| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said there is a simple key to competing with the slugging teams of the American League, clubs that seemingly can score at will: Play excellent defense.
"That sucker [the ball] stays in the park, you better catch it,"...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 8:27 AM
I’ve been getting a number of inquiries about whether the Orioles are interested in trading for Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler, and I can say it likely won’t happen.
First of all, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette has said...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 4:44 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter has put his team's playoff hopes in the hands of veteran left-hander Joe Saunders, who has been tabbed to start tonight's do-or-die American League wild-card playoff game at Rangers Ballpark.
By now, Saunders' career...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 1:55 PM
The Orioles and Rangers lineups are up for tonight’s one-game American League wild-card playoff in Arlington.
The Orioles lineup is pretty much representative of what it has been the last part of this season. Ryan Flaherty is starting at second...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 6:52 PM
For those who follow the Chicago White Sox on a daily basis, it could come as a major surprise that Gordon Beckham wasn't ranked among the top three defensive second basemen in a mid-season survey of American League managers conducted by Baseball America....
| Feb 23, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Mets 5, Nationals 3: Stephen Strasburg surrendered three hits over two innings - including a single and home run to the first two batters he faced - in his first action since Sept. 7. David Wright was hitless in three at-bats for New...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:14 AM
You could count on at least one high-profile Hollywood film shooting in the Chicago area the last few summers, from “Public Enemies” in 2008 and “A Nightmare on Elm Street” in 2009 to “Transformers: Dark of the Moon”...
| Jan 20, 2012
En route to 91 losses last season and a radical regime change, the Cubs were outscored by 102 runs. As it happens, half of those can be put down to talent and half of them to playing the game well.
Bill James tracks manufactured runs, both created and...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 9:34 PM
With five consecutive wins, the Angels are the hottest team in baseball. And with six wins in as many games at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, the Texas Rangers are the best team in the majors at home. One of those......
| Apr 19, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Vernon Wells takes a modest four-game hitting streak into Tuesday night's game with the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. And home cooking may be just what he needs to keep that alive. Wells and fellow Texas resident Torii......
| Apr 20, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Erick Aybar, out since the season's opening weekend with a strained muscle in his ribcage, was back in the Angels' lineup Wednesday against the Texas Rangers in the final game of the team's six-game road trip. "He's fine," Angels Manager......