| Sep 12, 2014
By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange
NEW YORK — First Chris Young broke up a no-hit bid and then he found himself getting mobbed at home plate.
It was just how the New York Yankees planned out their biggest win of the season.
Two innings after...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 3:51 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — No more than 10 minutes after the final pitch of the Orioles’ peculiar 3-2 loss Saturday to the Tampa Bay Rays, catcher Nick Hundley was already in the hallway outside the visiting clubhouse of Tropicana Field, on his...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:23 AM
The unfamiliar and unwanted chill in the Florida air will soon subside, and that means one thing -- it's time for spring training baseball in the Sunshine State.
Pitchers and catchers begin reporting for Grapefruit League teams in the second week of...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:15 PM
When Orioles left fielder Nelson Cruz ran through first base on a close play April 19 at Fenway Park and was called out by first base umpire Ted Barrett, it sparked a chain of events that has become common in the major leagues this season.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:22 PM
The Orioles open a three-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays tonight at Camden Yards.
Rays right-hander Chris Archer will start, and Orioles left-handed hitters David Lough and Ryan Flaherty are in the lineup. Right-handed hitters Delmon Young and...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:33 PM
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- With just four days until Opening Day rosters must be finalized, the Orioles made four cuts Wednesday afternoon, optioning outfielder Henry Urrutia and right-hander Steve Johnson to Triple-A Norfolk and reassigning outfielder...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 1:38 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – The rain has subsided here at the Ed Smith Stadium complex, and it appears we’re going to play tonight as the Orioles are scheduled to host the Tampa Bay Rays at 7:05 p.m.
Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez will make his final...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 7:26 PM
SARASOTA, FlA. – The Orioles finished their Grapefruit League schedule with a 4-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays under the lights at Ed Smith Stadium on Thursday night.
The Rays plated the winning run in the top of the ninth off left-hander Troy...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 10:00 AM
While injuries are a part of any fantasy season and any fantasy sport, I don’t quite remember a preseason like the one Major League Baseball is enduring this year.
The list of players starting the season on the disabled list seems to be growing...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 9:16 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- In spring training, Orioles manager Buck Showalter preached that the key to his team remaining competitive in the American League East was going to be getting consistent starting pitching.
And while the Orioles rotation isn't...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 1:24 PM
PORT CHARLOTTE, FLA. -- Chris Tillman didn’t waste any time reminding everyone why he was the winningest pitcher on the Orioles staff last year.
He opened the Orioles’ Grapefruit League season by striking out three and giving up just one hit...