| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship.
While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter pondered the question and then deftly evaded it.
Just how good do you think right-hander Jason Hammel has a chance to be?
Instead of answering, he reflected back on the deal last February that brought Hammel to the...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis was scratched from the starting lineup for Sunday afternoon’s Grapefruit League game against the Phillies after he woke up with neck spasms.
“We’re just going to be careful with him,” Orioles...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Rather than use a plastic wiffle ball bat like everyone else who faced off against retired Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood Saturday during Woody's Wiffle Ball Classic at Wrigley Field, former WWE Champion CM Punk briefly opted for a folding chair, not unlike...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 9:06 PM
NEW YORK — After careful research and tedious tweaks to the starting rotation schedule over the past month, the Orioles aligned their rotation so that right-hander Miguel Gonzalez could start the team's series opener at Yankee Stadium on Friday...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The Orioles head into this afternoon’s series finale at Yankee Stadium 8½ games back of AL East-leading Boston, the largest deficit they’ve faced all season.
It doesn’t seem that long ago when the Orioles won the first four games after...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:40 PM
The last time the Orioles hosted the Yankees in September at Camden Yards, Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis’ season ended when a CC Sabathia fastball broke his left thumb.
That event – which robbed Markakis of playing in the postseason...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 8:41 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter’s fiery charge out of his dugout following the first inning Monday night -- as he tried to push through two umpires to get at Yankees manager Joe Girardi -- undoubtedly added some fuel to this week’s pivotal...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 3:25 PM
NEW YORK – The Orioles were back at Yankee Stadium on Friday for the first time since their season-ending Game 5 loss to the Yankees six months ago in the American League Division Series.
“That’s the first thing I thought about when I...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Right-hander Steve Johnson (lat) threw four innings and 70 pitches in Fort Myers, Fla., as part of an extended spring game. Assuming he feels good during a side session this weekend, Johnson will make his 2013 pro debut next week in Charlotte for the...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Orioles designated hitter Steve Pearce entered Thursday night hitless in his first 13 at-bats this season.
Certainly, it's not the way the 30-year-old wanted to start the year, but it is not without explanation.
Pearce has made five starts in 2013...