| Sep 9, 2012
| 6:04 PM
Boston drama never ends
This one's not even close — the Red Sox are beyond dysfunctional.
Once considered baseball's model franchise after winning two titles in four years, the Red Sox are a mess. The team...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:01 PM
Second baseman Robert Andino and his band of upstart, red-hot, second-place Orioles swear they're facing just another tough divisional rival on the road this weekend.
It's not a big deal, Andino says, that Friday will be the first time his club plays a...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:30 PM
With a wide smile and a hint of bravado, Manny Machado says mostly all the right things about his baseball-playing future.
The Orioles' 19-year-old phenom doesn't have a timetable for when he'll make the majors, though he'd like it to be sooner rather...
| Aug 10, 2011
Phillies over Yankees
Normally I don't break out The System until late September, but there's nothing wrong with taking it for a test spin.
The formula that picked the Giants to win a year ago lines up with conventional...
| Aug 14, 2011
Mark Buehrle rolls on. He's headed toward both the last turn in what has been one of his best seasons and a chance to go on the free-agent market this winter.
But Buehrle is only one of five elite left-handers who could control his fate in the next 16...
| 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...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 9:03 PM
If the suddenly stumbling and bumbling Boston Red Sox fail to make the playoffs, some credit must go to the perennial basement dwellers of the American League East.
For the seventh time in nine games, the last-place Orioles inexplicably have beaten a...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 8:38 PM
Red Sox and Braves
Forget the angst of Red Sox Nation. The Yankees are taking care of the Rays, and the Rangers will do the same with the Angels. Terry Francona's guys will march into October.
It's the National League...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 5:41 PM
For much of the season, Orioles starting pitcher Brian Matusz has tried to put a positive spin on his disastrous year, promising to work hard and attempt to turn around 2011 while he still could.
The Orioles' 10-6 loss to the Detroit Tigers in Sunday was...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 8:57 PM
The first game of the season-ending "Fan Appreciation Celebration" at Oriole Park quickly turned into something completely different in the sixth inning on Monday night when Vladimir Guerrero kept his date with international baseball history.
| Sep 27, 2011
| 8:30 AM
Sitting at his locker on Monday night, Orioles designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero told reporters (through interpreter Rudy Arias) that he didn’t know until the Toronto series two weeks ago that he was on the verge of passing Julio Franco to...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Orioles outfielder Luke Scott irked Red Sox starter Josh Beckett last night by watching his two-run home run exit the ballpark (if you cranked a 426-foot homer onto Eutaw Street, you would stop and admire it, too). And after Scott flipped his bat on his...