| Aug 25, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Seeing Roger Clemens on the verge of becoming a 50-year-old big league starter makes me feel bad for Jamie Moyer.
While not blessed with Clemens' powerful build or pitching repertoire, Moyer got the absolute most out of his career — and he didn't...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Once upon a time in baseball, it was easy to enjoy greatness.
Today, in the shadow of performance-enhancing drugs (known as PEDs), enjoying the players who stack up awe-inspiring numbers just ain't easy. Players, rightly or wrongly, are under the...
| May 31, 2012
| 1:05 AM
MINNEAPOLIS - The Oakland Athletics were swinging and missing, and Francisco Liriano kept on firing those fastballs, sliders and changeups in the strike zone that has eluded him so often this year and last.
For one afternoon, the Minnesota Twins...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 1:06 PM
With the non-waiver trade deadline coming at the end of the month, the Orioles are "going hard" after Milwaukee Brewers' Zack Greinke, according to an industry source.
The source, an executive with another big-league club, said the Orioles appear to be...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 3:48 PM
No sport lends itself more to comparative statistical analysis than major league baseball.
Crunch the numbers in key areas, stack them up against the others in the league and simple conclusions can be made.
Doing this with the Orioles' first half of the...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 12:46 PM
The trade deadline can be a dangerous temptress.
At times, it can cause otherwise levelheaded organizations to do something crazy. Like trade away Jeff Bagwell for Larry Anderson. Or give up Grady Sizemore, Cliff Lee and Brandon Phillips for Bartolo...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Tony La Russa might be managing the 2012 White Sox if not for one reason — if he returned to Chicago, he would have had to manage against his best friend in baseball, Jim Leyland. That wasn't going to happen, according to some who know La Russa...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 8:59 PM
Even when things have been going well for Orioles right-hander Tommy Hunter, he's had difficulty keeping the ball in the park.
And when things spiral out of control for Hunter, it is often because of his tendency to give up home runs. That was the case...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 6:27 PM
PEORIA, Ariz. — The wind howled when Yu Darvish walked from the third-base dugout to the pitcher's mound, blowing almost directly to the center-field wall.
He had picked a hitter's day to make his spring training debut, or so it seemed to almost...
| Oct 2, 2012
The Oakland A's, after guaranteeing themselves at least a one-game playoff for the American League Wild Card, are now in a position to win the AL West.
After beating the Texas Rangers Tuesday night, the A's moved into a tie with Texas at the top of the...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Are you kidding me? Another injury for the Phillies. Joe Blanton was placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 24, with right elbow problems (specifically medial impingement of his right elbow). Vance Worley was recalled from Triple-A...