| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:46 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — When the Orioles left Baltimore for their final series of the regular season, manager Buck Showalter said that one of his team's main goals was to make sure it hadn't played its final game at Camden Yards of 2012.
And the one...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:07 PM
If Kevin Youkilis leaves via free agency, what are the chances the Sox try Dan Johnson at third? He is patient and does have some pop. -- Kent Kimpel, Plymouth, Ind.
I think the chances are slim. I think they should bring him back, but I'm not sure how...
| May 13, 2012
| 4:54 PM
The Orioles had a chance to earn their first three-game sweep of the Rays at Camden Yards since 2007 on Sunday afternoon. But more importantly, they could have gone up three games on division rival Tampa Bay — a monumental accomplishment considering...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 7:17 PM
Eric Hosmer's two-out single in the 10th inning drove in the only run in Kansas City's 1-0 victory over Tampa Bay on Tuesday night in a classic pitchers' duel between the Royals' Luke Hochevar and the Rays' David Price.
The run off Joel Peralta (1-5) was...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:44 AM
The good thing about a sleepy, half-empty domed stadium like Tropicana Field is that everybody got to hear Hawk Harrelson go off on Mark Wegner.
If you missed it, I assume you’re reading this in the hereafter. Whatever, here’s an extended...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 9:04 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Despite the strong start the Orioles had throughout the season's first seven weeks, they never owned a lead atop the American League East of more than two games. Heading into Friday's game against the co-division leading Rays,...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 6:43 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Orioles needed a starting pitching performance to remember Saturday night. They needed something to restore faith in their rotation, something to help stop their sudden swoon.
Brian Matusz was up for the challenge. The...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 7:07 AM
Something has to give, and it ought to be Philip Humber.
Or maybe Gavin Floyd.
Whatever, someone has to give up his spot in the White Sox rotation to make room for Jose Quintana.
The kid left-hander just went down to St. Louis and won his matchup...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 8:11 PM
Suspended Tampa Bay reliever Joel Peralta served up a tiebreaking, two-run double to Danny Espinosa in the sixth inning Thursday night, sending the Washington Nationals over the Rays 5-2.
Earlier in the day, Peralta learned that he had been penalized...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 6:32 PM
Jim Thome knows the routine. Hit a game-ending homer, circle the bases, get mobbed by teammates.
It never gets old.
Thome hit a pinch home run leading off the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies over the Tampa Bay Rays 7-6 on...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:24 PM
Orioles rookie Manny Machado has spent his brief time in the big leagues making difficult plays at third base — like the slow roller down the line — appear routine.
But the dazzling plays he'd already made in his short time as a big leaguer...