| Nov 15, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Takahiro Norimoto called it "the best outing of my career" as he pitched five perfect innings and combined with three relief pitchers to no-hit the Major League Baseball All-Stars in a 4-0 victory for Japan on Saturday in Tokyo.
The Rakuten Eagles...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 8:23 AM
Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano is out for the rest of the Japan Series after fracturing his right pinkie toe in the eighth inning of Saturday's game against Samurai Japan.
Cano was taken to a hospital for X-rays after he was hit by a...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Beyond the record $325 million, the over-riding question with Giancarlo Stanton's contract for Marlins fans was how it broke down and if it would let the team build a winner, as I wrote in my column today. Now we know. And the answers are fascinating....
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:14 AM
1. In late November, the analytics' numbers remain in love with the Dolphins thanks to a top defense and Ryan Tannehill. Footballl Outsiders' analystics rank the Dolphins fourth behind Denver, Green Bay and Baltimore (New England is fifth). Advanced...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Chicago White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez and center fielder Adam Eaton were named finalists for the Rawlings Gold Glove Award at their positions in the American League on Thursday.
Ramirez joins the Orioles’ J.J. Hardy and the Royals’...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Orioles reliever Tommy Hunter is joining a team of major leaguers that will travel to Japan this month to participate in the Japan All-Star Series throughout the country.
Final rosters are expected to be announced Thursday, but Hunter is the only...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:03 PM
When Tommy Hunter received a call about two weeks ago inviting him to play on a team of major leaguers in the All-Star Series exhibition this month in Japan, the Orioles relief pitcher said the choice was easy.
The Orioles recently had been eliminated...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Major League Baseball, along with the Major League Baseball Players Association, released the MLB All-Star team roster that will be headed overseas for the Japan All-Star Series next week and no Phillies were selected.
Two exhibition games - Nov. 11...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Let us assume, for a moment, and frankly this isn't a big stretch, that the Jets will lose to the Steelers and the Giants will be sliced up in Seattle. The Patriots are not playing Sunday. So what's a sports fan to do? Go local, we say.
| Nov 14, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Free agent Nelson Cruz finished seventh in the American League Most Valuable Player voting Thursday night. That seems a little low to me, especially since he led the majors in homers and was the biggest contributor for an Orioles team that won 96 games...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 2:46 PM
For all you weekend golf hackers, we offer the story of Dom DeBonis. The 81-year-old Sharpsburg, Pa., native had four holes in one on four courses over 33 days, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. And that includes three aces in three consecutive...