| Jun 24, 2011
| 9:40 PM
Derrek Lee hadn't hit a homer since May 8, but he certainly remembers what it feels like to make good contact with a pitch.
So the second the ball left his bat in the 12th inning, Lee knew exactly what he had just done. He didn't need to see his...
| 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....
| Dec 9, 2012
| 12:19 PM
The White Sox have added a few players in the last week to play key bench roles. They re-signed Dewayne Wise to be the fourth outfielder, Steve Tolleson to play a infield/outfield utility position, and added a left-hand hitting minor league hitting...
| May 29, 2012
| 9:28 PM
For his lights-out play with the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians this season, Doug Slaten was rewarded by the Pittsburgh Pirates with a call-up back to Major League Baseball on Monday.
On Tuesday, the former Glendale Community College player appeared to...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 4:47 PM
The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.
Marco Estrada (Glendale Community College, 2003) starting pitcher, Milwaukee Brewers: Just in case anyone is wondering, Estrada feels just fine.
The Glendale Community College product...
| 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...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship.
While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
| 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...
| 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...