| Jan 19, 2013
| 3:53 PM
For many, the lasting image of Earl Weaver will be that of a fiery, short man kicking dirt and spewing his displeasure at an umpire. Weaver's personality — described as "combative," "irascible" and also "caring" — carried from his childhood to...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 5:01 PM
The same suspects
Los Angeles Times
If you liked last season's NL playoffs, chances are you'll like this fall's version since you'll be seeing many of the same teams.
Washington, with Stephen Strasburg cleared to pitch a full season...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 8:11 AM
For Baltimore baseball fans inspired by the Orioles' surprising success last year, spring training couldn't have come soon enough. Those who never wanted that magic season to end along with newbie Birds fans are already flocking in droves to the team's...
| 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...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Columbia's Matt McPhearson was selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks with the No. 120 overall pick in baseball's amateur draft Friday. The Riverdale Baptist senior plans to sign with the organization.
“[I’m] happy, excited, thankful,”...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Fireworks were expected at Camden Yards this weekend with two of baseball’s highest-scoring teams, the Orioles and Detroit Tigers, duking it out in a measuring-stick series between two top American League teams.
The O's took two of three, and fans...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Depending on whether you're a glass-half-full kind of person or a negative nellie, it's possible to look at the Orioles position in this year's amatuer draft as a blessing or a curse.
The Orioles are not picking in the top five for a change, which is...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:47 PM
A letter from a reader in Ruxton recommended a visit to a place guarded by entry gates and stone walls. Juliana C. Watts made her first trip to Baltimore Cemetery this month. She and a nephew were searching for ancestors interred there.
She told me,...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Major League Lacrosse announced today that the defending champion Chesapeake Bayhawks and the Rochester Rattlers will play a regular-season game at Al Lang Stadium in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Saturday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m.
MLL returns to the...
| May 5, 2013
| 6:49 PM
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The first five weeks of the Orioles’ season has included more than its share of hotel rooms and plane rides, ending with a marathon 11-day, 11-game stretch to the West Coast.
And while it’s still early in the 2013...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 3:45 AM
It’s now less than two weeks before pitchers and catchers report to Sarasota, Fla., but I still get a sense Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette isn’t done compiling his roster.
Really, I’m not sure there is ever a time when...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 11:26 PM
Men's college lacrosse
Hopkins weighing conference options
Johns Hopkins is considering whether to abandon its long-lasting independence in men's lacrosse. In an interview earlier this month with Inside Lacrosse, coach Dave Pietramala said that...