| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:09 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – One of the major reasons the Orioles were able to outlast the Tampa Bay Rays — a team built on a foundation of strong pitching — for a postseason berth last season was because of the strength of their bullpen.
| Mar 23, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Four more innings. That's all Hanley Ramirez had to get through before the Dominican Republic could return him to the Dodgers in working condition.
But Ramirez tore ligaments in his right thumb diving for a ball in Tuesday night's World Baseball Classic...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Orioles reliever Pedro Strop assembled with his new World Baseball Classic Dominican teammates three weeks ago for their first workout in Tampa, and that's when the tone for an undefeated championship run was set.
The Dominican Republic has become the...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:26 AM
YOUR MORNING PHIL: Plantains, all-WBC, Maddon
Talking baseball while wondering if anyone remembers where to find Tru TV:
1. Fernando Rodney is the Dominican Republic’s magic man, appearing in all seven of the Dominicans’ wins, to the concern...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 10:06 PM
SAN FRANCISCO – Is there any stopping the Dominican Republic?
It sure doesn’t look like it.
Tony Pena’s team is on the verge of not only winning the World Baseball Classic but becoming the first team to ever go through the event...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 5:38 PM
MIAMI — One victory away from San Francisco, three away from the championship they covet, the celebration has started early for Robinson Cano and his decorated teammates from the Dominican Republic.
Not the party, however.
That was in the...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Mets 5, Nationals 3: Stephen Strasburg surrendered three hits over two innings - including a single and home run to the first two batters he faced - in his first action since Sept. 7. David Wright was hitless in three at-bats for New...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Orioles setup man Pedro Strop probably won’t get any opportunities to close games for the Dominican team during the World Baseball Classic.
“I don’t think so,’’ he said, “since we have Fernando Rodney and [Santiago]...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 8:50 AM
The American League East has long been considered one of baseball’s toughest divisions, and that should hold true again in 2013. But it’s no longer a division dominated by a couple high-spending teams and the occasional upstart. Suddenly,...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 5:20 PM
We already knew Jim Johnson hadn't finished in the top 3 for the American League Cy Young Award, but the Orioles closer ended up getting some love from the Baseball Writers' Association of America voters when the results were announced Wednesday night....
| Nov 5, 2012
| 1:29 PM
For the first time, the Baseball Writers Association of America will televise the announcement of its four prominent awards for each league: MVP, Cy Young along with Manager and Rookie of the year.
Yes, we’ve entered the 21st century. It’s...