| 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...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 8:47 PM
Brian Matusz had already allowed 11 hits through five innings of work Tuesday night, but Orioles manager Buck Showalter wanted to see if he could scrape one more inning out of his left-handed starter.
Showalter believed Matusz earned the right to go out...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 2:37 PM
Standing alone at a podium in the sixth-floor conference room at Camden Yards on Tuesday morning, new Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette proclaimed why he is the right man for such a challenging — some might say perilous — job.
| Nov 20, 2011
| 8:00 AM
The Orioles organization announced this past week that they are bringing the "cartoon bird" back. In reality, the current state of this club is no laughing matter.
Dan Duquette was recently named the executive vice president of the team. There may a...
| Dec 6, 2011
If Dan Duquette accomplishes his goal this week during baseball's annual winter meetings, he will leave here with an improved pitching staff that is fortified by trades.
He wants to bolster the bullpen and rotation, yet still hold on to three of his most...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 10:01 AM
Shortstop Jose Reyes, with that bizarre Miami Marlins hat, was just on the podium announcing his new six-year, $106 million deal with the Marlins. Reyes is a great player, but it is such a strange fit there since the Marlins’ top star is Hanley...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 2:00 PM
FoxSports has reported in a tweet that free-agent pitcher Mark Buehrle has agreed to terms with the Florida Marlins on a four-year, $58 million deal. If so, this becomes a disappointing day for the Washington Nationals, who were hoping to beef up their...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 8:44 AM
The report this morning that superstar Albert Pujols has agreed to terms with the Los Angeles Angels probably registered on every Richter scale in Southern California. No official confirmation yet, but the deal apparently is for 10 years and $250 million,...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 12:25 PM
There were no splashes by the Orioles at the winter meetings this week, no big-name signings or trades that signal to a beleaguered fan base that things are looking up after 14 years of losing.
New executive vice president of baseball operations Dan...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 4:42 AM
The bar is open, but we are walking slowly and talking quietly in here today.
I have a baseball winter meetings hangover.
It’s impossible to explain the event unless you have attended it -- or worse yet -- covered it. I literally didn’...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Angels hitting their stride
The Angels got off to a terrible start, but when you go out in the offseason and sign one of the game's all-time best hitters and add a high-quality starter to a team that's already got a very...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 3:02 AM
Despite a struggling offense, holes within their starting rotation and losing 13 out of their past 19 games, the Orioles went into this week’s all-star break still clinging to the second wild-card spot.
If the season ended today, the Orioles...