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The Schmuck Stops Here - baltimoresun.com http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/schmuck-blog/?track=rss Headlines from baltimoresun.com en ©2014, baltimoresun.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:00:00 -0400 Is the July 31 trade deadline overrated? Peter Schmuck http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/schmuck-blog/bal-is-major-league-baseball-july-31-trade-deadline-overrated-20140821,0,150307.story?track=rss Major league teams obsess throughout the month of July about the deadline for making trades without passing players through waivers, then some of them sacrifice their best young talent for the prospect of some instant postseason gratification. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:48:00 EDT Peter G. Angelos talks about new baseball commissioner Rob Manfred By Peter Schmuck http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/schmuck-blog/bal-peter-g-angelos-talks-about-new-baseball-commissioner-rob-manfred-20140814,0,6175632.story?track=rss Orioles principal owner Peter G. Angelos was the first baseball executive to speak publicly about the election of Rob Manfred as Major League Baseball&rsquo;s 10th commissioner Thursday evening at the Hyatt Regency in Baltimore. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:41:00 EDT Baseball owners prepare to vote for Bud Selig's replacement this afternoon By Peter Schmuck http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/schmuck-blog/bal-owners-prepare-to-vote-for-bud-seligs-replacement-this-afternoon-20140814,0,2880518.story?track=rss Representatives of Major League Baseball&rsquo;s 30 teams were back behind closed doors Thursday morning, first in a full meeting of all the owners and then in smaller discussion groups. They are expected to begin voting to select the next commissioner by early afternoon. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:15:00 EDT Baseball owners on verge of vote for Bud Selig's replacement as commissioner By Peter Schmuck http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/schmuck-blog/bal-meeting-to-discuss-commissioner-bud-seligs-successor-underway-20140813,0,639985.story?track=rss There is a clear favorite in the pending vote to determine who replaces longtime commissioner Bud Selig, but the coronation of Major League Baseball chief operating officer Rob Manfred is not a foregone conclusion. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:42:00 EDT Third baseman Manny Machado speaks about his sprained knee Monday night By Peter Schmuck http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/schmuck-blog/bal-orioles-third-baseman-manny-machado-speaks-about-his-knee-injury-after-mondays-game-20140811,0,6609533.story?track=rss Orioles third baseman Manny Machado was able to walk without help after Monday night&rsquo;s game against the New York Yankees, but he said he has no feel for what Tuesday&rsquo;s MRI on his injured right knee might show. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 00:13:00 EDT Manny Machado leaves game with right knee sprain, will be re-evaluated Tuesday By Peter Schmuck http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/schmuck-blog/bal-orioles-third-baseman-manny-machado-injures-right-leg-in-third-inning-leaves-game-20140811,0,7407627.story?track=rss Orioles third baseman fell to the ground after hitting ground ball in third inning<br/><br/>Orioles third baseman Manny Machado took a big swing in the third inning of Monday night&rsquo;s series opener against the New York Yankees at Camden Yards and crumpled to the ground. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:20:00 EDT Buck Showalter ejected Sunday vs. Cardinals after arguing overturned call By Peter Schmuck http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/schmuck-blog/bal-buck-showalter-ejected-sunday-vs-cardinals-after-arguing-overturned-call-20140810,0,3696133.story?track=rss Orioles manager Buck Showalter was ejected from Sunday&rsquo;s game after arguing an overturned call at second base in the top of the seventh inning. It was his first ejection of the season. Sun, 10 Aug 2014 18:19:00 EDT During 60th-anniversary celebration, Orioles pick good time to put on a show By Peter Schmuck http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/schmuck-blog/bal-60th-anniversary-celebration-baltimore-orioles-put-on-a-show-20140808,0,380124.story?track=rss The Orioles have a decidedly better record on the road than at home, and they&rsquo;ve been struggling to score runs at Camden Yards for the past month, but they blew a hole in their 30-day moving average in Friday night&rsquo;s 12-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. Fri, 8 Aug 2014 23:03:00 EDT Orioles still feel at home on the road By Peter Schmuck http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/schmuck-blog/bal-orioles-still-feel-at-home-on-the-road-20140806,0,4910196.story?track=rss If you think the Orioles look like a completely different team when they are on the road, that appearance is not deceiving. They've been road warriors all season, and the past two games continue to illustrate that they are more comfortable outside what should be their comfort zone. Wed, 6 Aug 2014 09:58:00 EDT In Baltimore, waiting for Jim Johnson By Peter Schmuck http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/schmuck-blog/bal-jim-johnson-released-baltimore-orioles-athletics-20140801,0,2513709.story?track=rss The Oakland Athletics released former Orioles closer Jim Johnson on Friday, which means that any club will be able to sign him at just the prorated portion of the minimum major league salary soon. Fri, 1 Aug 2014 18:11:00 EDT
MRI shows no tears in Pearce's abdomen, source says

MRI shows no tears in O's first baseman Steve Pearce's abdomen, source says 

First baseman Steve Pearce had an MRI on his tender right abdomen Saturday and initial reports are that no tear was found and he is considered day-to-day, according to a team source.

After taking halftime lead, Navy football is run down by Ohio State in 34-17 loss 

After taking halftime lead, Navy run down by Ohio State in 34-17 loss

After a promising start that saw the Midshipmen take a 1-point lead into the second half at M&T Bank Stadium, fifth-ranked Ohio State wore down Navy to take a 34-17 win back to Columbus.

Ravens' Pierce, Jimmy Smith, Webb, Jackson, Reid return to practice

Amid roster cuts, several injured players returned to practice for the Ravens Saturday, as the team turned its attention toward preparing for its opener next week against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Tracking former Orioles in the 2014 season

Tracking ex-Orioles

Follow the performance of former Orioles in 2014, including Jake Arrieta, now with the Chicago Cubs.

Vote for the High School Football Game of the Week

Game of the Week

Vote for which high school football game you'd like to see highlighted as the Game of the Week.

Five key questions as Maryland enters 2014 football season

Five Terps questions 

Matt Zenitz looks at five key questions as the Maryland football team kicks off its 2014 season.

Struggling Chris Davis comes through in grand fashion for Orioles in 9-1 win over Twins

Struggling Chris Davis comes through in grand fashion for Orioles in 9-1 win over Twins 

While Chris Davis’ season has been a struggle at the plate, there’s no question the Orioles first baseman still can change a...

Ravens begin cuts to get the roster down to 53 players

Ravens begin cuts to get the roster down to 53 players 

The Ravens dug further into the process of reducing their roster by cutting five players Friday.

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Navy job a dream come true for Annapolis native Phipps

Navy job a dream come true for Annapolis native Phipps

Mike Phipps is following in a family tradition by serving as an assistant men's lacrosse coach at the Naval Academy.

MIAA football teams begin season with road trials

MIAA A Conference football teams begin season with road trials

When football kicks off for Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference teams this weekend, the highest profile games will be...

In passing, a life devoted to conservation

In passing, a life devoted to conservation

For some people, environmentalism is a lifelong passion. That would be true of Michael Beer, retired biophysics professor at Johns Hopkins...

Murray advances to fourth round with fourth-set win

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