| Jun 8, 2013
| 7:34 PM
On Friday night, Yasiel Puig etched his name in the Major League Baseball record book with his fourth home run in the fifth game of his career. Only he and Mike Jacobs (2005, Mets) have accomplished that feat.
But no rookie has ever cranked five...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Stephen Fife threw two bad pitches on an otherwise impressive night Saturday.
Unfortunately for the Dodgers, those two pitches -- a hanging curve to Braves second baseman Dan Uggla to lead off the fifth inning and a meaty fastball to pitcher Kris Medlen...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 9:24 AM
As expected, the Orioles' only representative on USA Baseball's 27-man provisional roster for the World Baseball Classic is center fielder Adam Jones.
The rosters for the rest of the countries will be announced later today, so other Orioles could be...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:54 PM
If you have tickets for playoff games at Dodger Stadium, and you would like to know what time the games start so you can plan your weekend or ask your boss for time off – sorry, you’ll have to wait a few more days.
Such is the power of...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:50 PM
The Braves couldn’t wait one day before playing the oldest and most tired of sporting clichés -- nobody loves us!
Nobody thought we could do this! Nobody picked us to win! Nobody thought we could pick matching socks!
It’s tiresome at the...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:07 PM
The Dodgers looked like that team from midsummer that stormed to the top of the division, while Clayton Kershaw looked a lot like the pitcher they’ve seen all season.
It all proved too much for the Atlanta Braves, who saw the Dodgers jump out to a...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:09 PM
And now for today’s most meaningless numbers:
Clayton Kershaw in the postseason is 0-1 with a 5.87 earned-run average and a 1.57 WHIP.
Oooh, that doesn’t look promising. That looks as if he might have some problems stepping up on the...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:43 AM
Since the season ended, I’ve been asked several times whether the Orioles are going to get an ace this offseason.
My answer is no. I don’t even hesitate. The reasoning is simple. There are no true aces on the market (Matt Garza? Japan’...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections.
1 l Washington
2013 l 86-76, second place
Last year in playoffs l 2012
They are supposed to blossom after years of suffering, top draft...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 3:38 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. – The race for free-agent right-hander Ervin Santana appears to be nearing an end, and the Orioles remain in the fold for the top free-agent starting pitcher still available.
The Orioles are still in contact with Santana’s...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:48 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Ervin Santana sweepstakes have come to a conclusion.
After being courted heavily by the Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays recently, Santana has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Atlanta Braves, the club announced Wednesday....