| Jun 28, 2014
| 8:04 PM
TORONTO — White Sox right fielder Dayan Viciedo needed one swing to change the complexion of the game Saturday in a 4-3 victory over the Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre.
Viciedo socked a three-run homer on the first pitch that Blue Jays reliever...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:47 PM
TORONTO — Manager Robin Ventura aptly described the White Sox's 5-4 victory over the Blue Jays on Friday night as a "thriller." Some of the excitement at the Rogers Centre was less than helpful.
First baseman Jose Abreu hit two of four Sox home...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Before long, whether through a rising price tag or poor performance, a baseball team will eventually move to its next closer.
The former is how Tommy Hunter replaced Jim Johnson at the back of the Orioles bullpen this year, but not before Johnson...
| May 11, 2014
| 5:02 PM
As Mike Butcher walked to the mound, he had no reason to believe this visit would be any different from any of the hundreds he has made as the Angels' pitching coach.
He might offer a pitcher a suggestion, ask him how he feels, maybe just stall for a...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:59 PM
New Orioles closer Tommy Hunter had been walking the tightrope between disaster and success pretty much since the season started, narrowly escaping trouble nearly every time he touched the ball in a save situation.
On Tuesday, in a 4-1 loss to the...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:25 PM
The Toronto Blue Jays traded for R.A. Dickey before the 2013 season for the knuckleballer to anchor their rebuilt rotation, but he hasn't had much success against the Orioles.
The Orioles teed off on the 39-year-old right-hander in three starts last...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:30 AM
TORONTO – Chris Tillman certainly didn’t have his best outing in the Orioles’ 10-8 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night, but his ability to make adjustments and stay in the game following a nightmare six-run second inning...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 9:07 PM
New Orioles closer Tommy Hunter was one pitch away from his fourth save in as many chances Saturday night before he didn’t get the check swing, third-strike call he wanted.
On the next pitch, he didn’t get the save either, as Toronto Blue...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz is available for today's series finale against the Toronto Blue Jays after being bedridden the past two days with an illness that included a brief stay in a local hospital.
Matusz said he first felt sick Friday morning,...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Toronto Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus has homered in consecutive games. The one Saturday night against Tommy Hunter put the game into extra innings.
And his blast in the first inning Sunday also had some significance. Rasmus' homer against...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 4:04 PM
The results that right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez has received in his first three starts with the Orioles — an unsightly 0-3 record and a 7.31 ERA — would have most pitchers searching for answers, especially while trying to meet the expectations of...