| Apr 30, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Showalter’s next win will be the 1,000th of his career,something he said he became aware of recently when his kids informed him of the pending milestone.
He’ll be the 58th manager in baseball history to reach 1,000.
“It just reminds...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 12:45 PM
After two very expensive (to taxpayers) trials, Roger Clemens is found guilty of nothing ("Jury acquits ex-pitcher of all 6 charges," June 19). When will theU.S. Department of Justice stop this nonsense and waste of our resources with this grandstanding...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 7:46 PM
Many character issues
Juan C. Rodriguez
It won't happen soon.
Clemens' acquittal probably sways some voters on the fence about his candidacy. It won't put a big enough dent into the broader cross-section of writers who aren't prepared...
| May 19, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Mike Amodei has a son now. James is slightly autistic. At age 15, he’s a few years older than Doug O’Neill was when Amodei met him 30 years ago.
O’Neill was a “cocky little shooter” on the sixth-grade basketball team...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 4:08 PM
They call the right-field foul pole at Fenway Park the “Pesky Pole” after Red Sox great Johnny Pesky, who was honored after the game with a ballpark memorial service that drew about a thousand admirers and featured several dozen former Red Sox...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 4:40 PM
The Pesky Pole got the best of the Orioles on Sunday afternoon.
In the Orioles' 2-1 loss to the Red Sox at Fenway Park, the 100-year-old ballpark's fabled right-field corner played a huge part in two key plays.
With the tying run on first in the top...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 7:46 AM
Seven-time Cy Young Award-winner Roger Clemens is on trial today – again – for allegedly lying to Congress, and that means the spotlight will again find Brian McNamee, the pitcher’s former personal trainer. McNamee has said he injected...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Roger Clemens is a selfish, self-serving liar ("'Trapped' in a pack of lies," April 24). How can it be justified that, in the latter years his career, he suddenly had an incredible amount of success? Blind luck? A relentless training regimen, perhaps?...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 9:04 AM
The Baseball Writers' Association of America released its Hall of Fame ballot today, and now the next six weeks will be filled with debate on whether some of the biggest names -- and most controversial characters -- will get into Cooperstown's hallowed...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 6:30 PM
Following is a transcript of Brooks Robinson's speech at his sculpture unveiling ceremony Saturday at Camden Yards.
“Thank you, thank you, and I promise you, this will be the last ‘thank you’ of my career. I know Paul Blair, the last...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 8:01 PM
Brooks Robinson went out of his way to thank Peter Angelos and his family for the effort and expense involved in honoring all six of the Orioles greats who are immortalized in bronze on the center field plaza, but that doesn’t necessarily mean...
| Jul 18, 2011
No second chances
Los Angeles Times
No. Roger Clemens essentially was charged with failing to play by the rules.
The justice system cannot work properly if people do not tell the truth, and Clemens was alleged to have lied — at...