| Apr 2, 2013
| 11:03 AM
I offhandedly tweeted that Manny Machado might be the most exciting ballplayer to come through Baltimore in 30 years. Which led to a quick mental review of the other candidates to see if I was crazy. The verdict?
Well first, let’s talk about...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Staff writer Tim Hubbard looks at three players whose surprising performances in the first half have earned them roster spots in Tuesday's All-Star game in New York.
SP | Arizona
When the Angels traded for Dan Haren in July 2010, many...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:46 PM
Maureen Hall cradled the bulbous, papier-mache mask with its black feathers and orange beak. The temperature had pushed past 90 degrees, but the 6th-grade teacher from Parkville didn't hesitate to pull it over her head as onlookers snapped photos of her...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 5:12 PM
There was a message left on the office phone one cold night in 2001, but the caller didn't leave his name. It was just an old raspy voice wanting to say hi.
I recognized the voice because I had heard him talk several hundred times, so I called him...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:20 PM
The Orioles' 2013 season plummeted from modestly disappointing to something far gloomier the instant Manny Machado took an off-kilter step Monday in Tampa Bay and wrenched his left knee.
But the news was not as bad as feared, as an MRI revealed Tuesday...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 4:19 PM
NEW YORK -- After going through an early-season 1-for-18 slump, third baseman Manny Machado is starting to find his comfort zone in the No. 2 spot in the Orioles batting order.
Since hitting the game-winning home run in the team’s 8-5 comeback win...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 6:16 PM
With the Ravens 10-point underdogs and facing the better-than-ever Peyton Manning, fans should just start packing up their purple gear and accepting the end of their football season today — or so the experts seem to be saying.
To which Bernadette...
| May 30, 2013
| 1:03 PM
So Chris Davis … wow.
There are so many ways to convey the absurdity of his start to the 2013 season. If he somehow continued hitting at his current pace, he would finish with totals that could slide neatly into Babe Ruth’s prime.
| Jun 8, 2013
| 4:00 AM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Games like the Orioles’ 2-1 loss to the Rays Friday night are tough ones to swallow, especially when another team beats you at your own game.
The Orioles are usually the kings of the late innings, but after Desmond...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 3:07 PM
It has been 45 years since she first ran onto the field at Memorial Stadium, an 11-year-old blonde with a big smile and a straw broom that would win her fame. There, during the fifth-inning break in Orioles games, Linda Warehime would sweep off the bases,...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:16 AM
It appears the Midsummer Classic is finally back to being must-watch television for baseball fans in Baltimore.
Gone are the dark days when the Orioles sent one (sometimes deserving) player to the All-Star Game. From 2006 to 2011, the Orioles had just...