| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Hall of Fame slugger and broadcasting icon Ralph Kiner died Thursday at his Rancho Mirage, Calif., home. He was 91.
Kiner died of natural causes, with his family at his side.
"With the passing of Ralph Kiner, the baseball world has lost one of its...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:29 PM
Ralph Kiner, a Hall of Fame outfielder for the Pirates who was among Major League Baseball's top post-war sluggers before moving on to a long broadcasting career with the New York Mets, died Thursday in his Rancho Mirage, Calif., home. He was 91.
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:05 AM
CLEVELAND One carries degrees from MIT and Stanford. The other from the University of Illinois.
One grew up a Boston Red Sox fan. The other cheered for the Chicago Cubs.
These are not facts about players competing for a spot in a starting rotation or...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Picture the prototypical NFL coach.
He'd probably look a lot like Hall of Famers Vince Lombardi or Tom Landry, roaming the sideline in a suit and fedora, jaw set permanently to scowl. Or maybe it's Bill Belichick, stationary in a hoodie and...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Sebastian Valle's hold on a spot on the Phillies' 40-man roster this winter has been tenuous at best, especially after the addition of both Cameron Rupp and Tommy Joseph since last August. Wednesday, it disappeared completely. As expected, the 23-year-old...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 1:26 PM
The Orioles have signed left-hander Aaron Laffey, a Cumberland native and Allegany High graduate, to a minor league contract, the team announced Thursday.
The deal does not include an automatic invitation to major league spring training camp. Laffey...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 10:38 PM
Brewers sign former Oriole Mark Reynolds
The Milwaukee Brewers signed veteran free-agent first baseman-third baseman Mark Reynolds to a minor league deal Friday. Reynolds, a former Oriole, will get a $2 million salary with an additional...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 1:27 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles announced Tuesday that they've signed right-handed pitcher Luis Vizcaino and infielder Brock Bond to minor league contracts.
The deals don't include invitations to major league spring training, so both players will report...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 2:43 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Veteran free-agent hitter Jack Cust has been waiting for an opportunity to get back into the major leagues for nearly a year. He will now have that opportunity this week at the Orioles’ minicamp at the Ed Smith Stadium...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:08 PM
On Thursday, journalist Paul Lukas published a report on ESPN’s website indicating that the Cleveland Indians were relegating their “Chief Wahoo” logo to “secondary status” and would in the future use a stylized letter...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Don’t expect the Orioles to resolve their closer situation any time soon.
As the club tries to distance itself from the mess the situation with Grant Balfour created, the Orioles' external search still seems to be focused on free-agent right-...