| Sep 25, 2011
| 5:41 PM
For much of the season, Orioles starting pitcher Brian Matusz has tried to put a positive spin on his disastrous year, promising to work hard and attempt to turn around 2011 while he still could.
The Orioles' 10-6 loss to the Detroit Tigers in Sunday was...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 8:42 PM
The psychoanalyst Helene Deutsch once said "the ultimate goal of all research is not objectivity, but truth." It's in that spirit that we conclude Curtis Granderson should be the American League's first-half Most Valuable Player.
A crowd of players...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 5:36 PM
Orioles catcher Matt Wieters has always been obsessed with sports.
He made baseball cards of the U.S. presidents for a fourth grade history project. He traded his Nintendo video game system, the Christmas gift he had to have, for a golf club.
His dad, a...
| Jul 12, 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:
| Mar 19, 2012
| 7:15 AM
There's no joy right now in Philadelphia, where Phillies fans have to be wondering just what will go wrong next.
The Phillies just announced that Chase Utley, who missed spring training and a chunk of last season with a sore knee, is headed...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 6:25 PM
Outfielder Jai Miller, who has been shelved for several days because of tendinitis in his right knee, may be able to play in Monday's night game against the Pirates.
Miller, who is out of minor league options and is fighting for a bench spot, hasn't...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The consensus in the Orioles’ clubhouse after Friday night’s loss to the Los Angeles Angels is that Brian Matusz is making strides – his slider is sharper, he’s throwing his fastball in the low 90s, his command is improving some....
| Apr 3, 2012
| 8:22 PM
Braun powers Brewers
Juan C. Rodriguez
Going from left to right, Justin Upton will carry the Diamondbacks to the NL West title. Even if Ian Kennedy regresses, the Diamondbacks' rotation will be solid.
The Central is wide open. You can...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 8:39 PM
Phillies will fight back
I know there are plenty of reasons to jump off the Phillies' bandwagon. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins, relievers Ryan Madson and Brad Lidge and starter Roy Oswalt all may sign elsewhere, and Ryan Howard...
| 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...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 3:00 AM
MLB.com and its prospects guru Jonathan Mayo listed the top 100 prospects in the sport this week.
There’s great news and not-so-good news for Orioles fans.
First, the good: The Orioles are the only team in baseball to have two players in the top...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 3:00 AM
We’re back. Hope everyone enjoyed their holiday and is getting ready for another one at week’s end.
While I was taking a few days off, the Associated Press released its final payrolls for each Major League Baseball team’s 40-man roster....