Mariano Rivera, Edgar Martinez, Roy Halladay and Mike Mussina were voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday. Rivera became the first player ever voted unanimously into the Hall.
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From Roy Halladay's durability to Mo-vs.-Edgar matchups, here are key numbers from the on-field feats of Cooperstown's new cadre.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
The baseball writers have elected a stellar class of 2019 to the Hall of Fame: the greatest closer of all time, the greatest DH of all time, the best pitcher of the 2000s and the most underrated starter of the past 25 years. Welcome to Cooperstown, Mariano Rivera, Edgar Martinez, Roy Halladay and Mike Mussina. And Rivera goes in with an exclamation point: the first unanimous selection by the BBWAA.
Even the best clubs -- yes, even the world champs -- have an Achilles' heel. Here are MLB's most glaring weaknesses, and what's being done, if anything, to address them.
The Baltimore Orioles have avoided arbitration with three players, agreeing to one-year contracts with right-handers Dylan Bundy and Mychal Givens, and infielder Jonathan Villar.
Bryce Harper and Manny Machado aren't the only big names still searching for the right fit. We examine who is available and their most likely landing spots.
The Giants have acquired switch-hitting infielder and outfielder Breyvic Valera from the Baltimore Orioles for cash, adding another former Dodgers player Saturday who new San Francisco president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi had in Los Angeles.
The Orioles claimed right-handed reliever Austin Brice off waivers from the Angels. He went 2-3 with a 5.79 ERA in 33 appearances for the Reds last season.
As 2018 draws to its conclusion, we wanted to look back at the year in sports -- the best (and worst) teams, the results that surprised us most and...
The 2018 calendar year has been pretty incredible for sports fans.
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Orioles general manager Mike Elias introduced the club's new manager, Brandon Hyde, on Monday, calling the former Cubs bench coach an "up-and-coming star."
Brandon Hyde, a veteran coach and former director of player development, officially was named manager of the rebuilding Baltimore Orioles on Friday.
Shortstop Richie Martin was selected No. 1 overall by the Orioles in the Rule 5 draft and 14 players overall, including 10 pitchers, were picked in the major league portion.
Brandon Hyde, who has been Joe Maddon's bench coach with the Cubs, will be named the Orioles' new manager, ESPN has confirmed. The Athletic first reported that Hyde was the team's choice to replace Buck Showalter.
Atlanta Braves infielder Rio Ruiz has been claimed off waivers by the Baltimore Orioles.
Dan Mullen ESPN.com
The Today's Game committee got the Las Vegas edition of the winter meetings off to a festive start by electing both Harold Baines and Lee Smith to the Hall of Fame. The pair will join whomever makes it next month in Cooperstown next summer.
After hitting .202 with four homers and 21 RBIs in 46 games after the Brewers traded for him, the team made Jonathan Schoop a free agent by failing to offer a contract for 2019.
New Orioles Exec. VP/GM Mike Elias talks to Buster Olney about his path to Baltimore, his plans for the organization, a funny conversation about getting into baseball & more.