| Feb 6, 2015
| 6:38 PM
Look beyond those massive snowbanks, past the forecast for the next winter storm, and focus on the trucks. Those glorious tractor-trailers will be packed with baseball equipment in Boston and New York before rolling south this week.
Spring training is...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 9:57 AM
TORONTO – Orioles manager Buck Showalter wants to see his collective group of starters in action today for the team’s final regular-season game and last action before Game 1 of the American League Division Series on Thursday.
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:22 PM
TORONTO – Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez is slated to start the Orioles’ regular-season finale against the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter plans to give his relievers some work on Saturday and Sunday, with a three-...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:30 PM
The Angels are excited, and justifiably so. They are on pace for their first playoff spot since 2009, with an 8 1/2 game lead in the American League wild-card standings.
Yet they are winning with a starting rotation that is a better fit for the long...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:00 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 2-2, and the bases loaded in the fifth inning, Josh Hamilton lofted a fly ball to shallow center that didn't appear deep enough to score Kole Calhoun from third. But when Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus made a flat-...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:43 PM
KEY MOMENT: Jose Reyes followed fifth-inning singles by Munenori Kawasaski and Josh Tole with a run-scoring single to center field to give the Blue Jays a 1-0 lead and end their 0-for-25 slump with runners in scoring position over six games. It was the...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:03 AM
It wasn’t only R.A. Dickey’s tricky knuckler that stymied the Angels in a 4-0 loss Tuesday. Not much went the Angels’ way, even when they tried to do the right things.
When Mike Trout was thrown out trying to stretch a double into a...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:45 AM
It had been almost 10 months since the Angels last saw R.A. Dickey and his knuckleball — the fluttering, dancing temptress of a pitch that won him a Cy Young in 2012. To prepare for facing Dickey on Tuesday, bench coach Dino Ebel mixed in some...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter has set his rotation for the upcoming Tampa Bay series.
Well, kind of.
The way it looks now, left-hander Wei-Yin Chen will start Monday, Miguel Gonzalez, currently on the disabled list with an oblique strain, will...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:28 PM
There’s no secret formula, no sudden epiphany. If the Orioles are going to compete in the American League East all year, they need to get consistent, quality starting pitching.
If the last week is any indication, the Orioles’ rotation is...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 3:05 PM
By Larry Millson, The Sports Xchange
TORONTO — The scene was set for Derek Jeter to once again deliver the big hit in his final game at Rogers Centre on Sunday.
Pinch runner Ichiro Suzuki was at third base after a double by pinch hitter Jacoby...