| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:57 PM
It’s not how you score runs, just that you score more than the other guy. Wild pitches, bases-loaded walks, bunts, bloopers, sacrifice flies, stumbling outfielders -- whatever works.
Tuesday night the Dodgers edged the Detroit Tigers, 3-2, scoring...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:29 PM
Dodgers 3, Tigers 2 (10 innings)
KEY MOMENT: Carl Crawford's 10th-inning double skipped by Detroit left fielder Rajai Davis, allowing Chone Figgins to score the winning run from first base. Figgins opened the inning by drawing a walk. Detroit sent the...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:37 PM
It was only the 10th game of the season for the Dodgers but mark it down as the early leader for their strangest. And, maybe, the most disappointing.
A steal of home, a suicide squeeze by a pitcher, three errors by the Dodgers, a dramatic three-run...
| May 12, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Bud Norris silenced the Detroit Tigers hitters early in his outing Saturday night by pitching inside effectively, but when his 113th and final pitch sailed inside and hit right fielder Torii Hunter, it wasn't received well.
Tempers flared and both...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 6:03 PM
Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez allowed five runs in the first – and seven runs total – in 2 2/3 innings Wednesday night against the Rays.
It halted the Orioles’ season-best seven straight quality starts.
Gonzalez allowed a home...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 9:21 PM
So much has gone wrong this season for the Baltimore Orioles, it's difficult at times to say where the franchise should even begin to focus its attention as it tries to address the problems that have led to another frustrating year.
But what has become...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 9:16 PM
It is nights like Saturday when a 100-loss season not only looks like a strong possibility for these 2011 Orioles, but also seems to be their destiny.
The Orioles had a five-run lead after two innings and a four-run advantage after five before Jeremy...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 4:08 PM
From the Orioles' perspective, nearly everything seemed gloomy prior to Sunday's game against the Detroit Tigers.
The weather was rainy and miserable, the tarp was on the field, and the forecast showed no let up in sight. Even if the game did go on as...
| Sep 11, 2011
As much fun as it would be to see the Brewers and Tigers create havoc in October, this is shaping up as a postseason that will be low on surprises. The three best teams entering the playoffs are likely to be the Yankees, Phillies and Red Sox, in that...
| Sep 14, 2011
The field for this fall's playoffs might be far different if Josh Byrnes, then the Diamondbacks general manager, hadn't approached the Yankees' Brian Cashman with an idea shortly before Thanksgiving in 2009.
What transpired next may have contributed to...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 8:36 PM
Like Rudolf Nureyev, the Tigers have turned on a dime.
They appeared to be downsizing less than two years ago when they traded Curtis Granderson and Edwin Jackson in moves that seemed to show owner Mike Ilitch's concern over a bloated payroll. But that...