| Jul 5, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Tough to get excited in baseball about one performance or even a good beginning to one.
Dan Haren was coming off his best start of the year, and Saturday came back with his worst. Rockies pitcher Jorge De La Rosa, who had been miserable against the...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:31 PM
Dan Haren is 33 now, his fastball several ticks slower than it was in the days he was an All-Star.
At this stage of his career, what happened Saturday was bound to happen.
Haren absorbed his worst beating of the season, when he was charged with...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:12 PM
So it won’t be easy, or pretty, as the Dodgers try to wrap up the National League West.
Against the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday, there were missed scoring chances by the inning, some lousy baserunning, misbegotten throws, an error, a wild pitch...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 5:57 PM
If ever the Marlins needed a game that didn't require an immediate shift into catch-up mode, Sunday was it. Coming off a 13-inning loss but still poised for a series win, the Marlins fell behind 3-0 and couldn't overtake the Rockies.
Owners of the...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 3:57 PM
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CLEVELAND — It happened so fast, like one of those...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:09 PM
During the course of a long baseball season, there are always a few games that stand out for their wild, unpredictable nature.
The Orioles' 7-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday evening qualifies — but only because of one...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 1:45 PM
CLEVELAND -- Five runs ahead and 10 outs away from a three-game sweep of the Cleveland Indians, the Angels collapsed in the sixth and seventh innings for a 6-5 loss at Progressive Field on Sunday.
Cleveland catcher Carlos Santana led off the seventh...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:56 AM
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It’s one thing to play meaningless games in late September. Plenty of teams do that. It’s another to be so far out of playoff...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 8:56 PM
Since coming off the disabled list early this month, left-hander Brian Matusz hasn't looked like the pitcher that stormed through the minors two years ago and gave Orioles' fans so much hope for the future.
That optimism has been replaced by a...
| Sep 24, 2011
Last offseason, the Orioles thought they had a legitimate shot to land free agent Victor Martinez before he eschewed their offer for a four-year, $48 million contract with the Detroit Tigers.
The Orioles came a few million dollars short in December,...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 4:11 PM
Orioles first baseman Mark Reynolds apparently will break his string of three straight seasons with 200 strikeouts or more, but he said Tuesday that he has made no conscious effort to avoid that dubious plateau.
"I don't ever think about that," he said....