| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:09 PM
The number that matters most is not 500.
The number that matters most is 0.
That is the number of major league players that have hit more home runs this season than Albert Pujols.
He got a mighty sweet serenade in the visiting clubhouse in...
| 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...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 1:10 PM
The Mid-Atlantic Sports Network has done away with the combined broadcast booth for Orioles-Nationals games this season, opting for separate telecasts when the teams play their interleague series in July.
Pete Kerzel, MASNsports.com's managing editor,...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Globe Life Park? Does that name tell you anything about what kind of park that might be?
No, because it is an advertisement for an insurance company. The Texas Rangers announced Wednesday that they had sold naming rights to their stadium, which will now...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:59 AM
For the country singer Jason Aldean, success can be measured many ways: more than 8.5 million albums sold, 12 No. 1 hits on country radio and being named the 2013 Male Vocalist of the Year by the Academy of Country Music are a few examples that could...
| 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...
| May 20, 2012
| 9:34 AM
I read with great amusement the column by my friend Mike Wise this weekend in the Washington Post -- the one where he takes Orioles fans to task for shouting "O!" during the National Anthem.
Of course, I was amused because there were so many...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 5:42 PM
For Magic Johnson and his partners, a long day and a surreal night spilled into the wee hours of the morning.
Johnson and Co. awoke Tuesday morning as one of three remaining bidders for the Dodgers, with a final auction set to start Wednesday. Baseball'...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 5:54 PM
Outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr. sounded noticeably excited about the news that a group led by Magic Johnson had agreed to purchase the Dodgers.
"I'm pumped," Gwynn said. "I'm only pumped because I'm the biggest Lakers fan. I grew up a huge Magic Johnson fan."...