| Feb 9, 2011
| 9:09 AM
What is it about baseball that requires/supports such a large minor-league system, compared to the NFL or NBA? Is baseball really that much more difficult to master that it takes years in the minors to improve enough to advance the major-league level? I...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:01 PM
When the Orioles acquired Mark Reynolds and Derrek Lee last offseason and then traded for Chris Davis in July, first baseman Brandon Snyder knew his opportunities in Baltimore were shrinking. So when the former first rounder – Snyder received a $1.7...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 6:47 PM
Just about a year ago, when the Orioles were in town to play the Texas Rangers in the series prior to the All-Star Break, Buck Showalter was contemplating whether he should return to the game as Orioles manager.
He even had a clandestine meeting near...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 9:33 PM
It was their most surprising series of the 2010 season, when the Orioles stormed into Texas and swept the Rangers in four games to close out last year's first half.
Buck Showalter, who was living in Dallas at that time and mulling an opportunity to...
| Jul 6, 2011
Beltran, not McCutchen?
Juan C. Rodriguez
Among the biggest head-scratchers is how Mets right fielder Carlos Beltran made his sixth All-Star team at the expense of Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen making his first.
| Jul 6, 2011
| 9:17 PM
If the Orioles are looking for a bright side to their three-game pummeling by the Texas Rangers, it's this: They don't have to come back here this season.
That likely won't make a long flight to Boston -- and four more games in never-friendly Fenway Park...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 12:19 PM
The White Sox have added a few players in the last week to play key bench roles. They re-signed Dewayne Wise to be the fourth outfielder, Steve Tolleson to play a infield/outfield utility position, and added a left-hand hitting minor league hitting...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 4:44 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter has put his team's playoff hopes in the hands of veteran left-hander Joe Saunders, who has been tabbed to start tonight's do-or-die American League wild-card playoff game at Rangers Ballpark.
By now, Saunders' career...
| Apr 18, 2011
With five consecutive wins, the Angels are the hottest team in baseball. And with six wins in as many games at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, the Texas Rangers are the best team in the majors at home. One of those......
| Apr 19, 2011
Vernon Wells takes a modest four-game hitting streak into Tuesday night's game with the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. And home cooking may be just what he needs to keep that alive. Wells and fellow Texas resident Torii......
| Apr 20, 2011
Erick Aybar, out since the season's opening weekend with a strained muscle in his ribcage, was back in the Angels' lineup Wednesday against the Texas Rangers in the final game of the team's six-game road trip. "He's fine," Angels Manager......