| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:40 PM
The Atlanta Braves and shortstop Andrelton Simmons agreed on a $58-million, seven-year contract, a record deal for the latest young star locked up by the National League East champions.
The deal, which runs through the 2020 season, is the largest...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 5:27 AM
The Orioles’ search for a starting pitcher to upgrade their rotation took a major hit Friday when right-hander Bronson Arroyo -- one of the club’s top offseason targets -- chose the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Orioles.
The two sides agreed...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:15 AM
The Orioles didn’t land veteran right-hander Bronson Arroyo this week; he signed a two-year deal with a third-year option with the Arizona Diamondbacks worth a guaranteed $23.5 million.
A.J. Burnett is still on the open market, but there is a...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:26 AM
One of the great things about my profession and social media -- Twitter, in particular -- is the immediacy with which writers can interact with readers.
I’ll be stepping away from Twitter for a little bit before I head down to Florida in a few...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 1:20 PM
MATT MAGILL, 24, starting pitcher
Final 2013 stats: 0-2, 6.51 ERA, 1.99 WHIP, 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings, .257 opponents batting average in 27 2/3 innings (six starts).
Contract status: Under team control.
The good: Pitched well enough to win...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 6:06 PM
The nomadic professional baseball career of Orioles left-hander Dana Eveland has seen its share of spring training sites.
When the 28-year-old pitcher arrived at the Ed Smith Stadium Complex last weekend, it marked Eveland's seventh stint with a big...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Will we ever see the Giants coming?
The team Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy put together since saying goodbye to Barry Bonds is the only National League team to win the World Series twice within three seasons since the Big Red Machine, yet the Giants...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:58 AM
While the Orioles aren’t actively pursuing additional starting pitching, it didn’t stop them from scouting veteran right-hander Aaron Harang in the Los Angeles Dodgers' Phoenix camp on Monday.
The Dodgers’ free-spending offseason...
| Jun 17, 2011
It pained Mike Scioscia to bench the Angels' designated hitter and most productive batter Friday night, but one look at the expansive outfield in Citi Field made the manager's decision to start lighter-hitting but speedy Peter Bourjos in the outfield........
| Nov 18, 2011
Hiroki Kuroda: It's looking like the bankrupt Dodgers won't be able to re-sign Hiroki Kuroda, leaving them to holes in their 2012 rotation....
| Dec 2, 2011
The Dodgers signed left-hander Chris Capuano to a two-year, $10-million deal Friday, likely signaling the end of Hiroki Kuroda's career in Los Angeles....