| Oct 30, 2013
| 9:52 AM
While the road to Red Sox deliverance from baseball's most pathetic joke in 2012 to its most joyous resurrection in 2013 figures to lead to a wicked celebration in the coming hours, it seems worth pointing out that the road has been paved by a number of...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:46 AM
The Boston Red Sox clinched the World Series title Wednesday night, with a 6-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals, putting a Fenway Park exclamation point on an extraordinary postseason.
From our West Coast perspective, the season can be perceived...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:03 AM
BOSTON — Only moments after the Red Sox had completed one of the greatest one-year turnarounds in baseball history, clinching their first World Series title at Fenway since 1918, David Ortiz broke free of a crowd of teammates and planted a giant...
| Nov 4, 2013
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Truth serum time. When Chris Berman convened the 2013 NFL draft on ESPN back on April 25, as you dipped the first of many salted chips into the salsa, would you have believed either one of these scenarios?
Shortly before 4:30 p....
| Sep 28, 2013
| 5:48 PM
While Brian Roberts could be playing his final games in an Orioles uniform this weekend, the veteran second baseman has made it clear that he wants to remain with the team in 2014.
And as the season nears a close, Roberts is building a solid case to...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 9:01 PM
When the Oakland Athletics lost in Seattle early Saturday evening, the night's contest between the Orioles and the Boston Red Sox at Camden Yards technically became meaningless shortly after the first pitch.
The Orioles were eliminated from postseason...
| Jul 10, 2013
Bill Dowling thought for a moment about this night's intersection of minor league baseball and home run derby — the very definition of creative high jinks — broke into a big smile and shouted, "We are not a circus!"
Maybe not, but step right...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 4:00 PM
The Orioles entered this weekend with the opportunity to knock the Boston Red Sox out of first place in the AL East. And even though the Orioles – following a 5-0 shutout loss to Boston on Sunday afternoon – allowed the Red Sox to leave...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:21 PM
L.J. Hoes walked into the Orioles clubhouse on Wednesday glad to see his name in the starting lineup. He didn’t know that come gametime, he’d be playing for the opposing team.
Hoes, the Orioles’ No. 6 prospect according to Baseball...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 9:06 PM
Bruce Chen outdueled Jon Lester as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Boston Red 5-1 on Thursday night.
The Royals won for the 16th time in 20 games since the All-Star break. The Red Sox, who have the best record in the American League, lost for...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Unless something changes dramatically, Orioles designated hitter Wilson Betemit will be making his 2013 debut this week in Boston, possibly starting Wednesday at Fenway Park against a right-hander.
On the disabled list all season after tearing a...