| Dec 5, 2014
| 11:57 PM
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MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH
In the latter stages of the regular season, Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neil Huntington was asked what would constitute a successful year.
"A World Series championship," he...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:44 PM
Baseball is a game of failure, or at least trying to handle it.
Those players who can maintain a strong level of confidence throughout an arduous season are a step ahead of the competition.
Rookie Jorge Soler has provided a small but impressive sample...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez learned on Saturday night that he would be getting the start against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday afternoon because Chris Tillman is dealing with abdomen soreness.
It was no big deal for Gonzalez, who made 15...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 4:26 PM
There aren't a whole lot of roster questions revolving around the Orioles' 25-man roster, but one of the more intriguing ones is whether Ryan Flaherty will go north for the second consecutive year.
Flaherty, an infielder/outfielder who was selected from...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 7:13 AM
The Orioles play in Bradenton again this afternoon against the Pittsburgh Pirates – that’s the 723rd game between the two teams this spring (I’m only slightly exaggerating).
Here’s the Orioles' lineup: Alexi Casilla 6, Lew Ford...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 8:22 PM
There were options had the Orioles wanted to skip Jeremy Guthrie's start or, at the very least, push it back a couple of days to make sure the right-hander had recovered from a back strain.
But Guthrie wanted the ball, and Orioles manager Buck...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 4:30 PM
With Blake Davis' decisive error in the fifth inning Wednesday, the Orioles had their defining play on a highly disappointing road trip and an easy scapegoat for another avoidable loss.
However, pinning it all on Davis' gaffe, which brought home the...
| Jun 26, 2011
It's no coincidence the two managers to resign in midseason, Jim Riggleman and Edwin Rodriguez, were the two lowest-paid in the majors. Riggleman, in his third season with the Nationals and 12th as a manager, was earning $600,000, according to...