| Oct 3, 2012
| 6:41 PM
The Phillies went into the 2012 season expecting a sixth consecutive National League East division title. Their massive payroll, their past successes and their personnel made it hard to argue with their goals.
By the end of May, they had already sunk...
| May 5, 2012
| 6:26 PM
You don't get a whole lot of conversation from Cody Overbeck.
An interview with the IronPigs first baseman produces a lot of short answers, not because he's rude or has an ego, just because, as even his father admits, he's not the type of person who...
| May 10, 2012
| 1:20 PM
If you thought the Orioles would have a Josh Hamilton hangover today, they apparently just decided that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Ryan Flaherty, J.J. Hardy and Nick Markakis opened the bottom of the first inning with consecutive home...
| May 12, 2012
| 7:01 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Even after 20 years as a manager in professional baseball, Charlie Manuel faces challenges beyond the Xs and Os.
The handling of Hunter Pence is his latest.
"He's different from any hitter I've ever had," the Phillies manager said....
| May 19, 2012
| 8:07 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies needed a power hitter and the pressure was on John Mayberry Jr.
Freddy Galvis had the burden of being a rookie.
And with Carlos Ruiz being the one main-stay in the bottom of the Phillies lineup, all eyes were on him,...
| May 21, 2012
| 8:35 PM
Gio Gonzalez continued to dominate hitters and the Washington Nationals continued to frustrate the Philadelphia Phillies.
Gonzalez allowed three hits over six innings and Ian Desmond homered and drove in both runs to lead the Nationals to a 2-1 victory...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:05 AM
HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL
****HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL****
Summit (25-1) vs. Rosholt (15-10) at Waubay, 7 p.m.
Warner (29-0) vs. Northwestern (23-7) at Aberdeen Civic Arena, 7 p.m.
| Jun 5, 2012
| 7:42 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Fewer people are showing up for games, although the sellout streak is still technically intact.
Sports talk radio shows are flooded with callers complaining about the lack of run production.
And the time the general manager spends...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 6:26 PM
Having never been on the disabled list in his career, Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis is finding it's almost as painful being away from the team as it is dealing with hamate bone surgery.
"It [stunk]," said Markakis, who was in the clubhouse Friday....
| Jun 8, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Earlier this year, when Jake Arrieta was named the Orioles' youngest Opening Day starter since Mike Mussina, he talked about the magnitude of the honor and the leadership responsibility it carried.
Feeling fully recovered from August elbow surgery,...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 7:28 PM
Adam Jones admitted he's been frustrated at the plate recently, going through one of those slumps that baffle even the best hitters. And as the Orioles played deep into Saturday evening against the Philadelphia Phillies at Camden Yards, an 0-for-4 start...