| 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...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 10:36 PM
Some in the Mariners organization compare rookie Blake Beavan to the just-traded Doug Fister, as both are 6-foot-8 right-handers who rely more on excellent command than raw power.
But Beavan had something Fister rarely enjoyed Monday, some welcome run...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 5:26 PM
Thinking backon his efforts as an ambassador of baseball, Cal Ripken Jr. recalled howthe teens he worked with in Nicaragua were so excited it was impossible to corral them into groups, while the kids in China were so reserved it was hard to get them out...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 6:59 PM
April 5, 1993: Charlie Hough throws the first pitch in Marlins history. The Marlins won their inaugural game over the Dodgers 6-3 in front of 42,334 fans.
Oct. 3, 1997: Robb Nen pitches a perfect ninth inning in Game 3 of the NLDS against the...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 4:16 PM
Give Joe Labon a vehicle — a Ferrari or a Mercedes-Benz passenger van or even an old Chevy Caprice — and he'll find a way to soup it up, trick it out or simply make it more fun to drive.
He loves cars. Always has. When he was 15 years old,...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 1:24 AM
This is the transcript, as provided by Major League Baseball, of the press conference Sunday in which Ken Griffey Jr. was given the Commissioner's Historic Achievement Award in Arlington, Texas, before Game 4 of the World Series.
Harold Reynolds, who was...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 1:27 AM
Orlando resident and future Baseball Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr., was honored as the 12th recipient of the Commissioner’s Historic Achievement Award on Sunday night prior to Game 4 of the World Series in Arlington, Texas.
Griffey Jr., who...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 8:19 AM
When you think about baseball in the 1990s, names like Ken Griffey Jr. and Cal Ripken come to mind. Yet, there were so many classic, run of the mill, and mediocre ballplayers in that time as well. Here are some of the most average to grace professional...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 5:05 PM
CLEVELAND — Orioles designated hitter Jim Thome hasn't decided how much longer he wants to play, but he has a legitimate chance to catch an old teammate and friend on one of the most noteworthy lists in baseball history if he sticks around a little....