When he first saw Tuesday night's lineup for the visiting Los Angeles Angels posted in the home clubhouse some three hours before game time, Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones thought there must have been a mistake, a typo. In the visiting clubhouse, the Angels beat writers did a double-take,...
For at least a few hours on Tuesday, before Major League Baseball cleared him of any wrongdoing, Mariano Rivera found himself at the center of a modern controversy, pinned down by accusations on a fan blog and the accompanying evidence of a YouTube video. The video showed Rivera, on the...
We're not sure if Ronan Tynan actually is anti-semitic, but he did say something pretty off-color, and now it has officially cost the renowned Irish tenor his traditional playoff spot singing "God Bless America" at Yankee Stadium.
There is one true juggernaut out there in Contender Land, but you probably can't name their starting rotation or their leadoff hitter. They are the Colorado Rockies, and they are the best team in the NL -- dare I add, by far.
Ever wondered what an elbow looks like in mid-delivery? Well, it happens to bear a striking similarity with the joint of a slingshot, as you see in this incredible photo of Angels starter Jered Weaver. Perhaps that shouldn't be such a surprise, but we're just amazed his arm doesn't fall off with that kind of pressure on it repeatedly.
After losing two of three at home against Oakland it certainly looks like the Orioles have stumbled their way into another patented late-summer freefall, something a visit from the AL West-leading Los Angeles Angels likely won't cure.
August 14, 2009; 12:01 PM ET |
Categories: Angels , Athletics , Orioles | Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Talking Behind Their Back, los angeles angels, oakland a's, oakland athletics
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