The Baltimore Orioles have declined a $3 million contract option for second baseman Alexi Casilla, making him a free agent.
Despite your monolithic love for the Cardinals, no one was rooting for the Redbirds more than I was. Not only as a Yankees fan, but as a native New Yorker imbued with an epic allergy to all things New England, I am biologically skewed against the Red Sox.
The Orioles were the best fielding team in baseball this past season. They have six finalists for the prestigious Gold Glove, given to the best defensive player at each position in each league.
The Cardinals and Red Sox are squaring off against one another yet again this year in the Fall Classic. While much of the spotlight will fall on marquis players like David Ortiz, a battle over a limited seven game sample such as this often boils down to X-Factors.
The New York Yankees are America’s team. Or are they? The Evil Empire just doesn’t feel so daunting anymore, winning just one title since the last year of the ’90s dynasty.
Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will have surgery to repair a ligament in his left knee.
The best pics from around MLB for the week of September 30th, 2013.
Ryan Flaherty hit a pair of two-run homers, Jonathan Schoop had a solo shot in his big league debut and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-5 on Wednesday night to snap a six-game skid and clinch their second straight winning season.
The Toronto Blue Jays eliminated Baltimore from the playoff hunt Tuesday night, using two clutch RBI singles by Mark DeRosa to beat the Orioles 3-2 in 10 innings.
The best pics from around MLB for the week of September 23th, 2013.
David DeJesus ended a nearly seven-hour game with a one-out RBI single in the 18th inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays took over sole possession of the top AL wild-card spot by beating the Baltimore Orioles 5-4 on Friday night.
Danny Valencia tripled to stop closer Koji Uehara’s streak of 37 consecutive outs and scored on Matt Wieters’ sacrifice fly in the ninth inning as the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 3-2 on Tuesday night.