| May 28, 2011
BURBANK — In the hour-plus he spent signing autographs and greeting fans, Matt Kemp didn't stop smiling and laughing.
Although the Los Angeles Dodgers player had a rare off-day Thursday, Kemp, the team's starting centerfielder, took time away...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 10:14 PM
This time, there was no flurry of missed opportunities to lament, no rash of runners left in scoring position or rally-killing double plays.
It took about everything the Orioles had to even get a hit off Atlanta Braves starter Jair Jurrjens, so...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 5:36 PM
Over 13-plus years of losing baseball, the Orioles have seemingly hit rock bottom so many times that it's impossible to recount.
They finished 4-32 in 2002 and started 2-16 in 2010. They went from first place to fourth in a little more than three...
| Sep 18, 2011
The Cardinals are thrilled with the job Jason Motte has done as their closer. He tentatively has been written in for the job in 2012, keeping them from having to go outside the organization to get that piece. … The Red Sox are hoping...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 5:01 PM
His Orioles teammates have said that he's the kind of player who can carry a team with one of his power binges, and first baseman Mark Reynolds is starting to heat up.
Reynolds took the first pitch of the bottom of the second inning to straight away...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 9:10 PM
The Orioles left Baltimore on Thursday night having completed a 7-3 homestand that finally established themselves as contenders. They have admitted in recent days that they've started scoreboard watching, even though — with 44 games left in the...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 9:23 PM
It was the second inning and Orioles were already in position to blow the game open.
Mark Reynolds had started the inning off with a home run — his fourth in six games. Then Manny Machado doubled and Omar Quintanilla walked. There were no outs, and...
| May 21, 2012
| 9:29 PM
The last time the Orioles met the Red Sox, they played baseball's version of the Boston Marathon — a 17-inning game at Fenway Park that completed Baltimore's first sweep of Boston since 1994. And the last time the Red Sox came to Camden Yards,...
| May 22, 2012
| 3:00 AM
**The most impressive thing about 22-year-old outfielder Xavier Avery is the maturity and patience at the plate he has exhibited. It’s something I didn’t expect when he was recalled last week.
The perfect case in point was in the third inning...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 7:40 PM
Farrell is right guy
After waving goodbye to Terry Francona a year ago, the Red Sox reportedly made a bid for Blue Jays manager John Farrell. The Jays asked for starting pitcher Clay Buchholz as compensation, and the talks...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 8:37 PM
-- Heading into Thursday night, Orioles left-hander Brian Matuszhad strung together four quality starts and, gradually, was putting to rest concerns that he had lost the form that once made him the organization’s most promising pitcher.