| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:05 PM
BALTIMORE — The first shock wave came when Oakland, the team the Angels are chasing in the American League West, acquired Boston ace Jon Lester for left fielder and cleanup batter Yoenis Cespedes, giving the Athletics a formidable rotation that...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Curt Schilling, who won 216 games in 20 major league seasons, announced Wednesday that his cancer diagnosed in February is in remission.
The type of cancer still has not been disclosed. Schilling's wife Shonda was diagnosed with stage-2 melanoma in...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:25 PM
BOSTON -- Jon Lester won't pitch for the Red Sox on Wednesday night. He might not be in a Boston uniform when the game begins.
Lester was scratched from his scheduled start in the series finale against the Blue Jays, manager John Farrell announced after...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:27 PM
You can't really recount the history of Wrigley Field without darkness closing in — the darkness of legendary homers in the gloamin' as well as the darkness of curses and superstitions involving priests, ashes and farm animals. And what of the...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Hidden agenda on pot
From all evidence, medical marijuana is used to treat certain symptoms of certain illnesses. Aside from the truth that most studies are inconclusive and in most cases there are other treatments that are more effective, there is a...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:12 PM
NEW YORK -- A key ingredient to the Orioles’ formula for winning this season has been hitting home runs. They have relied on it more than any club in the major leagues.
But in their 9-5 victory over the New York Yankees on Wednesday afternoon, the...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:22 PM
This past March, my father sat on our living room couch in the spot he had always coveted when we watched games together in Madison; it was the perfect distance from the TV and the side table, and located between the room's two back speakers.
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:00 AM
It’s easy to be critical of the Orioles’ offense three games into the season, simply because we’ve seen the script play out this way before.
Down the stretch last season, and even as far back as the 2012 postseason, the vaunted Orioles...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:55 PM
The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.
Brandon McCarthy (Glendale native) Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher: After the Diamondbacks returned from opening their season against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers in Australia, they turned to...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Olympia's Nick Gordon grew up swinging for the fences at some of baseball's most iconic ballparks.
From the time he was 6, he stood in the outfield at Wrigley Field, Fenway Park and Yankee Stadium, among other parks, and hit home runs. To him, they were...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Before long, whether through a rising price tag or poor performance, a baseball team will eventually move to its next closer.
The former is how Tommy Hunter replaced Jim Johnson at the back of the Orioles bullpen this year, but not before Johnson...