| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:12 PM
If it was Mike Scioscia's intent to move the Raul Ibanez vs. C.J. Cron debate to the back burner, the Angels manager did a fabulous job of it Thursday.
Otherwise, it was a disastrous afternoon for Scioscia, whose head-scratching bullpen moves in the...
| May 22, 2014
| 10:08 PM
In extra innings, every pitch becomes magnified, and after the Orioles' painful 8-7 loss to the Cleveland Indians in 13 innings, left-hander Troy Patton replayed one pitch in his mind.
Patton was one strike away from escaping a bases-loaded jam, but...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:41 AM
Some pitchers struggle in their first appearance against their former team.
But not Orioles right-hander Preston Guilmet.
Forgotten in the Orioles' 13-inning loss to the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night was Guilmet's performance, a perfect relief...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:41 PM
There are times when I find some of your observations and statements to be befuddling unless you are trying to protect players so they can be traded.
You recently said Jared Mitchell needs a little more seasoning. He's a great athlete, but if he gets...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 9:40 PM
CLEVELAND — The Angels got their much-maligned bullpen into alignment at Progressive Field, five relievers combining for 32/3 perfect innings in a 7-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday night.
When the Angels left Anaheim on Thursday,...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 3:57 PM
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CLEVELAND — It happened so fast, like one of those...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:55 PM
Orioles lefty Zach Britton felt his pitches were working so well on Monday night that he could last deep into the evening, save his bullpen and pick up his second consecutive win.
Instead, things inexplicably snowballed on Britton and the Orioles in the...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:10 AM
Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman didn’t have his best control early Tuesday night.
He was erratic, loading the bases in the first inning and walking four Cleveland Indians in the first three innings. After the third inning, though, Tillman...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:26 PM
Orioles closer Jim Johnson hadn't blown a save in exactly a month, had converted 12 consecutive save opportunities and had allowed just one run in his previous 14 outings before he took the ball with a one-run lead in the ninth Wednesday.
| Feb 11, 2013
| 9:43 PM
A-Rod makes it a zoo
The Yankees have plenty of intriguing stories, starting with two future Hall of Famers (Mariano Rivera and Derek Jeter) coming off injuries at an advanced age. But the status of their icons may be...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship.
While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...