| Sep 23, 2012
| 4:08 PM
They call the right-field foul pole at Fenway Park the “Pesky Pole” after Red Sox great Johnny Pesky, who was honored after the game with a ballpark memorial service that drew about a thousand admirers and featured several dozen former Red Sox...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 4:40 PM
The Pesky Pole got the best of the Orioles on Sunday afternoon.
In the Orioles' 2-1 loss to the Red Sox at Fenway Park, the 100-year-old ballpark's fabled right-field corner played a huge part in two key plays.
With the tying run on first in the top...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 7:12 AM
Every offseason this happens. Sometimes it happens three, four, five times in the winter.
A reporter attaches the Orioles to a star free agent’s name. And then those of us who cover the team locally will get inundated with questions about whether...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Right-hander Chris Tillman pitched three scoreless innings Sunday in the Orioles’ 6-1 Grapefruit League loss to the Boston Red Sox before a sellout crowd of 8,316 at Ed Smith Stadium.
Tillman pitched the middle innings of game that also featured...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 6:27 AM
The Orioles and Red Sox are playing a pair of simutaneous split-squad contests today -- one here at Ed Smith Stadium and another down south at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers.
We'll have double-barrel coverage. Follow me on Twitter at @EddieInTheYard for...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Right-hander Armando Galarraga, who is hoping to make the Orioles after missing much of last season because of injury, tired after a solid early performance and ended up allowing four runs in four innings as the Boston Red Sox beat the Orioles, 7-4, in...
| 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...
| 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'...
| Nov 23, 2011
We’re on to Phase 3 of the offseason to-do list and it involves acquiring new players and the consideration of moving Starlin Castro to a new position. Julie Dicaro at A League of Her Own made my job a bit easier by already compiling a list of...
| May 22, 2012
At least one IronPig is well=rested for Tuesday's 10:35 a.m. Education Day game against Louisville. Starting pitcher Dave Bush headed home at 8 p.m. Monday, missing the bulk of the 13-inning, 4 1/2-hour-plus marathon won by the IronPigs 7-6 on Andres...
| Apr 11, 2011
Field prep is underway for tonight's game with Syracuse, and the IronPigs it's looking better for the IronPiggs to get the game in before the forecasted rains arrive later tonight. Rich Thompson is out of the lineup tonight, so shortstop Rob Hudson...