| Sep 22, 2011
| 8:38 PM
Red Sox and Braves
Forget the angst of Red Sox Nation. The Yankees are taking care of the Rays, and the Rangers will do the same with the Angels. Terry Francona's guys will march into October.
It's the National League...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 7:03 AM
Take me out to the ball game, Take me out with the crowd.
Buy me some peanuts and cracker jack, I don't care if I never get back.
Peanuts are an iconic part of the baseball experience.
But if you have allergies -- like so many people do -- all those...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 8:28 PM
How much is one of the best players in baseball history worth?
We may soon find out if Albert Pujols follows through on his threat to test the free-agent market this winter.
The Cardinals slugger probably won't be the only big-name player available....
| Oct 5, 2011
| 8:40 PM
Where the next curse is
The Cubs are bedeviled by the most hideous curse in sports, so what do they need? A manager who has proven he can break such things. There are only two out there who have proven then can win with...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 3:00 AM
With news that the Texas Rangers won the posting rights to Japanese right-hander Yu Darvish, speculation has arisen that the Rangers may not be able to afford free-agent first baseman Prince Fielder.
If that’s true, then the market for the last...
| 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....
| Apr 5, 2012
| 7:30 PM
Many fans have lost hope as the Orioles have posted a dismal record over the past 14 seasons. Now the team is starting its new season by testing the faith of some of them as well.
Friday is Opening Day for the Baltimore Orioles, as well as for 17 other...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 3:03 PM
The Orioles' primary search this offseason continues to be pitching, and one free agent they have had multiple conversations with is lefty Joe Saunders, according to an industry source.
Saunders, 30, was 12-13 with a 3.69 ERA in 212 innings last year...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:12 PM
In an attempt to market his top free-agent client to major league baseball’s biggest decision-makers, renowned player representative Scott Boras took slugging first baseman Prince Fielder on a brief tour this month to meet with several club owners....
| Jun 8, 2011
| 6:12 PM
Several local baseball players were selected on the third day of major league baseball's amateur draft Wednesday, starting with former Mount St. Joseph standout Ryan Kemp. The St. Joseph's University reliever was selected by the Cincinnati Reds in the...
| Aug 5, 2011
It's fortunate personal computers and their use for rotisserie baseball format hadn't been invented when I was growing up, otherwise I might not have made it out of grade school.
Then again, most guys who grew up in the 1950s were the equivalent of...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 3:22 PM
John Carroll's K.J. Hockaday set the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association career record for home runs this season with 31. It could be a record that stands for a long time. Next season Maryland, like the rest of the country, will follow the new...