| Oct 25, 2012
| 3:58 PM
The Fielding Bible Award selections, which will be featured in the Annual Bill James Handbook, were announced today, and Orioles catcher Matt Wieters did not repeat as a winner.
The awards, which go to the best defensive player at each position, no...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 8:08 PM
As the Roncalli Rebels (23-9-1) stood along the third baseline collecting their red ribboned medals on Saturday night, you could see a mixture of emotions coming from each individual player as the runner-up gold medal was placed around his neck. Some...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 9:28 AM
A finales de la semana pasada Jeffrey Loria, el dueño de los Miami Marlins, dijo que "estaba confiado" en que su equipo clasificaría para la post-temporada. Pocos le hicieron caso.
Hay que ubicarse en tiempo y lugar.
Al jueves 28 de junio, fecha en...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 5:54 AM
Three Things to consider as the Miami Marlins introduce their sixth manager in the past 28 months:
Thing 1: Wrote today's column in the Sun Sentinel on Mike Redmond and his chances of success as baseball's youngest active big-league manager.
I have no...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 6:26 AM
I had separate conversations earlier this offseason with a scout from a rival team and a player agent that basically intimated the same thing:
The industry was watching what the Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays would do this winter because they are viewed...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 12:32 PM
As we saw this past season, it doesn't make sense to put too much stock in preseason baseball odds. (Unless you're actually planning on betting on them.)
But looking at how those odds shift is one way to see how impactful the pending Jays-Marlins trade...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 6:55 PM
I wasn’t expecting any assurances. I didn’t think President of Baseball Operations Larry Beinfest would guarantee that Giancarlo Stanton would be a life-long Marlin. At a minimum, I was banking on the “some players are less likely to...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:45 AM
For years I’ve heard the bellyaching about how the Orioles can’t compete financially with the big boys in the American League East, specifically the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox.
Well, now it looks like everyone, including the Red...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 1:34 PM
The magic of baseball is it brings out the kid in all of us. Given that, I'm channeling fond memories of "Sesame Street" in saying this perspective on the White Sox's 2013 season is brought to you by the letter "R."
The word that was once...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:39 AM
I have noticed that when managers need to look up information in the dugouts that they use a notebook. Why haven't they started using laptops or some other devices that would be quicker and more insightful? -- Barry, Carmel, Ind.
I once saw a Stanford...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 4:11 PM
After seeing starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez limp off the field with a right groin strain in the sixth inning Sunday afternoon, the Orioles were able to finally grind out a win fitting of a playoff contender with their 3-1 victory over the Toronto Blue...