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Johan Santana

Starting left-handed pitcher for the New York Mets.
Starting left-handed pitcher for the New York Mets. « Show less

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  • Orioles' bats remain quiet in 3-1 loss to Nats before sellout crowd

    Orioles' bats remain quiet in 3-1 loss to Nats before sellout crowd
    The brick wall that the Orioles' offense has hit over the past eight games can be somewhat attributed to the quality of pitching it has faced. But as the missed opportunities — and goose eggs on the Camden Yards scoreboard — continue to mount,...
  • Orioles' bats still flat

    Orioles' bats still flat
    The focus is going to be on Brian Matusz, who allowed a career-high 13 hits on Tuesday and lost his fourth consecutive decision. But the microscope has to be on the Orioles’ offense. For the ninth time in their last 10 games they have scored three...
  • The biology of the midseason pitching slump

    The biology of the midseason pitching slump
    The All-Star Game brings more than just a midseason shot of excitement to Major League Baseball. It provides much-needed rest for the players, a four-day respite in a 162-game season that often produces fatigue and injury. The players who most need...
  • Orioles' Eveland no longer considers himself rotation candidate

    Orioles' Eveland no longer considers himself rotation candidate
    Orioles left-hander Dana Eveland entered his Grapefruit League start Wednesday against the Toronto Blue Jays as a dark horse to make the team's starting rotation. While other pitchers have been working their inning counts into the teens, Eveland came...
  • Question of the Day: Which is the toughest division in baseball? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss the Major League Baseball season. Check back throughout the day for more responses, vote in the poll and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune There......
  • Justin Verlander is unanimous choice for AL Cy Young Award

     
    Justin Verlander received all 28 first-place votes for the American League Cy Young Award in results announced Tuesday....
  • 'Lefties' Santana, Maher unlikely bookends to surprising Mets weekend

     
    It was a most unlikely weekend for Mets lefties. On Friday, Johan Santana pitched the first no-hitter in the 51 years of the franchise. Then Sunday liberal talk-show host Bill Maher turned up at Citi Field and confirmed he......
  • Phillies nominee for Roberto Clemente Award announced

     
    The Phillies' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award was announced Tuesday. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins is the five-time defending National League's nominee. The annual award recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game of baseball...
  • Strangest baseball injuries of 2012

     
    Strangest baseball injuries 2012 It's all fun and games until someone gets hurt, and then it's even funnier. Presenting our occasionally annual roundup of the year's weirdest, stupidest or most unfortunate injuries that befell MLB players (and one...
  • White Sox's Danks stays hot by cooling off Orioles

    White Sox's Danks stays hot by cooling off Orioles
    Chicago White Sox left-hander John Danks entered Wednesday night's game at Camden Yards with some of the best early-season numbers in the majors. He also had a brief history of not pitching well against the Orioles. Something had to give. It was the...
  • Cantu, Ross deliver again as Marlins edge New York Mets

    Cantu, Ross deliver again as Marlins edge New York Mets
    Though perhaps not intentional, it was the baseball equivalent of icing the kicker. The Mets took so long to find a pinch-hitter for Ramon Castro with the bases loaded in the ninth inning Wednesday that home plate umpire Scott Barry authorized closer Matt...