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Cal Ripken Jr. praises Orioles All-Stars, manager after injury-hit first half

Orioles legend Cal Ripken Jr. said Tuesday on a conference call that despite a series of early-season injuries, the 2015 Orioles are “positioned pretty well” for the rest of the season with the core of their team now healthy.

“They’ve been hit with the injury bug, and somehow, they find a player to contribute and get them to where they need to be,” Ripken said Tuesday on a call in advance of the beginning...

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Bowie Baysox unveil bobblehead of Babe Ruth in 1914 Orioles uniform

The Bowie Baysox on Monday unveiled what’s surely going to be one of the coolest minor league baseball promotions this year.

On Sunday, July 19, the Orioles' Double-A affiliate is giving away a bobblehead of Babe Ruth in a 1914 Baltimore Orioles minor league uniform, his first professional team, to the first 1,000 fans 13-and-older.

It’s the first Ruth bobblehead of its kind, depicting Ruth in the...

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Orioles' Buck Showalter the second-best MLB manager, according to ESPN survey

There certainly haven't been many better in Baltimore in recent years, but according to an ESPN.com survey of those inside the baseball industry, there's only one manager in the entire game better than the Orioles' Buck Showalter.

Showalter was second overall behind three-time World Series-winning manager Bruce Bochy of the San Francisco Giants in a poll of 50 scouts, executives, coaches and media...

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Manny Machado aspiring for career of 'the best third baseman' to ever play, Adrian Beltre

While praising third baseman Manny Machado for his highlight-reel sequence in the seventh inning Wednesday night, Orioles manager Buck Showalter mentioned Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre in the same group when it comes to defensive mastery.

The two are at separate stages of their careers — Beltre in his 18th season, Machado in his fourth — but the similarities between the two aren’t lost...

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What they're saying about the Orioles

With the calendar officially turned to July, what better time than to look around the vast expanses of the Internet to find out what they're saying about the Orioles. This week's edition features notes on the American League East's tight race entering the season's fourth month, a note on how the Orioles shelled one of the game's most promising young pitchers, and a whole lot of love for Manny Machado.

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Baseball power rankings for June 30
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