| Sep 14, 2013
| 6:39 PM
TORONTO – Even though the two-run homer right-hander Chris Tillman yielded in the seventh inning was the difference on the scoreboard in the Orioles' 4-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday night, the familiar flubs of an offense that...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:05 PM
TORONTO -- Asked if he had received his historic 50th home run ball from the left-center field stands of Rogers Centre Friday night, Orioles slugger Chris Davis didn’t sound too optimistic he’d be able to retrieve it.
“I think this...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 9:40 AM
TORONTO – After Orioles slugger Chris Davis hit his 50th homer of the season Friday night, tying Brady Anderson’s franchise record for home runs in a single season, I asked Davis where this one ranked among his most memorable homers.
| Sep 14, 2013
| 12:51 PM
With his team reeling from three straight losses and desperate to win every game possible over the final 2 ½ weeks of the regular season, Orioles manager Buck Showalter started unheralded backup catcher Steve Clevenger behind the plate instead of two-time...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Like many great romances, Major League Baseball's love affair with AstroTurf was born in experimentation, applied in desperation and appreciated best in moderation.
Now comes its expiration.
After five decades in which artificial grass was often as...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 11:05 PM
TORONTO — The Dodgers once were 12 games under .500. They once were as many as 9 1/2 games behind the Arizona Diamondbacks and started this month in last place.
Monday night, they moved into first in the National League West.
Hours after their...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 10:53 PM
As the sports world is learning with every jaw-dropping win, these suddenly delightful Dodgers are a team of many faces.
They include Yasiel Puig's giant look of wonder, Juan Uribe's impish grin, A.J. Ellis' grimace, Clayton Kershaw's scowl, and...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss how 2011 National League MVP Ryan Braun might perform next season after returning from his suspension for violating baseball's drug policy. Feel free to join the conversation by leaving a comment of your own.
| Jun 22, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Ryne Sandberg sold his three-bedroom unit in a vintage building in downtown Chicago in March. He had listed it a year earlier, less than six months after Cubs President Theo Epstein handed Dale Sveum the job Sandberg always wanted when he was riding...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:30 AM
DETROIT -- In this week’s battle between the two leading home run hitters in the majors, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis got the best of Tigers slugger and reigning Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera.
Davis outhomered Cabrera 3-1 in the Orioles&...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Wide receiver Onrea Jones, 29, a graduate of Bruton High and Hampton University, began his second Canadian Football League regular season Saturday night with one 31-yard reception for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in their 39-34 loss to the host Toronto...