| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:29 PM
NEW YORK — The Orioles have done the improbable so many times this year that it's starting to seem commonplace, so why wouldn't they suddenly be standing on the threshold of the American League Championship Series?
They managed to sneak out of...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 7:42 PM
NEW YORK — Everything about the Orioles' amazing 2012 season has been hard to believe, including the sad fact that it is over.
The end came on Friday night in a place where the dreams of baseball players that are not clad in pinstripes do not often...
| May 13, 2012
| 7:13 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas — C.J. Wilson really wanted to pitch against the Texas Rangers, so much so that he became the first major leaguer in 11 seasons to start consecutive games.
After the raininterrupted series opener when he faced only five batters...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 3:44 PM
DETROIT — New on the job and with a potential playoff team on his hands, Brian Sabean went out to find as much pitching as he could. He targeted the team that had the most to give, and shocked the baseball world by landing Roberto Hernandez,...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 9:20 PM
ARLINGTON, TEXAS — The first and only time Chris Tillman had pitched at Rangers Ballpark back in July 2010, the Orioles right-hander turned in what might have been his signature performance as a major leaguer, taking a no-hit bid into the seventh...
| Aug 23, 2012
A May downpour last season wiped out what would have been the first career grand slam for Mitch Moreland.
No rain showers were in sight Wednesday night when he did it again, but this one might also be wiped from many fans' minds because of another fierce...
| May 28, 2012
| 10:30 PM
Frustration in the Mariners clubhouse was as thick as the muggy air on a 93-degree night at Rangers Ballpark on Monday after Seattle lost its fifth straight game, this time a 4-2 decision to Texas.
Lack of offensive progress, compounded by a critical...
| May 29, 2012
| 10:38 PM
As Jason Vargas headed out of the dugout after being lifted in the seventh inning Tuesday with a one-run lead at Rangers Ballpark, the veteran lefty raised a plea for his teammates that was perfectly understandable for a pitcher whose offense has left him...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 10:43 PM
HOUSTON -- A 25-year-old fan died after tumbling about 60 feet from a fifth-floor escalator at Reliant Stadium during a preseason Houston Texans game, officials said Friday.
Jonathon Kelly of Houston fell to the ground floor during the Thursday night...
| Jul 6, 2012
Collin Boyd's field of dreams stared the way with a long bus ride from Tyler, Texas and along for the ride was his parents, friends and teammates from his Little League baseball team the The Diamond Jaxxs.
The occasion? Collin is fighting cancer. But his...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Look out, below. The Rangers, who not so long ago were morphing into the Yankees, are coming down to Earth before our eyes.
Barring some diplomacy worthy of a great secretary of state, Nolan Ryan is on his way out of the organization. He feels...