| Jul 20, 2014
| 11:33 AM
A familiar process plays out each time you see the descendant of a baseball legend in an obscure minor league ballpark.
It's something both observers and the player himself have to deal with — the realization that he is not his namesake, then...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:29 PM
NEW YORK — Jacoby Ellsbury hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning and the New York Yankees ended a five-game home losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night in the opener of a 10-game homestand.
| Jul 16, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Orioles minor league outfielder Mike Yastrzemski was promoted to Double-A Bowie on Wednesday, Single-A Frederick announced, making him the club's first 2013 draft pick to reach that level.
Yastrzemski, who is the grandson of Boston Red Sox Hall of Famer...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:31 AM
All day Tuesday, Times readers were asked to vote in a series of polls to select the greatest players at each position in baseball history. Readers were able to vote for three people at each position (except right-handed starter, where the limit was five)...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Last week’s trade between the Chicago Cubs and the Oakland Athletics, which sent pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to Oakland for a prospect package that includes top 10 prospect Addison Russell, kicked off the MLB trade season in...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Three Orioles minor leaguers were promoted from Low-A Delmarva to High-A Frederick on Thursday after a successful first half of the season that ended with a spot in the South Atlantic League All-Star Game on Tuesday.
First baseman Trey Mancini,...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:03 PM
TOP OF THE ORDER
Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams.
Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:
1. SAN FRANCISCO: Right-hander Jean Machi (0.31 ERA) has major league-best 23 1/3 -inning scoreless streak. (3)
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:35 AM
After signing free agents Ubaldo Jimenez and Nelson Cruz in February, the Orioles forfeited their selections in the first two rounds of the first-year player draft that started Thursday.
The club also sent away its pick in the first competitive...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 9:50 AM
The Detroit Tigers have made triple crown winner Miguel Cabrera a very rich man.
The All-Star third baseman is slated to earn a major-league record $292 million over the next 10 years as part of a new contract announced by the Tigers on Friday....
| Mar 3, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Carl Yastrzemski picked the right day to make his first appearance at spring training for the Boston Red Sox in Fort Myers, Fla.
The Hall of Famer who spent his entire career with the Red Sox was on hand to see his grandson, Mike Yastrzemski, score a...
| 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....