| 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 3, 2011
| 1:05 AM
1986 - Mike Richter fired a three-hit shutout and the Aberdeen Smittys put Mitchell away in five innings with a 10-0 triumph in the winner's bracket of the Region 3A American Legion baseball tournament.
1991 - Aberdeen beat Pierre 7-4 and...
| 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...
| May 22, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Victor Martinez and Jhonny Peralta had two-run hits to lead Detroit past Tampa Bay, 6-3, and take the first edition of a three-game set.
Charlie Furbush (1-0) earned a win in his major-league debut when he worked 3 2/3 scoreless innings of relief for...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 6:14 PM
It's too early to make any bold proclamations about what has been a surprising season for the Mariners, but one quality has become increasingly present: They fight to the end in every game.
Take Saturday's 3-2 loss to Tampa Bay before a sun-splashed...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 9:39 PM
Nearly four hours before Friday night's game, struggling right fielder Nick Markakis, clad in shorts and a white T-shirt, stood in the batter's box and sprayed balls around the field at a mostly empty Camden Yards.
It certainly wasn't the first time...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 10:08 PM
Maybe it was all the Trade Deadline commotion just before first pitch, or perhaps it was the second consecutive day game at home.
For whatever reason, the Mariners came out sluggish with their gloves Sunday afternoon, committing two errors in the game'...