| Feb 8, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Getting started: Pitchers and catchers report Friday; position players Feb. 19; first full workout Feb. 20.
A-Rod, stay-A-way: He is suspended for the season but can show up at spring training. What a zoo.
The old man: He's turning 40 this...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:14 PM
I hear them coming from the southwest. They are yelling, what? They are yelling, "Ma-Kun! Ma-Kun!"
As your loyal sentinel out here on Connecticut's Munson-Nixon Line — dart gun loaded with New York tabloid hyperbole in one hand and blowgun full of...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Sharon Robinson doesn't mind that some people refer to her simply as "Jackie Robinson's daughter."
One of three children of the man who broke Major League Baseball's color barrier for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, Robinson has written books about her...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Don’t expect the Orioles to resolve their closer situation any time soon.
As the club tries to distance itself from the mess the situation with Grant Balfour created, the Orioles' external search still seems to be focused on free-agent right-...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:29 AM
Add one more to his list of achievements: Peyton Manning has been named Sports Illustrated's sportsman of the year.
What an odd choice. Sure, Manning has led Denver to an 11-3 record this year and is closing in on the season record for touchdown passes,...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Finding a closer to replace Mariano Rivera isn't the only headache the Yankees face this off-season. The team's YES Network, which carries most of its games, will soon need a new distribution deal with Time Warner Cable, the biggest pay-TV operator in the...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Back in September, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said definitively that closer Jim Johnson would be tendered a contract and return next season.
After leading the American League in both saves (50) and blown saves (9) in 2013, Johnson...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:05 PM
KENLEY JANSEN, 26, closer
Final 2013 stats: 4-3, 28 saves in 32 opportunities, 1.88 ERA, 0.86 WHIP, 13.0 strikeouts per inning pitched and a .177 opponents batting average.
Contract status: First year he’s arbitration eligible.
The good: After...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
We'll take a break from Orioles rumors that most likely won’t come to fruition -- I never say never, but I say "most likely not" a whole lot in the winter -- to look at the findings of a pretty cool book I thought would be of interest to many of...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Los Yankees de Nueva y los Marlins de Miami disputarán un par de partidos de exhibición en el estadio Rod Carew de Panamá el 15 y 16 de marzo de 2014, informa el diario Sun-Sentinel de Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Citando fuentes de las mayores, la nota...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 8:20 PM
As wild and wacky as the World Series was — Game 3 ending on an obstruction call at third base, Game 4 on a pickoff play at first . . . really? — the Boston Red Sox celebrating their third championship in 10 years won't be baseball's most...