| 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...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:31 PM
Nationals vs. Phillies: Michael Morse hits two homers as Washington lowers magic number to three
Adam Kilgore, The Washington Post, Thursday, September 27, 10:50 PM
PHILADELPHIA — They had a Cy Young candidate on the mound, living history in...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 11:02 AM
If you missed it, MASN play-by-play man Gary Thorne's post-game interview with Buck Showalter Monday night was both revealing and great theater.
Showalter, a hyper-competitive man who'd order a brushback pitch to his mom if it would get him a win, was...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 3:17 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- American League manager Ron Washington selected Justin Verlander as his starting pitcher and veteran Derek Jeter as his leadoff batter for Tuesday’s All-Star game.
NL manager Tony La Russa chose the Giants' Matt Cain over the...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:16 PM
NEW YORK– Back in 2005, when current Orioles manager Buck Showalter was with the Texas Rangers, he and two others convinced R.A. Dickey that the only way he would be a successful major league pitcher was to attempt to master the knuckleball.
| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:05 AM
We all know about the redemptive nature of baseball.
If you didn’t, you got a major dose of it yesterday.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter is a poster boy for baseball’s second chances. He’s been dismissed from three different managerial...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Bernie Madoff, meet Ruben Tejada.
Ruben Tejada, meet Bernie Madoff.
Mets fans, meet your future until your swindled owner, Fred Wilpon, is replaced by someone who has the financial might Wilpon had when he and Nelson Doubleday bought the team from...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 4:33 PM
FOOTBALL URBAN LEGEND: The NFL's official football has a name. Giving names to inanimate objects is a tradition that has been going on for centuries, from the christening of vessels on their way to sea to the guy down the......
| Jul 11, 2012
| 4:25 PM
And you thought a blowout in the All-Star Game would mean less interest. Think again. The All-Star Game on FOX generated an increase in overnight TV ratings and won the night in prime time despite an 8-0 blowout by the......
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:32 PM
[There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.] ESPN's sports newsmagazine series E:60 returns for a four-episode run this spring beginning with an NFL Draft Special on Tuesday, April 24, at 7pm ET. The...