| 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, 2012
| 11:42 PM
As the skies opened and relented several times Saturday night at Camden Yards, Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman waited through a three-hour, nine-minute rain delay.
He sat at his locker but tried not to stay idle too long so he wouldn't tighten up....
| Aug 13, 2012
| 5:38 PM
The Orioles first tested Manny Machado back in spring training, when they brought the then 19-year-old to big league camp to play in several Grapefruit League games. The 2010 No. 3 overall pick dressed in the auxiliary clubhouse away from the major league...
| May 25, 2012
| 9:15 PM
The size of the crowd at Camden Yards on Friday night even surprised Orioles manager Buck Showalter.
Some of it could have been attributed to the beginning of the Memorial Day weekend. The postgame fireworks promotion probably brought a few out as well....
| Jan 18, 2012
No. 28 Pirates: 3rd in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Padres.
While it may not be enough to soothe the pain of 19 consecutive losing seasons, Pirates fans at least have someone to blame. That would be Pedro Alvarez, or perhaps Greg...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 2:42 PM
No. 18 Royals: 13th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Brewers.
When talent comes in waves, good things happen to teams.
The long-suffering Royals believe they have reached the point where their hard work and over-slot spending in the...
| May 26, 2012
| 7:26 PM
The hit that turned the tables on the Orioles on Saturday evening was one that reliever Darren O'Day had never seen in his two-decade-long baseball career. It opened the door for a young Kansas City Royals team that needed just that opportunity against an...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 5:00 PM
No. 5 Diamondbacks: 26th in a series countdown to spring training. Next: Rays.
Good players carry themselves a certain way. They're respected by teammates, which gives them a sense of security that fosters confidence. They know who they are, even if it...