| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:29 PM
It was the kind of game the Orioles needed desperately earlier this month.
Paced by a tremendous outing from starter Miguel Gonzalez, a bullpen that preserved the lead and some timely hitting, the Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 3-2, on Thursday...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez, a 23-year-old Venezuelan in his third major league season, pitched the third no-hitter of the season in a thrilling 1-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday in Miami.
Alvarez was in the on-deck circle in...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:54 PM
In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense.
Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Nov. 11, 2011: Florida Marlins become the Miami Marlins.
Dec. 5, 2011: Closer Heath Bell is signed as a free agent for three years, $27 million.
Dec. 7, 2011: Shortstop Jose Reyes signed as a free agent for six years, $106 million.
Dec. 8, 2011: Left-...
| 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...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
MLB Opening Day 2013 TV schedule: The MLB regular season starts Sunday, March 31, with Texas at Houston. ESPN and ESPN2 air four games April 1. Get a FREE MLB TV schedule printable version! Once again, the Hot Stove cooked up an offseason stew of big...
| 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...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:07 PM
If Kevin Youkilis leaves via free agency, what are the chances the Sox try Dan Johnson at third? He is patient and does have some pop. -- Kent Kimpel, Plymouth, Ind.
I think the chances are slim. I think they should bring him back, but I'm not sure how...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Phillies relievers may have been the weakest link earlier this season, but in the last three weeks, they're been doing more than their fair share. In the last 19 games (since July 20), the Phillies bullpen has posted a National......
| Aug 30, 2012
| 9:24 PM
What White Sox ace Chris Sale called a disgrace after his four-inning outing Tuesday, pitching coach Don Cooper brushed off as a bad day.
What qualified as frustration Thursday for fellow Sox first-year starter Jose Quintana in a 5-3 loss to the Orioles,...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:24 PM
The Orioles recalled right-hander Jairo Asencio (pronounced HIGH-row) from Triple-A Norfolk on Friday and designated for assignment right-hander Jair Jurrjens.
Asencio made his first appearance for the Orioles on Friday, pitching a scoreless seventh. He...