| May 22, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Right-handed reliever Brad Brach hadn't pitched four innings in a game since college, and he hadn't thrown more than two innings in a major league game in his career.
But Wednesday in Pittsburgh, Brach entered in the second inning in relief of starter...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 4:59 PM
There are saves and blown saves for closers and holds for setup men, but there is no formal measure for the performance of those less-heralded relievers who enter with their team trailing by a few runs and hold the score, giving their offense a chance...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 1:45 PM
CLEVELAND -- Five runs ahead and 10 outs away from a three-game sweep of the Cleveland Indians, the Angels collapsed in the sixth and seventh innings for a 6-5 loss at Progressive Field on Sunday.
Cleveland catcher Carlos Santana led off the seventh...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 7:11 PM
CLEVELAND — Two days into the final month of the baseball season, the bats are back — and so are the smiles — in the Orioles clubhouse.
Opening their three-game series in Cleveland on Monday, Indians right-hander Justin Masterson was...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:12 AM
When discussing the teams competing for the second AL wild-card spot, you can say they all deserve each other right now.
Of the Rays, Orioles, Yankees and Indians, none of them have been able to pull away from the pack. All four teams are within 3 ½...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:32 PM
MLB All-Star Game TV schedule 2013: Baseball’s best head to Citi Field in Queens, N.Y., for the 2013 All-Star Game Tuesday, July 16, at 7:30pm ET on FOX. ALSO SEE: 2013 MLB-All Star Week coverage on MLB Network 2013 MLB Home Run Derby Monday on ESPN...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw will be making his third consecutive All-Star game appearance and Angels outfielder Mike Trout his second.
And rookie sensation Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers still has a chance of making his first.
Puig, who has played...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 8:54 PM
CLEVELAND – Orioles manager Buck Showalter, a master of detail, watches baseball games in pieces, individual snapshots, and not in one stream. So, to him, a play that might not have been made in the third or a blown call in the sixth is equally...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Alexi Casilla has had a difficult enough time breaking into the Orioles’ starting lineup recently, let alone being a home run threat.
But when Orioles manager Buck Showalter selected his batting order for Tuesday night’s game against the...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 8:12 PM
It quickly became the talk of the clubhouse when Orioles second baseman Alexi Casilla delayed his postgame media session until the club could get coach Einar Diaz to act as interpreter to help translate Casilla's thoughts about his game-winning three-...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
three -- straight months with at least nine homers for Chris Davis.
Davis is having such a crazy season, I could rename this segment “...