| Dec 10, 2011
| 7:48 AM
Manny Ramirez has been officially reinstated by Major League Baseball from the voluntary retirement list.
Ramirez, 39, retired in April after a second violation of the league's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. The violation came with a 100-...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 3:59 PM
No. 15 Blue Jays: 16th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Dodgers.
One more year, two at the most.
Unless that pesky Mayan calendar is correct, and the Earth drifts into a black hole or is attacked by a higher species we never knew...
| May 6, 2011
| 10:05 PM
The Orioles' 6-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on an ugly, rainy, sloppy night Friday at Camden Yards provided a crystal-clear example of what separates successful veteran pitchers from inexperienced ones that are seemingly headed toward that path.
| Dec 4, 2011
| 6:30 PM
Dan Duquette is continuing to staff his front office with veteran baseball men and former co-workers, announcing on Sunday that he has hired two 75-year-olds with a world of baseball experience.
In an attempt to revamp the organization's infrastructure,...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 11:09 PM
What do you think -- will GM Kenny Williams get fired after this season? -- Steve M., Chicago
I think everything is under evaluation. The Sox certainly haven't received their money's worth for a payroll over $126 million, but the chairman is a very loyal...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 1:23 PM
When the bus pulled to a stop in the village near the south-central coast of the Dominican Republic, it was surrounded instantly by dozens of mostly shirtless and shoeless youngsters.
They banged on the sides and rocked the bus in joyful anticipation,...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 2:43 PM
I'm not sure I ever rooted harder for anyone in Angel Stadium than Jim Abbott. But how could you not? The handsome, fresh-faced kid with the winning smile was an Olympian, a fierce competitor and an all-round athlete. Oh, and he was born with just one...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette peers out his B&O Warehouse office window, which has to have one of the best views in baseball — down into the right-field flag court of Camden Yards and the seating bowl.
| Jan 7, 2012
| 2:20 PM
The Orioles are reportedly showing interest in Manny Ramirez, at least enough to want to see him swing a bat again.
Baltimore was one of two clubs -- the Blue Jays were the other -- to watch Ramirez take batting practice in Miami, according to a report...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 10:30 AM
I read the interview with Dan Duquette, the new Orioles executive vice president, in the Sunday Sun ("Q&A with Dan Duquette," Jan. 7). When asked about the "biggest adjustment for you after being away" from baseball for many years, he answered the...