| Apr 6, 2012
| 5:11 PM
Brad Lidge did not expect to find himself on the mound for many ninth innings this season, certainly not on Opening Day at Wrigley Field. He signed with the Washington Nationals in late January with the understanding, despite his 223 career saves, that he...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 8:36 PM
One year ago, Chad Tracy tried to keep his career alive in Japan, halfway out of baseball and halfway around the world. Saturday afternoon, after another crucial hit keyed another delirious rally that led to another Washington Nationals victory, Tracy...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 7:52 PM
On Sunday afternoon, the Washington Nationals copied the formula that gave them two victories to start this season — except for the important part. Their offense stalled. Their pitching, in this case seven stellar innings from Jordan Zimmermann,...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 8:31 AM
It’s safe to say Lollapalooza didn’t have people like me in mind when choosing its headliners.
There is no hip-hop headliner like there was in 2008 (Kanye West) and 2011 (Eminem). Also, I’m too young to care that the three-day music...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 2:15 PM
The Orioles need a power hitter for the middle of their lineup. They have a vacant spot at first base, if they can get someone that’s better defensively than Chris Davis.
The club has tried to make a trade to bolster those spots, but they haven&...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The Adam LaRoche dilemma for the Orioles is an interesting one to me.
But apparently, at least from those who responded to my Twitter account Monday, it’s pretty simple: Most of those readers believe the Orioles need to sign LaRoche because he...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 8:11 AM
No, they haven't signed free agent first baseman Adam LaRoche, at least not yet, but the Orioles have signed on to sponsor the annual New Year's Eve celebration at the Inner Harbor, which is almost as exciting.
The giant fireworks display, which was...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 9:24 PM
That the Boston Red Sox are talking to free-agent outfielder Adam LaRoche, which was reported Wednesday, isn't exactly new. The Red Sox were among a handful of teams — the Texas Rangers, Seattle Mariners, Tampa Bay Rays also on that list —...
| May 18, 2012
| 9:16 PM
WASHINGTON, DC -- Since the Orioles and Washington Nationals began their so-called rivalry in 2006, there’s been a consistent theme.The clubs have never had a winning record at the same time when they’ve met for interleague play. Oftentimes,...
| May 19, 2012
| 9:01 PM
In their most recent hot stretch, the Orioles have milked the drama -- with their previous seven wins coming by a margin of three runs or fewer.
For much of Saturday’s 6-5 victory, the trend looked like it finally would end, with their most...