| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:28 PM
Phil Bickford of Westlake Village Oaks Christian and Dominic Smith of Gardena Serra were in a celebratory mood after being chosen No. 10 and No. 11, respectively, during Major League Baseball's first-year player draft on Thursday.
Bickford, a 6-foot-4...
| Jul 13, 2013
Pitcher Phil Bickford from Westlake Village Oaks Christian High, who was chosen No. 10 overall in the Major League Baseball draft by the Toronto Blue Jays, failed to reach agreement before Friday's signing deadline and will enroll at Cal State Fullerton....
| Jul 10, 2013
Bill Dowling thought for a moment about this night's intersection of minor league baseball and home run derby — the very definition of creative high jinks — broke into a big smile and shouted, "We are not a circus!"
Maybe not, but step right...
| Apr 16, 2008
Anthony Gose of Bellflower is a left-handed pitcher who can throw a fastball 95 mph. There are major league teams that have paid million-dollar signing bonuses to teenagers with similar skills.
Before the season started, he was listed by Baseball America...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 4:52 PM
That sigh of relief you heard a little after 4 on Sunday afternoon came from Orioles Nation — yes, there is one again — which had been watching the drama unfolding up in the Bronx with a mixture of dread and resignation.
I don't even want to...
| Mar 7, 2010
It was windy and chilly on Tuesday, with a definite threat of rain, so it wasn't the ideal backdrop for the opening games of baseball spring training in the Sunshine State.
On the flip side, there was plenty of elbow room in the reserved seats along...
| Jun 18, 2011
Phelps wins 100 fly, takes 2nd in 100 free at Santa Clara
Michael Phelps won the gold in the 100-meter butterfly final Friday night at the Santa Clara International Grand Prix in Santa Clara, Calif., the seventh and final stop of the 2010-...
| Nov 24, 2011
This started Nov. 3 at the Hartford Club. And make no mistake, it would end spectacularly. This started with an arranged meeting before a World Affairs Council event on Prospect Street. And the prospect of it ending in flames on Yawkey Way isn't really...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 2:56 PM
If this is December, then there are a lot of Orioles fans who are wondering the same thing.
Why is it that every year at this time, the other American League East teams do their holiday shopping at Lord &Taylor and the Orioles seem to do most of...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 3:46 PM
1. Rangers (3): No question that this is the deepest pitching staff — starters and bullpen — in the American League. Ron Washington and Mike Maddux are turning Koji Uehara into another weapon for the middle innings.
2. Nationals (1): Dropped...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Orioles fans, I don't blame you for being upset.
Here we are, the second week of January, and the silence from the Warehouse is deafening.
Let's review what we have so far. No major moves to make this team better in 2013. No progress in the hunt for a...