| Nov 12, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Los Angeles Angels outfield phenom Mike Trout, who led the American League in stolen bases and runs scored and made several incredible defensive plays, including his signature one at the wall at Camden Yards, was named the unanimous AL Rookie of the...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:00 AM
First, let me say I love the fact that people argue about Major League Baseball’s postseason awards.
You don’t get that very often in football or hockey or the NBA. But you get vitriol pretty much every year when the BBWAA season-ending...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Baseball predictions are always fun.
Maybe it’s because most of our NCAA brackets are busted and we need something new to stake our reputation to. Or maybe it’s that the baseball season is so long that six months from now few people will...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 11:00 AM
One of the biggest surprises of a stunning 93-win season for the Orioles last season was the emergence of Taiwanese left-hander Wei-Yin Chen, who led Baltimore starters in wins, quality starts, strikeouts and ERA.
Chen started 32 games -- 12 more than...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 4:46 AM
Three Orioles players were named American League Gold Glove finalists for the second straight season, and just as in 2011, two O’s players should win the game’s highest honor in fielding when they are announced tonight.
Catcher Matt Wieters...
| 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...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 5:59 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. – New Orioles pitcher Dontrelle Willis arrived at the Ed Smith Stadium Complex at daybreak Wednesday morning hoping for another chance at continuing his major league career.
Willis, signed to a minor-league contract on Tuesday that...
| May 11, 2012
| 6:55 AM
There's the Hall of Fame plaque, the World Series ring and the hardware he won for Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player (twice) and countless other accomplishments.
Sometimes, Cal Ripken Jr. looks at that stuff and wonders: Is it really mine?
| Mar 14, 2011
| 8:15 AM
Keith Law, the lead baseball writer for ESPN's Scouts Inc., has been critical of the Orioles' offseason moves, so I thought my readers might want to see what he had to say about the additions of Vladimir Guerrero and J.J. Hardy, the Matt Wieters debate...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 7:36 AM
Baltimore Colts Hall of Famers Art Donovan, Lenny Moore, Gino Marchetti, Raymond Berry, Weeb Ewbank, John Mackey and Jim Parker will be inducted into the Hall of Legends at the Sports Legends Museum on Dec. 6, the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation announced...
| May 17, 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:
| May 20, 2011
| 5:02 PM
With their bullpen taxed after another abbreviated outing by a starting pitcher, the Orioles have decided to activate right-hander Alfredo Simon from Major League Baseball's restricted list a day earlier.
Simon, whose future with the club had been in...