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  1. MLB -- Strange But True in 2014

    Jayson Stark

    If you thought that the 2014 season wasn't packed with strange but true feats on and off the diamond, Jayson Stark can explain where you're wrong, chapter and verse.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2014
  2. Top targets, fallback options for all teams

    Jim Bowden

    A look at the top target(s) and fallback options for every MLB team: AL East Baltimore Orioles' top targets: Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis The Orioles are focused on just keeping their own players and have a four-year offer on the table for ...

    Blog | November 26, 2014
  3. Will Astros compete for top FA?

    AJ Mass

    In the past, the Houston Astros have been one of the lowest payrolls in the sport, but this winter, the team may finally be willing to spend a little money on free agents in an effort to show that they're finally ready to make push for the playoffs. ...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  4. MLB - Surprising Orioles ready to take what comes in playoffs

    Jerry Crasnick

    No Chris Davis? No Manny Machado? No Matt Wieters? No problem. The Orioles still have strengths to spare as they start the postseason.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  5. 2014 MLB All-Star Game rosters announced

    A year removed from a 50-game suspension following the Biogenesis investigation, Baltimore Orioles slugger Nelson Cruz has been voted to this year's All-Star Game.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2014
  6. Luke Dykstra, Brandon Leibrandt drafted on Day 2

    The sons of former big leaguers Lenny Dykstra and Charlie Leibrandt were among the players selected Friday during the second day of the Major League Baseball draft.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2014
  7. Nelson Cruz hits MLB-best 20th HR as O's halt Astros' win streak

    Nelson Cruz hit his major league-leading 20th home run and drove in three runs to back a solid start by Chris Tillman, and the Baltimore Orioles snapped a four-game skid with a 4-1 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 31, 2014
  8. Orioles-Astros Preview

    Orioles-Astros Preview

    Preview | May 28, 2014
  9. Morning Briefing: Off to Jupiter

    Adam Rubin

    Jeff Roberson/Associated PressDaisuke Matsuzaka makes his first Grapefruit League start as a Met on Sunday against the Cardinals.PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: After two home losses to open Grapefruit League play, the Mets head south on I-95 to...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  10. Morning Briefing: 4 more years for Sandy?

    Adam Rubin

    John Minchillo/Associated PressSandy Alderson wants to be general manager of the Mets for two or three more years, according to the Post. PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: With position players due to report Thursday and the first full-squad work...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  11. A look at non-roster invitees: AL

    David Schoenfield

    As we wait for Ervin Santana, Ubaldo Jimenez, Bronson Arroyo, A.J. Burnett, Kendrys Morales and Nelson Cruz to sign, Buster Olney reminds us that there are still a lot of other interesting names out there in free agency, including Jason Hammel, Chris...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  12. Astros have money to spend

    AJ Mass

    There's only one Masahiro Tanaka and, now that he's chosen the New York Yankees, for the rest of the teams that had been in hot pursuit of the free agent, it's on to Plan B. Jose de Jesus Ortiz of the Houston Chronicle says that the Houston Astros...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  13. The missing link for every AL team

    Jim Bowden

    On Tuesday, I focused on the missing piece for every National League team heading in to spring training, and today we turn our attention to the American League. AMERICAN LEAGUE WEST Houston Astros Missing link: Pitching prospects Solution:...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  14. Free-agent system needs fixing

    Buster Olney

    The five most prominent unsigned free agents -- Nelson Cruz, Ubaldo Jimenez, Ervin Santana, Kendrys Morales, and Stephen Drew -- are being weighed down by more than the draft-pick compensation to which they are tied. Drew and Morales have each suf...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  15. Texas Rangers will be closer to goal of World Series title by acq...

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    By acquiring Shin-Soo Choo, Rangers GM Jon Daniels will be a big step closer to delivering Texas a championship.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2013
  16. Winter Meetings buzz

    AJ Mass

    Not all the news coming from baseball's Winter Meetings has to do with wheeling and dealing and the signing of free agents. On Thursday, the league spent several hours laying the basic groundwork for new rules changes for the upcoming season as it re...

    Blog | December 12, 2013