| Mar 27, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Giving back is great
Los Angeles Times
The pluses of playing regular-season games overseas far outweigh the minuses, especially as they pertain to Japan. Considering how much that country has contributed to Major League Baseball over...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 3:37 PM
Jason Hammel didn’t begin the scoreboard watching until the end of the sixth inning Sunday afternoon. The right-hander took his seat in the Orioles dugout and thought to himself how quickly his first start of the season was going.
He had thrown...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 7:01 PM
Orioles right-hander Kevin Gregg is not in denial. He acknowledges that it will be up to him to re-establish his late-inning credentials now that manager Buck Showalter has made it clear Jim Johnson is the full-time closer.
"Ideally, my aspirations are...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 2:50 PM
In Dan Duquette's two months on the job as new Orioles general manager, he has made it clear that he plans to tap into the international market for talent.
And he's turning to one of his most trusted international experts for help.
The Orioles announced...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Longtime baseball man Ray Poitevint, announced Monday as the Orioles' executive director of international baseball, will be in charge of the organization's scouting efforts in Asia.
The Orioles have spent this offseason tapping into the market, signing...
| 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,...
| Sep 1, 2009
Had New York Yankees third baseman Jerry Hairston Jr. been able to field Adam Jones' routine ground ball in the seventh inning Monday night, Andy Pettitte's dominating performance might well have been a historic one.
It's impossible to know whether...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Peter O'Malley's bid to buy back the Dodgers backed by South Korean company....
| Nov 10, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Peter O'Malley, the former Dodgers owner who wants to buy the team back, has returned to his roots. Thursday he was named chairman of a new group to run the team's former Dodgertown complex in Vero Beach, Fla....
| Jun 6, 2011
| 12:46 PM
It's the spot where Sandy Koufax, Don Drysdale, Hideo Nomo and other legendary pitchers faced down batters over the last 50 years.
Next week, Dodger Stadium will play host to a tough hurler of a different kind.
Dan Kanne, a Huntington Beach resident and...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 6:08 PM
Seattle Mariners rookie right-handed pitcher Michael Pineda has been selected to play for the American League in the Major League Baseball All-Star game held July 12 at Chase Field in Phoenix. Pineda will be taking the roster spot of Detroit Tigers right-...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 10:36 PM
The Texas Rangers have won the right to negotiate with Japanese pitching phenom Yu Darvish. The next question: how high can the Rangers go in negotiating a contract for the 25-year-old?
We know how high the Rangers were willing to go just get get the...