| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Terry Francona, who led the Cleveland Indians to their first playoff berth in six years, was honored Tuesday as American League manager of the year.
Francona had never received a first-place vote in previous years, even when he led the Boston Red Sox to...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:32 PM
There is a leftover tidbit to this year's World Series Game 3, when umpire Jim Joyce called obstruction at third base to end the game and send the Boston Red Sox to defeat.
When Joyce's father died in 2009, among the things buried with him was a Red Sox...
| Mar 28, 2013
MLB Opening Day 2013 TV schedule: The MLB regular season starts Sunday, March 31, with Texas at Houston. ESPN and ESPN2 air four games April 1. Get a FREE MLB TV schedule printable version! Once again, the Hot Stove cooked up an offseason stew of big...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 5:26 PM
Orioles third-base coach DeMarlo Hale has been rumored to be a candidate for the Boston Red Sox managerial job now that Bobby Valentine has been fired.
Hale, 51, spent six seasons on former Boston manager Terry Francona’s staff, including two years...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 3:59 PM
No. 15 Blue Jays: 16th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Dodgers.
One more year, two at the most.
Unless that pesky Mayan calendar is correct, and the Earth drifts into a black hole or is attacked by a higher species we never knew...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 10:08 PM
For one night, the Orioles got real comfortable in what has been their own house of horrors, turning the series opener against the Toronto Blue Jays into a glorified round of batting practice.
On the other end of so many beatings at Rogers Centre, the...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 9:08 PM
The Orioles' starter Friday night hadn't pitched in that capacity since October, when Tommy Hunter took the ball for the Texas Rangers in Game 4 of the World Series.
Their starting second baseman, Cesar Izturis, hadn't appeared in a big league game in...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 8:29 PM
Michael Gonzalez's career in Baltimore hasn't played out as he had hoped when he signed a two-year, $12 million deal before the 2010 season. But as his turbulent Orioles career possibly winds down, the left-handed reliever is finally doing what the club...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 4:04 PM
It could have been one of the more uplifting games of the Orioles' disappointing season, a stirring effort by a makeshift lineup and a patched-together bullpen.
Instead, Saturday's 5-4, ninth-inning meltdown loss to the Toronto Blue Jays was just another...
| Nov 24, 2011
This started Nov. 3 at the Hartford Club. And make no mistake, it would end spectacularly. This started with an arranged meeting before a World Affairs Council event on Prospect Street. And the prospect of it ending in flames on Yawkey Way isn't really...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 7:40 PM
Farrell is right guy
After waving goodbye to Terry Francona a year ago, the Red Sox reportedly made a bid for Blue Jays manager John Farrell. The Jays asked for starting pitcher Clay Buchholz as compensation, and the talks...