| Jun 30, 2014
| 9:01 PM
Mike Trout is torn. The Angels center fielder is widely considered the best all-around player in baseball, and he is also a premier slugger, as evidenced by his prodigious 489-foot home run, as projected by ESPN, in Kansas City on Friday night.
| 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...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:12 PM
It wasn't pretty, but even as Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez seemed to walk a tightrope at times with his control problems Friday night against a dangerous Toronto Blue Jays lineup, he ultimately delivered a quality start.
For the Orioles' high-...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:28 PM
There’s no secret formula, no sudden epiphany. If the Orioles are going to compete in the American League East all year, they need to get consistent, quality starting pitching.
If the last week is any indication, the Orioles’ rotation is...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Chris Tillman made history Sunday, even if he didn't realize it.
Against the Toronto Blue Jays, the Orioles right-hander allowed three runs and nine hits in seven innings, becoming the fifth pitcher in club history to go that deep into a game without...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:46 AM
KEY MOMENTS: There were two for the Angels' offense. Albert Pujols grounded out to third with the bases loaded to end the fourth inning, and Chris Iannetta struck out on a 96-mph Trevor Bauer fastball with runners on second and third to end the fifth. The...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 5:51 PM
NEW YORK -- Nelson Cruz has taken a sizable lead in the American League All-Star voting for designated hitters, now outpacing the Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz, 2,457,349 to 1,652,470.
According to Major League Baseball, which announced the most recent...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Whether Kevin Gausman's strong start Thursday night, in which he shut down a Toronto Blue Jays team with one of the most dangerous lineups in baseball, solidified him a place in the Orioles starting rotation remains to be seen.
But he has made it...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Jake Arrieta left after 6 1/3 innings with a 2-1 lead, but Jose Bautista ripped a three-run double on a 2-2 pitch with two outs off rookie reliever Neil Ramirez in the seventh as the Cubs' losing streak grew to five games. The Cubs failed to...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 7:51 PM
TORONTO -- Since the last weekend of the 2013 season, the Toronto Blue Jays sent at least 12 talent evaluators to watch Jeff Samardzija pitch until the former Chicago Cubs’ ace was dealt on July 5 to the Oakland Athletics.
But Monday night, it was...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:40 PM
TORONTO — There's more to solving Mark Buehrle than not allowing him to jam you with his cut fastball or fool you with his pedestrian speed pitches. You also can't let him pitch at his preferred quick tempo.
But the Cubs fells short in several...