| Sep 19, 2011
No pitchers for MVP
We'll start by throwing pitchers out of the MVP talk — deserving or not, they get overlooked by voters for what are, realistically, hitters-only awards.
In a tight American League MVP race, we'll...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:06 PM
NEW YORK - After his team was on the wrong end of an offensive onslaught Wednesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he wanted to “let the smoke clear” before deciding whether Zach Britton would make his next...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 1:45 PM
Where have the New York Yankees been hanging out in Chicago ever since their three-game series with the White Sox began Monday at U.S. Cellular Field?
Exactly where you think they would.
Following Tuesday's loss to the White Sox, the Yankees’...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 8:55 PM
— Despite Orioles manager Buck Showalter's best efforts to play down the importance of this weekend's three-game series against the New York Yankees, this is by no means your ordinary September trip to the Bronx for the Orioles.
After the Orioles...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 5:08 PM
The last time the Orioles took three series at Yankee Stadium in a single season, just two players on the team’s current 25-man roster had even been born.
The Orioles’ struggles in the Bronx run deep. And their fortunes didn’t change...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Following last night's thrilling 10-6 win over the Yankees at Camden Yards, the Orioles can gain sole possesion of first place in the AL East with a victory over New York tonight.
Orioles rookie left-handed Wei-Yin Chen can win his 13th game of the...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 5:02 PM
In the recent past, splitting an 18-game season series with the New York Yankees would have been considered a rallying point.
Not this year, not when so much is at stake including potential home-field advantage possibilities in the playoffs.
So the 13-3...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 6:42 PM
The Tampa Bay Rays woke up at the plate in the fifth inning of Friday night’s series opener against the Yankees in New York, scoring three times to hand pitching ace David Price a two-run lead in his showdown with CC Sabathia.
The Rays might have...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 10:19 PM
The stars are aligned
Los Angeles Times
Yes. While it appeared uncertain, the stars appear to be aligning for the Tigers slugger.
Cabrera has seven games to hold on to his batting-average lead over the Angels' Mike Trout and his RBI...
| May 15, 2012
| 8:40 PM
Orioles rookie left-hander Wei-Yin Chen had passed all the early tests, facing good major league teams, pitching well, showing poise and not once getting saddled with a loss in his first six big league starts.
Tuesday, however, presented a different...
| May 27, 2012
| 3:00 AM
* Adam Jones’ six-year, $85.5 million deal -- which will be formally announced this morning -- is the largest in Orioles history. It breaks down this way: He’ll get $2M signing bonus; $8.5M in 2013; $13M in 2014 and 2015; $16M in 2016 and...