| May 11, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman isn’t sure why it is happening, but he knows he needs to be better early in games if he’s going to continue his ascent as a major league starter.
On Sunday, in the Orioles’ 5-2 loss to the Houston...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:12 PM
As trade talks heat up ahead of baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the biggest name available will be a left-handed starting pitcher — and another lefty ace could join him on the market.
With the Tampa Bay Rays tied for last place in...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:15 PM
Developing baseball talent is always an inexact science.
Even when a team drafts or signs a bona fide prospect, injuries sometimes get in the way of the most promising careers.
Such is the case this year for three of the game's top prospects,...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:54 PM
KEY MOMENT: Jose Altuve hit a one-out double to left field in the eighth inning and Chris Carter hit a two-out home run to right against reliever Fernando Salas to extend a 2-1 Astros lead to 4-1. It was Carter's second home run of the game, his 35th this...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 3:41 PM
NEW YORK -- It would have been easy for Brandon McCarthy to think he has a small margin of error with a three-run lead.
Instead, McCarthy treated his latest start like a scoreless game and remained locked in on the opposing hitters.
| Aug 19, 2014
| 8:18 PM
NEW YORK -- Chris Carter hit a three-run home run with one out in the top of the ninth inning, lifting the Houston Astros to a 7-4 victory over the New York Yankees Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium.
After striking out four times in a game for the seventh...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 12:44 PM
NEW YORK -- Brandon McCarthy continued his resurgence by firing a four-hitter as the New York Yankees salvaged the finale of a three-game series with a 3-0 victory over the Houston Astros on Thursday afternoon.
Switch-hitting third baseman Chase...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:39 PM
MIAMI The placard cautioning pedestrians about a wet floor in front of Chad Qualls' locker Tuesday night was insufficient.
His Miami Marlins' teammates had more in store Wednesday, a day after Qualls fist-pumped himself into a tumble after striking out...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Paul Konerko will return to the White Sox. I can't believe all the muckamucks in Sox offices were happy with that decision.
Those doubters would have the same question I do:
How does signing a player who turns 38 in spring training help next season&...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Astros 7, Angels 4
KEY MOMENT: There were five of them, actually, Jason Castro's two-run homer to left-center in the first, solo shots by Matt Dominguez to left in the second, Jesus Guzman to left in the fourth and Alex Presley to right-center in the...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 6:37 PM
The word from around the Warehouse is that the Orioles aren’t done with their winter shopping. The club has made some significant moves, most notably making a run in the international market for starting pitching by acquiring Japanese pitcher...