Watching Manny Machado, Thermonuclear Metronome
The Baltimore Orioles have been the first half's biggest surprise. But Manny Machado has been as great as predicted, in all the understated ways that made him a star.
Staggering Titans, Tater-Powered Upstarts, And A Break: This Particular Week In Baseball
At the All-Star Break, the AL is upside down, the NL is anxiously playing out according to predictions, and everyone honestly needs to take a rest for a week.
The Orioles Aren't Winning the "Right" Way, But They're Winning
Baltimore entered the season looking like a home-run-hitting, pitching-deficient last-place team. Instead, they're a home-run-hitting, pitching-deficient first-place team.