| Jul 6, 2013
| 1:39 PM
You don't win the MVP award in May and June.
Miguel Cabrera won the Triple Crown last year but didn't edge past Mike Trout for the MVP until September, when he carried the Tigers into the playoffs while Trout's Angels slid to the sidelines. The last...
| Nov 14, 2013
Ni la peste negra, el cáncer o el virus del HIV han causado tanto daño a la humanidad como el olvido. Perder la memoria es la peor plaga que puede afectar a ser humano.
Se trata de una perturbación que nos deja sin pasado y viviendo una realidad...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:55 PM
I'll watch next week's All-Star Game because I love baseball and I'm a sucker for star-power, pageantry, tradition and all that other stuff.
I want to see how Orioles starters J.J. Hardy, Chris Davis and Adam Jones do. And I want to see the game's...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 12:10 PM
Let the debate begin in earnest about the decision by the Orioles to cut loose first baseman Mark Reynolds.
Reynolds is a free agent today because he stood to make about $9 million next year following salary arbitration. He earned $7.5 million during...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 4:52 PM
That sigh of relief you heard a little after 4 on Sunday afternoon came from Orioles Nation — yes, there is one again — which had been watching the drama unfolding up in the Bronx with a mixture of dread and resignation.
I don't even want to...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 9:07 PM
Orioles fans, take a bow. You deserve it.
That was some show you put on at Camden Yards the past two nights. I've never seen anything like it. And I've been around sports in this town for a long time.
For two wonderful nights in October, you showed...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 9:22 PM
At 10:25 p.m. Wednesday, Joe Girardi became a genius. Either that, or like millions of other Yankee fans, he finally had seen enough of Alex Rodriguez. Maybe the bigger truth is Joe Girardi just couldn't take it anymore.
At 10:25 p.m., Girardi pulled one...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 9:13 PM
NEW YORK — The Orioles have done the improbable so many times this year that it would be foolhardy to assume that the odds are now stacked so high against them that they cannot get out of Yankee Stadium with their title hopes alive.
| Oct 12, 2012
| 7:42 PM
NEW YORK — Everything about the Orioles' amazing 2012 season has been hard to believe, including the sad fact that it is over.
The end came on Friday night in a place where the dreams of baseball players that are not clad in pinstripes do not often...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Over the years at Camden Yards — and, of course, I mean the many bad years — I would be drawn into conversations with parents with little kids, especially if the little kids were decked out in Red Sox shirts and hats.
"Where are you from?" I'...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:24 PM
It is the nature of sports and our passion for them that the novelty of newfound success only lasts so long and is eventually replaced with a bittersweet mixture of pride and regret.
So it will be as Orioles fans tune in to the World Series, which begins...