| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:22 PM
The first story line of the exhibition season: Can a college kid upstage the New York Yankees?
No, seriously. The Yankees open the Grapefruit League season Tuesday against Florida State, and the Seminoles' roster includes Heisman Trophy winner Jameis...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:57 AM
Of course it’s only one game, but if the Orioles can make it a habit of winning low-scoring, one-run games, 2014 really could be a special season.
The Orioles had their chances to score in their 2-1 Opening Day win over the defending champion...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 12:23 PM
After yesterday's off day, the Orioles will play the second game of their three-game season-opening series against the Boston Red Sox tonight at Camden Yards.
Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez will make his Orioles debut tonight against Red Sox right-hander...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:43 PM
No matter what A.J. Pierzynski accomplishes, he still will be the kid down the street to Dr. Phillips baseball coach Mike Bradley.
Bradley, then in elementary school, recalls Pierzynski hitting off a batting tee in his garage or running sprints.
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:45 AM
— As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette sat in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on a sunny afternoon earlier this month, overlooking a well-manicured cloverleaf of fields, a bitter winter seemed like an eternity ago in more ways...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Nick Markakis, the longest-tentured Orioles player, will make his eighth straight Opening Day start in right field this afternoon.
After testing his stiff neck during batting practice today, Markakis will be in the starting lineup batting leadoff....
| Apr 9, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Who is off to the best start among players with ties to Central Florida now in the majors. These stats are current through Tuesday. We will be running periodic updates. If there is anyone missing, please let me know at firstname.lastname@example.org....
| Mar 31, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Manny Machado heard the familiar roars Monday as he jogged out to accept his 2013 Gold Glove in front of the Opening Day crowd at Camden Yards.
Sadly, Machado's chance to thrill the Baltimore faithful was fleeting. He's still rehabilitating the knee...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:23 AM
The unfamiliar and unwanted chill in the Florida air will soon subside, and that means one thing -- it's time for spring training baseball in the Sunshine State.
Pitchers and catchers begin reporting for Grapefruit League teams in the second week of...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 1:01 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez didn't know what to expect in his return to the mound after taking a hard shot off his shin in a start against the Boston Red Sox last week.
"I thought it would be worse," he said after pitching...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 11:28 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — The plot thickened in the American League wild-card race Friday night, as the Texas Rangers beat the Angels, 5-3, to move to within one game of Tampa Bay and Cleveland for the final two playoff spots with two games remaining....