Orioles Shortstop Hardy Gets 3-Year ContractJ.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.
Sports Verdict: Which Team Has A Better Shot At Making The Playoffs? Pirates Vs. OriolesBoth the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?
Sports Verdict: Which Team Has The Better All-Star Game Roster? AL Vs. NLWith the two leagues set to square off in their annual exhibition featuring its greatest stars on July 16, all eyes will be on Citi Field. With home field advantage during the World Series on the line, the question very simply put is, can the National League maintain its grip on the contest for the fourth straight year?