| 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...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:38 PM
A diferencia del año pasado, cuando ningún pelotero fue elevado al Salón de la Fama, 2014 podría ser muy prolífico en cuanto a nuevos inquilinos de Cooperstown.
Al menos cinco jugadores elegibles, los lanzadores Greg Maddux y Tom Glavine, el slugger...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Playing in this summer's World Cup will undoubtedly be an honor for Barcelona's feared foursome of Lionel Messi, Neymar, Xavi and Andres Iniesta. But then a lot of players can say they've done that.
How many can say they've been "Simpsonized" though?...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:34 PM
I don’t usually get emotionally caught up in the off-season adventures of my favorite baseball team, the New York Yankees. The few players loyal to the team don’t move around and the others are, well, just plain mercenaries. The owners of...
| May 8, 2013
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......
| Jul 23, 2013
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.......
| Jul 13, 2011
As the limelight falls again on the use of performance enhancing drugs by professional athletes because of the perjury trial of former baseball star Roger Clemens, there is some evidence that Major League Baseball players have been scared straight, but...
| 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...
| May 19, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Mike Amodei has a son now. James is slightly autistic. At age 15, he’s a few years older than Doug O’Neill was when Amodei met him 30 years ago.
O’Neill was a “cocky little shooter” on the sixth-grade basketball team...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Showalter’s next win will be the 1,000th of his career,something he said he became aware of recently when his kids informed him of the pending milestone.
He’ll be the 58th manager in baseball history to reach 1,000.
“It just reminds...
| May 18, 2012
| 2:57 PM
Kerry Wood was going to retire.
No, wait, he wasn’t.
Kerry Wood didn’t think he could pitch in the majors anymore.
No, wait, he wanted to pitch one more time.
It looked as if the popular Cubs pitcher who was viewed by some as Tom Ricketts&...