| Jan 19, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Will the third time be the charm for the World Baseball Classic?
Not if the underwhelming U.S. roster is any indication.
While many of Commissioner Bud Selig's innovations have enjoyed immediate success — especially expanded playoffs and...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Lance Armstrong lied. Pete Rose lied. Marion Jones lied. Mark McGwire, who alternately saved baseball and trashed baseball, lied.
The authors of the greatest achievements in the history of sports ultimately have looked the camera in the eye and said,...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo was working for White Sox scouting director Al Goldis in 1989 and was assigned to watch Auburn University in some early-season games.
He couldn't stop thinking about how much damage the first baseman could do.
| May 4, 2013
| 4:42 PM
The Cardinals visit the Cubs for the first time this week. Fireworks are not expected.
But when the Red Sox's Clay Buchholz pitches against the Blue Jays next Saturday, that should be interesting. You know you are doing something right when rivals...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 10:34 PM
Miguel Cabrera led the American League in batting average. Mike Trout was second. Advantage, Miggy.
Trout was third in on-base percentage, Cabrera was fourth. Advantage, Rookie.
Cabrera led in OPS (on-base plus slugging). Trout was second. Advantage...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 6:46 PM
Hey, what do you know? We got it right.
My 28 fellow baseball writers who are empowered to pick the American League Most Valuable Player Award did the right thing in picking Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera over the remarkable Mike Trout, with the...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
Marc Daniels, the thundering voice of UCF, said on his radio show the other day that today's Conference USA showdown between the Knights and Tulsa is the biggest non-BCS game of the year. And after much research,...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 7:35 PM
— If the Orioles were hoping that what went around might come around after the way they battled to the last dramatic moment of the 2011 regular season and propelled the Tampa Bay Raysinto the playoffs, they are probably going to be disappointed....
| Oct 2, 2012
| 7:14 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Maybe after what happened at this time last year, we all should have known that the American League East race — and the Orioles' position in the postseason —would come down to the last scheduled day of the...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 9:10 PM
Let's talk baseball.
(Wait! Don't leave. Some of you must still like baseball even if we don't have any major-league teams in this state. ... What? ... We do? ... Two! ... Incredible. Why don't we know about this? Anyway, it's spring, so we can spend a...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Ryan Braun, the National League MVP, tested posited for PEDs is due to medication he's taking for a private medical issue, TMZ.com is reporting....