| Mar 10, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Adam Jones drove in three runs – including a go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning – as the U.S. beat Canada, 9-4, Sunday to advance to the World Baseball Classic’s second round.
The U.S. was trailing 3-2 and five outs from...
| 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 12, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Will we ever see the Giants coming?
The team Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy put together since saying goodbye to Barry Bonds is the only National League team to win the World Series twice within three seasons since the Big Red Machine, yet the Giants...
| 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'...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 9:24 AM
As expected, the Orioles' only representative on USA Baseball's 27-man provisional roster for the World Baseball Classic is center fielder Adam Jones.
The rosters for the rest of the countries will be announced later today, so other Orioles could be...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 10:14 PM
Tennis--French Open, men’s championship match, 8 a.m. (NBC)
Auto Racing--NASCAR Sprint Cup, Party in the Poconos 400, Noon (TNT); Formula One, Canadian Grand Prix, 1 p.m. (NBC)
College Baseball--NCAA Division I Playoffs,...
| May 24, 2013
| 11:00 PM
Auto Racing--Formula One, Monaco Grand Prix qualifying, 7 a.m. (NBCSN); NASCAR Nationwide Series, History 300 pole qualifying, 10 a.m. (ESPN2); NASCAR Nationwide Series, History 300, 1:45 p.m. (ABC)
| May 18, 2013
| 10:12 PM
MINNEAPOLIS— David Ortiz insists he isn’t trying to do anything special to show the Minnesota Twins they made a big mistake by letting him go in 2002.
It just looks that way every time he crushes another ball into the Target Field seats. ...
| 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 26, 2012
| 5:56 PM
BOSTON (AP) — If Joel Hanrahan can do for the Boston Red Sox what he did against them, they should be very happy with their new closer.
In the first of his two All-Star seasons, the right-hander posted back-to-back saves for the Pittsburgh...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:28 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Charlie Manuel doesn't want Carlos Ruiz to feel like he has to be the savior when he comes back.
To that, I say, "Good luck, Chooch."
With the way the Phillies played in their first 23 games, how can the Phillies catcher, who...