| Nov 3, 2014
| 2:35 PM
The marquee at Wrigley Field read "Welcome Joe Maddon," and the Chicago Cubs gave their new manager a robust greeting before Monday's news conference.
Maddon, 60, will receive a five-year contract worth at least $25 million, a source confirmed.
| Nov 3, 2014
| 2:31 AM
Following a 2014 season in which he was moved from the Milwaukee Brewers’ starting rotation to the bullpen, Marco Estrada incurred an even greater transition in his Major League Baseball career Saturday when he was dealt from the Brewers to the...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 4:32 PM
The podium never will look so attractive to Cubs fans as it will when Joe Maddon is introduced Monday as the Cubs' manager at the Cubby Bear, where many supporters have drowned their sorrows after numerous disappointments of past decades.
But for all...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:00 AM
One of the more intriguing free agents this offseason, as it pertained to the Orioles, was Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara.
Uehara and his family still live in Baltimore. He turns 40 in April and he struggled some toward the end of last season,...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 8:24 PM
The San Francisco Giants won their third World Series in five years Wednesday night when they defeated the Kansas City Royals, 3-2, in Game 7. But the important thing here is that the end of the series means the start of free agency.
Players with no...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:28 PM
The Orioles didn't fall short of the World Series by much this year, and the obvious case can be made that the return of some key players will make them a stronger team in 2015.
But this is no time to take the pedal off the metal.
When the free-...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:58 PM
It wasn't just shrewd management in the front office and on the field that enabled Tampa Bay to overcome its small-market limitations to win two American League East titles and two wild-card berths from 2008 to 2013.
"Part of our success is we came...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Following an injury-plagued season, right-hander Steve Johnson has been removed from the Orioles’ 40-man roster and outrighted to Triple-A Norfolk, the club announced Friday.
Johnson, a St. Paul’s graduate, did not pitch a major league...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 6:14 AM
There was plenty of disappointment from Orioles fans on Tuesday when Buck Showalter placed second for the annual Sporting News American League Manager of the Year Award.
Showalter was edged by Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia, whose team had the...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
For the second time in three weeks, Ravens Pro Bowl kick returner Jacoby Jones muffed a punt.
Jones' mishandled punt came the second quarter of the Ravens' 29-7 win over the Atlanta Falcons. The ball was recovered by Falcons special-teams ace Eric Weems...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 8:26 PM
Here's a happy thought while everyone tries to look into the future and figure out how the Orioles roster will look when spring training begins in February:
Next year's starting lineup is going to look a lot like what this year's starting lineup...