| May 19, 2014
| 10:55 PM
AT THE PLATE: The Angels, who lost for only the third time in 11 games, had five singles in 8 2/3 innings against Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel, but only two, by Albert Pujols, left the infield. Mike Trout probably cost Keuchel his second straight...
| May 20, 2014
| 11:07 PM
Houston ace Scott Feldman, who started against the Angels on Tuesday night, has a reputation as one of baseball's most deliberate-working pitchers, the right-hander's 24.1-second average time between pitches the 16th-slowest in baseball, according to...
| May 20, 2014
| 11:18 PM
KEY MOMENT: With two outs and the bases empty in the first inning, Houston first baseman Chris Carter booted Albert Pujols' grounder for an error. Pitcher Scott Feldman walked Raul Ibanez and Howie Kendrick to load the bases. David Freese stroked a two-...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 5:05 AM
As the Orioles prepared for last year's annual FanFest, it didn't seem to matter that the club had made only under-the-radar alterations to its roster. The organization was coming off its first winning season and first postseason appearance since 1997....
| May 9, 2014
| 8:32 PM
It didn't happen immediately, but Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen slowly is emerging as the pitcher who excelled for the club in its surprising 2012 playoff run.
That could be a huge development for a team that sits alone, at least for now, atop the...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Give Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy some kudos for knowing his franchise history.
With his solo homer in the second inning Friday, Hardy became the third Orioles shortstop to record three consecutive 20-homer seasons. And when told of the accomplishment,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 12:43 PM
Dale Sveum is out after two seasons as Chicago Cubs manager and the team will seek "a proven leader," president Theo Epstein said Monday.
“Today, we made the very difficult decision to relieve Dale Sveum of his duties as Cubs manager," Epstein...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:03 PM
Fate has not been friendly to the Orioles so far this offseason, but frustration might have reached its peak on Friday, when the team cut ties with a player who would have been its prize acquisition of the hot-stove season, further compounding the club&...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Jim Johnson is not in an Orioles uniform anymore because, as executive vice president Dan Duquette explains it, the club needed to better allocate its financial resources throughout the 25-man roster.
In other words, paying roughly one-tenth of the...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 6:44 PM
While the Orioles' trade of closer Jim Johnson late Monday night immediately offered more questions than answers about the club's direction this offseason, executive vice president Dan Duquette insisted Tuesday that the deal can't truly be evaluated for...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:06 AM
Officially, the Cubs designated Carlos Marmol for assignment. That’s baseball’s scenic route that eventually will land the shredded Marmol on the street.
The move appeared inevitable and is better for everyone, especially Cubs manager Dale...