| Sep 28, 2013
| 12:53 PM
When Alex Rodriguez hit his record 24th grand slam of his career earlier this month, the boy who ended up with the ball didn't want to return it to the Yankees third baseman.
But 12-year-old Steven Gieseler Jr. eventually turned it over to a Yankee...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Could this be the start of an upset binge?
West Virginia, which got shut out last week by Maryland, has rebounded to scoring a somewhat shocking 30-21 win over No. 11 Oklahoma State.
The Mountaineers (3-2) overcame some shaky clock management in the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:52 PM
The Boston Red Sox beat up the Orioles pretty harshly Friday night, winning, 12-3.
But Orioles first baseman Chris Davis continued to make club history.
Davis homered in the sixth inning against Boston right-hander Clay Buchholz for his 53rd of the...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Two years ago, when the Red Sox were opening their state-of-the-art spring training facility only 5 miles away from the Twins' good-enough one, Ron Gardenhire noted how little things change around the Lee County Sports Complex.
"I'm glad I got a new...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:25 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – As is his laid-back Southern Californian nature, Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman has tried to avoid having the spotlight shine on him.
In his start on Tuesday, however, Tillman has a chance to reach a milestone that few...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Statistics through Friday's game. Last week's rankings in parentheses:
SOMEBODY'S GONNA WIN AN EMMY….
1. BOSTON "Pawn Stars" Team turns discarded items (Victorino et al) into gold (1)
2. OAKLAND "Traffic Light" No AL team has allowed fewer...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Here we go again.
Thanks to a handful of words Theo Epstein didn't say the other day in Milwaukee, it's time for the semi-annual Joe Girardi Watch in the Chicago media and around Midwestern taverns. The default option as the next manager of the Cubs...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
[Back for its second year, "Down the Stretch" is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.]
About last night
Orioles bounce back to take...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:43 PM
NEW YORK -- CC Sabathia pitched effectively into the eighth inning, and the New York Yankees completed a three-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox by holding on for a 6-5 victory Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium.
Sabathia (13-11) allowed three runs and...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 4:21 PM
The Dodgers' expected signing of Cuban second baseman Alexander Guerrero puts a spotlight on the most anticipated free-agent saga of the coming off-season: Whither Robinson Cano?
This saga comes with a song: "Crown," the Jay-Z song that features this...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 4:00 PM
SACRAMENTO — There is hope for the rundown downtown here, and for the hometown basketball team. The Sacramento Kings were as good as gone in January, when rich boys from Seattle put up half a billion dollars to load the team into a moving van headed...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 9:05 PM
TORONTO -- As his chase of the Orioles' single-season home run mark intensified, it seemed like first baseman Chris Davis' bigger focus was doing his best to deflect the attention away from himself and toward his club's chase of a playoff berth.