| Dec 3, 2012
| 8:49 AM
A couple quick things to share with you from sunny Nashville (We can only assume it is sunny. But it is very temperate inside the hotel.)
Major League Baseball’s pre-integration committee reviewed candidates from the sport’s beginning...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 11:27 AM
The Winter Meetings are officially underway today in the Music City, with everyone from baseball executives, agents, media members and job seekers wandering the halls of the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center.
As advertised, this place is...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter was hoping to keep his 2012 coaching staff together for next season.
That didn’t happen -- third-base coach DeMarlo Hale has left the organization to become the bench coach for John Gibbons in Toronto.
| Dec 30, 2009
Why do we love watching sports? And what did we love the most in 2009?
Those are two questions each of us would answer differently. But the answer to the second question helps explain the answer to the first.
We love watching sports because they are a...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 8:14 AM
Looking ahead to the 2011 season, ESPN's Buster Olney thinks your Baltimore Orioles are the most intriguing team in the AL East, which is significant considering the Red Sox overhaul, the Yankees' Cliff-Lee-less rotation and the changes in Tampa Bay....
| Feb 24, 2011
| 7:00 AM
Nationally-known baseball blogger and numbers geek Rob Neyer joined SB Nation as its national baseball editor on Feb. 1 after 15 years at ESPN. He took time out of his busy schedule at his new gig to chat with me Wednesday about the 2011 Orioles, and I...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 8:41 PM
When the clouds finally parted over Camden Yards and Hurricane Irene gave way to a beautiful Baltimore afternoon, the reappearance of the Zach Britton from the first 2 1/2 months of the season was the best sight of all for the Orioles.
Four weeks after...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 8:36 PM
Not having won a home series against the New York Yankees in more than two years, the Orioles seemingly had the perfect opportunity Monday night.
The Yankees were without shortstop Derek Jeter, who missed his second consecutive game with a knee bruise,...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 6:38 PM
He is Mr. November, and every other month in which Major League Baseball is played.
He has more hits than Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, a higher career batting average than Mickey Mantle and a higher postseason average than Joe DiMaggio.
And it won't be...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 6:57 PM
After several months of trying to play through a torn labrum in his right shoulder, Orioles outfielder Luke Scott finally shut things down with hopes he can return in a few weeks after rest and rehabilitation.
The alternative is season-ending surgery for...
| Jul 11, 2011
PEDs make a difference
The Morning Call
Eliminating admitted or suspected performance-enhancing drug users Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa and Alex Rodriguez from the list, only four "clean" players have hit 600 home runs. Since baseball has cracked...