| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:24 PM
Orioles third baseman Manny Machado grew up eating chips and salsa. He enjoys the delicious combination at family gatherings, tailgate parties and just when he wants a snack during his off days.
Tuesday afternoon, Machado unveiled his own line of...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
We’re taking a break from thinking about Manny Machado’s knee (again) and are considering the teams that are still playing baseball.
So grab a stool. I’ll slide you a full glass. And, in turn, you give me your opinion on which teams...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 8:45 PM
All eyes on Dodgers
The Braves' acquisitions of the Upton brothers have some people believing that's enough to bring a World Series back to Atlanta. The Nationals, anchored by their young pitching staff, could be on...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter had confidence that Nolan Reimold’s bat would eventually come around. Even though Reimold’s batting average dipped below .200 just two days ago as he struggled to find a comfort zone splitting time between...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Right-hander Jake Arrieta stood stonefaced at his locker Sunday afternoon and placed the Orioles’ 7-4 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers — and a missed chance at the club’s first series sweep of the young season — squarely on his...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Buck Showalter and the Orioles are obviously set at catcher with Matt Wieters, who has represented the club at the All-Star Game the past two years and has a pair of Gold Glove awards collecting dust somewhere.
But Showalter is also quite fond of backup...
| May 25, 2012
| 7:58 AM
As speculation – and waiting – continues on what seems to be a pending contract extension for Orioles center fielder Adam Jones, here’s an educated guess on how this will shake out.
Jones will sign an extension of five or six years in...
| May 26, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Adam Jones is officially the owner of the largest contract in Orioles history and is the second-highest-paid center fielder in the big leagues.
Jones agreed to a six-year, $85.5 million contract extension Saturday, which will keep him in an Orioles...
| Sep 19, 2011
No pitchers for MVP
We'll start by throwing pitchers out of the MVP talk — deserving or not, they get overlooked by voters for what are, realistically, hitters-only awards.
In a tight American League MVP race, we'll...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 12:50 AM
Enjoy the undercard.
There is an abundance of intriguing storylines in baseball these days, and most of them will be like Matt Kemp's run at the Triple Crown — over and out of sight by the time the World Series rolls around.
Justin Verlander could...
| 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 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...