J.J. Hardy singles in the winning run in the 12th inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Orioles Shortstop Hardy Gets 3-Year Contract

J.J. Hardy signed a $40 million, three-year contract with the Orioles on Thursday night, the eve of Baltimore’s first appearance in the AL Championship Series since 1997.

10/10/2014

Manager Matt Williams #9 of the Washington Nationals looks on in the dugout prior to Game Four of the National League Division Series against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on October 7, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Candid Q&A with Matt Williams on Nationals’ Season Successes and Failure

Matt Williams was as transparent as he could be about his first-year successes and failure as a manager, which ended in an NLDS elimination for the Washington Nationals. Here’s a question-by-question breakdown.

10/10/2014

Adam LaRoche of the Washington Nationals acknowledges the crowd after hitting a walk-off solo home run in the eleventh inning at Nationals Park on August 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

LaRoche Says Staying or Going ‘Just May be a Situation Where There’s No Room’

Adam LaRoche wants to finish his career in Washington, D.C., but with Ryan Zimmerman locked up for years to come and incapable of playing third, he admits, “It just may be a situation where there’s no room.”

10/09/2014

A Laurel couple has a giant O painted on their house to cheer on their favorite team during the playoffs. (Photo Credit: Jared Ruderman/All-News 99.1)

Md. Couple Paints Giant Orioles Logo on House

As the Orioles get ready to take on the Royals in the AL Championship series Friday, a Laurel family is showing their support in a big way.

10/09/2014

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A Capsule Look at Royals-Orioles Playoff Series

A look at the best-of-seven American League Championship Series between the Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles.

10/09/2014

Alec Tongour (right) welcomes in the 2014 Nationals season with team mascot Screech (left).

12-year-old Nationals Fan Remarkably Remembers Game Scores by Date (Video)

12-year-old Nationals fan Alec Tongour demonstrates his remarkable ability to recall game scores on cue, given nothing more than a date. His thoughts on the Nats’ season are even more memorable.

10/09/2014

Ian Desmond of the Washington Nationals reacts as he strikes out in the ninth inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game 4 of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park on Oct. 7, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Nationals Thrive for 162 Games, But Not in October

For the second time in three years, the Washington Nationals won the most games in the NL — and then quickly exited from the playoffs.

10/08/2014

Aaron Barrett talks to Ian Desmond (left) and Adam LaRoche after throwing a wild pitch in the seventh inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game 4 of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park on Oct. 7, 2014 in San Francisco.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Nats’ Aaron Barrett: ‘We Will Come Back Stronger Than Ever’

Aaron Barrett, the Nationals’ rookie relief pitcher who surrendered the game-winning run in Tuesday’s heartbreaking Game 4 playoff loss, says Washington “will come back stronger than ever.”

10/08/2014

Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals celebrates his solo home run in the seventh inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game Four of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park on October 7, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Remember How Great Bryce Harper Was, Not How Bad the Nationals Were (Highlights)

From game-tying home runs to rally-thwarting diving catches, Bryce Harper did it all for the Nationals, extending their playoff lives in the NLDS against the Giants. Watch his 2014 NLDS Highlights.

10/08/2014

Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar waits for the throw as the Orioles' Adam Jones slides safely into second base for a double during a game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in May. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Orioles ALCS Schedule vs. Royals

After winning the American League East Division and sweeping the Detroit Tigers in the AL Division Series, the Baltimore Orioles are making their first appearance in the AL Championship Series since 1997.

10/08/2014

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It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your recap for the week ending April 8, 2013.

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It’s tough to keep up with all the action in the MLB. Here’s what to look for this year as baseball gets under way.

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