| Dec 6, 2011
| 7:09 PM
The last time the Orioles employed a legitimate big leaguer from the Baltimore area, his name was Cal Ripken Jr. — and he retired in 2001.
If new executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette gets his way, that local pipeline will...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 7:51 AM
Thanks for the offer, Jake. Now shut up and make a rehab start in the minors.
Jake Peavy told White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper he would pitch out of the bullpen. Heck, Peavy told anybody and everybody he would pitch out of the bullpen.
| Jul 20, 2011
| 8:14 PM
Sergio Santos threw a wild pitch in the 11th inning that allowed Alex Gordon to score, giving the Kansas City Royals a 2-1 victory Wednesday night.
Billy Butler swung at a pitch in the dirt that got away from catcher A.J. Pierzynski and Gordon came...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 9:00 PM
A stellar outing from John Danks and an unlikely home run from Alejandro De Aza powered the Chicago White Sox to a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers in the rubber match of a three-game series.
Danks (4-8) allowed just one run on six hits and three...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 2:26 PM
The Orioles have expressed some interest in the lone viable free-agent closer, Francisco Cordero, according to an industry source.
Although discussions are not considered far along, the Orioles have inquired about the 36-year-old right-hander, who has...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 3:27 PM
The obvious “one that got away” for the Orioles on Tuesday was first baseman Prince Fielder -- though I have been arguing all offseason that you have to be in the game to lose.
And the Orioles were never in the game. They never had any...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 7:43 AM
Jake Peavy said he doesn’t know if he’s “100 percent (compared) to what I was four years ago,’’ but he’s still collecting 100 percent of that trade-choking salary, you betcha.
Peavy said he wants to pitch 200 innings,...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 8:51 PM
Ken Williams has the enviable position of seemingly being the only Chicago executive immune from the pressure to win and perform. In recent years we have seen all the Chicago franchises clean house. The Chairman needs to pocket his loyalty and let...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 9:47 AM
After starting with three straight victories over the Minnesota Twins, the Orioles failed their first test of the young season by being swept by the New York Yankees at Camden Yards.
They played competitively with the Bronx Bombers -- taking two games to...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 3:11 PM
The Cubs improved to 9-3 against the Sox in Cactus League play since 2009 by hitting three home runs en route to a 5-1 victory before 10,327 fans at Camelback Ranch.
The Cubs snapped a 1-1 tie with two out in the second against Sox left-hander Chris...