| Feb 7, 2012
| 6:17 PM
Bobby Valentine has managed in the World Series and won a championship in Japan but he never has taken a major league team to a division title in 15 seasons as a manager. It's not likely to happen this year either.
A year after widespread indifference...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 6:59 PM
BOSTON – In an energized visiting clubhouse late Friday night, an Orioles team that had lost five straight games – many in humiliating fashion – sounded as if it had gotten the wakeup call it badly needed.
The players talked excitedly...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 4:20 PM
The Orioles quietly packed their belongings late Sunday afternoon and dispersed to various parts of the country, carrying more baggage into the All-Star break than they could have possibly imagined.
After an ejection-marred 8-6 loss to the Boston Red...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 3:53 PM
The inability of the Orioles' rotation to go deep into games during their current mid-season funk had been so prevalent, so expected, that the recent market correction has become almost as startling.
For the third time in their past five contests, an...
| Sep 18, 2011
The Cardinals are thrilled with the job Jason Motte has done as their closer. He tentatively has been written in for the job in 2012, keeping them from having to go outside the organization to get that piece. … The Red Sox are hoping...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 9:14 PM
The Orioles keep dismissing the spoiler angle, stressing there is no burning desire to beat contenders down the stretch.
Ultimately, in the final stanza of another disappointing season, these victory-starved Orioles simply want to win, no matter whom...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 9:14 PM
The Orioles won't finish the season with a sweep of their perennial bullies, but they still have a chance to make October intolerable for Red Sox Nation.
Paced by four homers, including the first two of rookie catcher Ryan Lavarnway's career, Boston beat...
| May 5, 2011
Most of the Angels didn't get to bed until after 4 a.m. Thursday, but they were back in the Fenway Park clubhouse by 11 Thursday morning. "Coffee, coffee and more coffee," Torii Hunter said, wiping at tired eyes. After beating......