| Nov 19, 2014
| 1:10 PM
The Cubs’ pursuit of impact starting pitchers like Jon Lester is understandable, especially given the fact that ace Jake Arrieta never has pitched at least 200 innings and the rotation’s 927 innings were the second fewest in the National...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:32 PM
One month after completing a full breakout season, Jake Arrieta is preparing for what he envisions will be an even better 2015.
Arrieta's optimism stems from more than just building on last season's success and the hiring of manager Joe Maddon.
| Nov 3, 2014
| 5:31 PM
LHP Jon Lester
Lester would give the Cubs a marquee left-hander while taking pressure off Jake Arrieta. Lester has pitched 200 innings or more in six of his last seven seasons, has a 3.58 ERA in the American League and has a lifetime 2.57 postseason ERA...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Considering the constant auditions conducted by the Cubs in the second half, using the likes of Jae Kuk Ryu and Ryan O’Malley for a start wouldn’t have seemed like an outrageous each. Ryu and O’Malley each started games for the Cubs in...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 1:23 PM
As Carlos Villanueva's two-year contract is about to expire with the Chicago Cubs, the versatile pitcher appreciated his stint as he envisions a promising future.
“As I’ve gotten older, I don’t see things from a negative (standpoint)...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 3:00 AM
When it comes to the building blocks of making the Orioles a winning franchise, Manny Machado is obviously a key piece. But executive vice president Dan Duquette inherited the 20-year-old phenom.
And when you look at the Orioles’ 7-1 win over the...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 4:28 PM
BOSTON – When the Orioles acquired Jim Thome in early July, they did so hoping the 42-year-old had enough hits left in his bat to help get them get to the postseason for the first time in 15 years.
Thome himself said being thrust into a pennant...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 9:44 AM
After more than a week of speculation since the end of the season, Andy MacPhail is indeed stepping down as the Orioles' president of baseball operations after four-plus years at the helm, according to a club source.
MacPhail is leaving the Orioles to...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:33 AM
When right-hander Jake Arrieta returns to Triple-A Norfolk, he will do so in a starting role with the Tides – for now.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Arrieta will join Norfolk’s starting rotation. He is currently not listed among the...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:15 PM
It didn't take long for right-hander Jake Arrieta to retreat to the video room inside the Orioles' clubhouse to go over another tough start Wednesday afternoon.
Shortly after the Orioles' 6-5 series-finale loss to the Boston Red Sox at Camden Yards,...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 4:19 PM
NEW YORK -- After going through an early-season 1-for-18 slump, third baseman Manny Machado is starting to find his comfort zone in the No. 2 spot in the Orioles batting order.
Since hitting the game-winning home run in the team’s 8-5 comeback win...