Major League Baseball is taking steps to ensure its message of inclusion overcomes the recent bad publicity, while the Orioles have separate procedures to review and monitor players' public social media posts.
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."
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.
The Orioles enter the All-Star break preparing to navigate one of the club’s most pivotal stretches in determining its future in the weeks leading up to the nonwaiver trade deadline, moves that will serve as the building blocks of the team’s rebuild.
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.