| Mar 17, 2012
| 6:27 AM
The Orioles and Red Sox are playing a pair of simutaneous split-squad contests today -- one here at Ed Smith Stadium and another down south at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers.
We'll have double-barrel coverage. Follow me on Twitter at @EddieInTheYard for...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Wait, aren’t Kerry Wood and Carlos Marmol supposed to be the proven guys in the Cubs bullpen?
The Cubs seem as capable of running themselves out of games as pitching themselves out of them. I thought this was a new season.
It might’ve only...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 7:50 PM
Many great ideas have sprung from our town since Adriaen Block arrived on the Connecticut River in 1614. Larry Lucchino's idea to bring Ben Cherington along to meet Bobby Valentine at the Hartford Club last Nov. 3 wasn't one of them.
It was, let New...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 10:14 PM
Terry Francona is getting back with one of his baseball families.
Francona, who guided the Boston Red Sox to two World Series titles, has been hired as manager of the Cleveland Indians, a team that collapsed in the second half this season after a...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 6:52 PM
For those who follow the Chicago White Sox on a daily basis, it could come as a major surprise that Gordon Beckham wasn't ranked among the top three defensive second basemen in a mid-season survey of American League managers conducted by Baseball America....
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:36 AM
For the second consecutive year, the Orioles have three players that are finalists for the annual Rawlings Gold Glove Awards, which are given to the best defensive players at each position in each league.
This year, catcher Matt Wieters is up for his...
| May 4, 2012
| 10:01 PM
BOSTON – The clock crept on midnight at Fenway Park – and most of the announced sellout crowd of 37,223 – was likely dozing off.
But it was the Orioles bullpen that put the Red Sox bats to sleep Friday night, throwing eight shutout...
| May 4, 2012
| 9:20 PM
Chris Davis drove in the go-ahead run with a single in the top of the 13th inning and the Baltimore Orioles outlasted the Boston Red Sox 6-4 on Friday night.
Mark Reynolds, who hit his first homer of the season in the third, added a sacrifice fly in...
| May 6, 2012
| 7:12 PM
J.J. Hardy has done plenty to help the Orioles this season with his glove, but it wasn't until Sunday when he felt his bat was catching up.
In the Orioles' 17-inning 9-6 win over the Red Sox, Hardy had a career-high five hits, including two solo homers...
| May 14, 2012
Jason Vargas picked a bad night to roll out his first shaky start of the season Monday, when the Mariners' offense provided almost no help in a 6-1 loss to the Red Sox at Fenway Park.
Boston southpaw Jon Lester held Seattle scoreless until Kyle Seager'...
| May 19, 2012
| 5:45 PM
There's probably no position player in major league baseball — maybe ever — who can truly understand the hype that Washington Nationals 19-year-old outfielder Bryce Harper has encountered on a daily basis.
But Orioles catcher Matt Wieters...