| Mar 12, 2013
| 6:47 AM
MIAMI – Talking baseball while wondering how badly Tiger Woods blows away the field at Augusta:
1. Nothing against tulips, wooden shoes and Bert Blyleven, but I wish Monday’s 7-6 game in Tokyo had gone the other way. While it’s cool...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 1:43 PM
Thirteen pitchers eligible to play for Team USA in the World Baseball Classic received points in Cy Young voting.
That, sports fans, should largely be the pitching staff for the team Joe Torre will manage.
Imagine a starting rotation of R.A. Dickey,...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 4:18 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — What started as a season of promise for the Pittsburgh Pirates is nearing a familiar end.
The Pirates ensured they would finish with a record 20th straight losing season Sunday when they blew a ninth-inning lead in a 4-3 defeat...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 10:49 AM
With Joey Votto entrenched at first base for at least the next three years, former top draft pick Yonder Alonso is looking for another way into the lineup. Alonso has been working in the outfield. He played a bit of left field for Triple-A Louisville....
| Jun 25, 2011
| 8:56 PM
Since coming off the disabled list early this month, left-hander Brian Matusz hasn't looked like the pitcher that stormed through the minors two years ago and gave Orioles' fans so much hope for the future.
That optimism has been replaced by a...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 5:11 PM
In their rubber match against the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday afternoon, the Orioles committed two errors, left seven runners on base, walked two batters with the bases loaded and nearly coughed up a five-run lead.
And they still won, 7-5, before a...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 5:35 PM
Neil Walker had two RBI singles, the second driving in Andrew McCutchen with the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-3 Saturday.
Walker’s hit off of Aroldis Chapman (2-1) was his third hit of...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 2:55 PM
It's the rubber game tonight between the Reds and Cubs. Bryan LaHair gets his third start this week at his third different position--he's played 1B, LF and tonight will be in RF. LaHair is not considered a "prospect" anymore because he's been around for...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 6:47 PM
Desperately lagging in the world baseball market, the Orioles are attempting to step up their international efforts, and this weekend might serve as a primary example of that change in philosophy.
An Orioles contingent — to include manager Buck...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 2:38 PM
The bidding war for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is about to begin.
The 26-year-old Cuban defector was granted free agency Wednesday by Major League Baseball, meaning teams can begin contract negotiations. This week, Cespedes established Dominican...
| Feb 6, 2012
No. 12 Reds: 19th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Cardinals.
Poor Zack Cozart.
In the year of Barry Larkin, it falls to Cozart to do the near-impossible — replace him.
Cozart, a broad-shoulder product from Ole Miss who has...