| Aug 19, 2014
After a fantastic first half of the season, the Washington Nationals' Rafael Soriano hasn't been the same in the second. He has allowed 10 runs over his past 112/3 innings since the All-Star break. He also has blown three saves, including one Sunday. He...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Sometimes, Randy Knorr sits in his room, all alone, and laughs. Late at night, he sits on his balcony overlooking Nationals Park. In the mornings, he leaves his apartment and thinks to himself, "Oh, my God. I get to go to that stadium to work." He works...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 10:37 PM
The Orioles knew that duplicating their regular-season success at Yankee Stadium wouldn’t be easy – that beating the Yankeesin October in their home ballpark would take an extra level of resiliency.
Now, after a heart-breaking, 12-inning, 3-2...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 10:01 PM
The sting from the wrenching, bitter end of the Washington Nationals' first playoff run might have faded for some by the dead of winter, but not, apparently, for the man at the very top of the organization, not for the 87-year-old real estate tycoon who...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:15 AM
In talking about Jim Johnson’s path to becoming one of the top closers in the game, Orioles manager Buck Showalter often compares Johnson to all-time saves leader Mariano Rivera.
That’s obviously a difficult comparison, but Showalter has...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Members of the Orioles starting rotation have had their struggles getting deep into games, but right-hander Jason Hammel gave the team a gritty six-inning effort against the Dodgers in Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader.
Through 16 games, no Orioles...
| 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...
| May 1, 2012
| 8:56 PM
By the end of Tuesday night, Orioles manager Buck Showalter had reached the 1,000-win milestone, left-hander Brian Matusz had sidestepped club infamy and designated hitter Nick Johnson had finally exhaled in a 7-1 victory over the New York Yankees.
| Jul 3, 2012
North St. John's
The North St. John's Blue Marlins defeated Dulaney, 302-186, in the second meet of the Central Maryland Swim League season. North St. John's had 25 Straehle qualifiers and 173 improvement ribbons were given.
Anika Ekanyake, Samantha...
| Sep 11, 2011
As much fun as it would be to see the Brewers and Tigers create havoc in October, this is shaping up as a postseason that will be low on surprises. The three best teams entering the playoffs are likely to be the Yankees, Phillies and Red Sox, in that...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 9:03 PM
The feel-good start to this Orioles’ season may have officially come to an end Wednesday, with one swing that catapulted the New York Yankees to a three-game sweep and pushed the Orioles back to .500.
A see-saw contest was put out of reach in the...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 8:43 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones said after Wednesday night's 6-4 extra-inning loss to the Yankees that the Orioles played well throughout the series and need to take the same attitude and momentum into Toronto.
"Don't hang our heads,'' he...