| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 9:22 PM
With seven hits (in 14 at-bats) over his last four games, Tyson Gillies has raised his average 22 points to a season-high .219. Sent down to Reading after hitting only .154 in his first 19 games, he's hitting .291 in 37 games since his return (37-for-127)...
| 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......
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:32 PM
There is a leftover tidbit to this year's World Series Game 3, when umpire Jim Joyce called obstruction at third base to end the game and send the Boston Red Sox to defeat.
When Joyce's father died in 2009, among the things buried with him was a Red Sox...
| 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-...
| Mar 6, 2011
Ah, the sounds of spring. The crack of the bat, the smack of the ball hitting the catcher's mitt, the ka-ching of cash registers totaling up sales of books on baseball out this season.
Just as ESPN seems to lean toward the American League East for...