| Jun 1, 2015
| 5:02 PM
Halley's comet is rare, but it arrives pretty much on schedule, roughly every 75 years. The rare occurrences in sports are not so predictable. You might see a rare feat two or three times in a decade, then never again in your lifetime.
| Apr 21, 2015
| 7:21 PM
Hall of Famer Jim Palmer is suddenly Public Red Sox Enemy No. 1 after sending out a tweet Sunday that criticized Sox designated hitter David Ortiz for the histrionics that got him ejected from a tight game against the Orioles and led to him being...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 4:19 AM
Fifty years ago, he strode to the mound from the bullpen in Boston, a gangly 19-year-old playing his first game in the big leagues.
"Nervous?" Orioles manager Hank Bauer asked the rookie right-hander.
"A little … apprehensive," Jim Palmer said,...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 2:15 PM
Pitcher Dylan Bundy might be the biggest name on the roster of the 2015 Class AA Bowie Baysox. But he's destined for a very small role – at least for the first couple of weeks of the campaign.
The Baysox open their season Thursday night at...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 9:51 PM
Apprentice School beat College of the Albemarle (N.C.) 12-1 Thursday, giving Bryan Cave his 599th coaching win. He will go for No. 600 Friday at War Memorial Stadium against Virginia Wesleyan.
Winning pitcher Taylor Gomer held...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 7:03 PM
Ray Allen has not played this season, and it will stay that way. He did not say he was retiring, leaving open the possibility of playing again next season. There was the thought that Allen, who played for Miami last season, might sign with a title...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 5:19 PM
Alex Johnson, the only batting champion in Angels' history, died Saturday of complications from cancer. He was 72.
His death was announced by the James H. Cole Home for Funerals in Detroit.
Johnson hit .288 in 13 major league seasons, but it was his...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 11:37 AM
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Big Papi arrived at spring training with a weighty quip about new teammate Pablo Sandoval.
"My belly hasn't grown like Panda," David Ortiz said Tuesday, joking about new Boston Red Sox teammate Sandoval.
Ortiz, the final...
| 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...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 3:59 PM
There were 549 votes cast, with 412 needed for election:
Randy Johnson, 534 (97.3 percent); Pedro Martinez, 500 (91.1); John Smoltz, 455 (82.9); Craig Biggio, 454 (82.7); Mike Piazza, 384 (69.9); Jeff Bagwell, 306 (55.7); Tim Raines, 302 (55.0);...
| Aug 27, 2013
BALTIMORE - 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...