| Jul 3, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Two Sundays ago the Orioles won for the 41st time, guaranteeing a winning record at the mathematical mid-point of the season — Wednesday's game in Seattle will be their 81st — for the first time since 2008. Despite a recent swoon, the club...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 3:48 PM
No sport lends itself more to comparative statistical analysis than major league baseball.
Crunch the numbers in key areas, stack them up against the others in the league and simple conclusions can be made.
Doing this with the Orioles' first half of the...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 9:50 PM
When Eddie Murray's sculpture is unveiled at Camden Yards this afternoon, if the sun catches the bronze just so, onlookers might get a glimpse of themselves in the reflection.
It's fitting for the Orioles' most prolific hitter ever. Writers, and even...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 7:04 PM
The rain would not come for another hour, so Hall of Famer Eddie Murray had to settle for bathing in the affection of his close friends and the large gathering of fans who crowded into Legends Park to see his statue unveiled on Saturday.
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:42 PM
The thick, white envelope arrives every year at this time, full of rules, names and numbers, but just one question. And it's a question heavier than history on this year's baseball Hall of Fame ballot.
Who is worthy?
The answer merits more than a...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 7:21 PM
First, my 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame vote:
1. Jack Morris
2. Curt Schilling
3. Craig Biggio
4. Jeff Bagwell
5. Mike Piazza
Second, my strong recommendation: Read the commentary titled "The Steroid Era Vote" by Howard Bryant on ESPN.com. The...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 6:11 PM
The Baseball Hall of Fame ballot was released Wednesday and the list of great players on it is so long that I honestly don't know what I'm going to do with mine when it arrives in the brown envelope from Cooperstown, N.Y.
I could frame it. I could return...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 9:04 AM
The Baseball Writers' Association of America released its Hall of Fame ballot today, and now the next six weeks will be filled with debate on whether some of the biggest names -- and most controversial characters -- will get into Cooperstown's hallowed...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 5:10 PM
While Hyun-jin Ryu is not yet a big name in North America, losing him was a bigger blow for the Cubs than you probably think.
President Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer wanted the rights to the 25-year-old South Korean left-hander because they...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 5:37 PM
Orioles acquire Pearce again
Always on the prowl for bench help, no matter how late in the season, the Orioles added outfielder Steve Pearce to the 40-man roster for the second time in 2012.
He was claimed on waivers from the New York Yankees on...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Chris Davis homered in the fourth inning – a two-run shot that was his fourth in his past three games.
It also was his 30th of the season – something he has never done as a big leaguer, although he reached the milestone in the minors before....