| Apr 22, 2014
| 9:14 PM
BOSTON — The signs were there. Oh, the signs were there: "$Ell$bury" and "Sellout" and some others. C'mon, this is Boston. Did anybody with half a brain really believe that Jacoby Ellsbury would be greeted with thunderous adoration when he stepped...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 10:00 AM
While injuries are a part of any fantasy season and any fantasy sport, I don’t quite remember a preseason like the one Major League Baseball is enduring this year.
The list of players starting the season on the disabled list seems to be growing...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:26 PM
The first pitch of the 2014 baseball season came at 3:14 p.m., an 89 mph strike from Chris Tillman to Daniel Nava.
The first out recorded was a grounder by Nava to Tillman, who threw to Orioles first baseman Chris Davis. The next Boston batter, second...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 6:18 PM
Eventually, new Orioles closer Tommy Hunter was going to get a big-boy, pressure-cooker, no-margin-for-error save opportunity — that's what happens when you pitch the ninth inning in the major leagues.
He got it out of the way quickly, allowing...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 4:42 AM
The path that brought Nelson Cruz to the orange carpet for Opening Day introductions at Camden Yards on Monday afternoon wasn’t the one he imagined months ago when he became a free agent. But if there was any doubt in his mind whether he landed in...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:31 PM
During Ubaldo Jimenez’s highly-anticipated Orioles debut on Wednesday night, the right-hander showed the home crowd at Camden Yards flashes of why the Orioles signed him to most lucrative deal given a free-agent starting pitcher in club history....
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Is Clayton Kershaw the most popular pitcher in Major League Baseball?
By one measure, yes. The Dodgers ace and defending National League Cy Young winner led all pitchers in jersey sales during the off-season, based on sales from MLB's online shop....
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:29 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles have signed right-handed pitcher Alfredo Aceves to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training, according to an industry source.
The 31-year-old Aceves split last season between the Boston Red Sox and Triple-A...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:09 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – This week, the Orioles signed a pair of players who have been involved in different controversies in the past -- outfielder Delmon Young and right-hander Alfredo Aceves -- to minor league deals.
But Orioles manager Buck...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 1:46 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. – Left-hander Brian Matusz pitched two scoreless innings in his first start of the exhibition season, but the Orioles suffered their first loss in three Grapefruit League games, 8-6, to the Boston Red Sox at JetBlue Stadium....
| Mar 5, 2014
| 2:57 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. — Submarine pitchers are a different breed. From their quirky deliveries to the grips, release points and arm actions they use, few aspects of the way they pitch translate to the conventional overhand thrower.