| Mar 22, 2014
| 10:15 PM
SYDNEY, Australia — For the Dodgers, this was an opening day that didn't feel like an opening day.
They were on the other side of the planet, in a time zone 18 hours ahead of home. The pregame ceremony didn't include fireworks or the customary...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 4:36 PM
No. 8 Braves: 23rd in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Phillies.
Isn't every action supposed to bring an equal opposite reaction?
Frank Wren must not have gotten the message.
While the Red Sox's 7-20 September led to sweeping changes...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 3:00 AM
We only have a few Prediction Fridays left, so let’s make the most of it.
Last week, the Ravens beat the Colts 24-10. We had some fairly close guesses, but mbrenn3 was the closest with a 23-6 prediction. That’s good enough for the free bar...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 3:00 AM
With news that the Texas Rangers won the posting rights to Japanese right-hander Yu Darvish, speculation has arisen that the Rangers may not be able to afford free-agent first baseman Prince Fielder.
If that’s true, then the market for the last...
| Jul 17, 2011
There's no way for any of us to know how Josh Hamilton feels these days, but if you ask him he will do his best to let you know. That says a lot in itself.
The guy who might have the best idea about what swirls through Hamilton's head is Dodgers coach...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 9:03 AM
There’s been a whole lot of speculation on what the Orioles are going to do with Adam Jones this offseason.
The 26-year-old former Gold Glove center fielder and 2009 All Star is under the Orioles’ control for two more years. He has emerged as...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Baseball’s winter meetings begin in earnest Monday, and this was supposed to be the year that a lot of the impact signings were made before the sport’s annual powwow.
The thought was that changes in compensation for free agents would...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:18 PM
Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel graded out his first Grapefruit League outing with his new team Thursday afternoon — in which he tossed a pair of scoreless innings in a 2-1 win over the Atlanta Braves at Ed Smith Stadium — as a "B, C-plus."...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Orioles left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada made his first major league Grapefruit League appearance, striking out three batters in two relief innings in a 2-2, 10-inning tie with the Braves at Champion Stadium at the ESPN Wide World of Sports.
| Mar 18, 2012
| 4:52 PM
Buck Showalter thought Orioles left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada would carry some adrenaline onto the mound with him for his much-anticipated Grapefruit League debut against the Braves on Sunday afternoon at Champion Stadium.
But when the Orioles manager...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Yes, now we can assume Jason Kubel is off the trade block and off the Orioles’ radar.
Frankly, he wasn’t exactly in the center of their radar, but now the outfielder is expected to stay with the Arizona Diamondbacks, who agreed to trade...