Circle Saturday, March 5 on your calendar. That's the day the Orioles will hold tryouts for ballgirls and ballboys for the upcoming 2011 season. Outgoing and athletic men and women 18 and older are invited to try out at Camden Yards beginning at noon. Dress casually, bring your own glove and use the Home Plate Plaza entrance on the southwest corner of the ballpark to
It's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show week, so it's time to sink your teeth into a canine-themed Orioles trivia question. Can you name the ex-O's pitcher who has exhibited his prized pooches at the annual dog show at Madison Square Garden? Answer tomorrow. And perhaps a hint later today. And no, no truth to the rumor that "Who Let the Dogs Out?" - the anthem
WBAL Radio (1090 AM) and the Orioles have announced that 16 of the team's spring training games will be broadcast live, beginning with the O's Grapefruit League opener at Bradenton, Fla., against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 1:05 p.m. The next day, Sunday, March 1, catch the O's home exhibition opener at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota against the Tampa Bay Rays.
The last time I saw Ernie Tyler was, well, vintage Ernie. He was sitting near the corridor that leads to the umpires' dressing room in Camden Yards, a stack of towels perched on his lap and a smile on his face. It's a pretty good memory, befitting an amazing guy who is as synonymous with the Orioles - and on a first-name basis, no less
Orioles pitchers and catchers hold their first spring training workout Monday in Sarasota, Fla., at Ed Smith Stadium. If that's not a reason to celebrate in the midst of a cold, snowy Baltimore winter, I don't know what is - so join MASNsports.com's Steve Melewski and Jen Royle for an evening of baseball talk at Hightopps Backstage Grille in Timonium from 6-8 p.m on Monday,
From my fifth-floor window in the warehouse, I look out and see the field at Camden Yards still covered with snow (though the pitcher's mound is starting to peek out from beneath its white blanket). The wind is whipping down Eutaw Street, making it difficult to believe that it's almost time for pitchers and catchers to report to Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Fla. Brian