| Oct 12, 2011
| 7:44 AM
Listen to the obvious affection in Louise Waxler's voice when she recalls the names of the many volunteers who helped create a national showcase event out of a small weekend soccer tournament and it is easy to understand why she's been so successful in...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 8:22 PM
Braun powers Brewers
Juan C. Rodriguez
Going from left to right, Justin Upton will carry the Diamondbacks to the NL West title. Even if Ian Kennedy regresses, the Diamondbacks' rotation will be solid.
The Central is wide open. You can...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 10:09 PM
The Orioles have agreed to terms on a two-year deal with infielder Wilson Betemit, according to an industry source. The deal, which includes an option for a third year, is pending a physical.
The 30-year-old switch-hitter batted .285 with a .343 on-...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 4:56 PM
The first thing you notice about Wilson Betemit as he talks about his career is that there is no bitterness in his voice, no spite toward previous organizations for a perceived lack of opportunities.
No, Betemit, the 30-year-old switch-hitter the Orioles...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 9:03 AM
There’s been a whole lot of speculation on what the Orioles are going to do with Adam Jones this offseason.
The 26-year-old former Gold Glove center fielder and 2009 All Star is under the Orioles’ control for two more years. He has emerged as...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 8:10 PM
Carlos Beltran is a carpe diem sort of guy. He's on center stage again, and he's soaking it up.
No player is being pursued as widely as Beltran with baseball's non-waiver trade deadline a week away. And he's doing his part to make sure the Mets get a...
| Jul 26, 2011
Beltran to Giants
Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran to the Giants for prospects is one trade that can make a difference. This is by default. There is no Cliff Lee on the market, no one guy that transforms a contender into...
| Jul 26, 2011
Mention old-time baseball to most people and it brings to mind throwback jerseys — the Brooklyn Dodgers, the Milwaukee Braves or the Washington Senators.
But the Chesapeake Vintage Base Ball Team has added an entirely new dimension to the concept...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 6:20 PM
The Orioles apparently are inching closer to the selection and hiring of a new head of baseball operations as the clock begins to tick on what could be a very important offseason for the struggling franchise.
Toronto Blue Jays executive Tony LaCava was...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 5:31 PM
Derrek Lee has been in this situation before, so he is probably the last guy who is going to be affected by hearing his name in trade rumors.
With the Chicago Cubs last year, Lee vetoed a deal to the Los Angeles Angels before the nonwaiver trade...
| Jul 31, 2011
When the White Sox traded for Freddy Garcia in 2004, Ken Williams had the perfect explanation for the midseason move.
"1917,'' the general manage said, referring to the last time the White Sox had won the World Series.
As the general manager of the...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 8:39 PM
Phillies will fight back
I know there are plenty of reasons to jump off the Phillies' bandwagon. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins, relievers Ryan Madson and Brad Lidge and starter Roy Oswalt all may sign elsewhere, and Ryan Howard...