| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The straight line from cheater to victim in baseball's drug world is muddied. It shouldn't be, so let's put the boots on and wade in.
John Lackey, the former Angels star pitcher who now toils in Boston with the Red Sox, crossed that bridge a few days...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Don’t compare the intensity of the meetings between the Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays to the heated rivalry games between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox quite yet, but make no doubt that there was no love lost between the teams following...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 6:29 PM
The Orioles came to Toronto this week riding the momentum of eight wins in their previous 11 games and were fresh off taking two of three in Detroit.
That momentum was crushed over the weekend here at Rogers Centre, and after the Orioles' 13-5 loss to...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Bud Selig would love to see a series between the World Series and Japan Series champions. But among the realities is that as problematic as that idea seems now, it might become even less viable in the future.
Major League Baseball is lowering the talent...
| May 18, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Three times Saturday, Robinson Cano flashed a smile as big as Jay-Z's when he sees his wife, Beyonce, after a long day at the office.
The first time came when Cano, semi-fooled by a Brandon Morrow pitch, still managed to turn it into one of those short-...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:58 PM
When the topic of winning streaks arose before Wednesday afternoon’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Orioles manager Buck Showalter insisted that his players don’t pay much attention to them.
“I don’t think they had a thing up...
| May 24, 2012
| 8:36 AM
OAKLAND — Mike Scioscia won't declare that Ernesto Frieri is his new closer — he'd still like the option of using veteran left-hander Scott Downs at the end of games — but the Angels manager's actions and Frieri's performance suggest the...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 10:59 PM
Getting production from up and down the lineup on Monday night, the Mariners managed to belt out 10 hits and beat the Angels, 8-6, in front of 36,079 at Angel Stadium.
Kyle Seager started it off in the first inning, continuing his hot hitting with a solo...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 7:14 AM
The Orioles have an afternoon game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Sarasota, and those Blue Jays aren’t fooling around. They have brought some of their big guns, such as Jose Bautista, Melky Cabrera and Adam Lind. And Mark Buehrle is expected to...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Here’s another subplot in the build-up to what should be a free-for-all in the AL East this summer:
Almost every team in the division can play the nobody-believed-in-us card.
With the exception of maybe the Blue Jays, who generated the most...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Go ahead, pick an American League East champion.
Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...