| Aug 24, 2012
| 9:04 PM
When designated hitter Chris Davis walked up to home plate in Friday's eighth inning after homering in his initial three at-bats — the first Oriole to do that in six years and the second time it has happened in a game involving the club this week...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 3:21 PM
For a starting pitcher coming off a poor outing, the four days leading up to his next start are the most brutal. There’s plenty of time to think, to replay the mistakes over in your mind, to overanalyze.
So these past four days were rough for...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 4:51 PM
Brian Matusz didn’t dodge the details following the Orioles’ 9-2 loss to the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon.
The Orioles’ 25-year-old left-hander, saddled with the game’s longest active losing streak as well as the shadows of a...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The boos that Orioles reliever Kevin Gregg received when he was introduced Sunday afternoon at the Rogers Centre actually seemed to be a decibel level higher than the ones he received from Orioles fans on Opening Day.
Gregg, who saved a career-high 37...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Orioles right-hander Tommy Hunter just might be his toughest critic, and over his past two starts, he’s seen plenty of flaws.
His fastball command hasn’t been where it needs to be. He hasn’t thrown enough first-pitch strikes. He’s...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Almost 12 years later, the White Sox finally may have made things right with the Blue Jays for sending them left-hander Mike Sirotka, who hurt his shoulder and never made another big league start after that trade.
The Sox were not a party to the joke of...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 6:26 AM
I had separate conversations earlier this offseason with a scout from a rival team and a player agent that basically intimated the same thing:
The industry was watching what the Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays would do this winter because they are viewed...
| Sep 23, 2010
| 4:33 AM
There was no cross-up between reliever Matt Palmer and catcher Jeff Mathis on the 12th-inning passed ball that allowed Jeff Francoeur to score the winning run in the Texas Rangers' 2-1 victory over the Angels on Wednesday night. "I just......
| Dec 3, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Utility infielder Kevin Frandsen was the only arbitration-eligible Angels player who was not tendered a 2011 contract before Thursday night's deadline. Frandsen, who hit .250 with 14 runs batted in and gave the Angels quality play as a fill-in starter.......
| Dec 7, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Manager Mike Scioscia acknowledged during the winter meetings Tuesday that the Angels pursued free-agent catcher Victor Martinez and reliever Joaquin Benoit before the players signed with the Detroit Tigers. "I think of all the guys that were out there,...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The Angels settled their first of a potential eight winter arbitration cases Tuesday, agreeing to terms with infielder Alberto Callaspo on a $2-million contract for 2011. Callaspo, acquired from Kansas City last July to fill a gaping void at third......