| Jul 3, 2011
CC Sabathia, who joins Justin Verlander on the list of pitchers ruled out of the All-Star Game because they are set to work next Sunday, says he would rather go to the Bahamas on vacation than Phoenix. The bet is he'll be there anyway. … Sabathia...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Matt Wieters' selection to next week’s All-Star Game was sweet, sweet redemption for the young catcher, who was labeled as one of the biggest busts in baseball history by Baseball Prospectus before the start of the season -- just his third in the...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 5:36 PM
Orioles catcher Matt Wieters has always been obsessed with sports.
He made baseball cards of the U.S. presidents for a fourth grade history project. He traded his Nintendo video game system, the Christmas gift he had to have, for a golf club.
His dad, a...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:56 AM
It does not seem too long ago when Joe Girardi and Yankee representatives were debating whether Ivan Nova was ready to be a part of New York's starting rotation or if he should be sent down to the Minors.
After recording his 13th win of the year, Nova...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:09 PM
With the Orioles limping toward the finish line of another lost season, the small victories that can be had in late August revolve more around the future than anything involving 2011.
Case in point: left-hander Zach Britton, the rookie who took the...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 5:01 PM
Right-hander Jeremy Guthrie is trying to decide whether he should keep the only uniform number he has known as an Oriole, No. 46, or switch to something else to honor the late Mike Flanagan.
And Guthrie wants as much feedback as possible.
"I really just...
| Sep 18, 2011
Ryne Sandberg has done it again.
Cast aside by the Cubs a year ago, he has turned in another highly successful season as a minor league manager. Sandberg guided the Lehigh Valley IronPigsto the Governor's Cup championship series in the International...
| May 19, 2012
| 5:45 PM
There's probably no position player in major league baseball — maybe ever — who can truly understand the hype that Washington Nationals 19-year-old outfielder Bryce Harper has encountered on a daily basis.
But Orioles catcher Matt Wieters...
| May 19, 2012
| 4:41 PM
There’s probably no position player in major league baseball — maybe ever — who can truly understand the hype that Washington Nationals 19-year-old outfielder Bryce Harper has encountered on a daily basis.
But Orioles catcher Matt...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 11:00 PM
Orioles left-hander Zach Britton came into his first major league start of the season full of confidence, ready to show he could become a stabilizing piece of a starting rotation in disarray.
It was a long-awaited start for both Britton and the Orioles...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 3:50 PM
MINNEAPOLIS – Orioles manager Buck Showalter calls the month following the All-Star break the true dog days of summer. It’s the critical time of the baseball season when the game is a matter of survival through injuries and fatigue, the time...