| Apr 1, 2012
A couple of years ago, for Father's Day, my family bought me the interactive video game MLB 2K9 for the Wii. The great thing about the game, and also its enduring frustration, is its verisimilitude — playing as the 2009 New York Yankees, I had...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 8:16 PM
We are witnessing the birth of a transcendent baseball career right in front of our eyes, as Angel outfielder Mike Trout has electrified his team and Major League Baseball in the first half of the 2012 season.
There has not been a rookie this dazzling...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 5:01 PM
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Stan Musial, one of baseball's greatest hitters and a Hall of Famer with the St. Louis Cardinals for more than two decades, died Saturday. He was 92.
Stan the Man won seven National League batting titles, was a three-time MVP and...
| Jan 27, 2013
Back in the late 1950s and early ’60s, the school ground in Dargan was the place to be if you wanted to play a little baseball. All the kids in the community would enjoy their summer vacations from school by playing the most popular sport....
| Sep 11, 2012
| 10:25 AM
It thoroughly confounds the pundits that the Baltimore Orioles, separated by 15 years from their last winning season, and with a roster dominated by the young and unknown, would host the New York Yankees in a September series with first place on the line....
| Sep 17, 2012
| 10:56 AM
Here's a roundup of what other media outlets are saying about the Orioles:
** Joe Posnanski of Sports on Earth offers his take on Orioles catcher Matt Wieters after his two-homer performance in a win against the Athletics.
It is becoming less and less...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 11:30 PM
No fish jokes about this kid. Mike Trout is a keeper.
Who could have imagined where this was headed when he was called up on that fateful day of April 28. He looked a little bit like Mickey Mantle and he sure could run like the Mick. But the talent-rich,...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Now that 19-year-old righty Dylan Bundyis with the Orioles, the question is whether he'll be put on the playoff roster (yes, he is eligible) if the club indeed has one.
Right now, my guess is no. Simply because the bullpen has a lot of arms, and ones...
| Sep 23, 2012
This week, I’ve chosen to write about an issue that is on the minds of many readers: the proposed downtown stadium. My opinion is that if we don’t get it approved and started before the city election (Nov. 6), we might not be able to get it...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 10:49 PM
DETROIT — Miguel Cabrera moved one step closer toward doing something no one has done in 45 years while helping the Detroit Tigers keep their hopes high in the AL Central race.
Cabrera hit his 42nd homer, putting himself in Triple Crown position...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 5:30 AM
It is not Demaryius Thomas, the Broncos’ No. 1 receiver.
Nor is it Eric Decker, one of the best No. 2 receivers across the land.
“What will happen is you won’t be able to say one person’s name without saying the other,’&...