| Jan 18, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Now that Major League Baseball has been dragged kicking and screaming into the 21st century, we can all take comfort in the fact that truth, justice and the National Pastime will forever be protected by modern video technology.
Don't misunderstand the...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 7:02 PM
It's impossible to pinpoint exactly when baseball commissioner Bud Selig got religion on the expansion of video replay to correct faulty umpiring decisions, but it's not so hard to pick the watershed moment in the long-running replay debate.
| Sep 9, 2013
| 8:41 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter’s fiery charge out of his dugout following the first inning Monday night -- as he tried to push through two umpires to get at Yankees manager Joe Girardi -- undoubtedly added some fuel to this week’s pivotal...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:31 AM
On Tuesday night, the momentum of the Orioles' September push for a postseason berth took a hit in the eighth inning of a 7-5 loss to the New York Yankees at Camden Yards.
Instead of pushing the Yankees to 2 1/2 games back of them in the American League...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:53 AM
It’s not often that Orioles catcher Matt Wieters loses his cool.
But after the Orioles fell behind 8-1 in the fifth inning of their 8-6 loss to the Blue Jays Tuesday night at the Rogers Centre, he felt he had to speak his mind to home plate...
| 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...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:07 AM
About 17 months ago, right-hander Armando Galarraga's name transcended baseball. He was more than the subject of water-cooler talk. He was thrown into the middle of an unrivaled controversy -- and he emerged the recipient of mass public sympathy. For...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:44 PM
The Lakers were down to five healthy and eligible players Wednesday night when center Robert Sacre picked up his sixth personal foul, fueling hope for a struggling Cleveland team that it would play the final 31/2 minutes with a man advantage.
| Oct 26, 2013
| 10:46 PM
ST. LOUIS — They went down the line. Third base umpire Jim Joyce, crew chief John Hirschbeck, home plate umpire Dana DeMuth, each of them considered the question.
Had they ever seen any game, let alone a World Series game, end on such a play?...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 6:02 PM
ST. LOUIS — After pandemonium had broken out late Saturday night, Jake Peavy, angry, frustrated, lashed out at home plate umpire Dana DeMuth. The Red Sox starting pitcher in an unforgettable third game of the 2013 World Series wondered how DeMuth...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:42 PM
Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis will be offering his analysis throughout the World Series. Ellis, 32, recently completed his second full season as a starter for the Dodgers by batting .333 in a National League division series against the Atlanta Braves and...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:32 PM
GIF files are pretty great for sports highlights online. This one, cribbed from "For The Win," shows Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford thrusing the ball into the end zone for the game-winning touchdown in the final seconds of Sunday's game......