Kansas City Royals defeat Baltimore Orioles, 4-3

If you're an Orioles fan who has stood fast with Andy MacPhail's rebuilding program for the past 26 months, it's OK to be a little scared right now.

It's all right to wonder whether all the dominoes are going to fall in the right direction. I'm wondering that. You're wondering that. Trust me, MacPhail is wondering right along with us.

Rebuilding, as you've seen over the past few months, is not a perfect science. It's mostly about good long-range planning and developm...

When he failed to get a run in with the bases loaded and one out in the fifth, Orioles first baseman Aubrey Huff crouched down and threatened to pound his fist into the ground.

Two innings later, after his bid for a three-run homer died on the right-field warning track, the normally stoic Nick Markakis angrily kicked at the dirt. And after Adam Jones grounded out to end a game the Orioles probably should have never lost, the center fielder exchanged words with first bas...