| May 15, 2013
| 5:06 PM
One comes back, one heads out. It’s the early story of the Dodgers’ season.
The Dodgers activated right-hander Zack Greinke as expected Wednesday, but made room for him by placing right-hander Josh Beckett on the 15-day disabled list with...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Ugh, it’s come to this. The Dodgers, rich with starting pitching when the season began, are now so decimated they’re fishing in the baseball scrap heap.
Brace yourself: The Dodgers have signed Jonathan Sanchez. ...
| May 10, 2013
The new Dodgers owners, it turns out, jazzed up every corner of Dodger Stadium but one.
The concourses are brighter, the restrooms cleaner, the entertainment snappier. There's still one area, however, that feels wholly unfinished, an inherited...
| May 4, 2013
| 4:42 PM
The Cardinals visit the Cubs for the first time this week. Fireworks are not expected.
But when the Red Sox's Clay Buchholz pitches against the Blue Jays next Saturday, that should be interesting. You know you are doing something right when rivals...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 6:15 PM
The Orioles’ scheduled interleague series opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, which was postponed by rain, will be made up as part of a split-doubleheader on Saturday.
Games will be at 1:05 p.m. and 7:05 p.m. After a one-hour, 48-...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 8:26 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter might not be a fan of doubleheaders, but he couldn't complain about the result of Saturday's split twin bill against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Camden Yards.
The Orioles won both games of the doubleheader, getting a career-...
| Apr 23, 2013
Last week's ranking in parentheses
1. Braves (1): They stopped scoring runs over the weekend in Pittsburgh but bought themselves time with the 13-2 start.
2. Giants (2): Tim Lincecum took a shutout into the seventh Saturday, his best start of the...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
66 -- saves, most in the major leagues, for Orioles closer Jim Johnson since Sept. 7, 2011.
With Tuesday’s win over the Toronto Blue...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:52 PM
There are some things that can be bought.
A space flight. The chance to be cryogenically frozen. Or maybe just some of the simpler things, like a 12-cylinder Ferrari Testarossa, beachfront property in Turks and Caicos or one of the socks Curt...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 6:27 AM
The Orioles and Red Sox are playing a pair of simutaneous split-squad contests today -- one here at Ed Smith Stadium and another down south at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers.
We'll have double-barrel coverage. Follow me on Twitter at @EddieInTheYard for...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Orioles top hitting prospect Manny Machado made his first start in an exhibition game Saturday against the Boston Red Sox, batting ninth and playing shortstop. The 19-year-old was even more excited when he found out he’d be facing right-hander...