| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Pitchers and catcher report. Those are the four greatest words in baseball, besides “We’ve traded Adam Dunn,’’ I mean.
Cubs pitchers and catcher report to spring training Thursday, but I’m wondering, do the Cubs have any...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:15 AM
The Orioles didn’t land veteran right-hander Bronson Arroyo this week; he signed a two-year deal with a third-year option with the Arizona Diamondbacks worth a guaranteed $23.5 million.
A.J. Burnett is still on the open market, but there is a...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 2:04 PM
As players and coaches prepare to converge in Mesa, Ariz., on Thursday for the inaugural spring training at new Cubs Park, one question lingers like a hanging curve:
Was this the worst offseason in Cubs' history?
It's hard to argue otherwise, though...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 10:39 PM
Blast rallies past Syracuse, clinches playoff berth
The visiting Blast scored the last three goals to defeat the Syracuse Silver Knights, 12-10, on Friday night, clinching a Major Indoor Soccer League playoff spot and moving into a...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:37 PM
The Orioles have signed veteran infielder Alex Gonzalez to a minor league deal with an invitation to major league spring training, the club confirmed.
Gonzalez, who turns 37 in February, hit .177 with a .203 on-base percentage in 118 plate appearances...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Wednesday that he is still attempting to land a starter to improve the club’s rotation.
The winter isn’t over yet, he points out. There are several pitchers who intrigue the Orioles –...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:38 AM
Back in October, we asked how many of the Orioles' nine free agents were likely to return in 2014. Now, with less than five weeks until spring training, it could end up that none of them return to Baltimore.
The Orioles wanted to keep right-hander Scott...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:24 AM
In talking to Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette on Thursday, I asked whether he had made any progress on the club’s pending free agents,a group that includes pitchers Scott Feldman and Jason Hammel, infielder Brian Roberts and outfielder...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:29 PM
There's always some impatience by baseball fans shortly after the regular season ends and before free agency really gets going.
And the Orioles' brass has been doing things -- most specifically, interviewing candidates for the club’s vacant...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Orioles outfielder Chris Dickerson (right hamstring) and second baseman Alexi Casilla (right thumb/head) will likely miss the remaining four games of the season.
An MRI performed on Dickerson's hamstring revealed a small tear, Orioles manager Buck...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:42 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — For a general manager heading into what could be his walk-the-plank year, Jerry Dipoto appears calm and assured. His contract guarantees him nothing beyond next season, and the playoffs have gone on without the Angels...