| 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 14, 2013
| 3:58 PM
As the baseball season approaches the All-Star break, opposing teams still have yet to solve Orioles first baseman Chris Davis.
Before Davis left Baltimore on Sunday afternoon to take part in this week’s All-Star Game festivities in New York --...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
We'll take a break from Orioles rumors that most likely won’t come to fruition -- I never say never, but I say "most likely not" a whole lot in the winter -- to look at the findings of a pretty cool book I thought would be of interest to many of...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:15 PM
We should all be so fortunate to be able to retire at age 27 and embark on an international quest to experience a world full of fun and privilege, but Michael Phelps — quite predictably — has come to realize that living the good life isn't...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:34 PM
Record: 108-54 Place: First in American League East
Postseason: Beat Cincinnati Reds in World Series (4-1) Manager: Earl Weaver
Most Valuable Oriole: Boog Powell Batting leader: Frank Robinson (.306)
Home run leader: Boog Powell (35) RBI...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:23 PM
"Andre Dawson," Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully once said, "has a bruised knee and is listed as day-to-day. Aren't we all?" Yes, so use some of your remaining time constructively by identifying the player or players who:
(1) Won three batting titles by...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 7:45 PM
t’s OK to stomp your foot:It’s St. Patrick’s Day weekend, so many casinos are getting their Irish up. Mardi GrasCasino, for example, is bringing in fiddler Richard Wood and singer Gordon Belsher from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday as...
| Jun 5, 2011
An American Life
Ballantine/ESPN Books: 397 pp., $26.00
Here is a theory I have: There are three kinds of baseball players — the Good, the Great and the Gods. In the first category is everybody who made it to the...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 5:52 AM
CASA GRANDE, Arizona — Baseball abandoned Casa Grande, so Casa Grande abandoned baseball.
In 1961, San Francisco Giants owner Horace Stoneham opened a state-of-the-art training facility in this city, between Phoenix and Tucson in south central...
| 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.
| Oct 2, 2012
| 5:04 PM
When Orioles right fielder Chris Davis launched that mammoth blast onto the roof of the restaurant above center field at The Trop, he became only the second player in Orioles history to homer in six consecutive games. The other was Reggie Jackson,...