Climbing Tal's Hill
Baltimore Orioles Spring Training Primer
You would not be faulted if you forgot about the Baltimore Orioles when thinking about the American League East.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Choices at Second for the Baltimore Orioles
There's a lot of spring training left for the Orioles, but as of today the locker room is pretty crowded.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Comparing the A.L. East Second Basemen
With Brian Roberts moving to the Bronx the Orioles will lean on Ryan Flaherty to man second base.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Steve Tolleson: Place Holder or Late Bloomer?
With almost a week of spring training under our belt and some of my colleagues already starting to experience sleepless night over the state of the Blue Jays starting rotation, I thought now would be a good time to look at Steve Tolleson.
Bleed Cubbie Blue
MLB Bullets Is A Total Sleazeball
Ian Kinsler doesn't like his former boss much. Instant replay was used for the first time.
Brian Roberts not trying to be another Robinson Cano
"They just want me to be on the field with a uniform on, I think for the most part, and the rest is icing on the cake,'' Roberts said Tuesday night before the Yankees lost, 3-2, to his former team, the Orioles.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Wei-Yin Chen feels 'pretty good' after Orioles beat Yankees, 3-2
TAMPA, FLA. The results weren't particularly impressive, but Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen seemed happy with his performance in his first competitive appearance since undergoing offseason surgery to remove bone spurs from his right knee.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Sports Rehab: Ryan Flaherty Talks Second Base
Orioles infielder Ryan Flaherty joined Glenn Younes and Bob Haynie on Sports Rehab from Spring Training to discuss his new teammates Ubaldo Jimminez and Nelson Cruz, his best infield position, and his preference between hitting the long ball or hitting for average.
Defense Should be a Concern for New York Yankees
The second game of Spring Training for the New York Yankees equaled a second loss against the Pittsburgh Pirates .
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Yanks Go Yard
Is Brian Roberts A Reliable Option For The Yanks?
Feb 20, 2014; Tampa, FL, USA; New York Yankees infielder Brian Roberts catches a line drive during morning practice at George M. Steinbrenner Field.
Yanks Go Yard
King: Yankees Keeping An Eye On Rickie Weeks Among Others
Jul 9, 2013; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks during the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Miller Park.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The Baltimore Orioles broke a 15-year playoff drought in 2012 and took the Yankees to five games in an epic ALDS, but they didn't have nearly as much success in 2013.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Kevin Thomas: Red Sox up in arms, and that's good
But when Red Sox right-hander Ryan Dempster semi-retired this past week, there was little concern since Boston still has five proven starters, and promising arms in Triple-A and Double-A.
Baltimore Orioles Sign Nelson Cruz; What Does It Mean for New York Yankees?
The New York Yankees have dominated this offseason. With the additions of Brian McCann , Jacoby Ellsbury , Carlos Beltran , Brian Roberts and Masahiro Tanaka , they have addressed every area of the team and head into 2014 in a much better position than they were in last year.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Yankee Newcomers and Veterans Taking Chemistry Lessons in Florida
Five new teammates, together as a unit for the first time, circled up in chairs in the Yankee clubhouse, just talking.
Yanks Go Yard
Radio Show: February 20th Edition
Feb 20, 2014; Tampa, FL, USA; New York Yankees infielder Derek Jeter and infielder Brian Roberts talk on the field during morning practice at George M. Steinbrenner Field.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Ryan Flaherty top candidate to play second base for Orioles
Throughout spring training, Sporting News will keep tabs on the top position battles around the major leagues.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Yankees spring training: Baltimore wasn't an option for Brian Roberts
When asked Monday morning whether there was a chance he'd go back to the Orioles this offseason, Roberts basically said nope.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Do the Yankees Have this Year's Matt Carpenter?
Anytime a team loses their best player and arguably one of the best second basemen of all-time, it is never easy to move on.