| Jul 30, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Miguel Gonzalez was certain not to get blinded by the bright lights of Yankee Stadium.
The 28-year-old rookie's fifth career major league start came in the Bronx on Monday night against one of the most potent lineups in baseball, but Gonzalez took...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 9:08 PM
All of a sudden, a comfortable lead had turned into a nail-biter for the Orioles, and Jim Johnson, their rock, seemed to be crumbling. Again.
On Monday, the struggling Johnson found trouble in just two pitches. Nick Swisher, the leadoff hitter in the...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:06 PM
NEW YORK - After his team was on the wrong end of an offensive onslaught Wednesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he wanted to “let the smoke clear” before deciding whether Zach Britton would make his next...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 7:06 PM
In a season when the greatest rivalry in sports has been the Red Sox vs. themselves, let this stand as more than a left-handed compliment:
In recent games, Jon Lester is pitching like the ace he can be.
On a Saturday when the most exciting intramural...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The boos that Orioles reliever Kevin Gregg received when he was introduced Sunday afternoon at the Rogers Centre actually seemed to be a decibel level higher than the ones he received from Orioles fans on Opening Day.
Gregg, who saved a career-high 37...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 7:41 PM
A day after Orioles reliever Kevin Gregg's abysmal relief appearance in Sunday's 9-2 loss at Toronto — an outing in which the right-hander went through seven batters to get one out with two down in the sixth inning, allowing five runs to score ...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 10:55 AM
The Yankees have had great success against the Twins in recent years, especially in the playoffs, and since Minnesota was one of the worst teams in the Majors last year, this was expected to be an easy victory for the Bronx Bombers.
But that is the...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Orioles right-hander Tommy Hunter just might be his toughest critic, and over his past two starts, he’s seen plenty of flaws.
His fastball command hasn’t been where it needs to be. He hasn’t thrown enough first-pitch strikes. He’s...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 1:26 PM
The Yankees appear to be imploding around GM Brian Cashman, making some wonder if the Steinbrenner brothers will become more involved. If they do, Alfonso Soriano could be in play in trade talks before opening day. Cashman wants nothing to do with the two...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 1:52 PM
For 17 seasons, Derek Jeter has been the best reason to keep believing in baseball.
His throwback approach has yielded daily excellence in the middle of the Yankees infield. He has kept life simple off the field, and that never seems to be a bad idea....
| 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...