| Jun 22, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Four Orioles players are still in line to start for the American League in this year’s All-Star Game at Citi Field in New York, but one race is getting extremely close, according to the latest AL all-star fan balloting results released Saturday...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, a pair of 300-game winners renowned for a decade of excellence atop the Atlanta Braves’ starting rotation, and Chicago White Sox slugger Frank Thomas were elected to the Hall of Fame on Wednesday by the Baseball...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Lois Peralta's Mustang GT is Dodger blue. That's also the color she paints her toenails for each game.
When the Dodgers lose, she wipes the polish off and starts over. Fresh toenails equal a fresh start for her team.
Ritual is everywhere in baseball...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:04 PM
The Orioles don’t have a top 5 pick in this year’s amateur draft, which begins Thursday night.
But there could be a player with distant ties to the organization getting selected that early.
Colin Moran, a third baseman from the...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Major League Baseball is reportedly preparing to seek suspensions for Ryan Braun, Alex Rodriguez and more than a dozen other big leaguers connected to a now-closed Miami-area medical clinic.
The names of Braun, Rodriguez and the others turned up during...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 7:19 AM
Nothing can stop Hanley Ramirez’s roll right now. Not even a stop sign.
Ramirez didn’t even hesitate when he saw third base coach Tim Wallach throw his hands up after A.J. Ellis’ line drive single to right field and slid into home for...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:39 AM
Former Dodgers slugger Manny Ramirez is back in North America after his Taiwanese baseball adventure, but there's something different about him.
No, he's still washed up, but his trademark dreadlocks are now gone.
As part of his minor league deal with...
| Feb 26, 2013
Playing for New Orleans last season, Mike Cervenak finished fifth in the Pacific Coast League with a .340 average. He was fifth in on-base percentage (.408), and 10th in OPS (.912). But at 36 years old, the one-time IronPig had problems finding a job over...
| Mar 14, 2013
I don't speak Chinese, but the EDA Rhinos of the Chinese Professional Baseball League seems pretty excited to have Manny Ramirez on its roster this season (see link below). Ramirez may be the first Major League all-star to utter the words "I always wanted...
| Jan 14, 2013
SAN PEDRO DE MACORIS, Dominican Republic — The lanky 15-year-old and I didn't share a full language, but on a breezy, balmy November night, we shared at least two words.
“Junior Lake?” I asked of the man in the home team's batting...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 2:53 PM
When the playoff microscope gets rolled out next week and experts begin to dissect the Orioles — assuming they hold on to at least an American League wild-card spot — one of the primary criticisms is going to be the club's overall lack of...