| 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....
| Jul 22, 2011
| 7:03 PM
On a night that was punctuated by sweltering heat and a scorching opposing pitcher, the Orioles lost not only a game but also one of their sluggers for the rest of the season.
Los Angeles Angels right-hander Ervin Santana took a no-hitter into the sixth,...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 9:20 PM
Brad Bergesen has had his share of struggles this season, so it would be hard to begrudge the young right-hander getting a little excited when something went his way.
In the sixth inning Saturday, the usually stoic Bergesen pounded his fist in his...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 8:51 PM
When Cal Ripken Jr. built his youth baseball facility in Aberdeen, Md., he wanted kids to feel what it is like to play in big-league stadiums. He spent heavily to construct a 3,500-seat replica of Camden Yards, complete with a hotel that stands in for the...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 12:30 PM
The Orioles have struggled mightily when playing the Blue Jays in Toronto over the past five seasons. The Orioles are 12-42 at Rogers Center since 2006, including a 16-game losing streak they snapped this season. They aren't alone, though; the Blue Jays...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 5:36 PM
Over 13-plus years of losing baseball, the Orioles have seemingly hit rock bottom so many times that it's impossible to recount.
They finished 4-32 in 2002 and started 2-16 in 2010. They went from first place to fourth in a little more than three...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 8:37 PM
For 14 seasons, Camden Yards has been devoid of playoff hopes in September.
Now, that malaise is spreading to the visitors' dugout.
With a 6-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night, the Orioles (62-88) have won four consecutive games...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 8:36 PM
Keep an eye on the Blue Jays when teams start throwing around money this fall. After brilliantly ridding themselves of Vernon Wells and Alex Rios, the Blue Jays are expected to become major players in free agency within the next two years....
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:29 PM
After 13 months of debate and discussion about how to fit four starting outfielders into three spots, the Dodgers finally have an answer.
Yasiel Puig plays right field, Andre Ethier center, Matt Kemp left.
Carl Crawford? Left out.
The Dodgers flew...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:05 PM
PHOENIX — Angels fans won't have Joe Blanton to kick around anymore. The Angels released the struggling and oft-criticized right-hander on Wednesday and ate the remaining $8.5 million on his contract, a move that was probably more difficult for...
| Jan 11, 2014
Alex Rodriguez is likely to find out in the next few days whether his drug suspension will be overturned.
People familiar with the case told The Associated Press on Friday that arbitrator Fredric Horowitz could issue his decision this weekend. The people...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 3:36 PM
What price glory, or return to glory? For the Dodgers, the price was a quarter-billion dollars.
The Dodgers were assessed $11.4 million under baseball's luxury-tax system, a person familiar with the matter but not authorized to discuss it said Tuesday....