| Apr 20, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Members of the Orioles starting rotation have had their struggles getting deep into games, but right-hander Jason Hammel gave the team a gritty six-inning effort against the Dodgers in Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader.
Through 16 games, no Orioles...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:15 AM
In talking about Jim Johnson’s path to becoming one of the top closers in the game, Orioles manager Buck Showalter often compares Johnson to all-time saves leader Mariano Rivera.
That’s obviously a difficult comparison, but Showalter has...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:38 PM
By his standards, Andre Ethier had a fairly quiet first half. Not horrific, just not up to his standards.
He has willingly played every outfield position without complaint, but a .268 batting average, five home runs and 28 runs batted in in the first...
| Jan 25, 2013
If you still have your fingers crossed that the Phillies are going to make a big move before the club converges in Clearwater on Feb. 12, don’t count on it. “We had a lot more holes to fill and a......
| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Reed Johnson will start Thursday in the Chicago Cubs' series finale against Milwaukee at Wrigley Field, with manager Dale Sveum sitting the slumping Marlon Byrd.
Byrd has only one hit in 21 at-bats this season and none in his last 19.
The Cubs' lineup...
| May 1, 2012
| 8:56 PM
By the end of Tuesday night, Orioles manager Buck Showalter had reached the 1,000-win milestone, left-hander Brian Matusz had sidestepped club infamy and designated hitter Nick Johnson had finally exhaled in a 7-1 victory over the New York Yankees.
| Jan 16, 2011
| 3:36 PM
What's your take on Dayan Viciedo's future with the organization in light of the Adam Dunn/Paul Konerko signings? No real opportunity for Dayan to get significant playing time at 1B or designated hitter now or in the foreseeable future. He doesn't...
| Apr 6, 2012
The Yankees debate over who will be in their Starting Rotation ended when Pineda went to the 15 Day-DL. Who do you think would have been cut if the injury did not occur and what will happen when Pineda's healthy? Or when Andy Pettite is deemed ready to...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 9:03 PM
The feel-good start to this Orioles’ season may have officially come to an end Wednesday, with one swing that catapulted the New York Yankees to a three-game sweep and pushed the Orioles back to .500.
A see-saw contest was put out of reach in the...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 8:43 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones said after Wednesday night's 6-4 extra-inning loss to the Yankees that the Orioles played well throughout the series and need to take the same attitude and momentum into Toronto.
"Don't hang our heads,'' he...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 8:32 AM
AJ Burnett's struggles during the dog days of summer has become an all too familiar sight for Yankee fans during his tenure in New York.
As the weather becomes hotter and the season drags on, Burnett starts to lose his command on his pitches, then...