| May 31, 2013
| 7:53 PM
Relievers usually don't throw regular side sessions because they're on call daily, but Patton said he wanted to start after struggling with command of his fastball.
In the eighth inning of Thursday night's win over the Washington Nationals, Nate McLouth...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 5:11 PM
Brad Lidge did not expect to find himself on the mound for many ninth innings this season, certainly not on Opening Day at Wrigley Field. He signed with the Washington Nationals in late January with the understanding, despite his 223 career saves, that he...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 8:36 PM
One year ago, Chad Tracy tried to keep his career alive in Japan, halfway out of baseball and halfway around the world. Saturday afternoon, after another crucial hit keyed another delirious rally that led to another Washington Nationals victory, Tracy...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 7:52 PM
On Sunday afternoon, the Washington Nationals copied the formula that gave them two victories to start this season — except for the important part. Their offense stalled. Their pitching, in this case seven stellar innings from Jordan Zimmermann,...
| May 18, 2012
| 9:16 PM
WASHINGTON, DC -- Since the Orioles and Washington Nationals began their so-called rivalry in 2006, there’s been a consistent theme.The clubs have never had a winning record at the same time when they’ve met for interleague play. Oftentimes,...
| May 19, 2012
| 9:01 PM
In their most recent hot stretch, the Orioles have milked the drama -- with their previous seven wins coming by a margin of three runs or fewer.
For much of Saturday’s 6-5 victory, the trend looked like it finally would end, with their most...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 2:22 PM
First baseman Mark Reynolds, an integral part of the Orioles' best season in 15 years, said he wasn't surprised that the team declined its $11 million option on him for 2013, but he made it clear that he still wants to remain in Baltimore.
| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:30 AM
If you would have asked me in May if there were any chance of Mark Reynolds returning to the Orioles in 2013, it would have been a short conversation.
“Nope,” would have been the answer.
Honestly, as late as July, there was a sense that...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 12:35 AM
Loyola men win in double OT, clinch MAAC tourney berth
Sophomore Connor Thompson scored the game-winning goal in double overtime to lift host Loyola (11-5-1, 6-1-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) to a 3-2 victory over Saint Peter's (4-11,...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 8:42 AM
It looks like Mark Reynolds is going to be the talk of November, unless you count those guys running for president, so I’m going to do a little early voting here and give you my opinion on what the Orioles should do now that they have declined to...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:52 PM
The Orioles head into free agency — which starts in earnest Saturday with free agents permitted to negotiate with all 30 teams for the first time this offseason — in a much different situation than this time last year.
| Jun 1, 2012
| 11:52 PM
The first time Kevin Kelly saw Steve Lombardozzi, he wondered whether the boy could make the throw from shortstop to first base. Lombardozzi was a freshman trying to make the Atholton varsity team. Kelly, the coach, had heard that Lombardozzi, the son...