| Aug 16, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Taiwanese lefty Wei-Yin Chen has made huge strides since coming to Baltimore as an under-the-radar free agent out of Japan’s professional baseball league before last season.
He's become arguably the most consistent starter in the Orioles'...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 8:01 PM
Outfielder Nolan Reimold (hamstring) was scheduled to bat third as the designated hitter at Double-A Bowie on Friday, but the Baysox's contest was rained out. They will play a doubleheader Saturday against Harrisburg.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 3:38 PM
In need of an extra bullpen arm, the Orioles recalled right-hander Jair Jurrjens from Triple-A Norfolk before Saturday's game against the New York Yankees and designated first baseman Travis Ishikawa for assignment.
“I just felt like we needed some...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:46 PM
Coming off one of his worst outings of the season, Washington starter Jordan Zimmermann surrendered a pair of first-inning hits against Colorado on Thursday night.
That only gave the Rockies false hopes.
Zimmermann pitched eight innings to win his...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:07 PM
The Washington Nationals’ pitching staff is getting healthy, and with the way Ryan Zimmerman and Ian Desmond are hitting, the defending NL East champions are hitting their stride just as summer heats up.
Zimmerman homered, doubled and drove in...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 10:15 PM
WASHINGTON — As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball’s return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 7:42 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Whether he's won or lost, Joe Blanton is usually waiting in the center of the clubhouse after games where he'll eventually be surrounded by a mob of reporters.
He knows what's coming: question after question.
But Blanton doesn't shy...
| May 5, 2012
| 7:13 PM
When it comes to deciding who's going to play where defensively, Phillies manager Charlie Manuel has loads of flexibility.
Ty Wigginton can play first, second or third base. Laynce Nix can man left field or first. John Mayberry Jr. can go to any of the...
| May 12, 2012
| 7:01 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Even after 20 years as a manager in professional baseball, Charlie Manuel faces challenges beyond the Xs and Os.
The handling of Hunter Pence is his latest.
"He's different from any hitter I've ever had," the Phillies manager said....
| May 20, 2012
| 11:16 PM
After winning by seven runs Saturday, Mariners manager Eric Wedge cautioned that "it's never over till it's over" at Coors Field. The Rockies proved him right Sunday afternoon, making a charge in the ninth to put the tying run on base with two out and...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 10:48 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Arsenal at Manchester United, 7:30 a.m. (ESPN2); MLS Playoffs, 7 p.m. (NBCSN)
College Football--Oklahoma at Iowa State, 11 a.m. (ABC); Texas A&M at Mississippi State, 11 a.m. (ESPN); Temple at Louisville,...