Baltimore-based The Cordish Cos., known for pairing urban-style entertainment districts with sports venues, will work with the San Francisco Giants to build a $1.6 billion waterfront development near the club's ballpark and is planning three more sports-anchored projects in Las Vegas, Portland and St. Louis..
Dylan Bundy, who agreed to a guaranteed $6.25 million major league contract on Aug. 15, said he is excited to get back on the mound after spending most of the summer in a holding pattern as he and his agent negotiated with the Orioles.
Two months ago, Michael Gonzalez was trying to regain a late-inning role out of the bullpen for the last-place Orioles. Lately, though, the left-hander has been so dominant that the Texas Rangers had to have him for their playoff run.
On Tuesday afternoon, Baltimore was shook by a 5.9-magnitude earthquake in Virginia that will likely go down as the strongest on record in Maryland history. Downtown, buildings rattled, offices evacuated and sirens blared. But as of 3 p.m., no injuries had been reported in the city, according to police and fire spokesmen. Contrary to what some may believe, Kevin Cowherd never saw this one coming.
Two days after joining the 3,000-hit club in about the coolest way imaginable, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will reportedly skip Tuesday night¿s All-Star Game because of "emotional and physical exhaustion."
Long a solid center fielder and one of baseball's best baserunners, Curtis Granderson has turned into a beast at the plate since working with New York Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long to rework his swing.
Keith Law, the lead baseball writer for Scouts Inc., has been critical of the Orioles' offseason moves, so I thought my readers might read to see what he had to say about the additions of Vladimir Guerrero and J.J. Hardy, the Matt Wieters debate and where the Orioles stand in the AL East.
Never and I chatted about a lot of things Wednesday, from Adam Jones, Matt Wieters and the talented young pitching staff to the Buck Showalter effect and the blueprint for winning in the AL East. Neyer also gave his outlook for the Orioles in 2011, though my headline kind of spoils the big finish.