| Aug 31, 2013
| 3:58 PM
On the off chance Cubs fans need some good news right about now, here's a projection that might provide comfort: If President Theo Epstein succeeds in building the "player development machine'' that is his goal, and it later falls apart, he — or his...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Brett Lawrie drove in the tiebreaking run with a bases-loaded walk in the eighth inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Saturday.
Toronto batted around while scoring three unearned runs in the eighth against...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:28 PM
It has become a matter of seeming universal agreement that the Orioles have one glaring weakness that will eventually be their undoing — either at crunch time in September or early in the postseason.
They lack that one go-to starting pitcher at...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:38 PM
In abandoning the traditional arsenal he honed for decades to start throwing a knuckleball this spring, Orioles minor leaguer Eddie Gamboa gave his career over to a fickle and foreign pitch that frustrates both hitters and the pitchers who throw it....
| Jul 15, 2013
| 7:17 PM
NEW YORK — This isn't about the season, for the 2013 baseball season might not end up happily in New York. Nor is it necessarily about the careers of two pitchers who should bookend the 84th All-Star Game at Citi Field.
This isn't about the macro....
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Statistics through Friday’s games. Last week’s rankings in parentheses:
CONTINUING TO HOLD SERVE
1. BOSTON Excellent on clay: DP combo of Pedroia, Drew has fewest errors in AL. (4)
2. PITTSBURGH Top seeding: After 20 losing seasons,...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 8:49 PM
For much of the season, Orioles second baseman Ryan Flaherty struggled at the plate.
But now, as Brian Roberts is on the verge of being activated from the disabled list on Sunday to take over starting second-base duties, Flaherty has found his comfort...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:27 PM
There are as many ex-Phillies as current Phillies on Baseball America's top 100 prospect list, released Tuesday afternoon. Catcher Travis d'Arnaud, sent to Toronto in the Roy Halladay deal and since moved to the Mets for another Cy Young Award winner, R....
| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
MLB Opening Day 2013 TV schedule: The MLB regular season starts Sunday, March 31, with Texas at Houston. ESPN and ESPN2 air four games April 1. Get a FREE MLB TV schedule printable version! Once again, the Hot Stove cooked up an offseason stew of big...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:28 PM
One current and a several former Phillies have been named to USA Baseball's 2013 World Baseball Classic provisional roster. Provisional rosters allow up to 28 players to be listed, creating a pool of players who are eligible to be named......
| Jan 17, 2013
| 9:24 AM
As expected, the Orioles' only representative on USA Baseball's 27-man provisional roster for the World Baseball Classic is center fielder Adam Jones.
The rosters for the rest of the countries will be announced later today, so other Orioles could be...