| Sep 7, 2011
| 7:52 PM
Ask again next year
Dave van Dyck
History suggests Stephen Strasburg should be just fine — maybe.
Most pitchers who return from elbow ligament surgery are as good — in some cases better — than before the operation....
| Jul 31, 2012
| 6:42 AM
There are a lot of ways to look at the Chicago White Sox’s surprising trade for Minnesota Twins left-hander Francisco Liriano, and all of them seem good.
First, White Sox general manager Ken Williams acquired the most important element in the...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Facing a dilemma
Los Angeles Times
Of course the concern is justified; both pitchers are young (Chris Sale of the White Sox is 23; Stephen Strasburg of the Nationals is 24) and both will be key figures in the long-term success of their clubs,...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 3:48 PM
In an attempt to keep their most consistent pitcher fresh for the stretch run, the Orioles have pushed back rookie lefty Wei-Yin Chen’s next start.
With Thursday’s day off, Chen, who beat the Tigers in Detroit on Sunday, could have pitched...
| Aug 28, 2012
Three Things to consider on this still-soggy sports Tuesday:
Thing 1: Jake Long’s knee injury during practice on Monday marks the third straight year the Miami Dolphins’ franchise left tackle has suffered a significant physical setback....
| May 19, 2012
| 9:01 PM
In their most recent hot stretch, the Orioles have milked the drama -- with their previous seven wins coming by a margin of three runs or fewer.
For much of Saturday’s 6-5 victory, the trend looked like it finally would end, with their most...
| May 20, 2012
| 9:15 AM
The Orioles head into today's series finale against the Nationals as winners of nine straight road games, looking to tie their longest road winning streak since Aug. 29-Sept. 24, 1999.
A win today would also set a new season-high winning streak of six...
| May 21, 2012
| 8:43 PM
Last week, Orioles manager Buck Showalter and executive vice president Dan Duquette were knee deep in personnel decisions, trying to figure out how to fortify a battered 25-man roster.
Eventually, perhaps fairly soon, Showalter and Duquette will have...
| Oct 8, 2012
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Carlos Beltran hit the last two of St. Louis' four homers and the Cardinals chased an ineffective Jordan Zimmermann early in a 12-4 rout of the Washington Nationals on Monday night that tied their NL division series at one game apiece....
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Bobby Lucas Jr. has an out pitch. It's not a 99 mph fastball that makes hitters flail or a nasty curve that causes them to freeze. It's the confidence that comes from having completed his education at George Washington University after being drafted...
| Dec 5, 2012
Dan Haren, one of baseball's best right-handed starting pitchers for a half-decade, needed to choose this winter where to continue his career. He used a rationale that, while sound, for generations would have constituted pure fantasy. Haren came to...