| Aug 5, 2014
By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange
NEW YORK — Brandon McCarthy will be the first to admit that in the past when situations got tough, he might have thrown a hittable pitch in an attempt to back away.
With the New York Yankees, McCarthy is not...
| May 14, 2014
| 8:34 PM
When Jim Johnson blew a save in the past two seasons, Orioles manager Buck Showalter continued to stick with him as the club’s closer because of his experience in the role.
This year, though, closer Tommy Hunter’s leash seems to be a bit...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:25 PM
The Orioles offense received the wake-up call it needed in the fourth inning of Wednesday afternoon’s series finale when Detroit Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander threw a 94-mph fastball behind designated hitter Nelson Cruz.
| Apr 18, 2014
| 10:22 PM
Angels 11, Detroit Tigers 6
AT THE PLATE: Ian Stewart, a late addition to the lineup when third baseman David Freese was scratched because of right quadriceps tightness, came within a home run of the cycle, hitting a run-scoring triple in the second...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 3:18 PM
With your drafts in the books and the regular season underway, the best way to improve your team and possibly find that one player to help win your league is on the waiver wire.
Whether it is a free-agent pool, a budget-based system or weekly waivers,...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 12:30 PM
March 21, 2006: Their 30th basketball victory, a team record, sends the Maryland women to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA tournament. Sophomore center Crystal Langhorne scores 30 points as the third-ranked Terps stop St. John's, 81-74, in State College, Pa.,...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 8:36 PM
Like Rudolf Nureyev, the Tigers have turned on a dime.
They appeared to be downsizing less than two years ago when they traded Curtis Granderson and Edwin Jackson in moves that seemed to show owner Mike Ilitch's concern over a bloated payroll. But that...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 5:41 PM
For much of the season, Orioles starting pitcher Brian Matusz has tried to put a positive spin on his disastrous year, promising to work hard and attempt to turn around 2011 while he still could.
The Orioles' 10-6 loss to the Detroit Tigers in Sunday was...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 8:51 PM
On a night when the league's most dominant hurler was trying to put an exclamation point on the best season for a pitcher in two decades and on a night when a likely Hall of Famer made international baseball history, the Orioles' 6-5 victory over the...
| Jul 30, 2011
Dan Haren (pictured at right) closed the first half of the season with four wins in a row -- including consecutive starts in which he did not allow a run. But it's been rougher sledding since the All-Star break, with......
| Jul 6, 2011
Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run home run to highlight a three-run seventh inning for the Detroit Tigers, who avoided a three-game sweep with a 5-4 victory over the Angels on Wednesday. With Detroit trailing, 3-2, Austin Jackson led off the......