| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:04 PM
While the National Baseball Hall of Fame was announcing Wednesday that three players in their first year of eligibility — pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine and slugger Frank Thomas — had been elected by the writers' association in the...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Disney World embraced the D. That is, they made a little bit of history as Super Bowl XLVIII MVP and Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker Malcolm Smith visited the Magic Kingdom today to make good on his postgame promise of "I'm Going to Disney World."...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 11:05 PM
ST. LOUIS — This was baseball the old-fashioned way. None of this nonsense about a quality start. None of this feel-good stuff about keeping your team in the ballgame.
These were two of the finest pitchers in baseball taking the reins and not...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:49 PM
While managers have different preferences about using "small ball," it strikes me that the White Sox rarely use sacrifice bunts in games where one run can make the difference. Is this a strategical decision or are they just bad bunters? -- Bob Dunn;...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Think it would be an unfair advantage for the Dodgers to have Clayton Kershaw on the mound in three different 2014 openers? All with at least four days' rest?
It could happen, at least in theory, after it was announced Thursday the Dodgers-Padres game...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:28 AM
The Orioles are scheduled to play twice on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball in the first half of the 2014 season, the network announced Wednesday.
On April 20, the Orioles will travel to Fenway Park to play the Boston Red Sox. The game is scheduled for 7 p.m....
| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:44 AM
The 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, which was released Tuesday by the Baseball Writers' Association of America, includes former Orioles pitchers Mike Mussina, Armando Benitez and Mike Timlin among the 19 first-time candidates.
Greg Maddux, Tom...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:38 PM
A diferencia del año pasado, cuando ningún pelotero fue elevado al Salón de la Fama, 2014 podría ser muy prolífico en cuanto a nuevos inquilinos de Cooperstown.
Al menos cinco jugadores elegibles, los lanzadores Greg Maddux y Tom Glavine, el slugger...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:27 AM
Welcome back to the bar. We got the furnace and leaky roof fixed just in time, apparently.
Today, I want to discuss a person whose name triggers some of the best arguments in Connolly's Bar history: Mike Mussina.
Every time we bring up the former...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 8:56 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — When the Orioles first contacted Dave Wallace in October about their pitching coach vacancy, the 66-year-old baseball veteran took pause.
Wallace already had a nice job as the minor league pitching coordinator for the Atlanta...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 7:43 AM
Birthplace: Waterbury, Conn.
Resides: Wrentham, Mass.
Most recent position: Atlanta Braves' minor league pitching coordinator (2010-2013)
Major league pitching coach experience: Los Angeles Dodgers (1995-1997), New York Mets...