Registration underway for Oct. 28 KidsPeace Trick-of-Trot 5K and one-mile walk at Camden Yards

Registration is now underway for the Oct. 28 KidsPeace Trick-of-Treat 5K and one-mile walk at Camden Yards. The Halloween-themed event, held in partnership with the Baltimore Orioles and hosted by Angela and Buck Showalter, benefits KidsPeace Foster Care and Community Programs of Maryland, including its KidsPeace Empowering Youth to Succeed life skills program for young people preparing for independence. The run and walk events take ... read more

Zach Wilt: Looking at the Orioles’ window to win

I used to be a firm believer in the “window to win” methodology in baseball. Not familiar with the “window to win?” I can explain. The Orioles are a small market team that will never have the payroll to compete in the free agent market with the Dodgers, Red Sox, Cubs or Yankees. That means that they have to acquire quality young talent with a ... read more

Opposite dugout: Rays aim to hold off O’s and Jays for third place in AL East

Manager: Kevin Cash (2nd year) Record: 77-82 Last 10 games: 5-5 Who to watch: LF Corey Dickerson (.278/.321/.488 with 27 HR, 62 RBIs), 3B Evan Longoria (.260 with 19 HR, 83 RBIs), 1B Logan Morrison (37 HR, 83 RBIs), RF Steven Souza Jr. (30 HR, 78 RBIs), RHP Chris Archer (9-12, 4.18 ERA), RHP Alex Colomé (3.15 ERA with 46 saves) Season series vs. Orioles: ... read more

Dillon Atkinson: A lot of questions need answering before next spring

The Baltimore Orioles are currently 75-83, tied with the Toronto Blue Jays for last place in the American League East division. This is the club’s first losing season since 2011, and first under executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette. The Birds gave the fans something to cheer and hope for heading into September, but the last month has been a pure disappointment. If ... read more

Opposite dugout: Disappointing season nearing an end for Pirates

Manager: Clint Hurdle (7th season) Record: 71-85 Last 10 games: 3-7 Who to watch: CF Andrew McCutchen (.273/.358/.470 with 26 HR, 79 RBIs), 1B Josh Bell (24 HR, 83 RBIs), RHP Chad Kuhl (7-11, 4.31 ERA), LHP Felipe Rivero (1.72 ERA, 19 saves) Season series vs. Orioles: 0-2 Pitching probables: Sept. 26: RHP Kevin Gausman vs. RHP Trevor Williams, 7:05 p.m., MASN2 Sept. 27: RHP ... read more

Andrew Stetka: Hardy left an impression on Orioles

In my consumption of Orioles news and commentary over the last week, I heard something that caught me off-guard. The Orioles Hall of Fame conversation came up and it surrounded shortstop J.J. Hardy. My immediate reaction was puzzled. Why would Hardy be a shoe-in for the team’s Hall of Fame? He’s never even been the best player on his own team, let alone a standout ... read more

Zach Wilt: What the Orioles can learn from this year’s postseason clubs

September can be challenging if your team isn’t one of the 10 still playing postseason baseball. With eight games remaining, the Orioles are five games back of a playoff spot and would have five teams to hurdle over to get there. They haven’t been mathematically eliminated yet, but it’s not looking good. In recent years, this part of the season has been exciting around Charm ... read more

Opposite dugout: Third place, .500 mark are Rays’ late goals

Manager: Kevin Cash (2nd year) Record: 74-78 Last 10 games: 4-6 Who to watch: LF Corey Dickerson (.277 with 26 HR, 60 RBIs), 3B Evan Longoria (18 HR, 83 RBIs), 1B Logan Morrison (36 HR, 82 RBIs), RF Steven Souza Jr. (30 HR, 78 RBIs), RHP Alex Cobb (11-10, 3.63 ERA), RHP Chris Archer (9-11, 4.02 ERA), RHP Alex Colomé (45 saves) Season series vs. ... read more