| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:48 PM
Alex Gordon drove in David Lough in the 10th inning Wednesday night, giving the Kansas City Royals a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves and a split of their two-game series.
Lough had entered the game the previous inning as a pinch hitter, but...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 3:51 AM
Oddest stat of the night: The Royals are 5-0 all time in games that second baseman Chris Getz is intentionally walked, as he was last night in Kansas City’s 2-1 win over the Indians.
Break them up---
You have to respect the resilience of the...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:16 AM
It appears the Midsummer Classic is finally back to being must-watch television for baseball fans in Baltimore.
Gone are the dark days when the Orioles sent one (sometimes deserving) player to the All-Star Game. From 2006 to 2011, the Orioles had just...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:53 PM
It wasn't so long ago that the big question heading into the All-Star break around here was not who would represent the Orioles in the midsummer classic, but whether anybody was deserving enough to get in without the help of the rule that requires at...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:01 PM
While most players don't acknowledge being affected when they're the target of fan angst, Orioles reliever Pedro Strop admitted Thursday that he was bothered by the loud chorus of boos he received as he walked off the mound during Wednesday's 9-5 loss...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 5:46 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy took the lead in the most recent round of All-Star Game fan balloting among American League shortstops, giving the Orioles leaders at three different positions.
Chris Davis maintained his lead among AL...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 9:13 PM
Ervin Santana plans to give the ball from his 100th career win to his mother.
It's a gift that's been a long time coming.
Santana pitched seven snappy innings in his seventh attempt to reach the milestone, and the Royals finally gave him...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 9:24 AM
USA Baseball announced today that Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer has been added to the U.S. roster for the 2013 World Baseball Classic.
Hosmer, 23, recorded 14 home runs and 60 RBI in 2012, his second season in the Major Leagues. He batted...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship.
While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:36 AM
The Orioles’ acquisition of Jair Jurrjens won’t become official until he has a physical this week, but all signs point to the right-hander joining the O’s cluttered starting rotation mix.
Jurrjens, who turns 27 tomorrow, will make a...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, whose Cinderella 2012 season ended with an invitation to pitch for Mexico in the World Baseball Classic, has decided he won’t participate in the March tournament.
Gonzalez, 28, rose from being a minor league...