No. 11

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<b>Time to give Orioles credit for Guerrero signing</b><br>
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<i>Angelos opened up his checkbook, club will be better for it</i><br>
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<u>By Kevin Cowherd -- Feb. 06, 2011</u><br>
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I come today not to bury the Orioles, but to praise them. In fact, if I wasn't so worried about getting tossed by security, I'd head over to the Law Offices of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEBSL000190" title="Peter Angelos" href="/topic/business/peter-angelos-PEBSL000190.topic">Peter G. Angelos</a> and give the big guy a hug. Getting <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT002840" title="Vladimir Guerrero" href="/topic/sports/vladimir-guerrero-PESPT002840.topic">Vladimir Guerrero</a> could be that huge.<br>
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Give the Orioles credit. After all their offseason wheeling and dealing, they still had a gaping hole in their lineup. They needed a bona-fide clean-up hitter. And now they have one.<br>
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Even though this deal has Angelos' fingerprints all over it, give Andy MacPhail credit, too. The Orioles president of baseball operations took major heat for his team's train-wreck of a start in 2010.<br>
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( Baltimore Sun photo by Gene Sweeney Jr. / September 26, 2011 )


Time to give Orioles credit for Guerrero signing

Angelos opened up his checkbook, club will be better for it

By Kevin Cowherd -- Feb. 06, 2011




I come today not to bury the Orioles, but to praise them. In fact, if I wasn't so worried about getting tossed by security, I'd head over to the Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos and give the big guy a hug. Getting Vladimir Guerrero could be that huge.

Give the Orioles credit. After all their offseason wheeling and dealing, they still had a gaping hole in their lineup. They needed a bona-fide clean-up hitter. And now they have one.

Even though this deal has Angelos' fingerprints all over it, give Andy MacPhail credit, too. The Orioles president of baseball operations took major heat for his team's train-wreck of a start in 2010.

Click here to read the rest of this column.

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