| Mar 29, 2014
| 10:16 AM
Shawn Pleffner, 24, took a lead off second base at the minor-league complex of the Washington Nationals at Viera, Fla., on a 72-degree day.
The former Arundel High School standout was among a group of four top minor-league prospects working on leads...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 1:52 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles added another player to their infield mix Monday, acquiring switch-hitting local product Steve Lombardozzi Jr. in a trade that sent veteran infielder Alex Gonzalez to the Detroit Tigers.
Lombardozzi, 25, who is from...
| May 17, 2014
| 6:37 AM
The Orioles play the Kansas City Royals in their 41st game of the season tonight at Kauffman Stadium. Orioles right-hander Bud Norris is scheduled to pitch against Royals left-hander Danny Duffy, and first pitch is set for 7:10 p.m.
How does this year's...
| May 5, 2014
| 11:25 PM
KEY MOMENT: Anthony Rendon followed Denard Span's leadoff double with his fifth home run of the season to give the Nationals the only runs they needed to beat Zack Greinke. The game was interrupted by rain for 3 hours 17 minutes midway through the...
| May 7, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Matt Williams is a true professional.
The Washington Nationals manager was doing his weekly radio spot early Wednesday morning on "The Sports Junkies" show on 106.7 The Fan while driving to Nationals Park, where his team plays the Dodgers at 10 a.m. PDT...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:58 AM
NEW YORK — With the trade deadline approaching at 4 p.m. Thursday, the Philadelphia Phillies as they are currently constructed may have taken the field for the last time Wednesday when they were routed by the New York Mets, 11-2, at Citi Field.
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Clearly, the American League has been turned upside-down over the first half of the 2014 season. The AL West now features three of the five winningest teams in the league, and the AL East has not lived up to preseason expectations -- except in Baltimore,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 11:40 AM
It's hard to believe something this wonderful got lost in the insanity of Maryland officially joining the Big Ten, but it did, and for that I apologize.
Former Oriole Nate McLouth, a Michigan native whose allegiance falls with the Maize and Blue squared...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:12 PM
WASHINGTON -- Hot-hitting Steve Pearce won’t start tonight for the Orioles against the Washington Nationals.
Because the Orioles can’t use a designated hitter for their interleague games at Nationals Park, they either had to play without...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:47 AM
Washington Nationals star pitcher Stephen Strasburg seemed a bit sad about vocal Orioles fans during the Nationals' 8-2, 11-inning loss in Washington last night.
"Well, maybe someday it'll be different,” Strasburg, who fanned nine in seven innings...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:25 PM
WASHINGTON -- Thanks to a persistent rainstorm Tuesday night, the budding Orioles-Nationals rivalry has been moved 50 miles up the road, but it will make a return appearance to the nation’s capital in August.
Tuesday’s finale of a two-game...