| Jun 4, 2013
| 8:37 PM
The 2013 baseball season could be unlike any other in history, with an unprecedented wave of suspensions possible by the All-Star break in the mushrooming Biogenesis scandal.
Ryan Braun, the 2011 National League Most Valuable Player who beat the rap...
| May 23, 2013
Earlier this week, the Orioles were spiraling out of the American League East race, couldn't win at home and were watching helplessly as their staunch bullpen faltered and their starters routinely checked out early.
Suddenly, after winning two straight...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Here’s another subplot in the build-up to what should be a free-for-all in the AL East this summer:
Almost every team in the division can play the nobody-believed-in-us card.
With the exception of maybe the Blue Jays, who generated the most...
| 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...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 9:04 AM
I know a lot of you out there are not digesting the news of Nick Swisher as a potential Oriole particularly well.
His griping and guffawing rub some people the wrong way, in other dugouts and in the stands throughout baseball.
But the guy probably is...
| May 20, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy, who has spent the entire season hitting in the sixth and seventh spots in the lineup, is batting third tonight against the Yankees.
Hardy had his 13-game hitting streak snapped Sunday, but he’s still hitting .333 (18-...
| May 20, 2013
| 9:13 PM
Orioles closer Jim Johnson can be depended on to always be at his locker to answer questions anytime he becomes a focal point of a game following a blown save.
Those times have been rare, until recently, as Johnson has blown three consecutive ninth-...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:08 AM
The knee-jerk reaction to Jim Johnson’s third straight blown save is to pull him from the closer’s spot for now.
I’m probably in the minority here. But I don’t do it. And I know Orioles manager Buck Showalter won’t do it....
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:14 PM
This season's Most Valuable Oriole, center fielder Adam Jones, placed sixth in this year's American League Most Valuable Player voting.
Jones became the Orioles' highest vote-getter in AL MVP balloting since Miguel Tejada placed fifth in 2004.
| Oct 14, 2012
| 3:15 PM
Grin and bear it
Los Angeles Times
Give him a pay cut! They did, actually. His contract calls for his salary to drop from $29 million this year to $28 million next year.
The issue is not that Rodriguez cannot play. He batted .272 with...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Down for the count
It's always dangerous to count the Yankees out — except right now. They're one blow from being out cold, and Justin Verlander is winding up for a haymaker.
These Yankees are old, and one-dimensional....
| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Orioles fans are chortling this morning after the Detroit Tigers routed the New York Yankees 8-1 Thursday for a four-game sweep of the American League Championship Series.
This was an unbelievably humiliating series for the Yankees, which always plays...