| May 18, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Yes, there also was a baseball game Friday. Amid all the hoopla of the NATO visit, rumors of President Obama visiting Wrigley Field and Kerry Wood picking this weekend to retire, the City Series finally got to take center stage.
The Cubs and White Sox...
| May 27, 2012
| 10:28 AM
The Orioles made Adam Jones’ six-year, $85.5 million deal official Sunday with a morning news conference.
We’ve been reporting details for a while now, but I thought I’d bring you some quotes.
The best one came from club executive vice...
| May 27, 2012
| 4:31 PM
With his six-year, $85.5 million contract extension official, Orioles center fielder Adam Jones sat between his two bosses — manager Buck Showalter and club executive vice president Dan Duquette — on Sunday and said Baltimore is where he...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis walked into the visting clubhouse of Tropicana Field on Friday afternoon with his right arm in a sling after succesful morning surgery to remove a broken bone from his wrist.
Markakis tried to force a smile as he...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 6:47 PM
The general belief is that players recovering from hamate bone surgery -- as Nick Markakis is now -- have a short recovery time, but it can take a while for them to regain their full power at the plate.
But a glance at some notable cases shows players...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 10:57 PM
Hernandez was the only Seattle player among the 33 AL All-Stars announced on the MLB All-Star Selection Show presented by Taco Bell. It will be his third All-Star selection overall.
A year ago, Hernandez was named to the team -- along with reliever...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 6:48 AM
Name: Sean Davis
Birthdate: Oct. 23, 1993
Birthplace: Washington D.C.
Hometown: Temple Hills
High School: Maret
Senior statistics: 162 tackles, three forced fumbles and three interceptions,...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 8:01 AM
Trey Griffey, the oldest child of future Baseball Hall of FamerKen Griffey Jr., has given a commitment to play football at the University of Arizona.
Griffey, a 6ft 2in (1.88m), 185-pound (84kg) wide receiver from Dr. Phillips High School in Orlando,...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 12:01 AM
When Dr. Phillips wide receiver Trey Griffey was scheduling his official visit to the University of Arizona two weeks ago, his mom noticed he would be missing half a day of school that Friday.
"We let him set those up," his father, Ken Griffey Jr.,...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Your new Orioles beat writer has been connected to this franchise a long time -- almost since birth.
Had the Yankees not beaten the Orioles for the AL East title in 1976, I would have been named after Orioles rookie outfielder Andres Mora. Instead, I was...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 7:33 PM
Sunday afternoon, in Cooperstown, New York, the National Baseball Hall of Fame will welcome its three newest members. There's a skilled offensive and defensive second baseman who finished his career with nearly 3,000 hits. There's a top-of-the-line...