| Apr 18, 2011
There's been mention lately as to how some believe Buck Showalter reminds them of Earl Weaver in posture, nuances, physical characteristics, etc. I will agree with others that he is an excellent manager. There is one glaring difference that differentiates...
| May 19, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:
| Jun 8, 2011
| 8:18 PM
North Harford, jr., pitcher
•Went 7-1 with a 0.77ERA and struck out 88 in 551/3 innings
•Showed his physical strength, Beat strong C. Milton Wright team, 5-1, in state 3A North Regional final and then came coming...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 1:33 PM
The Orioles -- fresh off their season-opening, three-game sweep of the Twins -- host the Yankees tonight for the opening of a three-game series.
The Bronx Bombers are 0-3, reeling from being swept out of Tampa Bay.
Tonight, the Orioles send left-...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 8:59 PM
Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz took the mound Monday night for his first start of this young season hoping he could begin to erase the images of his horrible 2011 season. He spoke of pitching with a clean slate, of April optimism and feeling stronger...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 7:18 AM
Everyone on the Orioles was pulling big-time for Brian Matusz last night at Camden Yards. Why wouldn't they? He's a good kid who struggled through a horrendous (1-9, 10.69 ERA) 2011 season. And the big lefty is being counted on heavily -- again -- this...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 9:03 PM
The feel-good start to this Orioles’ season may have officially come to an end Wednesday, with one swing that catapulted the New York Yankees to a three-game sweep and pushed the Orioles back to .500.
A see-saw contest was put out of reach in the...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:00 AM
I’m hesitant to even type the name again.
I’m not sure this much attention ever has been given to a guy that clearly isn’t coming to Baltimore to play for the Orioles.
OK, not counting a certain first baseman from Severna Park a few...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 4:09 PM
I promised not to write about Prince Fielder until the super-sized slugger signs somewhere.
Well, I am writing about Fielder and he hasn’t signed yet.
Hey, it’s not like I took a vow in church or anything.
Besides, it’s you people...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 12:41 PM
The champagne corks can be popped now throughout baseball.
Popped in the Motor City and by national baseball writers who have been held hostage by Prince Fielder Talk, Day 112.
Fielder has reportedly signed with the Detroit Tigers for nine years and...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 2:15 PM
Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette was on Jim Bowden’s satellite radio show today and seemed to steer the conversation away from free agent first baseman Prince Fielder, but he said in a brief telephone interview...