| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:50 AM
Isn’t it just the luck of the Chiefs that they own the top pick in a draft void of that one sure-fire superstar? A year after three potential all-pros were drafted early at quarterback, there may be only one taken in all the first round tomorrow and...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 7:39 PM
After finding out Jose Reyes likely will be sidelined until the All-Star break, R.A. Dickey won his first game for the Toronto Blue Jays.
The NL Cy Young Award winner allowed one run and five hits in 6 2-3 innings Saturday night, and Jose Bautista backed...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Newhall Hart baseball Coach Jim Ozella might deserve a consultant's fee after all the trades this week involving ex-Hart pitchers. James Shields (Hart class of 2000) was traded from Tampa Bay to the Kansas City Royals on Sunday night, and......
| Apr 1, 2012
| 6:32 AM
The Orioles play in their final Grapefruit League game today against the Rays. After today, the Orioles will play three more exhibition games, including the first two at Ed Smith Stadium against Florida Southern on Monday night and then State College of...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:05 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Right now, it's hard to get around the feeling that the Orioles have run out of magic.
Maybe it evaporated when their on-field clinching celebration at Camden Yards on Sunday was put on hold by the Los Angeles Angels, who...
| May 13, 2012
| 4:54 PM
The Orioles had a chance to earn their first three-game sweep of the Rays at Camden Yards since 2007 on Sunday afternoon. But more importantly, they could have gone up three games on division rival Tampa Bay — a monumental accomplishment considering...
| May 24, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Xavier Avery could have excelled in any sport, but he chose baseball because he saw it as a game his talents could grow into with hard work. He enjoyed the challenge of playing a sport in which there's always room for improvement — where getting...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 5:50 PM
James Shields took a three-hitter into the eighth inning, leading Tampa Bay over the Kansas City Royals 5-3 Wednesday for the Rays' 16th win in 21 games.
Shields (12-7) retired 12 in a row after Alcides Escobar's two-out single in the third and allowed...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Seeing Roger Clemens on the verge of becoming a 50-year-old big league starter makes me feel bad for Jamie Moyer.
While not blessed with Clemens' powerful build or pitching repertoire, Moyer got the absolute most out of his career — and he didn't...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:55 AM
[Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming day for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.]
About last night
Closers Johnson and Rodney make case for Cy Young
| Jun 18, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Statistics through Sunday (last week's ranking)
1. Rangers (1): There have many issues, including a lack of production since early in the season from Michael Young and the highly regarded lineup, but a soft schedule has kept those issues from showing...