| Sep 14, 2011
| 5:52 PM
Brian Matusz hasn't pitched in a game since the Orioles removed him from the rotation after he gave up five runs in 11/3 innings to the New York Yankees on Sept. 5, but manager Buck Showalter said he hasn't closed the door yet on Matusz's season, and that...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 12:50 AM
Enjoy the undercard.
There is an abundance of intriguing storylines in baseball these days, and most of them will be like Matt Kemp's run at the Triple Crown — over and out of sight by the time the World Series rolls around.
Justin Verlander could...
| Sep 28, 2011
The Yankees and Phillies are in the playoffs, again. The Royals and Pirates are not, again.
Same teams, same big money, same October story?
Not so fast.
The Diamondbacks just went from last to first. The Tigers won a division championship for the first...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:50 PM
Two months ago, Michael Gonzalez was trying to regain a late-inning role out of the bullpen for the last-place Orioles. Lately, though, the left-hander has been so dominant that the Texas Rangers had to have him for their playoff run.
On Wednesday, the...
| Jun 17, 2011
Rodriguez in bad spot
Down goes Bob Geren! Who will follow him out the door?
It's possible that there will be no other midseason firings, as an overall period of stability should follow the rash of changes in 2010. But...
| Jul 3, 2011
Major League Baseball is considering realigning its leagues and divisions. Proposals have ranged from adding two teams to the 14 currently in the American League, thus equaling the number in the National League, to moving the Houston Astros to the...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 5:52 PM
BOSTON — More than 16 years after he left Baltimore and joined the Dan Duquette-led Boston Red Sox, ageless left-hander Jamie Moyer is back in the Orioles organization.
Duquette, now the Orioles' executive vice president, signed Moyer to a minor-...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 10:48 AM
This is probably a good time to point out that a lot of people thought Dan Duquette was crazy when he traded Jeremy Guthrie to the Colorado Rockies for starting pitcher Jason Hammel and reliever Matt Lindstrom. Of course, he was crazy like a fox.
| Jun 7, 2012
| 8:25 AM
Old guys everywhere have a little more swagger today. They're smiling more. Holding their heads a little higher.
The reason? Jamie Moyer refuses to give up the ghost.
At age 49, the soft-tossing -- and that might be too generous a description -- ...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 10:39 AM
Talk about riding the midlife emotional roller coaster. The Orioles drafted Ryan Ripken in the 20th round of the draft this week and also signed 49-year-old pitcher Jamie Moyer to a minor league contract, which has created a temporal tug-of-war in my head...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 7:30 PM
Orioles reliever Pedro Strop turned 27 earlier this month, but he's already overcome a career's worth of obstacles.
There were plenty of nights filled with uncertainty — and tears — along the way. There were times when he wondered whether his...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 9:04 AM
Jamie Moyer, who asked for and was granted his release last Saturday by the Orioles, has signed a minor-league deal with the Toronto Blue Jays.
The 49-year old Moyer started the season with the Colorado Rockies and became the oldest pitcher to ever...