| Mar 13, 2013
| 4:17 PM
When the 2013 Sunset League baseball season opens Friday, it will mark the first time in 29 years that Ron LaRuffa has not led a league team into the title race.
LaRuffa resigned Feb. 12 as head coach at Fountain Valley. He guided the Barons for the...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Go ahead, pick an American League East champion.
Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 8:50 AM
The American League East has long been considered one of baseball’s toughest divisions, and that should hold true again in 2013. But it’s no longer a division dominated by a couple high-spending teams and the occasional upstart. Suddenly,...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 9:10 PM
The Orioles realize that their chase of the New York Yankees for the American League East title has little room for error, especially as their regular season whittles down to just eight games.
Their opportunities to overcome the Yankees — who...
| May 29, 2012
| 6:04 AM
Tommy Hunter's words carried considerable concern. Following the Orioles right-hander's shortest outing of this young season Monday night against a Blue Jays lineup that used his fastball for batting practice, Hunter had few answers.
He entered the...
| May 29, 2012
| 9:06 PM
The Orioles' 8-6 loss to the Blue Jays Tuesday night ended with catcher Matt Wieters watching his team's failed comeback from a seven-run deficit in the visiting clubhouse of the Rogers Centre, banished from the field after receiving the first ejection of...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 6:42 PM
TORONTO – From the day early this spring when Orioles manager Buck Showalter decided to place Nolan Reimold in the leadoff spot, he told Reimold he didn't need him to become a different player because of his new place atop the batting order....
| Apr 26, 2012
| 9:04 PM
It had been nearly 18 months since Brian Matusz pitched a game with the precision of the one he threw against the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday night.
During Matusz’s dubious losing streak – the longest in the major leagues – the...