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The picture is faded, but the memory is clear. On my eighth birthday in 1972, I had the chance to meet Orioles' second baseman Dave Johnson in the team's locker room before a game at Baltimore's Memorial Stadium against the Cleveland Indians.
The Orioles have acquired Jim Thome in a trade with the Philadelphia Phillies. The O's give up a pair of minor leaguers in exchange for the 41 year-old slugger.
Derek Jeter hit a leadoff double in the first inning Friday night for his 3,185th hit, moving past Cal Ripken Jr. for 13th place on the career list.
Soon after a concussion interrupted his baseball career, Brian Roberts was more concerned with simply living a normal life than returning to the game he loves.
Baltimore's Iron Man is now in your Giant's freezer.
Brandon Snyder couldn't have written the script any better. Snyder was the Orioles top draft pick back in 2005 and had spent his entire seven-year pro career with the Birds. He played in just 16 games for the big club before being traded to the Texas Rangers in January for cash considerations.
The Baltimore Orioles claim to have a different mindset this season and not even a tiny interloper could derail another confidence-building road victory.
A Baseball Hall of Fame member who set the record for consecutive games played is headed to Joplin to help with tornado recovery efforts.
Following the old baseball proverb "You will only go as far as your pitching takes you," the Orioles had a 3-0 start to the 2012 season after their 3-1 win over the Minnesota Twins Sunday at Camden Yards, completing their weekend series sweep.