| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Major league owners will convene in Baltimore next week for their quarterly meeting, and they are expected to elect a new commissioner to replace Bud Selig, who will retire in January after presiding over the sport in both an interim and permanent...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:36 PM
Down 7-0 with two out in the ninth inning at the time, Giancarlo Stanton’s 27th homer Thursday was inconsequential in terms of the outcome, but it wasn’t devoid of significance.
Stanton had gone 10 career games at PNC Park without putting...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:51 PM
Derek Jeter drove in two runs and Mark Teixeira hit a solo homer as the New York Yankees came away with a 6-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox in the middle game of a three-game series from Fenway Park.
Jacoby Ellsbury, Carlos Beltran and Stephen Drew...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 9:07 PM
BOSTON -- One of the criticisms of the Orioles this season is that they have trouble scoring consistently when they are not hitting home runs. And that trend may catch up with them in the postseason when they’ll be facing quality pitching every...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 7:56 PM
By Ken Powtak, The Sports Xchange
BOSTON -- Alejandro De Aza hit two homers and drove three runs, Adam Jones added a solo homer, and the surging Baltimore Orioles earned a 4-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.
It was the 10th win in 13 games...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:03 AM
It was important to look your best. After all, The Beatles were in town.
Today, it's hard to believe such things were important. But for four 15-year-old girls from Highlandtown, preparing to head into downtown Baltimore for a rock concert, such matters...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:24 PM
A large financial piece of the Chicago Cubs' $375 million renovation of Wrigley Field remains unsettled after the team made significant revisions to its plans this year, including more outfield advertising.
At stake is up to $75 million in federal tax...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:26 PM
BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox, the defending World Series champions reduced to the role of spoiler, did just that to the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.
The last-place Red Sox tied the score with three runs in the eighth inning, fell behind by two in...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Matt Shoemaker's journey from being an undrafted free agent to matching a pitching standard set by Nolan Ryan can't be measured in years or pitch counts.
Shoemaker's passage from signing with the Angels in 2008 after a career at Eastern Michigan...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 11:07 PM
It will be almost impossible for Matt Shoemaker to pry the American League rookie-of-the-year award from the meaty mitts of Chicago White Sox slugger Jose Abreu, who is hitting .308 with 33 homers and a league-leading 94 runs batted in.
But the Angels...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Angels pitcher Garrett Richards knew the moment he fell awkwardly into the dirt after catching a spike near first base in Fenway Park in the second inning of an Aug. 20 game against the Boston Red Sox that his season was over.
“After I heard the...