| 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...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 7:42 PM
Forty-seven days since he last faced a major league hitter, Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz will take the mound Tuesday night at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum with a lot more confidence in his health and his ability to get big league hitters out....
| Jun 22, 2011
Calvert Hall coach Lou Eckerl and his players still remember the home run.
Cardinals' senior outfielder Matt Bosse clubbed a breathtaking blast an estimated 485 feet over the left-field scoreboard at Ripken Stadium, in Aberdeen, in the Maryland...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 2:00 PM
There is plenty of optimism in Baltimore right now with the Orioles set to start spring training next week. And why not? The rebuilt Birds brought in Mark Reynolds, Derrek Lee, Kevin Gregg and Vladimir Guerrero. Fans can already taste the oh-so sweet...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Baltimore athletic supporters are dreaming about the possbility of Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols signing with the Orioles next offseason. But franchise icon Cal Ripken Jr. doesn't think Pujols will go anywhere if he becomes a free agent at season's end....
| Aug 23, 2011
There will be Giants
Seldom has a wild-card era September offered less excitement for baseball fans. About the only real drama lies in whether two of baseball's best pitching staffs — the Giants and Angels —...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 1:15 PM
I've got another interesting and possibly worthless study for you (I should just make this a daily afternoon feature). The Wall Street Journal examined every offseason move and ranked each MLB team based on "the volume of moves it made and the net quality...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 3:04 PM
Jake Arrieta's next start will be pushed back four days as the right-hander deals with inflammation related to the bone spur in his right elbow.
Arrieta, whose next turn would have been Saturday against the Cincinnati Reds, is tentatively scheduled to...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 9:14 PM
Coach: Larry Sheets
Last season: 27-5, No. 2
Postseason: A Conference champion
Outlook: Second-year coach Sheets has much to live up to. The Greyhounds won their first A Conference title since 1996 and beat five-time defending champion...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 9:40 PM
Derrek Lee hadn't hit a homer since May 8, but he certainly remembers what it feels like to make good contact with a pitch.
So the second the ball left his bat in the 12th inning, Lee knew exactly what he had just done. He didn't need to see his...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 8:55 PM
Orioles prized left-hander Zach Britton won five of his first six starts, emerging as the team's biggest early-season success story and a legitimate American League Rookie of the Year candidate.
A stretch of one win over 10 starts certainly has a way...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 6:31 PM
Orioles outfielder Nolan Reimold is plenty aware of his situation: He is the lone right-handed hitter in a crowded left-field picture, meaning he's on the wrong end of a platoon.
So when the Orioles face a string of right-handed starters — as...