Orioles reset: Like Buster Posey before him, Adley Rutschman showing value of having a two-way catcher
More than a decade after Buster Posey returned the San Francisco Giants to prominence, Adley Rutschman is having a similar impact with the Orioles.
Orioles vs. Giants, June 4, 2023 | PHOTOS
The Baltimore Orioles play the San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park on June 04, 2023.
Orioles starters believe Grayson Rodriguez will bounce back from his demotion. They’ve done it themselves.
When the Orioles optioned top prospect Grayson Rodriguez to Triple-A Norfolk after his 10 up-and-down outings, they pulled him from a rotation full of pitchers who also initially struggled before settling into the majors.
Orioles shut out by Giants, 4-0, as Alex Cobb dominates his former club
Former Orioles pitcher Alex Cobb shut out Baltimore for 7 2/3 innings in the Giants’ 4-0 victory to even the clubs’ weekend series at Oracle Park.
College baseball roundup: Maryland routed by Wake Forest in NCAA regional; Johns Hopkins goes 2-0 in College World Series
Shawn Steuerer drove in six runs as Johns Hopkins baseball advanced to the final day of bracket play in the Division III College World Series.
Orioles’ Gunnar Henderson exits game vs. Giants with low back discomfort: ‘He’ll be fine’
Orioles rookie infielder Gunnar Henderson exited Saturday night’s game against the San Francisco Giants in the third inning with low back discomfort.
Orioles vs. Giants, June 3 | PHOTOS
Browse photos of the Orioles' road game against the San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park on Saturday, June 3.
Adam Frazier wants to walk more than he strikes out. The Orioles veteran is one of the rare players who could.
Orioles second baseman Adam Frazier wants to walk more times this season than he strikes out — a feat he’s never accomplished and one that only six qualified batters did in 2022.
Frank R. Cutko, referee and umpire who coached teams at Community College of Baltimore County, dies
Frank R. Cutko, a referee and umpire who taught physical education, died May 20 at his son’s home in Bowdoinham, Maine. He was 90.
Orioles top Giants, 3-2, as Gunnar Henderson’s homer makes winner of Dean Kremer
Back in his native California, Dean Kremer supplied a quality start that became a winning effort thanks to Gunnar Henderson’s seventh-inning home run in the Orioles' 3-2 win over the Giants.
College baseball roundup: Maryland wins NCAA regional opener; Johns Hopkins advances in College World Series
Nick Lorusso became the first Division I baseball player in 20 years to record 100 RBIs in a single season in leading Maryland over Northeastern, 7-2, in the opener of an NCAA Tournament Regional in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Broadneck tennis makes history earning share of Class 4A state championship; Olivia Mellynchuk wins girls singles title
Broadneck tennis finished in a three-way tie for the Class 4A state tennis championship, led by girls singles state champion Olivia Mellynchuk.
Baltimore boxer Gervonta Davis jailed after moving twice without permission while on house arrest
Baltimore boxing champion Gervonta Davis, who was sentenced last month to 90 days of house arrest for charges from a Baltimore hit-and-run crash, was jailed Thursday after he moved twice without a judge’s permission.
Anne Arundel County partners with nonprofit for new mural, basketball court upgrades at Meade Village Park
Anne Arundel County will partner with the Chase Your Dreams Initiative’s latest project known as Hoops for Hope and invites community members to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. Sunday at Meade Village Park.
The Annapolis Blues, a new semipro soccer team, hope to attract record crowd to home opener Saturday night
The Annapolis Blues are a fledgling franchise competing in the National Premier Soccer League. The Blues are hoping to set the NPSL attendance record during Saturday night's home opener against FC Frederick at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
Nikola Jokić’s triple-double leads the Denver Nuggets to a Game 1 win against the Miami Heat in their NBA Finals debut
Nikola Jokić had a triple-double in his NBA Finals debut, Jamal Murray scored 26 points and the Denver Nuggets had little trouble with the cold-shooting Miami Heat on the way to a 104-93 win in Game 1 on Thursday night.
Francis Scott Key girls basketball coach TJ Develin steps down after 5 seasons; Mitchell Walther named new coach
TJ Develin has stepped down as coach after leading the Francis Scott Key girls basketball team to the Carroll County championship this past season. Liberty JV coach Mitchell Walther has been named his replacement.
MLB takes over TV broadcasts for San Diego Padres after Bally Sports misses rights fees payment
Major League Baseball will take over broadcasts of San Diego Padres games after Diamond Sports missed a rights fees payment and let the grace period expire.
French Open hopes AI can help tennis players block online death threats: ‘Everybody gets them after a loss’
The group that runs the French Open tennis tournament has hired an artificial intelligence company to monitor players’ social media accounts in a bid to try to protect athletes from cyberbullying.
Referee not selected to work NBA Finals while league looks into his now-deleted tweets
Eric Lewis was not selected as one of the 12 referees who will work the NBA Finals, while the league continues to investigate whether he used a Twitter account to defend himself and other referees from online complaints.
There’s going to be a new NBA champion from Serbia: Nikola (something)
Congratulations, Serbia. You’re about to have another NBA champion. His name is Nikola. (The last name is TBA.)
River Hill tennis captures second consecutive Class 3A state team title, crowns three state champions
River Hill tennis won its second straight Class 3A team state title, also crowning state champions in boys singles, boys doubles and mixed doubles.
Fan voting starts for the MLB All-Star Game
Online voting has begun for starters in Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game at Seattle on July 11.
Novak Djokovic must abstain from political messages at French Open
French Sports minister Amelie Oudea-Castera says Novak Djokovic’s political message about Kosovo was “not appropriate. and warned the former top-ranked Serb player he should not do it again.
Pregnant athletes continue to encounter attitudes from ambivalent to outright hostile from leagues, coaches — and players
Juggling the demands of parenthood with those of a professional sports career is just one of myriad challenges female athletes face in an industry rife with pay disparities, harassment and bullying.
Parkville hires Ben Thompson, who led Gerstell to 2 MIAA B Conference titles, as boys basketball coach
Parkville has hired Ben Thompson, who went 99-92 and won two MIAA B Conference titles in seven seasons at Gerstell, to replace coach Josh Czerski, who guided the Knights to their first Class 4A state championship in March before taking over at Loyola Blakefield.
Clayton Kershaw disagrees with Los Angeles Dodgers’ decision to reinstate satirical LGBTQ+ group for Pride Night award
Clayton Kershaw says he disagrees with the Los Angeles Dodgers’ decision to welcome a satirical LGBTQ+ group called the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence at the team’s annual Pride Night.
Spencer Carbery hired as Capitals coach after 2 seasons as Maple Leafs assistant, 3 leading Hershey Bears
Spencer Carbery was considered the heir apparent to veteran Capitals coach Peter Laviolette because of his time coaching Washington’s top minor league affiliate, the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears, from 2018 to 2021.
The NBA Finals are set: It’s the Miami Heat and the Denver Nuggets for the Larry O’Brien Trophy
Finally, we have a title-series matchup: The Miami Heat, champions of the Eastern Conference even after getting in as only the No. 8 seed, will take on the Western Conference champion Nuggets in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.
German soccer club punished for walking off the field after alleged racist slur at team captain
A lower-level German soccer team called its punishment for stopping a game in protest after racist abuse was apparently directed at team captain Marcus Coffie “a slap in the face.”
Why Josef Newgarden’s win at the Indianapolis 500 is creating controversy and conspiracies
It’s called “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” because the Indianapolis 500 is supposed to be one of the most dramatic and difficult races in the world.