| Mar 2, 2014
| 6:50 PM
The anonymous minor league outfielder played his first major league spring training game for the Orioles Sunday, scoring a run in an 8-6 loss to the Red Sox in Fort Myers, Fla. But this was no ordinary player. Mike Yastrzemski received a nice ovation from...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 10:09 AM
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Orioles prospect Mike Yastrzemski walked onto the field at jetBlue Park on Sunday morning and was immediately surrounded by media from both the Baltimore and Boston areas.
It was no surprise, since the he had been added to the...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 1:46 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. – Left-hander Brian Matusz pitched two scoreless innings in his first start of the exhibition season, but the Orioles suffered their first loss in three Grapefruit League games, 8-6, to the Boston Red Sox at JetBlue Stadium....
| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Even though Steve Clevenger (Mount St. Joseph) and Johnny Monell have experience playing elsewhere, don’t expect to see either anywhere but behind the plate this spring as they compete for the backup catching job.
Bench coach John Russell, a...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:29 PM
For a generation of fans, Derek Jeter is the face of the Yankees.
Jeter has stood at shortstop for 19 seasons, the captain of a perennial playoff team and five-time World Series winner. The franchise stamped by Hall of Fame names such as Babe Ruth, Lou...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:02 PM
They did it. A Boston Red Sox team that was given up for lost in 2012 came back to win the World Series in six intense and exciting games against the St. Louis Cardinals.
For Red Sox fans, the 2013 season was a gift from the baseball gods, a magical...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
We'll take a break from Orioles rumors that most likely won’t come to fruition -- I never say never, but I say "most likely not" a whole lot in the winter -- to look at the findings of a pretty cool book I thought would be of interest to many of...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 3:36 PM
After sending Steve Johnson to Triple-A on Saturday night so he could build up his innings in the Tides’ rotation, the Orioles still had an open roster spot with Brian Roberts on the three-day paternity list.
So they recalled infielder Danny...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:40 PM
It was one of those rare days where Jim Smiley pulled his collection of baseball memorabilia out of storage and into his La Crescenta home.
While Smiley hasn’t seen most of the items in quite a while, he only brings them out about four times a...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Only Chris Davis stands between Miguel Cabrera and baseball history.
As he heads toward the conclusion of another sensational season with the Detroit Tigers, Cabrera has a decent shot at becoming the first major league player to win the Triple Crown in...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:55 AM
What is it about fathers, sons and baseball? What makes the sport so special that it is passed down the family line, normally among males? But I should quickly add that my wife learned to keep score from her father while going to Fenway Park in Boston...