| Feb 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
There’s no question that the Toronto Blue Jays have made the most noise throughout baseball this offseason – and that’s pushed them from a fourth-place finish in 2012 to division favorites heading into this season.
| Nov 8, 2012
| 10:40 AM
The annual Silver Slugger awards are being announced tonight and while Orioles outfielder Adam Jones has a shot at winning the honor for the first time in his career, it looks like the Orioles will come away empty handed.
Jones, who won his second career...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones is making a push to become a starter in theAll-Star game.
According to the most recent tally announced by Major League Baseball, Jones has moved from fifth to fourth among AL outfielders with 1,959,207 votes...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:
| Jun 16, 2011
| 3:51 PM
The Orioles finally ended their seemingly interminable losing streak at Rogers Centre with a 4-3 win on Thursday afternoon, but they might have lost one of their most important players to injury.
Right-hander Jeremy Guthrie, who was pitching superbly...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 12:35 PM
The Orioles finally broke their seemingly interminable losing streak at Rogers Centre with a 4-3 win on Thursday afternoon, but they may have lost their rotation leader to injury.
Orioles right-hander Jeremy Guthrie was pitching superbly, allowing just...
| Jun 26, 2011
Every team has its guy — a fringe candidate it believes should be recognized as an All-Star.
For the Rays, it's Kyle Farnsworth, the journeyman reliever manager Joe Maddon refuses to call his closer, even though he entered the weekend 15 of 16 in...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Eighty-three games into the 2011 season, Orioles third baseman Mark Reynolds has hit 20 home runs and committed 20 errors, the most in baseball. The Orioles didn’t acquire Reynolds for his glove, but if not for his 13 home runs since June 1, his...
| 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...
| Jul 11, 2011
PEDs make a difference
The Morning Call
Eliminating admitted or suspected performance-enhancing drug users Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa and Alex Rodriguez from the list, only four "clean" players have hit 600 home runs. Since baseball has cracked...
| Jul 12, 2011
NL behind pitchers
Don't blink, or you might miss the All-Star Game.
Two prevailing trends suggest a 3-1 victory by the National League in this the Year of the Pitcher II. Scoring is down, which is likely to eliminate...
| May 25, 2012
| 5:00 AM
May 22, 1988: Beginning the day with the worst record in the majors (8-33), the Orioles defeat Seattle, 7-2, giving them back-to-back victories for the first time in 46 games, over two seasons. Larry Sheets and Cal Ripken Jr. each hit a two-run homer...