| Aug 2, 2011
Rangers, Braves fortified
Two of the biggest trade deadline acquisitions — Hunter Pence going to the Phillies and Carlos Beltran joining the Giants — came from teams already well-positioned to reach the playoffs....
| Dec 15, 2012
| 5:00 AM
I talked to a major league scout Friday whose territory is strictly the American League East and whose opinion I really respect.
He’s always been pretty spot on with his assessments, so I was curious as to what he thought about what has happened...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Yes, two bar blogs in two days.
It’s Christmastime, I’m feeling the holiday spirit (or holiday spirits, as it were).
I wrote a piece last week talking to a scout who briefly broke down the Orioles and the AL East for me.
At the time, R....
| Jul 30, 2012
| 10:06 AM
No one really anticipated in April, with the trade deadline looming in late July, that the Orioles would be looking to buy and the Philadelphia Phillies looking to sell.
That’s the way it appears to be right now.
The Orioles and Phillies have...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Dodgers plugged holes
Los Angeles Times
While the Angels landing former Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke filled a much-needed gap in their effort to win the AL West, the Dodgers stand as the trade-deadline winner by plugging so many...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 11:25 PM
There is no joy in So Cal. The mighty Angels and Dodgers have struck out.
Artie Moreno broke the bank signing slugger Albert Pujols and CJ Wilson in the offseason. He funded a powerful lineup of hitters. But oh the pitching was a disaster. The Dodgers...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:47 AM
Here's the latest from TBS on when and where the Baltimore Orioles playoff game will be shown Wednesday.
Forget any misinformation about the O's being on MLB channel Wednesday. The Orioles are on TBS in prime time, though the exact time could change from...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Earlier this year, when Jake Arrieta was named the Orioles' youngest Opening Day starter since Mike Mussina, he talked about the magnitude of the honor and the leadership responsibility it carried.
Feeling fully recovered from August elbow surgery,...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 12:11 PM
In a span of nine wild weeks, Jake Arrieta has gone from newly anointed anchor of the Orioles’ young starting rotation to a pitcher so saddled with frustration that the called himself “lost” after his outing Friday night.
| Jun 10, 2012
| 8:59 AM
The Orioles are going for their second straight series win this afternoon against the Phillies.
Look for a low-scoring game today. Right-hander Jason Hammel (6-2, 2.97 ERA) heads to the mound for the Orioles. He will be opposed by left-hander Cliff Lee...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 5:09 PM
Add a high on-base percentage table-setter to the Orioles' wish list of major needs this month.
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Wednesday that bolstering the club’s starting pitching remains a priority, whether it comes...