| Feb 27, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
seven -- the number of Orioles hitters who struck out 100 or more times in 2012, the most in baseball history.
The Orioles swung for the...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Orioles fans need to wait until next week to find out if Buck Showalter has won the prestigious American League Manager of the Year Award.
But the first step toward that is now out of the way.
Showalter was announced Wednesday night as one of three...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:50 PM
Catcher Matt Wieters received most of Thursday’s game off — until he entered as a pinch hitter in the 13th inning and caught the top of the 14th.
Manager Buck Showalter said he'd like to have his Gold Glove, All-Star catcher behind the...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Bernie Madoff, meet Ruben Tejada.
Ruben Tejada, meet Bernie Madoff.
Mets fans, meet your future until your swindled owner, Fred Wilpon, is replaced by someone who has the financial might Wilpon had when he and Nelson Doubleday bought the team from...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Why does baseball continue to let its uniformed personnel argue with umpires? Why is this the only sport where these childish rebellions against authority are not only accepted, but condoned and sometimes even celebrated?...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:24 PM
No more wondering when the Gold Glove winners will be announced. ESPN2 will televise the first-ever Rawlings Gold Glove Awards show at 10 tonight. The one-hour telecast, hosted by Karl Ravech, John Kruk and Barry Larkin, will feature the announcement........
| Dec 5, 2011
| 4:37 PM
The Dodgers have signed utility man Jerry Hairston Jr. to a two-year, $6-million contract, according to people with the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal hasn’t been officially announced. Hairston will earn $2.25...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Some quick updateson Roy Halladay, Chase Utley, Ryan Howard, Jim Thome and All-Star voting numbers…. -Chase Utley and Ryan Howardare both scheduled to play in an extended spring training game on Wednesday. Utley will DH and Howard will hit but......
| Jun 28, 2011
| 8:55 PM
Orioles prized left-hander Zach Britton won five of his first six starts, emerging as the team's biggest early-season success story and a legitimate American League Rookie of the Year candidate.
A stretch of one win over 10 starts certainly has a way...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 7:05 PM
As of Friday night, the Mets are no longer one of two teams without a no-hitter in their history, all thanks to Johan Santana.
Teammates showered Santana with champagne in the dugout at CitiField following a 134-pitch effort to blank the St. Louis...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 12:28 PM
ST. LOUIS, MO - The St. Louis Cardinals will be well represented at the 2012 MLB All-Star Gamein Kansas City with 4 selections to the National League Team.
Carlos Beltran (OF) and Rafael Furcal (SS) were voted by the fans to start. Yadier Molina (C) and...