| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones glides through the home clubhouse in a T-shirt and basketball shorts, razzing everyone he passes with a bellowing voice and an even louder cackle.
On the other side of the room is right fielder Nick Markakis, sitting...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 5:21 PM
TORONTO — Much bigger goals lie ahead for the Orioles, and their final regular-season series here is less about winning games than about fine-tuning for the postseason.
Still, the Orioles don't want to trudge to the postseason. Following their 4-2...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 8:13 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Right-hander Jeff Samardzija was pitching in the first inning of his Oakland A's debut Sunday, and things weren't going as planned.
Samardzija gave up one-out singles to Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Munenori Kawasaki and left...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:53 PM
TORONTO -- Mark Buehrle felt so good Wednesday, he is sorry that the season is ending.
"The way my ball was moving, I almost want to throw tomorrow, I felt that good," the Toronto Blue Jays left-hander said.
Buehrle made his final start of the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:19 PM
A couple of Miami Marlins’ managers will have busy offseason. Double-A manager earlier this season agreed to manage Cibao in the Dominican winter league, and this week the Arizona Fall League announced Triple-A New Orleans manager Andy Haines will...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:11 PM
With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals.
The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 3:05 PM
By Larry Millson, The Sports Xchange
TORONTO — The scene was set for Derek Jeter to once again deliver the big hit in his final game at Rogers Centre on Sunday.
Pinch runner Ichiro Suzuki was at third base after a double by pinch hitter Jacoby...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Major League Baseball denied a protest filed Saturday by the Tampa Bay Rays, stemming from a play disputed by Rays Manager Joe Maddon in a 5-4, 10-inning loss in Toronto. Tampa Bay's Wil Myers was ruled out on a replay-review reversal of a pickoff, and...
| Sep 19, 2014
By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange
NEW YORK — Derek Jeter's first game of his final week at Yankee Stadium began with him smiling after hitting a home run. It ended with him lifting his arms and climbing over the dugout rail to celebrate...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons thought his team had a real chance to make a move on the Orioles in the American League East race coming back from the All-Star break.
The Blue Jays were four games out of first place, but they were facing three...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 8:47 PM
All the postseason math — all the talk of magic numbers and scoreboard watching — is now a thing of the past. Just one win now separates the Orioles and their first American League East division title since 1997.
Opening up their three-...