| Feb 9, 2011
| 9:09 AM
What is it about baseball that requires/supports such a large minor-league system, compared to the NFL or NBA? Is baseball really that much more difficult to master that it takes years in the minors to improve enough to advance the major-league level? I...
| May 24, 2011
| 3:07 PM
Three months are more instructive than three days, Virginia baseball coach Brian O'Connor believes, which is why the Cavaliers' season-ending hiccup at North Carolina doesn't greatly concern him heading into the ACC tournament.
The Cavaliers (45-9) still...
| May 30, 2011
| 7:22 PM
It didn't take UC Irvine senior Brian Hernandez long to identify the potential for revenge associated with the Anteaters' placement in the NCAA Los Angeles Regional hosted by UCLA was announced Monday morning.
Hernandez, the baseball team's star third...
| May 31, 2011
| 3:14 PM
Brian O'Connor said Tuesday that his Virginia pitching staff couldn't be better entering the NCAA tournament. That doesn't bode well for the Cavaliers' opponents.
Indeed, if the pitchers mirror their regular season, top-seeded Virginia is a good bet to...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 1:38 PM
Here at Baltimore Sports Blitz, it’s all Bundy, all the time. Well, at least for the rest of the week. But I’m sure you don’t mind me passing along more information on Orioles first-round draft pick Dylan Bundy, a high school pitcher out...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 6:55 PM
Orioles top draft pick Dylan Bundy may be seeking a record-breaking contract, perhaps as high as $30 million, but it won't happen, according to amateur scouting director Joe Jordan.
"I don't look to set any records. I don't expect to," Jordan said in a...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Scott Evans remembers the soft glow of the small television set, and the way his stepfather tried to calm him and his sister for the benefit of the neighbors in the apartment below.
But who, on this night, was not celebrating?
It was 1983 and the...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 1:37 PM
The New York Mets and PIX11 Monday announced they are extending the Mets 50th birthday rollback promotion to Tuesday night's game at Citi Field to accommodate our fans after selling out the allocation of tickets to Wednesday, April 11 game for the 1962...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 5:11 PM
Brad Lidge did not expect to find himself on the mound for many ninth innings this season, certainly not on Opening Day at Wrigley Field. He signed with the Washington Nationals in late January with the understanding, despite his 223 career saves, that he...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 8:36 PM
One year ago, Chad Tracy tried to keep his career alive in Japan, halfway out of baseball and halfway around the world. Saturday afternoon, after another crucial hit keyed another delirious rally that led to another Washington Nationals victory, Tracy...
| Apr 11, 2012
— On Tuesday night, under a starless sky at Citi Field, Ross Detwiler pitched exactly the way the Washington Nationals envisioned he would in 2007 when they drafted a beanpole left-hander out of Missouri State with the sixth pick. Five years later,...