| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:35 AM
The Orioles have signed infielder Chad Tracy, the son of former major league manager Jim Tracy, to a minor league deal.
He's not to be confused with nine-year major leaguer Chad Tracy -- though I was guilty of confusing them today -- who has agreed to a...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 5:55 AM
Even though right-hander Jason Hammel is – at the age of 29 – the oldest pitcher in the Orioles' starting rotation, manager Buck Showalter has been careful in not labeling him the sage of the quintet.
Instead, Showalter had lumped Hammel with...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter was hoping to keep his 2012 coaching staff together for next season.
That didn’t happen -- third-base coach DeMarlo Hale has left the organization to become the bench coach for John Gibbons in Toronto.
| 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...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 3:00 AM
It’s not every day when the team you cover trades its No. 1 starter, so it was a pretty busy day here on the Insider. But since the water-cooler talk about the Orioles dealing Jeremy Guthrie might carry over for 24 hours, we wanted to throw a couple...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:15 PM
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Funkstown 8, Sykesville 7
FUNKSTOWN — Charles Cvijanovich hit a walk-off RBI single to score pinch-runner Troy Carbaugh as Funkstown Post 211 rallied with four runs in the bottom of the seventh in a win...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:27 PM
DENVER — Fourteen months ago, Walt Weiss was managing Regis Jesuit High of Aurora, Colo., to a playoff semifinal game. Today, he's managing the Colorado Rockies toward what he hopes will be a National League playoff berth.
Asked to compare the...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 9:32 PM
Strangest baseball injuries 2012 It's all fun and games until someone gets hurt, and then it's even funnier. Presenting our occasionally annual roundup of the year's weirdest, stupidest or most unfortunate injuries that befell MLB players (and one...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Statistics through Sunday (last week's ranking)
1. Rangers (1): There have many issues, including a lack of production since early in the season from Michael Young and the highly regarded lineup, but a soft schedule has kept those issues from showing...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 4:14 PM
1. Rangers (1): Clinging to top spot a week ago, the Rangers added Roy Oswalt and played well in going 5-1 against the lowly Padres and Rockies. Could Yu Darvish share the All-Star clubhouse with Chicago car dealer C.J. Wilson?
2. Yankees (2): Boone...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 8:13 PM
Gio Gonzalez knew he wasn’t going back to the mound after throwing 102 pitches in 101-degree heat.
The game was tied in the middle of the sixth inning, so if Gonzalez was to get his 12th win of the season, the Washington Nationals needed to score...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 2:22 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Stephen Strasburg chuckled the moment the subject was broached. His response sounded as if it had been memorized off a note card.
"I have no clue how many innings I'm going to throw this year," he said. "I've answered that question...