| Aug 21, 2014
| 8:30 AM
MIAMI – The Marlins’ blockbuster trade with the Blue Jays in November 2012, which featured the payroll purging of Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle and Josh Johnson, yielded starting pitcher Henderson Alvarez and shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria among...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 8:18 PM
CINCINNATI -- Ten years and 13 days since his 48th career win for the Marlins, Brad Penny picked up his 49th.
The bullpen made Penny’s five-inning, two-run (one earned) effort stand up in a 4-3 win over the Reds at Great American Ballpark...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 6:36 PM
A year ago at this time, Cameron Rupp was wrapping up a season in which he surpassed Tommy Joseph and Sebastian Valle to emerge as the Phillies' top catching prospect and was heading toward a September call-up.
This season, Rupp is hoping for a strong...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Over the course of the current season, Dave Brundage has seen the best and the worst from Maikel Franco, the current jewel of the Phillies farm system.
At the moment, the IronPigs manager is seeing the best.
After going 6-for-7 with the franchise's...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez, a 23-year-old Venezuelan in his third major league season, pitched the third no-hitter of the season in a thrilling 1-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday in Miami.
Alvarez was in the on-deck circle in...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 7:42 PM
The one thing Giancarlo Stanton knew for sure was Rafael Soriano was not going to throw a strike. Ahead in the count 1-2, Soriano threw a chase pitch. Stanton chased it and crushed it.
With the Marlins down a run in the ninth Saturday, Stanton...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter confirmed his post-All-Star break starting rotation after the Orioles’ win over the Blue Jays. Before the game, he said he and pitching coach Rick Adair had an idea in mind for what pitchers would be on the hill...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 11:46 AM
First baseman Chris Davis' two-run homer in the third inning this afternoon, which gave the Orioles a 6-0 lead over Toronto, gave him 37 on the year, tying him with Reggie Jackson for most homers at the All-Star break in AL history, a record Jackson set...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 3:58 PM
As the baseball season approaches the All-Star break, opposing teams still have yet to solve Orioles first baseman Chris Davis.
Before Davis left Baltimore on Sunday afternoon to take part in this week’s All-Star Game festivities in New York --...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:45 AM
— As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette sat in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on a sunny afternoon earlier this month, overlooking a well-manicured cloverleaf of fields, a bitter winter seemed like an eternity ago in more ways...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:18 PM
The Dodgers have the best starting rotation money can buy.
Best pitcher in baseball? Keep him, for $215 million. Best pitcher in free agency, in the first off-season under new ownership? Buy him, for $147 million. Best pitcher to come out of South...