| Jul 9, 2011
| 8:42 PM
The Cardinals held it together without Albert Pujols, going 7-7 and scoring 4.3 runs per game. Tony La Russa was hoping Pujols would be added to the NL All-Star roster so he could avoid a four-day break. … Jim Leyritz, the Yankees' 1996 World Series...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 11:00 PM
The Orioles arrived at Angel Stadium this afternoon relaxed and rested, buoyed by a rare day off and a pleasant interruption from a season that can't end soon enough.
But approximately 15 minutes or exactly 22 pitches into their series opener against...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 5:41 AM
What should have been an uplifting victory turned into one of the most deflating losses of the season as closer Kevin Gregg and young third baseman Josh Bell played starring roles in a collapse that only these Orioles could make look so routine.
| Aug 21, 2011
| 5:36 PM
Over 13-plus years of losing baseball, the Orioles have seemingly hit rock bottom so many times that it's impossible to recount.
They finished 4-32 in 2002 and started 2-16 in 2010. They went from first place to fourth in a little more than three...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 6:31 PM
The Orioles had perhaps their worst defensive game of the season in a 7-1 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday, and Matt Wieters' playing a new position had nothing to do with it.
With Mark Reynolds out with a sore left ankle, manager Buck...
| Aug 23, 2011
There will be Giants
Seldom has a wild-card era September offered less excitement for baseball fans. About the only real drama lies in whether two of baseball's best pitching staffs — the Giants and Angels —...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 6:20 PM
The Orioles apparently are inching closer to the selection and hiring of a new head of baseball operations as the clock begins to tick on what could be a very important offseason for the struggling franchise.
Toronto Blue Jays executive Tony LaCava was...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 12:24 PM
The news broke this afternoon that the Los Angeles Angels have agreed to a five-year, $125 million deal, pending a physical, with talented but troubled slugger Josh Hamilton.
As a baseball writer, my first reaction was this: Maybe commissioner Bud Selig...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:26 AM
I don't care what the calendar says, if teams are playing baseball in Arizona, spring has sprung.
In fact it was more like summer last week when my sister-in-law, Patsy Hadlich, and I made our annual trip to the Cactus League games, with her son, Jeff,...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Chuck Finley, a former Major League star pitcher best known for his time with the Angels, says he likes to keep himself busy these days.
The 49-year-old Newport Beach resident enjoys playing in charity golf events. He's all for doing autograph signing...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 6:15 PM
Brian Matusz had some terrible outings last year, but he actually set a futility record on Tuesday.
Against the Los Angeles Angels, the Orioles lefty allowed five runs on 13 hits in five-plus innings.
The 13 hits are the most he has ever allowed in a...