| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford uses just any old bat when he faces Mariano Rivera. The more rickety and age-worn, the better.
He knows there's a good chance his bat — and his at-bat — will be doomed by what many consider the most...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 3:49 PM
The All-Snubbed team
It's called the All-Star game — but not all the stars who deserve to play in the exhibition will be at Citi Field on Tuesday.
Some missed their flights to New York because of the rule requiring each team to have at least one...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:18 PM
The Angels face a short-term question and a long-term question with Joe Blanton.
The short-term question: Does he make his next scheduled start? On the day after Blanton failed to complete six innings for the fourth consecutive start, Manager Mike...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Three Orioles players -- first baseman Chris Davis, center fielder Adam Jones and shortstop J.J. Hardy -- have been named to this year’s The Sporting News American League All-Star team.
The Orioles were the only AL club to have three honorees. The...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:47 PM
The winners of the annual Gold Glove awards, the benchmark for defensive excellence for nearly 60 years, have typically been decided by the discerning eye of those who are closest to the game. Most recently, the award has been selected by a vote of...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:54 PM
In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense.
Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 11:17 AM
NEW YORK -- Chris Davis has been named the American League's cleanup hitter for Tuesday night's All-Star Game, manager Jim Leyland announced.
The Orioles first baseman, starting in his first All-Star appearace, leads the majors with 37 homers. He...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Eighth in a 13-part series of previews for Bears training camp .
The departure of tight end Greg Olsen on the eve of training camp in 2011 had more to do with the Bears' decision not to invest in the position for the long haul than it did with offensive...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:21 PM
NEW YORK — It was a simple moment, one not captured by cameras, one without any real significance, one not nearly as stirring as the final All-Star appearance of the game's greatest closer.
Unless, of course, you follow the Orioles and you know...
| May 2, 2014
| 9:03 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez flew here a day early, so he wasn't a part of the Orioles travel party that arrived in Minnesota around 5 a.m. local time after Thursday's doubleheader in Baltimore.
Jimenez did his part to pick up...
| May 3, 2014
| 4:31 PM
In baseball, the effects of an erratic schedule can last for several days.
Even though they beat the Twins on Friday night after consecutive rainouts, a doubleheader and an ensuing early-morning arrival in Minnesota, Orioles manager Buck Showalter...