| Aug 2, 2012
| 8:34 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he doesn't pay attention to the standings until August.
For the past 14 seasons, Orioles fans haven't had the need to either, their team usually already long out of contention by this time of year.
"I haven't looked...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 2:51 PM
You can't quite see it from here, but the finish line is about to appear in the distance for baseball's oversized pack of contenders.
The collapses by the Red Sox and Braves last season caution against reaching any conclusions at this point. But for...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 5:53 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Twins’ starter Nick Blackburn knew the Tampa Bay Rays were going to be swinging early.
With his location off, he couldn’t stop the aggressive Tampa Bay hitters. Desmond Jennings singled on the first pitch of...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 2:15 PM
As the Angels embark on a new season, I have a signed baseball in my collection at home that probably isn't worth much money.
But I don't care.
Suffice to say that it's probably the only baseball in existence signed by Chad Curtis, the Angels' left...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 7:00 PM
– Orioles left fielder Nolan Reimold was back in the starting lineup Friday after missing one game with neck spasms.
Reimold said he felt a grabbing pain after Wednesday's game and then woke up Thursday morning and couldn't move his neck from...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 7:32 PM
If you're trying to figure out what happened to Jake Arrieta in the fifth inning on Saturday night, join the club. He was on absolute cruise control until the Orioles knocked a little of the wind out of Angels starter Jered Weaver.
| Apr 21, 2012
| 10:10 PM
When Jake Arrieta cruised into the fifth inning Saturday night after retiring a dozen consecutive Los Angeles Angels, the Orioles right-hander looked as if he would pick up his third quality start in four outings this young season.
By the time his head...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Talking baseball while the Blackhawks keep rolling:
1. Rumors will continue but here’s the reality about both Carlos Marmol and Alfonso Soriano: As with Matt Garza, the best time to trade them will be in the middle of the season, not now.
| Feb 16, 2013
| 1:36 PM
You almost never can boil a baseball season down to one game, let alone one pitch. But when I break down what happened to the White Sox down the stretch in 2012, when a potentially great season for rookie manager Robin Ventura turned into a learning...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Will the third time be the charm for the World Baseball Classic?
Not if the underwhelming U.S. roster is any indication.
While many of Commissioner Bud Selig's innovations have enjoyed immediate success — especially expanded playoffs and...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Surfing can be more than catching a few waves with friends.
For some, it's about empowerment and the feeling of being able to accomplish anything they put their minds to, said Paulette Wilhelmy, a spokeswoman for the upcoming Surf's Up for Down Syndrome...