| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:33 PM
A lot of people view Pete Rose these days with a mixture of anger and pity. Anger that his long-ago sin of betting on baseball games still keeps the sport's all-time hit king out of the Hall of Fame, and pity at the sad caricature they think he's become....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, make that former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, had two words for the fans in Houston on Sunday: "I'm sorry."
Rivera sat out the Yankees' final three games of the season, at Houston from Friday to Sunday, because he wanted...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:29 PM
By now, you all know that Roy Halladay could have any number of problems with his right shoulder, ranging from something minor, such as bursitis, to something career-threatening, such as a complete tear of his rotator cuff or labrum. What......
| Jan 9, 2013
| 7:35 AM
History, it has been said, is written by the winners.
But sometimes, writers write history, and I’m hoping those with Hall of Fame ballots do that today.
When the names of the newest inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame are announced, I hope...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:21 PM
NEW YORK — It was a simple moment, one not captured by cameras, one without any real significance, one not nearly as stirring as the final All-Star appearance of the game's greatest closer.
Unless, of course, you follow the Orioles and you know...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:22 PM
In my worst decision of the week so far, I moved Ryan Braun back into my fantasy league lineup just before Major League Baseball announced that he's been suspended for the rest of this year for using Performance Enhancing Substances.......
| Apr 18, 2013
| 1:01 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander has won the AL Cy Young Award by a unanimous vote.
Verlander got all 28 first-place votes from members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America in results announced Tuesday.
Verlander won the...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:04 PM
The Orioles don’t have a top 5 pick in this year’s amateur draft, which begins Thursday night.
But there could be a player with distant ties to the organization getting selected that early.
Colin Moran, a third baseman from the...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Major League Baseball has gone to great pains to move past its so-called steroid era, which gripped the game for more than a decade and stained the reputations of many of its greatest players.
But nearly six years after the release of the Mitchell...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 7:47 PM
The electorate of the Baseball Writers' Association of America sent a clear message to tainted superstars Wednesday: If you were suspected of taking performance enhancing drugs, you don’t belong in the Hall of Fame. At least not in 2013.
| Jan 9, 2013
| 12:12 PM
The voting members of the Baseball Writers Association of America pitched a shutout in this year’s Hall of Fame election and delivered a not-so-surprising repudiation of baseball’s tawdry steroid era.
Maybe that was the right message to send...