| Aug 20, 2013
| 11:09 PM
Soon after winning their first Coastal Plain League Petitt Cup championship, the Peninsula Pilots (39-24) finished 14th in perfectgame.org's rankings of the top 50 summer collegiate teams across the country.
The Edenton Steamers (43-14), whom the Pilots...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:31 PM
This is the place where I would like to share my incredible personal connections to reveal the Dodgers’ double-secret plans to snare Japanese star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka.
Alas, there is none to offer. But, come on, does this not look like the...
| Dec 16, 2011
One of the downsides of the MLB offseason is that you have to rely on rumors and speculations until something actually materializes. At this point, the Cubs are in the middle of various potential moves (or so we think): The Cubs are supposedly...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 9:49 PM
Born: Dec. 29, 1973 in Brookline, Mass.
Famous relatives: Grandfather Philip Epstein and twin brother Julius shared an Oscar with Howard Koch for writing the screenplay of Casablanca.
First baseball job: Summer intern with Orioles in 1992.
| Oct 3, 2012
| 6:00 AM
[Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming day for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.]
About last night
Orioles beat Rays, 1-0, to stay alive in division race...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 6:02 PM
Angels pitcher Hisanori Takahashi was video chatting with his wife, Yeyol, in Tokyo when the picture started shaking.
Japan was being rocked by a magnitude 8.9 earthquake, the most powerful in that country's history. Takahashi was watching it live....
| Dec 14, 2011
| 3:27 PM
The Orioles announced shortly after 6 p.m. Wednesday that they had signed 30-year-old Japanese left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada. An introductory conference will be held at Camden Yards at 4 p.m. on Thursday.
It won’t be as big of a deal as when the...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 1:22 PM
Just over a year ago, on Sept. 27, 2010, the Orioles were leading the Tampa Bay Rays, 4-0, in the ninth inning of a largely meaningless road game when second baseman Brian Roberts came to the plate.
He felt prepared for the at-bat, and believed...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 6:22 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Orioles left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada, who is recovering from Tommy John surgery, visited the Orioles clubhouse for the first times since his surgery on May 11.
"I'm happy, being able to come here and see the coaches, the manager...
| Mar 11, 2011
Ripples from the earthquake that devastated parts of Japan were being felt as far away as Arizona and Florida on Friday as Japanese players tried, sometimes in vain, to reach friends and family members. The quake, the largest recorded temblor......
| May 2, 2011
There's a chance things could get a little messy on the Fenway Park mound Monday night when two pitchers battling stomach sickness square off in the first game of a four-game series between the Angels and Boston Red Sox. Unbeaten......