| Sep 29, 2013
| 12:47 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Mike Trout essentially conceded the American League most valuable player award to Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera on Sunday, acknowledging that the Angels’ failure to make the playoffs will relegate him to a second-...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Garry Maddox had the responsibility of covering more than just center field when he played for the Phillies from 1975 to 1986.
With plodding left fielders such as Greg Luzinski and a stable of marginal defensive right fielders during that time, Maddox...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 5:29 PM
The date will live in infamy in my house: July 30, 2006.
I sat with my wife, not yet the Phillies beat writer, in the Sunday season ticket location we've had since Citizens Bank Park opened two years earlier.
The Phillies were in the midst of...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Aug. 12, 1997: At Camden Yards, flags fly at half-staff and the Orioles play without a public address announcer in honor of Rex Barney, 72, who had died overnight of natural causes. The stadium voice of the Birds for 23 years at Memorial Stadium and...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 10:04 AM
The Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2014 is being announced on Wednesday, and it is completely loaded with lots of candidates who are eligible for the first time, along with a slew of candidates who have been on the ballot previously, and one candidate,...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 6:04 PM
The Orioles signed all but one of their remaining arbitration-eligible players Friday while making slugger Chris Davis the third-highest paid member of the team by more than tripling his 2013 salary.
The lone arbitration question now centers on...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Several angry major league players wanted Alex Rodriguez kicked out of their union after he sued it last week, but staff lawyers told them expulsion was not allowed.
The players spoke Jan. 13 during a Major League Baseball Players Assn. conference...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 5:54 PM
If you have bled Phillies red for decades, I guarantee there are two images forever etched in your mind:
• Tug McGraw's tossing of his glove after striking out the Kansas City Royals' Willie Wilson to end the 1980 World Series.
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:39 PM
BOSTON -- In the sixth inning of Wednesday night’s 4-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis hit his major league-leading 47th homer of the season, breaking a tie for third on the franchise’s all-time single season list...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 2:44 PM
The Pittsburgh Pirates have proved their staying power this season with top-flight pitching and strong performances by young position players, but the organization continued on Saturday to improve its lineup with the acquisition of left-handed slugger...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Adam Jones said Sunday he wanted to “shut up” Red Sox fans Monday during Boston’s home opener.
But instead, Jones and the red-hot Orioles offense got shut down by starter Clay Buchholz and the Red Sox.
Buchholz pitched seven...