| Oct 11, 2014
| 6:01 PM
A baseball manager used to stay above criticism and second-guessing if he won. Nowadays, you have to win a certain way because, you know, it's all about the numbers and results are "random." Get it?
Well, Ned Yost does it his way — bunting and...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:45 PM
The Dodgers have a big advantage on offense and with a rotation topped by the best pitcher in baseball, who will be available to start twice in the five-game series if needed.
Add in a deeper, more versatile bench and a bullpen that finally began to hit...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Former Dodger Mark Ellis was left off the St. Louis Cardinals’ postseason roster while right-hander Michael Wacha, who beat the Dodgers twice in last fall’s National League Championship Series, will pitch out of the bullpen, Manager Mike...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 9:09 PM
The Cubs believed they had enough money last winter to make an honest run at free-agent pitcher Masahiro Tanaka.
But with about $41 million off the books from this year's obligations — including the final $14 million installment on Alfonso...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:22 PM
As a member of the Chicago White Sox from 2005 through 2012, A.J. Pierzynski grew to appreciate Paul Konerko as thoroughly as anyone associated with the team during Konerko’s tenure.
Pierzynski’s appreciation for Konerko, who will retire...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:18 PM
The Paul Konerko era already was nearing its end when I started covering the White Sox in August 2013, and so while the captain's home runs and RBIs have still colored parts of my experiences with the team, they are not what has left the...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 9:04 PM
With nearly two dozen Orioles greats in attendance to commemorate the franchise's 60th anniversary, manager Buck Showalter felt a certain pressure for his club to perform Friday night against the St. Louis Cardinals.
As the Orioles wore cream-colored...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Shortstop J.J. Hardy was scratched just before Sunday’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Camden Yards with a sprained left thumb, an injury he suffered Saturday while sliding into home plate.
It is uncertain when Hardy will return to the...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 5:32 PM
The Orioles optioned right-hander Miguel Gonzalez to Triple-A Norfolk before Saturday’s game in order to make room on the 25-man roster for right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, who was activated from the 15-day disabled list to start Saturday’s game...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 2:52 PM
With right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez returning from the disabled list to start Saturday’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals, the Orioles must make a difficult roster decision in order to clear room for him.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Frustrated by toiling in the minor leagues for six years and questioning whether he’d ever get the opportunity to make it to the majors, Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph considered retiring this offseason when he went unprotected by the O’s and...