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Five for Friday: Orioles' all-time strikeout leaders — with a new name at the top

When you play as many games as Cal Ripken Jr. did with the Orioles, you’re going to strikeout. And when you play in a major league record 2,632 straight over 16 seasons and finish with 3,001 in an Orioles uniform, setting the franchise record for strikeouts is an afterthought.

Then there’s Chris Davis, whose season-long slump has been among the worst in baseball history as the All-Star break nears.

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Ravens rookie Lamar Jackson might already be better than Joe Flacco — in 'Madden,' that is

The much-anticipated Ravens quarterback competition has yet to materialize on the team’s practice fields. But it probably will in your video game console of choice.

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Over the past decade, the Orioles have had a problem with America's birthday

While America celebrates the Fourth of July, it’s a holiday that hasn’t given much reason for the Orioles to cheer.

Over the past 10 years, the Orioles have a 3-7 record in games played on the Fourth of July, which includes a loss in 2014’s makeup against the Boston Red Sox. It was postponed July 4 because of rain and played the next morning.

Against the National League, the Birds fare even worse.

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Which team asked Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson to work out at wide receiver at NFL combine?

Don’t be surprised if Ravens rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson has the Dec. 23 game against the Los Angeles Chargers circled on his calendar.

In a recent podcast on the Ravens’ website, Jackson disclosed that the Chargers asked him to take part in wide receiver drills at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis.

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Dad thanks Orioles, Machado for making his son's 14th birthday special

After Manny Machado made a 14-year-old's birthday special in Atlanta, the youth's father thanked the Orioles and their shortstop for making the meeting happen.

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Machado delivers signed bat to one of his biggest fans in Atlanta for his 14th birthday

JJ Roddenberry was given tickets to the see Orioles-Braves for his 14th birthday by his parents.

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