| Nov 14, 2012
| 5:20 PM
We already knew Jim Johnson hadn't finished in the top 3 for the American League Cy Young Award, but the Orioles closer ended up getting some love from the Baseball Writers' Association of America voters when the results were announced Wednesday night....
| Nov 14, 2012
| 5:57 PM
Mets knuckleballer R.A. Dickey won the National League Cy Young award Wednesday night, finishing ahead of Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw.
Dickey, 38, received 27 of 32 first-place votes to place him easily ahead of Kershaw and Washington Nationals left-...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:53 AM
The Orioles have a night game tonight in Bradenton against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Wei-Yin Chen gets the start and will be followed by Brian Matusz, Tommy Hunter and Daniel Schlereth. Chen pitched two scoreless innings in his Grapefruit League debut...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Here’s another subplot in the build-up to what should be a free-for-all in the AL East this summer:
Almost every team in the division can play the nobody-believed-in-us card.
With the exception of maybe the Blue Jays, who generated the most...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
There’s no question that the Toronto Blue Jays have made the most noise throughout baseball this offseason – and that’s pushed them from a fourth-place finish in 2012 to division favorites heading into this season.
| 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...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Go ahead, pick an American League East champion.
Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 6:25 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Mark Hendrickson is trying to re-invent himself at the age of 38.
The Orioles, especially manager Buck Showalter, believe he can.
The 6-foot-9 left-hander — a veteran of five different major league teams, including a stint...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Orioles fans need to wait until next week to find out if Buck Showalter has won the prestigious American League Manager of the Year Award.
But the first step toward that is now out of the way.
Showalter was announced Wednesday night as one of three...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 6:45 PM
Even as I rejoice for the hometown Baltimore Orioles, I'm depressed by the play of another favorite team, the N.Y. Mets. Another spring filled with hope, another summer of depressing reality.
But there is one bright spot: R.A. Dickey, who is chasing a...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 9:21 AM
At age 31, Adam Greenberg’s dream of returning to a major-league batter’s box was fading.
Greenberg, who grew up in Guilford, was beaned in the back of his head in his one and only plate appearance with the Cubs on July 9, 2005. He played...