| Nov 10, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette was named the Sporting News Executive of the Year on Monday evening at the general managers' meetings in Phoenix.
Duquette built an Orioles team that won 96 games and claimed the American League East...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Baseball fans remember Bill Veeck mostly for his bizarre stunts.
The maverick team owner once signed a player with dwarfism, then sent the 3-foot-7 batter to the plate to draw a walk.
Another time, he let the crowd hold up placards to dictate in-...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 4:30 AM
When J.J. Hardy won his third consecutive American League Gold Glove Award earlier this month, he became only the second Orioles shortstop to win at least that many in a row.
Mark Belanger won eight Gold Gloves in his career with the Orioles,...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Casey McGehee’s successful comeback to the major leagues took a long detour, but it paid off.
The veteran third baseman returned from a year of playing in Japan to become an integral part of the Miami Marlins’ lineup as clean-up hitter and...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 10:12 AM
How valuable Giancarlo Stanton was to the Miami Marlins last season was illuminated by what happened when they didn't have him.
After a fastball to the face removed the slugging right fielder from the lineup on Sept. 11, the Marlins sputtered to a 6-...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:19 PM
The last few offseasons the Phillies have wavered back and forth on whether they should rebuild or retool.
Every year the answer was retool — until this year that is.
Now that Philadelphia's front office has finally come to the realization...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 2:31 AM
Following a 2014 season in which he was moved from the Milwaukee Brewers’ starting rotation to the bullpen, Marco Estrada incurred an even greater transition in his Major League Baseball career Saturday when he was dealt from the Brewers to the...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 1:15 PM
The Minnesota Twins hired Paul Molitor as the 13th manager in club history on Monday after the Hall of Famer agreed to a three-year contract that covers the 2015-17 seasons.
Molitor, 58, will be introduced at a news conference Tuesday. He replaces Ron...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Patrick DiMarco did it again.
Yes, we're talking about the Patrick DiMarco who led Lake Brantley to the Florida big-school state football championship game, the same DiMarco who turned one major-college scholarship offer into a 52-game career for...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 4:12 PM
It was an impulsive, almost whimsical decision, the kind college students make all the time. And so it was that Dayton Moore and his college buddy decided to pull off the freeway, head to the ballpark, and try to score a couple tickets for Game 7 of the...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 12:39 PM
The magic number in the National League this season was 88. That's the victory total the wild card-winning Giants and Pirates reached to qualify for the playoffs.
The Marlins won 77 games, 15 more than they did in 2013. A similar improvement next season...