| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 10:36 PM
The Texas Rangers have won the right to negotiate with Japanese pitching phenom Yu Darvish. The next question: how high can the Rangers go in negotiating a contract for the 25-year-old?
We know how high the Rangers were willing to go just get get the...
| 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.
| 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...
| Aug 29, 2008
| 9:30 PM
The thought of an all-Chicago World Series seemed enticing Friday night to White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen.
But that was before an 8-0 humbling administered by a Boston team that possesses a better record than the White Sox and is pushing for an American...
| May 23, 2008
| 8:55 PM
Joe Saunders took a shutout into the ninth inning, Torii Hunter homered and the Los Angeles Angels hung on to beat the White Sox 3-1 Friday night, snapping Chicago's eight-game winning streak.
Gavin Floyd (4-3) took the loss despite holding the Angels to...
| Jun 29, 2008
The 45th parallel: It's close to where Custer met his maker and Mary Tyler Moore flipped her hat high for TV cameras. It links thirsty Russian czars with Madonna's winemaking dad in Michigan and connects the Shroud of Turin with a new Japanese museum...
| Aug 19, 2008
| 4:22 PM
Last night's Orioles game, a 6-3 loss to Boston, is indicative of how fragile the pitching situation is for Baltimore.Jeremy Guthrie pitched another good game -- two runs in seven innings -- but was bested by Jon Lester who was......
| Aug 20, 2008
| 4:22 PM
The unexpected development that helped doom the Orioles last night in a 7-2 loss to Boston was the lack of clutch hitting, especially by Melvin Mora, when there was an opportunity to get to Red Sox starter Daisuke Matsuzaka. More struck......