| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:49 PM
While managers have different preferences about using "small ball," it strikes me that the White Sox rarely use sacrifice bunts in games where one run can make the difference. Is this a strategical decision or are they just bad bunters? -- Bob Dunn;...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:59 PM
It was easy to draw one particular conclusion after the Orioles completed a deal with the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday that added veteran pitcher Scott Feldman to the rotation and gave mercurial starter Jake Arrieta and struggling reliever Pedro Strop a much-...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:04 PM
CHICAGO — When Scott Feldman walked into the Orioles' clubhouse U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday, he saw several familiar faces from his days with the Texas Rangers, only in different uniforms.
And when Feldman made his Orioles debut later that...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 10:37 PM
MIAMI -- Scott Diamond’s latest start went like many of his other recent outings -- not quite enough for the Minnesota Twins.
Diamond allowed four runs and eight hits in five innings Wednesday and the Twins lost to the Miami Marlins 5-3.
| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:46 AM
Since yesterday’s ugly loss to the Blue Jays, I’ve seen a lot of fans calling for an upgrade to the Orioles starting rotation.
I don’t necessarily disagree with that notion, but the question is how?
There will be plenty of rumors...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 11:56 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- On an ideal night in Arizona, Jake Peavy threw the ball as well as he has in years, even if the results didn't show it.
Peavy was throwing his fastball 92-93 mph, an increase of 2-3 mph over his norm last year, and his hard slider...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 3:52 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Sure, there are qualifiers. There always are.
Arizona is a great place to hit. He's on the hottest streak of his life. And if he had been facing him in the regular season, not in late March, the White Sox's Jake Peavy wouldn't...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Score: Reds 10, Sox 6.
Spring record: 10-9-2.
At the plate: Adam Dunn seems to hit better away from Camelback Ranch, as evidenced by his three-run home run that struck the batter's eye in center field and a single off Homer Bailey.
On the mound: At...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter pondered the question and then deftly evaded it.
Just how good do you think right-hander Jason Hammel has a chance to be?
Instead of answering, he reflected back on the deal last February that brought Hammel to the...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 9:58 AM
The Orioles' official reporting day has been uneventful, so far. Some players are working out already, but the first organized pitcher/catcher workout will be Wednesday afternoon, following physicals.
Pitcher Wei-Yin Chen spent some time with the...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship.
While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...