| Feb 23, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Mets 5, Nationals 3: Stephen Strasburg surrendered three hits over two innings - including a single and home run to the first two batters he faced - in his first action since Sept. 7. David Wright was hitless in three at-bats for New...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 9:43 PM
A-Rod makes it a zoo
The Yankees have plenty of intriguing stories, starting with two future Hall of Famers (Mariano Rivera and Derek Jeter) coming off injuries at an advanced age. But the status of their icons may be...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 1:29 PM
For the first time, the Baseball Writers Association of America will televise the announcement of its four prominent awards for each league: MVP, Cy Young along with Manager and Rookie of the year.
Yes, we’ve entered the 21st century. It’s...
| May 24, 2013
| 10:12 PM
TORONTO – It’s become a popular question this year, whether Orioles third baseman Manny Machado belongs in the same class as the Angels’ Mike Trout and the Nationals’ Bryce Harper.
That question was presented on MLB Network...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Orioles fans need to wait until next week to find out if Buck Showalter has won the prestigious American League Manager of the Year Award.
But the first step toward that is now out of the way.
Showalter was announced Wednesday night as one of three...
| 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...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 12:24 PM
The news broke this afternoon that the Los Angeles Angels have agreed to a five-year, $125 million deal, pending a physical, with talented but troubled slugger Josh Hamilton.
As a baseball writer, my first reaction was this: Maybe commissioner Bud Selig...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 2:15 PM
The Orioles need a power hitter for the middle of their lineup. They have a vacant spot at first base, if they can get someone that’s better defensively than Chris Davis.
The club has tried to make a trade to bolster those spots, but they haven&...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The Adam LaRoche dilemma for the Orioles is an interesting one to me.
But apparently, at least from those who responded to my Twitter account Monday, it’s pretty simple: Most of those readers believe the Orioles need to sign LaRoche because he...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:22 PM
When he charges onto the infield grass, makes that barehanded pickup and throws a rocket to first, Manny Machado reminds Orioles fans of a superstar third baseman of yesteryear.
When he breaks out of the batter's box on a liner into the gap and hits...
| May 14, 2013
| 3:36 AM
I’m a little afraid to toss this question around in the bar today.
I’m afraid some of you may be throwing haymakers if the discussion gets heated. It could turn into a donnybrook or brouhaha if things get ugly.
(Yes, I know it is a fake...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 10:19 PM
The stars are aligned
Los Angeles Times
Yes. While it appeared uncertain, the stars appear to be aligning for the Tigers slugger.
Cabrera has seven games to hold on to his batting-average lead over the Angels' Mike Trout and his RBI...