| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:58 PM
When the Orioles promoted Manny Machado last August to play third base, they felt the 20-year-old's impact immediately. His defense solidified one of the club's weaknesses, and the stability he provided at the position was instrumental in the Orioles'...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The Kansas City Royals are sending Alex Gordon and Salvador Perez to the All-Star game, the first time they've had two representatives in a decade.
Gordon and Perez were voted into the annual Midsummer Classic on Saturday by their peers. They will head...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:13 PM
UC Irvine third baseman Taylor Sparks and pitcher Andrew Morales were both named second-team All-West Region by the American Baseball Coaches Assn.
In addition, Sparks was named a West Region Gold Glove winner.
Sparks, a sophomore in 2013, shared Big...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 11:34 AM
UCLA baseball players get the weekend off to enjoy some honors.
The Bruins play Mississippi State in the best-of-three College World Series final, which begins Monday. Two players who helped get the Bruins there were singled out Saturday.
| Jun 24, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter has often said that when it comes to his Gold Glove catcher, Matt Wieters, what Wieters does with the bat in his hands is secondary to the fine work he does behind the plate -- playing strong defense, throwing out would-be...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 9:28 PM
Less than five weeks ago, Andre Ethier was under fire as his competitive spirit was questioned publicly by Don Mattingly. On Monday, Ethier was described in far more glowing terms by the Dodgers' manager — "savior," to be exact.
"I can't imagine...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 4:16 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Chris Davis blames himself.
He came to the Orioles in 2011 with the reputation of being a pretty good defensive first baseman during his formative years with the Texas Rangers, but he never looked comfortable at first base last...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 6:00 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — When outfielder Nate McLouth joined the Orioles from Triple-A last August, he was just another one of executive vice president Dan Duquette's attempted reclamation projects.
His new teammates knew who he was, though. Heck, one even...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 8:08 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Andrew McCutchen walked to the podium, brushed back his trademark dreadlocks, unfolded a sheet of paper and took a deep breath.
The Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star centerfielder looked across the massive ballroom at the...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:53 AM
The Orioles have a night game tonight in Bradenton against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Wei-Yin Chen gets the start and will be followed by Brian Matusz, Tommy Hunter and Daniel Schlereth. Chen pitched two scoreless innings in his Grapefruit League debut...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 2:12 PM
The National Football League is taking steps to minimize the risk of concussions and other head injuries. So is the National Hockey League. So is Major League Baseball -- but it can do more without hurting the game.
Baseball long ago cracked down on...