| Jan 14, 2015
| 10:03 AM
WASHINGTON — The Nationals have acquired catcher Dan Butler from the Boston Red Sox for left-hander Danny Rosenbaum, who had Tommy John surgery in May.
Washington announced the swap of minor leaguers Wednesday.
The 28-year-old Butler, who is...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 6:18 AM
The wow factor started as a freshman at Bellarmine Prep in Tacoma, Wash., and continued in games in which left-hander Jon Lester didn't pitch.
"He was too good not to play when he wasn't pitching," longtime Bellarmine coach Rick Barnhart recalled. "If...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 1:03 PM
The Orioles have claimed catcher Ryan Lavarnway off waivers from the Chicago Cubs, the club announced Tuesday.
While shopping the waiver wire this offseason, the Orioles have had significant interest in Lavarnway, placing at least one other claim on the...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 5:58 AM
The hot stove likely will be set on simmer and put on the back burner after today for the holidays. The industry usually goes quiet in the week between Christmas and New Year's Day.
That doesn't mean the Orioles won't continue to survey their options on...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 11:52 AM
The Orioles announced Thursday that they have claimed outfielder Alex Hassan off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.
Hassan, 26, spent his entire professional career in the Boston Red Sox organization before he was claimed Monday by the Athletics. He...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:38 PM
BOSTON -- When told that his players, for the most part, deny doing much scoreboard-watching this month, Orioles manager Buck Showalter joked: “You bought that?”
But Showalter said he has been impressed with the way his team has been dealing...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 2:20 PM
BOSTON — The hardest part for Matt Barnes was getting up off the bullpen bench to begin warming up. This was it. His moment had arrived.
"Once I got out into the game, I wasn't nervous at all," Barnes said. "The first few throws in the pen were the...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 3:46 PM
PAWTUCKET, R.I. — Matt Barnes caught the ball with an angry snatch, a loud pop. The runner had stolen second, reached third on an error, and was dusting himself off there as Barnes smoldered.
The 91 mph fastball had worked for Barnes the first...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Markie DeVoe leaned over the railing at the bottom of section 119 at Coca-Cola Park, clutching a bat that at the time was void of autographs.
Forty-five minutes before first pitch between the hometown Lehigh Valley IronPigs and the Pawtucket Red Sox,...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 8:22 PM
PITTSBURGH -- Francisco Liriano had a difficult time throwing strikes. Yet with the way the Pittsburgh Pirates are playing, it didn't matter.
Liriano won his third straight start, first baseman Ike Davis hit a three-run home run and backup shortstop...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 8:14 PM
Unbeaten Mount Union of Ohio ended Christopher Newport’s season-opening winning streak at 11 by beating the Captains in straight sets in the CNU Invitational at the Freeman Center.
Lauren Mastroine had 25...