| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:19 PM
The Orioles will get their first glimpse of a few newcomers to the organization, including Rule 5 selections Jason Garcia and Logan Verrett, during next week’s minicamp in Sarasota, Fla.
Among the pitchers scheduled to attend the minicamp, which...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Jose Abreu's harrowing journey to the White Sox began last year on a small boat on the shores of Cuba.
"I've heard Abreu's story, and I thought mine was crazy," said teammate and fellow Cuban native Adrian Nieto, who came to the U.S. on a raft with...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Are you one of those who likes to spar over sports trivia? Then take this quiz and see how well you score with trivia about our Lehigh Valley-area athletes and teams.
The answers are at the end. No cheating.
1. Bethlehem's Steve Meilinger played for...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 6:17 PM
Over the last 50 years, at least five dozen Cuban baseball players have reached the major leagues, with scores more playing in the minors.
More may be on the way, but now they might not have to risk their lives to get here.
On Wednesday, President...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Matt Kemp still doesn't know where he'll be playing next season.
He could return to the Dodgers. He could be traded to a team in search of a right-handed power hitter such as the San Diego Padres, Texas Rangers, Seattle Mariners or Baltimore Orioles....
| Dec 8, 2014
| 6:26 PM
The Orioles announced Monday that three players have been removed from their 40-man roster, leaving them at 37 during the first official day of the winter meetings.
Left-hander Scott Barnes, who was acquired by the Orioles last month from the Cleveland...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 10:16 PM
Two years into a five-year, $125-million deal with the Angels, outfielder Josh Hamilton, who won the 2010 American League most-valuable-player award with the Texas Rangers, is looking like a major bust.
Hamilton’s batting average hovered around...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:17 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter has made it clear he wants to take his time to fill the club's hitting coach vacancy to ensure the right candidate gets the job, but he said Tuesday that the team is getting closer to making a hire.
| Dec 4, 2014
| 2:39 PM
Raul Ibanez requested because of family concerns that he no longer be considered for the Tampa Bay Rays' managerial opening.
Ibanez was one of three finalists for the job along with Kevin Cash and Don Wakamatsu. The 19-year major league veteran was...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:00 PM
For nine years, Haloti Ngata has been the bedrock of the Ravens' vaunted defense, the dependable giant around whom the rest of the pieces swirled.
On Thursday, however, the giant was felled for using a drug most often associated with being prescribed to...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 4:22 PM
The hits just keep coming. I mean, the rumors. Anyway, let’s hope they’re only the stuff of silly speculation. Hits are very much needed.
The Dodgers want to move an outfielder, maybe two, and the one getting the most attention is Matt Kemp?...