| Jul 9, 2009
When George Sherrill took the mound in the bottom of the ninth inning to preserve another improbable Orioles win, his first baseman was Luke Scott, who had played one inning at the position in his major league career.
Ty Wigginton was at shortstop, a...
| Aug 16, 2009
On the one-year anniversary of Brian Matusz agreeing to terms with the Orioles after they made him the fourth overall pick in the 2008 amateur draft, the left-hander was on the mound at Camden Yards against one of baseball's best lineups and opposite...
| Aug 27, 2009
There might not be enough time left in the season for Jeremy Guthrie to achieve the number of wins he had hoped for before the year began, or to get his ERA down to a number with which he can be satisfied.
But if Guthrie continues over the next month...
| Aug 28, 2009
Seconds before Orioles closer Jim Johnson reared back to throw a ninth-inning, two-out fastball that would undo an entire night's worth of hard work, Melvin Mora had one thought running through his head: Call timeout!
Mora noticed that Cleveland...
| Sep 18, 2009
Officially, the Orioles played nine innings against the Tampa Bay Rays and their rookie right-hander Wade Davis in a 3-0 defeat Thursday night.
The first inning, though, was the only one that mattered.
Davis, a heralded prospect making just the third...
| Sep 28, 2009
| 9:24 PM
They led by three runs and had only nine outs to get to end a 10-game losing streak that added even more heartache to a season that had already been miserable enough.
The Orioles received a quality start from Mark Hendrickson, a two-run homer from...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:50 AM
Much ink and hot air have been spent clamoring for the Cubs’ future to become the Cubs’ present. Understandably, fans crave any hint of a young player who will stop this garbage. Pipe down, people. Wise up while you’re at it.
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Third baseman Cody Asche is the highest-ranking IronPig in the on-line voting for the International League all-star squad which will meet the Pacific Coast League in the annual Triple-A All-Star game next month in Reno. Asche is second to Buffalo's Andy...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 10:35 AM
The pieces aren't in place yet for the Cubs, but the plan is and so is the braintrust. Whether Tom Ricketts, Theo Epstein and Dale Sveum will succeed remains a mystery, and the fact is there's more to be done. A lot more.
So on the cusp of Wrigley...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 9:33 PM
No team in baseball has a better record over the last 5 1/2 weeks than the Angels. But on the mound, at least, it's been pretty much a two-man show with the Angels going 12-3 in games started by Jered......
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:33 PM
It is so hot in Baltimore, where the Angels opened a three-game series Friday. How hot? Well, depends on whom you ask, and when. But the National Weather Service said it has never been hotter in Baltimore than it was......
| Oct 18, 2011
| 4:22 PM
It has been about a week since the Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox reached an agreement to send General Manager Theo Epstein over to the North Side. However, there has been no official announcement. No press conference. No welcome party. No two-hour-long...