| Jul 2, 2011
| 8:19 PM
The Orioles finally did tonight what recently looked like an impossibility for them when they took their first lead in 39 innings on Mark Reynolds' towering two-run homer over the center-field wall in the top of the fourth.
A lead over the Atlanta Braves...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 8:42 PM
The psychoanalyst Helene Deutsch once said "the ultimate goal of all research is not objectivity, but truth." It's in that spirit that we conclude Curtis Granderson should be the American League's first-half Most Valuable Player.
A crowd of players...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 3:00 AM
With news that the Texas Rangers won the posting rights to Japanese right-hander Yu Darvish, speculation has arisen that the Rangers may not be able to afford free-agent first baseman Prince Fielder.
If that’s true, then the market for the last...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 3:00 AM
This is our last Prediction Friday of the NFL regular season. Try not to get weepy on me.
Last week, most of us were a little too aggressive on how badly the Ravens would beat the Cleveland Browns. Ultimately, the Ravens won, 20-14, to go 8-0 at home...
| 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...
| Sep 18, 2011
The Cardinals are thrilled with the job Jason Motte has done as their closer. He tentatively has been written in for the job in 2012, keeping them from having to go outside the organization to get that piece. … The Red Sox are hoping...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:11 PM
With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals.
The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:55 PM
KEY MOMENT: Zack Greinke gave up a run in the eighth inning that tied the score, 2-2. As the Dodgers came off the field at the end of the inning, Adrian Gonzalez called on his teammates to score a run that inning. "We hadn't done much offensively in the...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 11:22 PM
In the 57 seasons the Dodgers have called Los Angeles their home, only two pitchers have recorded scoreless innings streaks longer than Clayton Kershaw's.
Orel Hershiser and Don Drysdale. That's it.
Kershaw extended his shutout streak to 36 innings...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 10:30 PM
KEY MOMENT: With Clayton Kershaw pitching for the Dodgers, this game was essentially over when Yasiel Puig launched a two-run home run off Jair Jurrjens in the first inning. The home run was Puig's first in more than a month, since May 28. "How many...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Though Jair Jurrjens pitched a one-hitter in Game 2, the Norfolk Tides were swept in a doubleheader Friday night by the Louisville Bats.
The Bats won the opener 5-3 before 6,426 at Harbor Park, then took the nightcap 1-...
| May 3, 2013
| 10:24 PM
The Norfolk Tides (19-9) set a franchise record with their 10th home win in a row and increased their overall winning streak to eight, beating the Syracuse Chiefs 8-2 Friday night behind Jair Jurrjens’ eight innings of pitching.