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  • Port employers take longshoremen to court seeking strike damages

    Port employers take longshoremen to court seeking strike damages
    Employers at the port of Baltimore have asked a federal judge to force a local longshoremen's union to pay them more than $3.8 million in damages from a three-day strike last year. The lawsuit is the latest escalation in a long-standing labor contract...
  • Orioles place reliever Simon on DL, recall Berken

    Orioles place reliever Simon on DL, recall Berken
    Concerned that a mild injury could linger and leave them without an extra reliever, the Orioles placed right-hander Alfredo Simon on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday afternoon and recalled Jason Berken. Simon said he strained his right hamstring...
  • Orioles get good news on injury front

    Orioles get good news on injury front
    Perhaps it's just a small victory in a long season, but the Orioles left Nationals Park on Sunday without placing anyone on the disabled list. The Orioles lost two players to injury Saturday afternoon and their staff leader Thursday, but it looks like...
  • Expensive rehab is a slap in face of taxpayers

    To permit a $475,000 home to be sold for $75,000 or rent for $475 a month, at taxpayer expense, is the type of entitlement that must be stopped and shows why Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake needs to be replaced("Is this house worth $475K?" June 19)....
  • Guthrie will start for Orioles Tuesday vs. Pirates

    Guthrie will start for Orioles Tuesday vs. Pirates
    Knowing how little Jeremy Guthrie likes to come out of starts, the Orioles were concerned when the right-hander exited his last outing after five scoreless innings because of back discomfort. As it turns out, Guthrie won't even miss a start. Orioles...
  • Orioles' Roberts to be out until after All-Star break

    Orioles' Roberts to be out until after All-Star break
    Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts was not cleared Tuesday to begin baseball activities during his third appointment with concussion specialist Dr. Michael Collins, a development that pushes back his return to the team's lineup until late July at the...
  • All Orioles' problems come to forefront as they close road trip with 5-4 loss to Pirates

    All Orioles' problems come to forefront as they close road trip with 5-4 loss to Pirates
    With Blake Davis' decisive error in the fifth inning Wednesday, the Orioles had their defining play on a highly disappointing road trip and an easy scapegoat for another avoidable loss. However, pinning it all on Davis' gaffe, which brought home the...
  • Alonso should be shown the door

    Reacting to the cheating on test scores at two Baltimore schools, city schools CEO Andres Alonso states that the system's "progress has been real" ("2011 scores will be clean, Alonso vows," June 24). I say, "real ugly." How can kids in Baltimore...
  • Showalter gives angry speech to Orioles

    Showalter gives angry speech to Orioles
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter has spoken to his team on several occasions this season, but none of the speeches was as harsh or intense as the one he delivered late Wednesday night. After the Orioles' 13-5 loss to the Texas Rangers, which completed a...
  • Notebook: Ortiz apologizes for role in Friday's scuffle

    Notebook: Ortiz apologizes for role in Friday's scuffle
    BOSTON — A day after four players were ejected in a benches-clearing incident that featured Kevin Gregg and David Ortiz throwing punches, the Orioles closer maintained that he had no regrets, while the Red Sox All-Star designated hitter apologized...
  • Laurel council introduces new ethics legislation

    Laurel City Council members repealed the city's ethics regulations and introduced legislation at their July 11 meeting to implement new state ethics regulations Maryland cities are required to adopt by October. The ethics regulations provide guidelines...
  • Orioles' Guerrero out of Thursday's lineup with hand injury

    Orioles' Guerrero out of Thursday's lineup with hand injury
    Designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero didn't hit cleanup for the Orioles on Thursday night, but it had nothing to do with his waning production in the first half. Guerrero came into the clubhouse Thursday afternoon still feeling discomfort in his right...