia, two guys who have demanded attention within the Orioles ... read more

Video Blog: All about the O's watered-down win

After yesterday's wet 4-3 win, it only seemed appropriate to dedicate this installment of the "Buck Blog" to discussing all that went into last night's victory. From the heroic efforts of the Orioles grounds crew to the efficient facilities at Camden Yards, Showalter gave credit where credit was due. But it all comes back to the players. They're the ones that endured a 2-hour, 14-minute ... read more