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5 Small Moves That Paid Off BIG For The Orioles

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 10.11.2014 | Sports

For the Baltimore Orioles, it has been about "opportunity" all season long. The team found itself four wins from the World Series because the players ...

Orioles Sweep Way Into ALCS

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 12.05.2014 | Sports

DETROIT (AP) — A runaway title in a division of behemoths, then an unexpected sweep against a trio of Cy Young winners. For Nelson Cruz, Buck Showa...

Orioles Manager Fires Back After Pitcher's Controversial Comments

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.06.2014 | Sports

Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter thinks Boston Red Sox pitcher John Lackey might want to think twice before complaining about baseball players...

MLB Biogenesis Probe's Impact Still Felt As Playoffs Begin

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.30.2013 | Sports

-- Major League Baseball's investigation of the Biogenesis anti-aging clinic had an impact on the 2013 season, with 14 players suspended and 13 of th...

Tiebreaker: Rays vs. Rangers

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.30.2013 | Sports

For the Texas Rangers and Tampa Bay Rays, MLB's 162-game schedule didn't quite cut it. Having finished the regular season with identical 91-71 records...

A-Rod Fights MLB Ban, 12 Other Accept Punishemnt

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 10.06.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Alex Rodriguez vowed to fight. Everth Cabrera cried....

A-Rod Among 13 MLB Players Hit With Suspensions

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 08.05.2013 | Sports

Major League Baseball announced suspensions for 13 players on Monday, including Alex Rodriguez. Twelve of the players suspended following MLB's invest...

REPORT: A-Rod Lone Holdout In Drug Cases

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 10.05.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Alex Rodriguez remained the lone holdout while All-Stars Nelson Cruz, Jhonny Peralta and Everth Cabrera were among 12 players who accepted...

Will PED-Day Suspensions Make A Difference?

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 10.04.2013 | Sports

Baseball's PED-Day is set to launch. The question now is whether this will stop the drug cheats once and for all. To Logan Morrison, the suspensions ...

REPORT: MLB Deadline Looms For Suspension Negotations

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 10.01.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Looming playoffs could force an end to negotiations in baseball's latest drug scandal as pressure builds to impose penalties so stars can ...

Report: MLB Told Union Which Players It Intends Suspend

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 09.29.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball has told the union which players it intends to suspend in its drug investigation and which ones will receive lengthi...

Who Should Get The Last Home Run Derby Spot?

Posted 07.09.2013 | Sports

Robinson Cano assembled a veritable murderers' row from the American League for the 2013 Home Run Derby. When the teams were unveiled on Monday, the Y...

New PED Suspensions: The Timing Is Off

Stanley H. Teitelbaum | Posted 08.10.2013 | Sports
Stanley H. Teitelbaum

It seems weird that Major League Baseball may be about to levy widespread suspensions to star players suspected of using performing enhancing drugs (PEDs). The problem is that in the eyes of many fans such action is way too late.

Dominican Republic Rallies Past USA At WBC

AP | STEVEN WINE | Posted 03.15.2013 | Sports

MIAMI -- Horns honked, percussion pulsed and school kids squealed. Miami can make quite a din when the Dominicans win. The visiting team on the score...

MLB 'Extremely Disappointed' By PED Report Involving A-Rod, Star Players

AP | Posted 03.31.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball said it is "extremely disappointed" about new allegations of performance-enhancing drug use against Alex Rodriguez a...

REPORT: A-Rod, Other MLB Stars Linked To PEDs

Posted 01.29.2013 | Sports

Once again, Major League Baseball has another performance-enhancing drug scandal on its hands. According to a damning report published on Tuesday morn...

WATCH: Home Run-Saving Catch By Cardinals Outfielder

Posted 12.28.2011 | Sports

The Cardinals seized control of Game 7 of the 2011 World Series in the bottom of the fifth, stretching a 3-2 lead to a 5-2 margin by way of walks, hit...

BOOMSTICKS: Beltre, Cruz Hit Back-To-Back Homers

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.27.2011 | Sports

With Game 6 of the 2011 World Series tied, 4-4, entering the seventh at Busch Stadium, the magnitude of the moment had seemingly gotten the better of ...

World Series Power Outage

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.22.2011 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas — A blown call by first base umpire Ron Kulpa and a throwing error by first baseman by Mike Napoli led to a four-run fourth tha...

Rangers Offense Fizzzles In Game 1 Loss

AP | By DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 12.20.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS -- The first thing that comes to mind when Rangers fans think of no-hitters is that guy sitting somewhere near the dugout, the fireballer wh...

Nelson Cruz Comes Up Short

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.19.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Nelson Cruz saw the ball slicing off Allen Craig's bat, sprinted to the foul line and slid, desperately trying to run down the taili...

Pinch-Hero Leads Cardinals To Win In World Series Opener

Posted 12.19.2011 | Sports

BY Ben Walker, Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Pinch-hitter Allen Craig singled in the go-ahead run off reliever Alexi Ogando in the sixth inning wi...

World Series: Rangers And Cardinals Match Up

AP | By MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 12.19.2011 | Sports

-- A position-by-position look at the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals going into the World Series, starting Wednesday night at Busch Stadium: ...

Cruz Leads Rangers Back to World Series

AP | By STEPHEN HAWKINS | Posted 12.16.2011 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas -- After waiting until their 50th season to reach their first World Series, the Texas Rangers are going right back. Nelson Cruz had ...

Texas Rangers Win 2nd Consecutive World Series Berth

AP | STEPHEN HAWKINS | Posted 12.15.2011 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas — Nelson Cruz and the Texas Rangers are headed to their second straight World Series, finishing off the Detroit Tigers to becom...