| Jul 7, 2014
| 4:03 PM
If you're trying to make sense of how the Orioles front office is handling top pitching prospect Kevin Gausman -- who was sent back to the minor leagues after another strong start on Sunday -- you're not alone.
Gausman is projected to be a terrific...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 9:35 PM
WASHINGTON – In an incredibly close contest between two evenly matched teams Monday night, the Orioles picked up an 8-2 victory in 11 innings against the Washington Nationals and, potentially, something much more important.
The Orioles are...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:47 AM
Washington Nationals star pitcher Stephen Strasburg seemed a bit sad about vocal Orioles fans during the Nationals' 8-2, 11-inning loss in Washington last night.
"Well, maybe someday it'll be different,” Strasburg, who fanned nine in seven innings...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Orioles were playing at Nationals Park on Monday, but it sounded like they were hosting a game at Camden Yards.
When the Orioles escaped a ninth-inning jam to send the game into extra innings, a "Let's go O's" chant echoed through...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:59 AM
Some of you blessed readers tried to make me feel bad yesterday about a particularly hot take, but nothing can make me feel as bad as the Brazilians feel, so I am all set. This is the Coffee Companion, where we recap the previous day's local sports...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 9:45 PM
LANTANA There was a point when a man could eat a chicken sandwich without nobody bothering him.
One day, people bothered the man while he was eating. He didn't mind. The requests for the man's time grew greater and greater. But the man was OK with it....
| Apr 12, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Seattle at Texas, Monday-Thursday
It has been 13 years since the Mariners last made the playoffs. Their last winning season was 2009. Robinson Cano is off to a fast start. Seattle starters are pitching well. New to Texas: Prince Fielder and Shin-Soo...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 8:11 AM
I understand what the Cubs front office is trying to do: build up the minor league teams so that they'll be able to bring up young guys as they're ready, rather than trying to win right now by signing overvalued free agents, as the team did in the past....
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections.
1 l Washington
2013 l 86-76, second place
Last year in playoffs l 2012
They are supposed to blossom after years of suffering, top draft...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:50 PM
In the fall of 1974, Dodger pitcher Tommy John heard his arm snap like a guitar string after delivering a pitch. The torn ligament was the type of injury that commonly ended athletic careers, but John, then a 31-year-old star, pushed team doctors "to...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 10:17 PM
A rare meeting between two locals was likely a relatively forgettable experience for both the Milwaukee Brewers’ Marco Estrada and Colorado Rockies’ Christian Bergman.
The two area pitchers squared off in National League action Friday evening...