| Oct 5, 2011
| 7:17 AM
If Theo Epstein is Tom Ricketts’ top choice as Cubs general manager, then fine. Epstein presided over Boston’s historic collapse this year, which makes him very Cub, but he also has a couple World Series titles, which makes him a god around...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 9:20 AM
There are times when you can out-think yourself. There are episodes where you try to divine a situation and what you are being told begins to sound crazy and idiotic while also believable.
But enough about Tony La Russa. In this case, I mean Mike Quade...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 12:34 PM
If Theo Epstein and his former Boston front-office gang were brought in because they helped end a long World Series drought for a team in an old, revered ballpark in a big city with big pressures, then continue the process with the guy who did it in the...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 10:05 AM
MILWAUKEE -- Former Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona will not be the next manager of the Chicago Cubs, saying “I’m not going to try to manage next year” in an interview with Comcast New England.
Francona was a finalist for the...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 12:50 PM
MILWAUKEE—Although he is being pursued by both the Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox, it appears that Dale Sveum will remain the Milwaukee Brewers' hitting coach at least until next week.
Sveum is meeting face-to-face for a second time at the general...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 6:17 PM
Bobby Valentine has managed in the World Series and won a championship in Japan but he never has taken a major league team to a division title in 15 seasons as a manager. It's not likely to happen this year either.
A year after widespread indifference...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:01 PM
Second baseman Robert Andino and his band of upstart, red-hot, second-place Orioles swear they're facing just another tough divisional rival on the road this weekend.
It's not a big deal, Andino says, that Friday will be the first time his club plays a...
| May 4, 2012
| 7:11 AM
The Orioles open a three-game series tonight at Fenway Park, so it's only natural to reflect on the wild night of Sept. 28, when they eliminated the Red Sox from the playoff picture and started a chain reaction that brought an end to the Terry Francona...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:39 PM
A year ago Friday, Robert Andino etched his name into Orioles lore with a ninth-inning sinking liner to left that escaped the glove of Boston’s Carl Crawford, plated Nolan Reimold with the game-winner, extinguished the Red Sox’s playoff...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 5:26 PM
Orioles third-base coach DeMarlo Hale has been rumored to be a candidate for the Boston Red Sox managerial job now that Bobby Valentine has been fired.
Hale, 51, spent six seasons on former Boston manager Terry Francona’s staff, including two years...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 7:17 AM
This was never going to be a “Wow!’’ hire.
In fact, if the Cubs indeed sign Dale Sveum, then the hire is more “Who?’’ than “Wow!’’
The Cubs already made their “Wow!’’ hire. Theo...