| Jan 14, 2013
| 1:05 PM
(Reuters) - The Oakland Athletics rewarded manager Bob Melvin with a two-year contract extension after he led the team to a division title and was voted American League Manager of the Year, the team said on Monday.
The extension will keep Melvin, who led...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 8:53 PM
Editor’s note: This is the sixth installment in a six-part series compiled by staff writer Tim Koelble looking back at some of the biggest local, regional and national stories of 2012.
1 - In cross country, Boonsboro boys and girls...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 10:54 AM
During multiple face-to-face meetings this past week, Orioles manager Buck Showalter and team principal owner Peter G. Angelos established parameters for a multi-year contract extension that would keep the popular manager with the club beyond 2013....
| May 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Few Americans are on the road more than the manager of a major league baseball team. But Buck Showalter, the Orioles' famously persevering manager, rarely stays put even in the offseason, when he's canvassing the country for new talent. After all, being...
| Apr 16, 2013
Last week's ranking in parentheses
1. Braves (1): Evan Gattis keeps hitting. The Braves outscored the Nationals 18-5 in impressive sweep.
2. Giants (8): Hunter Pence looks primed for a big season.
3. Nationals (3): Davey Johnson says this will be...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 1:18 PM
The Royals expect James Shields to be a difference maker. But were they close enough to being a playoff team before they added him?
That's the question about the deal in which the Royals sent future All-Star Wil Myers to the Rays.
It's too early to...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 8:16 PM
Stephen Strasburg is ready for his first big league season without restrictions.
Ready to go from season’s start to finish.
Ready to throw as many pitches as it takes and to stay on the mound as long as possible, including into the eighth and...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 10:15 PM
WASHINGTON — As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball’s return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:17 PM
WASHINGTON -- As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball's return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta Manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that the...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:14 PM
As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball's return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta Manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that the orthodontist said my...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:40 AM
Josh Hamilton jumped into a cab, headed to Great American Ball Park and got all nostalgic.
The Los Angeles Angels newcomer saw Cincinnati fans packed downtown and remembered making his big league debut in the same spot a while ago.
"People are lined...