| Apr 4, 2013
| 5:30 AM
The first two games of the season-opening series between the Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays have been so exciting and entertaining that they have heaped an extra layer of meaning upon the deciding game of the series this afternoon at Tropicana Field.
| Oct 4, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Texas beats Tampa Bay: Former Dodger Adrian Beltre hit three straight home runs and the Texas Rangers earned their second straight berth in the AL Championship Series, beating the Tampa Bay Rays, 4-3, Tuesday at St. Petersburg, Fla., to win their AL...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Tampa Bay right-hander Jeremy Hellickson (below) edged Angels first baseman Mark Trumbo (above) in voting for the American League rookie of the year award Monday. Hellickson went 13-10, but his 2.95 earned-run average was eighth-best in the AL. He...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Right-hander Dan Haren found a way around the Angels' bullpen problems Wednesday, pitching well enough to keep most of the team's relievers on the bench during a 5-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Haren scattered four......
| Mar 30, 2011
| 11:00 AM
The folks over at Baseball Prospectus might not be big fans of Orioles catcher Matt Wieters -- or "Murder Mittens" as I will now call him after plugging his name into this 19th-century Baltimore Orioles nickname generator -- but they are quite fond of...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 10:14 PM
This time, there was no flurry of missed opportunities to lament, no rash of runners left in scoring position or rally-killing double plays.
It took about everything the Orioles had to even get a hit off Atlanta Braves starter Jair Jurrjens, so...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 8:42 PM
The psychoanalyst Helene Deutsch once said "the ultimate goal of all research is not objectivity, but truth." It's in that spirit that we conclude Curtis Granderson should be the American League's first-half Most Valuable Player.
A crowd of players...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 8:00 PM
Casey Kotchman led off the ninth inning with a home run to lift the Tampa Bay Rays to a 2-1 win over
the Kansas City Royals on Monday night.
Kotchman drove the first pitch from Blake Wood (5-1) over the center field fence. He also knocked in the other...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 9:54 PM
After playing eight innings of lifeless baseball, the Mariners finally showed some fight in the ninth.
Kyle Seager led the late charge for Seattle. He fouled off six balls to help drag out a 12 pitch at-bat against Rays' reliever Joel Peralta.
| Sep 4, 2011
| 3:27 PM
During another difficult season in which losses have piled up at a dizzying rate, Orioles starter Jeremy Guthrie has managed to keep his composure, or at least hold off his frustration until he was well outside the camera's view.
But that changed in an...
| May 14, 2011
| 2:51 PM
If it were up to Matt Wieters, he'd catch 162 games in a season. That, of course, will never happen.
"I'd like to catch them all," Wieters said with a smile, "but I don't think that is physically possible."
Orioles manager Buck Showalter sat Wieters...