| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:18 PM
"I know people say ownership turned a blind eye to it, and they probably did in some circumstances. But people were going to start losing interest in watching a bunch of clowns out there on drugs, doing things normal people couldn't even think about...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 3:33 PM
No position player has been selected league most valuable player after appearing in fewer than 116 games in a nonstrike season. But by the time voters begin casting their ballots at the end of this season, the Dodgers' Hanley Ramirez may be worthy of...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Something has been bothering me about Alex Rodriguez's potential lifetime ban from baseball, and Orioles manager Buck Showalter just did a nice job of expressing it.
The Yankees rode Rodriguez to a World Series title in 2009, but they could avoid much...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:41 PM
General Manager Jerry Dipoto has been heavily criticized for his winter pitching moves that didn't pan out, Ryan Madson, Joe Blanton, Tommy Hanson and Sean Burnett providing little or no contributions to the Angels this season.
But at least one under-...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:06 PM
The shortest route between Cuba and the United States is just 90 miles, but it can be a complicated journey for a baseball player.
Because professional sports are outlawed in communist Cuba and most business relationships between U.S. companies and...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Thank you, Miguel Cabrera. You too, Josh Hamilton.
From someone who is voting for the American League Most Valuable Player award, it's really nice to have an easy choice when you write the first name on the ballot — or type it, actually, as the...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Third baseman Cody Asche is the highest-ranking IronPig in the on-line voting for the International League all-star squad which will meet the Pacific Coast League in the annual Triple-A All-Star game next month in Reno. Asche is second to Buffalo's Andy...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 3:50 AM
Please excuse my absence for the last week but Vegas was calling and I’m never one to turn down the invitation. It may have been frightfully hot there but that was more than balanced out by my chill at the slots—still, I love the place. So...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
On Saturday, the Orioles offense sputtered, right-hander Freddy Garcia couldn’t hold a lead, and the Boston Red Sox finally showed why the team is in first place in the American League East.
But there was a bright spot in the Orioles’ 5-4...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Orioles right-hander Jake Arrieta, who was called up from Triple-A Norfolk on Friday to provide bullpen depth, will start Monday night against the Tigers in Detroit in place of right-hander Jason Hammel.
Hammel returned to the ballpark Sunday after...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:40 PM
The evolution of Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman continued Friday night with an outing that was reminiscent of an experienced veteran and not a guy who was in the minors a year ago wondering about his future in the organization.
In the Orioles’...