| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:22 PM
After Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel completed his first half of the season with his fifth straight defeat in the Orioles' 7-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday, manager Buck Showalter tried to positively spin the performance.
| Jul 13, 2013
| 1:55 PM
With another swing of the bat, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis continued his historic first half Saturday. In the second inning, Davis pushed a 3-2 offering from Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Todd Redmond into the left-center field seats next to the...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:28 PM
The Orioles' three starters in next week's MLB All-Star Game — Chris Davis, Adam Jones and J.J. Hardy — have each done their share to carry the offense through the first half of the season.
And on Friday night, the trio combined to drive...
| May 30, 2013
| 2:47 PM
The tattoo on Zach Fisher's left arm tells all. "One family," it reads — a nod to the synergy he feels with his brethren on Towson's unsinkable baseball team.
"Me and couple of other guys got the tattoo in December, when the program was on the...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 3:07 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — A week ago, Manny Machado was about to head onto the field from the dugout at Camden Yards when someone yelled out to him, "Hey Manny."
It's not an unusual occurrence these days for the young third baseman, who is increasingly...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 11:06 AM
April 4, 2006: Maryland wins its first NCAA women's basketball championship, 78-75 over Duke. Down by 13 points in the second half, the Terps (34-4) rally as freshman Kristi Toliver hits a 3-point basket with six seconds left in regulation to send the...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:52 AM
Jimmy Carter was the newly-inaugurated President and Reggie Jackson had yet to take a swing with the New York Yankees when the Francis Scott Key boys' basketball team last made an appearance in the state semifinals.
The Eagles have seen plenty of lean...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 12:09 PM
When I was putting together my story on Earl Weaver after his death Friday night I knew I wanted to talk to Jim Henneman, the former Sun baseball beat writer and current Orioles official scorer who is our unofficial beat historian. All of us Sun writers...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 12:29 PM
The beauty of baseball is that even fat guys can play it, and play it well. It's the most democratic of sports. You can be chunky, you can be roly-poly, you can be out and out blubbery and still find a place in this game.
I should know. I played it for...
| Oct 25, 2012
One panda was enough to top the Tigers.
Pablo Sandoval set a World Series record by hitting three home runs in his first three at bats, and the San Francisco Giants topped the Detroit Tigers 8-3 in Game One of the World Series.
Justin Verlander got...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 8:38 PM
SAN FRANCISCO--Pablo Sandoval was talking Tuesday, one day before the World Series began, about facing Cy Young winner Justin Verlander.
“It’s exciting because you want to be in action like this, face the best,” he said.