| Jul 19, 2013
| 9:43 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — The last time the Orioles had played at Rangers Ballpark, the night ended with a celebration in the visitor's clubhouse after they beat Texas in the first American League wild-card game.
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis,...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 9:16 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas – Everyone who follows the Orioles knows that this team will go as far as its pitching takes it.
And don’t look now, but the starting rotation is beginning to put together a nice resume.
Wei-Yin Chen’s outing in...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 8:53 PM
When the Orioles gathered for a workout Thursday at Rangers Ballpark for the start of the unofficial second half of the season, manager Buck Showalter gathered his team under the hot Texas sun for a brief meeting behind second base.
“The look on...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Before Arte Moreno resolves the cold war between Jerry Dipoto and Mike Scioscia, the Angels' owner ought to invite Mike Trout to lunch.
Trout could be the first player to wear an Angels cap in Cooperstown, if he sticks around. He could have won the most...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 3:58 PM
On the off chance Cubs fans need some good news right about now, here's a projection that might provide comfort: If President Theo Epstein succeeds in building the "player development machine'' that is his goal, and it later falls apart, he — or his...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 3:49 PM
The All-Snubbed team
It's called the All-Star game — but not all the stars who deserve to play in the exhibition will be at Citi Field on Tuesday.
Some missed their flights to New York because of the rule requiring each team to have at least one...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 7:25 PM
1. Dodgers (2): Matt Kemp may yet provide a lift for the team that went 42-12 in July and August. One thing they're not doing is hitting for power. Their 19 homers in August were the third fewest among NL teams.
2. Tigers (1): Miguel Cabrera remains the...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Orioles first baseman Chris Davis' eye-popping offensive numbers continue to gain him national recognition through the first two months of the season.
Davis won his second American League Player of the Week award Monday for the week ending Sunday. He...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said there is a simple key to competing with the slugging teams of the American League, clubs that seemingly can score at will: Play excellent defense.
"That sucker [the ball] stays in the park, you better catch it,"...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Can a backup catcher be an All-Star?
Absolutely, if Evan Gattis is the backup catcher in question. The Braves rookie lost his spot in the lineup when Brian McCann was activated from the disabled list, but he just keeps bashing the ball, most recently as...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:20 PM
Derek Holland struck out eight and Nelson Cruz hit a long tiebreaking three-run homer and the Texas Rangers beat the weary Kansas City Royals 7-2 Friday night.
Holland (5-2) allowed two runs, one earned, over seven innings to wrap up his undefeated May....