| Mar 19, 2013
| 2:42 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla -- Danny Valencia launched a solo homer in the ninth inning off Red Sox reliever Terry Doyle to give the Orioles an 8-7 win over Boston at JetBlue Park on Tuesday afternoon.
The Orioles survived a furious Red Sox rally – Boston...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 1:08 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Despite a rocky start, Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz continued to make a case for himself to be the team’s No. 5 starter in Tuesday's Grapefruit League game against the Boston Red Sox at JetBlue Park
Matusz allowed just...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 2:13 PM
This will be one of the more interesting spring training games of the year. The Orioles throw top pitching prospects Dylan Bundy and Kevin Gausman tonight against the Boston Red Sox in Fort Myers, Fla.
Unfortunately, it’s not a fully...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Luckily, they don’t trot out the old “defense wins championship” cliché as much in baseball circles – but there’s no denying there have been teams who improve their ‘D’ and then find increased success.
So, as we...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Go ahead, pick an American League East champion.
Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 1:52 PM
For 17 seasons, Derek Jeter has been the best reason to keep believing in baseball.
His throwback approach has yielded daily excellence in the middle of the Yankees infield. He has kept life simple off the field, and that never seems to be a bad idea....
| Dec 27, 2012
| 9:24 PM
That the Boston Red Sox are talking to free-agent outfielder Adam LaRoche, which was reported Wednesday, isn't exactly new. The Red Sox were among a handful of teams — the Texas Rangers, Seattle Mariners, Tampa Bay Rays also on that list —...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 8:34 PM
Like the White Sox, the Rangers don't know who is going to catch for them beyond next year. But having recently gone through a transition featuring Gerald Laird, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Matt Treanor and Taylor Teagarden, they aren't turning over the...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Yes, two bar blogs in two days.
It’s Christmastime, I’m feeling the holiday spirit (or holiday spirits, as it were).
I wrote a piece last week talking to a scout who briefly broke down the Orioles and the AL East for me.
At the time, R....
| Dec 15, 2012
| 5:00 AM
I talked to a major league scout Friday whose territory is strictly the American League East and whose opinion I really respect.
He’s always been pretty spot on with his assessments, so I was curious as to what he thought about what has happened...
| Dec 13, 2012
The most intriguing game that baseball plays is not hitting and pitching. It is musical chairs.
This is the sport's funny season. But unlike golf, where the funny season was simply a time for Freddie Couples to make more money for Christmas shopping,...