| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:18 PM
As Derek Sanderson Jeter graced his final All-Star game, what made the moment special was what it was not.
Not contrived. Not manufactured. Not choreographed by a video board operator with his button on the oversized clapping hands, or by event planners...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Anyone familiar with pitcher Alfredo Aceves' history in Boston knows the Orioles dodged a bullet when Aceves, a non-roster invitee to spring training this year, didn’t make the 25-man roster.
That the team wasn't relying on Aceves during this...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Everyone loves Mike Trout. There was no mystery in his selection to the All-Star game on Sunday. Trout got more fan votes than any player in the major leagues except Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays. And, in the ultimate sign of respect among his...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:57 PM
BOSTON — White Sox manager Robin Ventura said he was shocked Wednesday when he heard his opponent's news upon arriving at Fenway Park.
The Red Sox designated A.J. Pierzynski for assignment before the third game of a four-game series with the White...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Five Orioles made the All-Star Game last year in New York.
That won’t happen again July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis.
This year, the Orioles will have one All-Star for sure: Nelson Cruz, who is nearly 1 million votes ahead of the Boston Red...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 3:15 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- DH Daniel Nava hit a grand slam and Joe Kelly settled down after the third inning as the Boston Red Sox topped the wobbling Kansas City Royals 8-4 on Sunday afternoon.
Xander Bogaerts contributed three hits, including a three-run...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 8:44 PM
BOSTON -- Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez is continuing to show he deserves a postseason start while his team has seized its biggest lead in the American League East in 35 years.
Yes, 35 years -- before any member of the Orioles' current active...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 7:56 PM
By Ken Powtak, The Sports Xchange
BOSTON -- Alejandro De Aza hit two homers and drove three runs, Adam Jones added a solo homer, and the surging Baltimore Orioles earned a 4-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.
It was the 10th win in 13 games...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 2:20 PM
BOSTON — The hardest part for Matt Barnes was getting up off the bullpen bench to begin warming up. This was it. His moment had arrived.
"Once I got out into the game, I wasn't nervous at all," Barnes said. "The first few throws in the pen were the...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:26 PM
BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox, the defending World Series champions reduced to the role of spoiler, did just that to the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.
The last-place Red Sox tied the score with three runs in the eighth inning, fell behind by two in...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 8:18 PM
BOSTON -- On the day Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon said his contending Mariners were officially starting their stretch run, the Boston Red Sox tried to play spoilers.
Well, if that's the case, his team, seeking the franchise's first postseason berth...