| Feb 13, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Go ahead, pick an American League East champion.
Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 8:50 AM
The American League East has long been considered one of baseball’s toughest divisions, and that should hold true again in 2013. But it’s no longer a division dominated by a couple high-spending teams and the occasional upstart. Suddenly,...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 6:58 PM
Forever a cut above
Let's be honest. Luis Gonzalez didn't exactly smoke his single off Mariano Rivera in Game 7 of the 2001 World Series. He fought off a cutter and fisted it just out of Derek Jeter's reach. But that's the...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 12:07 PM
New York Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera, 43, is expected to announce his plans to retire after the 2013 season on Saturday.
The New York Post reported that a news conference is scheduled for Saturday at 10 a.m. EST.
Rivera is Major League Baseball'...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:24 PM
NEW YORK—The Angels recalled infielder Andrew Romine from triple-A Salt Lake on Wednesday, creating the potential for a family feud in the final two games of a four-game series against the New York Yankees.
Romine is starting at shortstop...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:55 PM
First pitch of Thursday's Orioles-Yankees game has been delayed due to rain -- a heavy downpour, in fact.
We are now being told that first pitch is tentatively scheduled for 8:20 p.m.
The Orioles are still expected to hold a brief, pre-game ceremony...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
[Back for its second year, "Down the Stretch" is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.]
About last night
Jim Johnson's error and...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:30 PM
It took a while, but New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera finally got his sendoff in what was likely his final appearance at Camden Yards.
A rain delay pushed back the Orioles' ceremony honoring the retiring Rivera. But when the future Hall of Famer...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:26 PM
The Orioles headed into this week's four-game series at home against the New York Yankees knowing they had a chance to bury one of their closest rivals in the American League wild-card race.
They left Camden Yards for Toronto early this morning...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 8:50 PM
GREENVILLE, N.C. — Frank Beamer has adopted a beauty-pageant theme for Virginia Tech this football season, conceding repeatedly that his Hokies "aren't too pretty yet."
Given its offense and special teams, Tech wouldn't even rate as Miss...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:47 PM
They were called the California Angels then, the visiting team on a beautiful Friday evening in New York. The Yankees had not won a postseason series in 15 years, so the attendance at Yankee Stadium was a modest 19,087 on May 17, 1996.
The Yankees won,...