| May 13, 2012
| 7:13 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas — C.J. Wilson really wanted to pitch against the Texas Rangers, so much so that he became the first major leaguer in 11 seasons to start consecutive games.
After the raininterrupted series opener when he faced only five batters...
| May 16, 2012
| 7:42 PM
Arte Moreno, the epitome of what fans hope for in an owner, spent the offseason making dramatic moves to improve the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
He signed Albert Pujols, the best hitter in baseball, to a $250 million 10-year contract in free agency....
| May 24, 2012
| 8:36 AM
OAKLAND — Mike Scioscia won't declare that Ernesto Frieri is his new closer — he'd still like the option of using veteran left-hander Scott Downs at the end of games — but the Angels manager's actions and Frieri's performance suggest the...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 11:19 PM
Jason Hammel capped his remarkable first-half -- one in which he emerged from nowhere to become the Orioles' most dependable starter and nearly make the American League All-Star team -- with his ninth quality start in 17 starts this season against the Los...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 12:49 AM
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Brian Matusz's nightmarish stretch seemingly won't end as his personal losing streak tumbles on.
The 25-year-old left-hander was touched up again in the Orioles' 6-3 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night and has now dropped 12...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 10:55 PM
With every new indignity, it becomes harder and harder to make the case that Brian Matusz has taken a large step forward this season, even though his velocity has returned and he is showing flashes of his old command.
The losing streak goes...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 7:11 PM
Manager Buck Showalter was gone from the Orioles’ 3-2, 10th-inning, sweep-busting victory over the Los Angeles Angels by the sixth inning Sunday, long before Nick Markakis had two key hits to guarantee the club a winning record on what could have...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 6:34 PM
Wei-Yin Chen's first two starts in the major leagues possessed an element of organizational control: the Orioles made a point of providing him with an extra day's rest like he has been accustomed to in Japan.
That security blanked was stripped away...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:45 PM
PHOENIX — Let me tell you about Josh Hamilton's first rocket ship of spring. It isn't a perfect home run. He gets under it a bit more than he would've liked, so it's towering, corpulent, full of cha-cha.
At last sighting, it was in...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 8:49 PM
It has been a long and interesting ride to the Orioles' first playoff berth since 1997, so it probably shouldn't surprise anybody that they spent a long and very interesting day nailing down their place in this year's postseason.
They took care of the...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 9:33 PM
The Angels have reached an agreement with second baseman Howie Kendrick on a four-year contract pending a physical, according to a person familiar with negotiations who could not speak publicly about them. With the new deal, which is believed to......