| Nov 20, 2014
| 11:52 AM
The Orioles announced Thursday that they have claimed outfielder Alex Hassan off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.
Hassan, 26, spent his entire professional career in the Boston Red Sox organization before he was claimed Monday by the Athletics. He...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 10:19 AM
William and Mary record-setting running back Jonathan Grimes, 24, is in his third stint with the Houston Texans. He also has been with the New York Jets and Jacksonville Jaguars.
Primarily because of a numbers game, the undrafted 5-foot-10, 207-pounder...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 11:30 AM
When many of us last saw Logan Thomas, he was getting knocked woozy in Virginia Tech's Sun Bowl loss to UCLA on New Year's Eve. Even before then, he took plenty of criticism -- often deservedly so, he admitted -- for inaccurate passing.
| Oct 24, 2014
| 9:24 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Grateful Dead songs played over the p.a. system at AT&T Park during batting practice Friday in what may have been a devious plan to mellow out Royals' hitters before Game 3 of the World Series.
After the shaky performance of the...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Still having trouble watching this World Series and not thinking, “The Dodgers have a better team!”
Except, of course, for that one little area. That bane of their 2014 existence — the bullpen.
Forget for a moment that Adrian...
| 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 30, 2014
| 9:52 AM
The Major League Baseball Players Association has announced the 121 players who are XX B free agents, meaning they can sign with any team starting at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday morning. (I had always been told that former teams have exclusive rights until 11:59...
| 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 21, 2014
| 2:37 PM
As anyone who has been to Wrigley Field in the past five years can attest, the ballpark isn't the only thing the Cubs own that needs a radical makeover.
The club has constructed a plan to improve the stadium. But Wrigley is a live entertainment venue...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 11:00 AM
After the red-hot Kansas City Royals completed a four-game sweep of the Orioles in the American League Championship Series, I'm still flaunting my team colors. For the first time in my life I can say I'm proud to be an Orioles fan ("There's no joy in...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Nearly every locker inside the Orioles clubhouse had been vacated by Friday afternoon, equipment bags packed, moving boxes stacked and even nameplates removed.
On a day when Camden Yards could have hosted Game 6 of the American League Championship...