| 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&...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 2:36 PM
YORK, Pa. – Roger Clemens is scheduled to pitch again for the independent Sugar Land Skeeters on Friday in Texas, but he doesn’t expect to return to the majors this season.
“I don’t see it happening. Everybody is speculating...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Orioles Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson, who has been dealing with myriad health issues, was in York, Pa., on Tuesday to attend Roger Clemens’ press conference.
Robinson, who made his pro debut in York in 1955 before joining the Orioles that season,...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Against anyone else, it would have seemed preposterous when the 12-year-old boy's hand reached into the field of play to change the course of the Orioles' 1996 playoff run.
Against the New York Yankees? Jeffrey Maier was just another chapter in a long...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 6:30 PM
Following is a transcript of Brooks Robinson's speech at his sculpture unveiling ceremony Saturday at Camden Yards.
“Thank you, thank you, and I promise you, this will be the last ‘thank you’ of my career. I know Paul Blair, the last...