| Sep 5, 2014
| 7:46 PM
James Shields pitched into the ninth inning and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the New York Yankees 1-0 in the opener of a three-game series on Friday night.
Shields (13-7) was pulled for Wade Davis after giving up a single to Derek Jeter with...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:26 PM
It took a decade for the Royals finally to achieve a winning season, and they're still in search of their first playoff berth since 1985.
Yet their latest blueprint for building a playoff-caliber team mirrors what the Cubs are trying to do and sustain...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:01 AM
Record: 74-88 Place: Fourth in American League East
Manager: Mike Hargrove Most Valuable Oriole: Delino DeShields
Batting leader: Delino DeShields (.296) Home run leader: Albert Belle (23)
RBI leader: Albert Belle (103) Wins leader: Jose...
| Jun 25, 2014
The Philadelphia Phillies signed three-time All-Star outfielder Grady Sizemore to a minor league contract.
Sizemore batted .216 with 10 doubles, two triples, two home runs and 15 RBIs for Boston this season before being released by the Red Sox on June...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 5:27 AM
The Orioles spent the off day Thursday in San Francisco and get back to work tonight against the Giants at AT&T Park for their first trip there since 2010, when they lost two of three games and were outscored, 17-9, in the series.
The Orioles are 6-4 in...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Sept. 12, 2004: The Orioles use 10 pitchers, a major league record in a nine-inning game, and lose, 9-7, to the New York Yankees before an announced 47,780 at Camden Yards. Mercifully, Bruce Chen goes the distance the next day for the Birds.
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
It’s one of those baseball statistics that’s hard to believe.
I checked it a couple times to make sure I hadn’t missed anyone. And I really believe I haven’t.
According to baseball-reference.com, there are 44 active major...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:36 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel was the first to admit that his start against the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night wasn’t pretty.
But for Hammel, who battled inconsistency through the first half of the season, gave...
| May 25, 2012
| 9:15 PM
The size of the crowd at Camden Yards on Friday night even surprised Orioles manager Buck Showalter.
Some of it could have been attributed to the beginning of the Memorial Day weekend. The postgame fireworks promotion probably brought a few out as well....
| Jan 29, 2012
| 2:42 PM
No. 18 Royals: 13th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Brewers.
When talent comes in waves, good things happen to teams.
The long-suffering Royals believe they have reached the point where their hard work and over-slot spending in the...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 3:40 PM
– Orioles third baseman Mark Reynolds, who made his second straight start at designated hitter Saturday against the Blue Jays, said he is willing to play anywhere for the benefit of the team.
Reynolds has yet to play third base in the first two...