| Apr 27, 2013
| 2:20 PM
A.J. Pierzynski had one of the great quotes of the season.
"He had all seven of his pitches working,'' said Pierzynski, who jumped from the White Sox to the Rangers last winter.
Pierzynski wasn't kidding. The catcher was giving an honest account of Yu...
| Jun 25, 2013
They had no game Monday, but it was hardly a day off for the Washington Nationals.
At Nationals Park, Bryce Harper took his latest step back to the lineup with a workout. Starting pitcher Dan Haren planned to receive an MRI on his stiff right shoulder....
| May 6, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Bud Selig will be done with his reign of power in Major League Baseball effective 2014 and the search for a new leader is under way.
So who are some of the names — past and present — circulating in conversation to become the next...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Last week's ranking in parentheses.
1. Cardinals (1): Slowed down a little since a 23-7 stretch April 30-June 1. But they have lost more than two games in a row only once and never more than three. Starting pitching limits losing streaks.
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:13 PM
Severna Park resident Daciek wins Mid-Atlantic title
Severna Park resident Patrick Daciek, a Virginia Tech alumnus, won the men's singles title at the U.S. Open National Playoffs Mid-Atlantic Sectional Qualifying tournament Tuesday with a 6-4,...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Even genius seems replaceable in sports, including baseball.
Tony Gwynn and George Brett go into the Hall of Fame, and along come Ichiro Suzuki and Miguel Cabrera. Greg Maddux retires, and up pops Clayton Kershaw. Tony La Russa steps away, and the...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:16 PM
There is one benefit to losing 100-plus games. The Cubs will experience it Thursday night, and hopefully for a decade or more.
They need to be like the Tigers, Rays and Nationals, who built perennial contenders on the backs of franchise players they...
| May 30, 2013
| 9:10 PM
5 a.m. Tennis: French Open.--ESPN2
9 a.m. Golf: Nordea Masters second round (in Stockholm, Sweden).--Golf
10 a.m. Football: Nov. 1997: Patrick Henry of Ashland vs. Hampton.--LSC 48
10 a.m. Motorsports: NASCAR Truck Series: Lucas Oil 200...
| Jun 1, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Bored on the eve of his team's NCAA tournament opener Friday, Virginia baseball coach Brian O'Connor wandered up to the press box at Davenport Field and held court. The topic on which he was most animated: Cavaliers closer Kyle...
| May 21, 2013
| 8:51 PM
It shouldn’t come as a huge surprise that the Orioles have decided to bring up pitching prospect Kevin Gausman to start against the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday. The club has a need and there really is no need to leave any more good innings at...
| May 5, 2013
For decades, the Orioles commanded a sweeping empire of fans — a territory larger than some European countries, stretching from southern Pennsylvania to North Carolina and including Washington, where the team operated a popular retail store.