| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:44 PM
Evan Longoria was in the major leagues for less than a week when Andrew Friedman signed him to a contract guaranteed for $17.5 million. In addition to saving the Tampa Bay Rays millions of dollars in the arbitration process, Friedman's foresight has...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu has been named the Sporting News American League Rookie of the Year, as voted on by fellow AL players.
Abreu received 149 votes to run away with the award. The Angels’ Matt Shoemaker received four votes,...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Casey McGehee’s successful comeback to the major leagues took a long detour, but it paid off.
The veteran third baseman returned from a year of playing in Japan to become an integral part of the Miami Marlins’ lineup as clean-up hitter and...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 8:26 PM
Here's a happy thought while everyone tries to look into the future and figure out how the Orioles roster will look when spring training begins in February:
Next year's starting lineup is going to look a lot like what this year's starting lineup...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 7:28 PM
Rick Smith gulps black coffee from a travel mug as he bounces past the empty training room's treatment tables and wall-sized photos of former players deep under Angel Stadium.
A slender man with gray whiskers and a quick smile, Smith is wrapped in a 5-...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 5:34 AM
Two former Orioles and an ex-Orioles minor leaguer figured prominently in the NLCS clinching game Thursday night.
Travis Ishikawa, who played six games with the Orioles in 2013, hit the three-run home run to give the Giants a 6-3 walk-off win in the...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:15 PM
BALTIMORE — When Andy MacPhail departed Chicago in 2006 after two postseason appearances in 12 years running the Cubs, he left with one of the more memorable exit lines in franchise history.
"It's time," he said. "The clock on the MacPhail-o-meter...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The weather might put a damper on the Kansas City Royals' running game in tonight's American League Championship Series opener, but the Orioles’ best weapon for stifling their speed in Game 1 might be on the mound.
Orioles starter Chris Tillman...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 7:05 PM
Chris Tillman shies away from talking about his accomplishments this season because he doesn't want to give the inclination that he's satisfied with the steps he has taken.
He had a remarkable second half, continued his emergence as a leader in the...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 7:26 PM
DETROIT -- Delmon Young, whose pinch-hit double pushed the Orioles to victory in Game 2, received the start in left field in Game 3 against left-hander David Price.
Young was expected in the lineup, but the fact he was playing left and Nelson Cruz was...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 8:32 PM
Julio Urias shares a lot of similarities with Fernando Valenzuela. Both are from northern Mexico, both signed their first professional contracts as teenagers, both are left-handers, and both were discovered by Dodgers super scout Mike Brito, who has found...