| Jul 3, 2012
| 8:37 PM
Regional hero: Freese
Why not an almost local hero? David Freese isn't from Kansas City, but he plays for the Cardinals and grew up outside of St. Louis, about a four-hour drive to Kansas City. He led the Cardinals to the...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 12:14 AM
ANAHEIM, Calif.– Orioles pitcher Miguel Gonzalez kept a black Rawlings glove given to him by an old teammate five years ago tucked away in his bag, waiting for the perfect time to use it.
Gonzalez and Nick Adenhart played together through the Los...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 11:19 PM
Jason Hammel capped his remarkable first-half -- one in which he emerged from nowhere to become the Orioles' most dependable starter and nearly make the American League All-Star team -- with his ninth quality start in 17 starts this season against the Los...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 5:13 PM
Bags were packed and travel plans had been arranged. The only thing between the Orioles and the All-Star break was their series finale against the Angels in Anaheim on Sunday.
And on a sunny Southern California afternoon, the Orioles played like they...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Angels hitting their stride
The Angels got off to a terrible start, but when you go out in the offseason and sign one of the game's all-time best hitters and add a high-quality starter to a team that's already got a very...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 5:22 PM
Greinke with O's
Zack Greinke, providing the Orioles can pry him away from the Brewers in a trade. They need him more than anyone else to finally get back to the playoffs in baseball's toughest division.
Greinke (9-3, 3.32...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 5:05 PM
In Dan Connolly's second-half preview, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette makes it pretty clear that he won't move Dylan Bundy or Manny Machado for a rental player before the trading deadline.
But there's no question teams will be asking the...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 4:00 AM
So, three of the biggest names potentially available at the non-waiver trade deadline are already off the block.
Philadelphia Phillies’ lefty Cole Hamels signed a six-year, $144 million contract extension, while the Miami Marlins traded third...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 8:34 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he doesn't pay attention to the standings until August.
For the past 14 seasons, Orioles fans haven't had the need to either, their team usually already long out of contention by this time of year.
"I haven't looked...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 10:48 AM
A lot of people who aren't familiar with my work, or don't follow sports very closely, ask me some variant of the following question when they find out that I cover minor league baseball: Are you proud of the guys you write about when they make it to...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 5:38 PM
The Orioles first tested Manny Machado back in spring training, when they brought the then 19-year-old to big league camp to play in several Grapefruit League games. The 2010 No. 3 overall pick dressed in the auxiliary clubhouse away from the major league...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 11:32 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Joe Haakenson, The Sports Xchange
Angels pound out 16 hits in win over Marlins
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Mike Trout might end up winning the MVP award this season in the American League, but when it comes to monetary value, it's...