Category Archives: MLB

Showalter hopes Orioles can return to normalcy

After three days in which the Baltimore Orioles’ focus understandably may have been anywhere but on the actual baseball game they were playing in, manager Buck Showalter welcomed Thursday night’s…

Homer lifts Yankees past Orioles

Elsewhere, the Chicago White Sox defeated the Detroit Tigers 7-3, the Minnesota Twins downed the Kansas City Royals 6-4, the St Louis Cardinals overcame the Cincinnati Reds 7-5, the San…

Automated balls and strikes in MLB, We don’t think so

Driving into work Saturday morning, a voice on the radio bemoaned some balls and strikes calls in Friday night’s Cubs-Reds game. a discussion of whether Major League Baseball should go…

Jays’ Sanchez, Happ sidelined with injuries

They placed right-hander Aaron Sanchez on the 10-day disabled list with a blister on his right middle finger, and Blue Jays left-hander J.A. Right-hander Stefan Crichton was recalled from Triple-A…

Blue Jays and the Brewers, share slow starts

Everything is not OK with the Toronto Blue Jays as they get ready to play ball Tuesday at the Rogers Centre in their home opener. Things are not exactly hopping…

Braves payroll ranks in MLB

The Braves rank just below the middle of major league teams in player salaries this season, according to The Associated Press’ annual survey of opening-day payrolls. The Los Angeles Dodgers…