Santana Tears Achilles Tendon, Out For Season

Johan Santana will have to wait at least one more season before possibly throwing another pitch in the big leagues. The two-time American League Cy Young Award winner and four-time All-Star tore his Achilles tendon during what was supposed to be his final extended spring training start on June 6. Santana was hit in the…

Orioles Purchase Contract of Johan Santana

By Andrew R. Koch With the Baltimore Orioles struggling to stay above .500 and make some headway in the American League East thanks in large part to inconsistent starting pitching, the team has purchased the minor-league contract of a veteran pitcher in the hopes of aiding the starting rotation. On June 2, the Orioles announced…

Ravens Notebook: Rice Likely to Avoid Jail; Gets Support From Team

By Andrew R. Koch The worst season of Ray Rice’s career has been followed by a tumultuous off-season. However, he’ll avoid jail time, and is still getting support from his head coach and general manager. After averaging a career-low 3.1 yards per carry, thanks largely due to poor play by the Ravens offensive line, Rice…