| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:11 PM
BOSTON — After being throttled by the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on Tuesday night, several Orioles said they believed a one-run loss was more painful than an 11-run blowout.
Now, they have an easy, comparative study.
Taking a two-run lead into...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 9:09 PM
BOSTON — If right-hander Chris Tillman is indeed the Orioles' ace, if he is indeed a bona fide top-of-the-rotation starter who can walk into any situation against any opponent and succeed, than he had the perfect opportunity to prove it Thursday...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 5:30 PM
PHILADELPHIA — I've heard the Phillies bullpen called many things this season, none of which were pleasant. Most, in fact, weren't even printable.
For the first five months of the year, many of those descriptions seemed justified. You didn't have...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 3:58 PM
On the off chance Cubs fans need some good news right about now, here's a projection that might provide comfort: If President Theo Epstein succeeds in building the "player development machine'' that is his goal, and it later falls apart, he — or his...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 9:37 PM
NEW YORK — They don't have the pitching to pull this off. Sorry, Yankees fans.
Hiroki Kuroda has hit the wall. CC Sabathia did pitch somewhat better by his 2013 standards the other night to eek out a win over the White Sox, yet his 2013...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:27 PM
PHILADELPHIA — It was a time for a talk, so Rich Dubee pulled Ethan Martin aside and offered words of encouragement.
Dubee, well aware of Martin's numbers — owner of a 6.90 ERA in seven starts since making his major league debut on Aug. 2...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:21 PM
Huff. Miller. Marshall.
No, not Sam Huff, Dennis Miller and Jim Marshall.
David Huff. Jim Miller. Brett Marshall.
Clinging desperately to the shreds known as their wild-card hopes, the Yankees and Joe Girardi did only what Phil Hughes, Joba...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 10:11 PM
Last season, the Orioles and Boston Red Sox played four extra-inning games against each other, including games of 17, 13 and 12 innings.
The Orioles won all four, mainly because their stellar bullpen kept compiling scoreless innings until the bats could...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 1:08 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Despite a rocky start, Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz continued to make a case for himself to be the team’s No. 5 starter in Tuesday's Grapefruit League game against the Boston Red Sox at JetBlue Park
Matusz allowed just...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 6:54 PM
If there is a lasting image from the Orioles' 5-4 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Saturday, it's pinch-runner Alexi Casilla standing at third base, arms spread wide, palms in the air, mouthing “What happened?” to coach Bobby Dickerson.
| Jun 8, 2013
| 10:14 PM
Tennis--French Open, men’s championship match, 8 a.m. (NBC)
Auto Racing--NASCAR Sprint Cup, Party in the Poconos 400, Noon (TNT); Formula One, Canadian Grand Prix, 1 p.m. (NBC)
College Baseball--NCAA Division I Playoffs,...