| Feb 7, 2013
| 9:12 PM
The Orioles wanted to re-sign left-hander Joe Saunders, who played a significant role in the team's playoff run, but on Thursday evening the 31-year-old reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with the Seattle Mariners.
Saunders, who was 3-3 with a 3.63...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Now that former Orioles left-hander Joe Saunders has reportedly agreed to terms with the Mariners on a one-year deal, we know who is not going to be in Sarasota when spring training opens next week.
Right-hander Jair Jurrjens could be on that list, too....
| Feb 9, 2013
| 3:00 AM
How much is a good closer worth?
Well, the Orioles believe $6.5 million. That’s what Jim Johnson will receive for 2013 after notching a league-leading and franchise best 51 saves last year.
Who knows if the 29-year-old Johnson will be able to...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
My guess is I am averaging about five questions a day for the past two weeks on the Orioles' pursuit of left-handed pitcher Joe Saunders. Pretty incredible considering when the Orioles dealt reliever Matt Lindstrom to Arizona for Saunders last August, the...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Trayvon Robinson was on the other side of the Orioles’ greatest example of resilience last season.
Then an outfielder for the Mariners, he entered Seattle’s game against the Orioles on Sept. 18 in the ninth inning. He went on to play another...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 9:18 AM
It used to be that the "transfer rule" applied to collegiate athletes being forced to sit out for one year by the NCAA when they left one school for another.
However, the "transfer rule" has become the talk of baseball in the early stages of the season....
| Apr 12, 2014
SEATTLE Someday the Oakland Athletics will solve Felix Hernandez. Presumably.
For now, they simply have to admire his artistry.
The Mariners' ace, backed by a yellow-shirted Safeco Field cadre known as the Supreme Court, was all but untouchable Friday...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 11:28 PM
Mariners jump out to big lead, hang on vs. A's
SEATTLE -- Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez spent seven innings dominating the Oakland Athletics and igniting the yellow-clad fans, who came out to see his 2014 home debut at Safeco Field on Friday...
| Apr 12, 2014
SEATTLE Felix Hernandez has done so much on the mound for the Seattle Mariners in his stellar career.
But on a chilly Friday night in front of a packed Safeco Field most of them holding up "K" placards and wearing free bright gold T-shirts bearing his...
| Apr 10, 2014
Brace yourself, America, for a sudden shortage of green Lego bricks.
A master builder used 28,000 Legos to create a replica of Fenway Park complete with the Green Monster, Pesky Pole and 800 fans in the stands that measures 12 square...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 7:27 PM
SEATTLE — The memories came flooding back to Mike Butcher last week when the Angels pitching coach went to UC Irvine Medical Center to visit hitting coach Don Baylor, who had broken his right thighbone in a freak opening-night mishap.
| Apr 9, 2014
| 7:50 PM
SEATTLE -- Texas General Manager Jon Daniels wanted to cover his eyes every time former Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton barreled toward first base and launched his 6-foot-4, 240-pound frame headfirst into the bag.
"He drove me crazy when he did that,"...