A look into Major League Baseball’s massive home run surge in 2019

As quickly as Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Caleb Ferguson unleashed a fastball meant to hit the back of catcher Austin Barnes’ mitt, his pitch was even more swiftly sent into the left-field bleachers. For Baltimore Orioles second baseman Jonathan Villar,…

The return of the Orioles gives Baltimore a chance to celebrate

While controversy swirls around the city of Baltimore — centered around a growing controversy over Mayor Catherine Pugh’s questionable children’s book deals — local residents in need of something to cheer about flocked to Camden Yards to welcome back the Orioles and their home opener of the season.

Baltimore businesses brace for possible Preakness move

BALTIMORE – After nearly 150 years of calling Baltimore home, the Preakness Stakes could be leaving the city in 2021, a move that would take one of the area’s biggest party days of the year – and a lot of…

Baseball Twitter buzzes about Orioles’ surprising start, Harper being booed

The Nationals and Orioles are heading in opposite directions in the early part of the 2019 season.

Orioles fans celebrate the opening day of baseball season

As the 2018 baseball season kicked off on Thursday, Baltimore Orioles fans remained hopeful that this year will take the team into the playoffs.

Baltimore man on a mission to get more kids to share his love of baseball

Andy Weltlinger is a former collegiate baseball player on a mission. He says baseball has fallen out-of-favor with many of Baltimore’s younger residents. So he’s created BUBA Baseball–the Baltimore Urban Baseball Association–to encourage kids to come out and “play ball.”

“WAR on Hot Takes” Episode 3: NFL Week 2, Orioles season-end wrap-up, Nationals bullpen

Here’s the third episode of Capital News Service’s sports podcast, “WAR on Hot Takes,” with Dylan Sinn and Adam Zielonka.

“WAR on Hot Takes” Episode 2: Quarterback salaries, Mystics in the playoffs, Orioles and Nationals wrapping up 2017

Here’s the second episode of Capital News Service’s sports podcast, “WAR on Hot Takes,” with Dylan Sinn and Adam Zielonka.

“WAR on Hot Takes” Episode 1: NFL Preview, Anthony Rendon and Orioles’ walk rate

Capital News Service’s Studio C is proud to debut its newest venture, “WAR on Hot Takes,” a podcast by Dylan Sinn and Adam Zielonka approaching Washington and Baltimore professional sports from an outsider’s perspective, influenced by data analytics.

How to build an MLB team that will win the World Series–or at least come close

Based on the conversations we have with one another about our favorite MLB clubs, we all think we would be a great general manager capable of building the perfect, title-winning baseball team. We’re all wrong, at least some of the time, because even the “best” team often does not win the championship.

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