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", MASNsports.com'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

Video blog: The comforts of home

Feel like you haven't had many chances to get to the Yard this season? The Orioles know exactly how you feel. We're midway through May and the Orioles have played just 15 games at home. Sure, the Birds have posted a solid 9-6 record, but those 15 contests are tied for the fewest in the American League. Of course, here at MASN, having the ... read more

Showalter on how much O's needed Tillman's quality start, what makes Markakis so good

Ever need a little more Buck? Well, you can find it right here all season, as O's manager Buck Showalter is back contributing to MASNsports.com in 2013 with an exclusive video blog once a homestand. In his first installment, Showalter speaks with our own Roch Kubatko about how much the Orioles needed Chris Tillman's quality start on Monday and what makes Nick Markakis such an ... read more

Showalter talks about postseason possibilities and fields questions from the fans

Raise your hand if you thought the Orioles would be holding one of the Wild Card spots in August. Liars. Regardless if you have psychic abilities and were able to see this coming true, the Birds are still in the playoff picture. In fact, here we are on August 8, and they're right in the middle of it. After a key road trip that saw ... read more