Old Mill's Josh Hader, pitching in his first All-Star Game after a standout first half of the season for the Milwaukee Brewers, allowed a three-run home run in the eighth inning Tuesday before exiting the game to find that racist, homophobic, and sexist tweets from his past had been uncovered.
Former Orioles infielder and Astros first base coach Rich Dauer was back in the coaching box Tuesday at the All-Star Game, marking his return to the field after a blood clot nearly took his life during last year's World Series celebration in Houston.
Baseball's commissioner said Tuesday that "I have not made one decision in my entire time as commissioner related to the Baltimore Orioles that was based on whether or not the MASN litigation was ongoing."
Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred and players association chief Tony Clark did agree on something Tuesday. They both think the All-Star Home Run Derby is alive and well after Bryce Harper's dramatic victory Monday night.
Representatives from the three teams who are leading the chase to acquire Manny Machado — the Philadelphia Phillies, Milwaukee Brewers and Los Angeles Dodgers — outline the impact he could have on a playoff race.
Orioles minor league pitcher Alex Katz was in West Virginia with Low-A Delmarva Sunday, but his side-project with friend Anthony De Lucia, KD Custom Kicks, had a major presence at the MLB All-Star Futures Game in Washington.
When the best prospects in baseball congregate Sunday in Washington for the Major League Baseball All-Star Futures Game, the Orioles will be sending two of their own — third baseman Ryan Mountcastle and left-hander Alex Wells — to represent the strengths of their farm system.
All of the baseball world will descend beginning this weekend on Washington for the MLB All-Star Game and its corresponding festivities, but for some, it's a home game. Baltimore Sun alum Tim Kurkjian, who is in his 20th season as one of ESPN's MLB analysts, is one of them.