| Aug 8, 2014
| 11:12 PM
There were times this season when the Dodgers wanted to put Hanley Ramirez on the disabled list. Each time, he refused.
On Friday afternoon, Ramirez felt his right side tighten as he warmed up in an indoor batting cage at Miller Park. Again, he insisted...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 2:03 PM
While Michael Cuddyer and Ryan Zimmerman hope their ailments heal, Jake Cave is shining with the Trenton Thunder and Chad Pinder also is batting over .300.
Justin Verlander has struggled this year, but he'll have a chance to win a World Series for the...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 1:53 PM
White Sox: Are Chinese hackers responsible for Robin Ventura's bullpen decisions? Checking the bullpen phones.
Indians: More fans gathering around LeBron James' house than watching Indians pretend they're contenders....
| Jun 21, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Former Old Dominion pitcher Ryan Yarbrough and well-traveled lefty reliever Clay Rapada are new to the list this week.
But speaking of ODU, can you believe how ineffective Justin Verlander has been lately? Neither can we.
Player, Level, Team, Org.,...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 2:21 PM
All in all, Hampton Roads baseball fans hope their major-league contingent will see better days than they have in the first third of the 2014 season.
Michael Cuddyer has a fractured shoulder. Ryan Zimmerman missed much of the lineup with a hand injury,...
| Jun 6, 2014
Greg Smith recalled allowing two runs in six innings against the Jacksonville Suns in one of his 12 starts for the Double-A Mobile BayBears during the 2007 season. Current Colorado Rockies slugger Carlos Gonzalez and Atlanta Braves outfielder Justin Upton...
| May 28, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Upfront disclaimer: I always thought letting fans vote for the All-Star team -- or anything else -- is a horrid idea. It too often becomes more of a popularity contest or an award for a team’s marketing effort.
So with that as a backdrop,...
| May 28, 2014
| 4:30 AM
MILWAUKEE -- The great thing about baseball is how we can take one moment in a 3-hour, 44-minute game and blow it up.
Such is the case from the Orioles' 7-6 loss Tuesday night to the Milwaukee Brewers after manager Buck Showalter decided to...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said the decision to keep rookie Caleb Joseph on the active roster and send Steve Clevenger to Triple-A Norfolk was “51 to 49 percent.”
In activating first baseman Chris Davis from the paternity list, the...
| May 26, 2014
| 6:08 PM
MILWAUKEE -- Catcher Nick Hundley isn’t some nervous rookie with nubs for fingernails and a stomach that does somersaults when there’s a pressure situation before him.
Hundley, 30, has been in the major leagues for parts of seven seasons,...
| May 26, 2014
| 5:03 PM
In his two years with the Orioles, infielder Mark Reynolds was a clubhouse favorite for his self-deprecating humor and his key role in the 2012 playoff run with his powerful bat and solid defense at first base.
Now with the Brewers, Reynolds said Monday...