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  • Throwback Thursday: Cal and A-Rod at the 2001 All-Star Game

    Throwback Thursday: Cal and A-Rod at the 2001 All-Star Game
    We have countless awesome sports photos in the archives here at The Baltimore Sun, and I have decided to share one with you each week in a regular feature called "Throwback Thursday." It’s All-Star week -- aka the most boring week on the sports...
  • Orioles get second straight extra-innings win over Yankees

    Orioles get second straight extra-innings win over Yankees
    Before Thursday's matinee at Camden Yards, Buck Showalter said it would be a challenge for Alfredo Simon to match last week's quality start against the New York Yankees. The Orioles manager figured Simon's stuff would be fresh in the minds of baseball's...
  • Commentary: Some thoughts on the All-Harford teams

    Stop me if you've read something similar to this in a previous column, but I've always held that my favorite periods of the work year are when the final Aegis All-Harford athlete has his or her picture taken. At that point, the most stressful, thankless...
  • Davis will spend rest of season playing third base

    Davis will spend rest of season playing third base
    One question the Orioles hope to figure out in the next three weeks is whether Chris Davis can be in the mix at third base heading into 2012. A good defensive first baseman, Davis will be the club's primary third baseman until the season ends, assuming...
  • Earning his stripes — again

    Ryne Sandberg has done it again. Cast aside by the Cubs a year ago, he has turned in another highly successful season as a minor league manager. Sandberg guided the Lehigh Valley IronPigsto the Governor's Cup championship series in the International...
  • Pre-game: Orioles vs. Yankees

    Pre-game: Orioles vs. Yankees
    The Orioles -- fresh off their season-opening, three-game sweep of the Twins -- host the Yankees tonight for the opening of a three-game series. The Bronx Bombers are 0-3, reeling from being swept out of Tampa Bay. Tonight, the Orioles send left-...
  • Orioles lefty Chen ready to make big league debut

    Orioles lefty Chen ready to make big league debut
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter placed left-hander Wei-Yin Chen in the starting rotation’s No. 5 spot so he could get adjusted to all the nuances of the major leagues before stepping onto the mound. “I’m living the dream right now...
  • Gregg says he's up for whatever role Orioles need him in

    Gregg says he's up for whatever role Orioles need him in
    Orioles right-hander Kevin Gregg is not in denial. He acknowledges that it will be up to him to re-establish his late-inning credentials now that manager Buck Showalter has made it clear Jim Johnson is the full-time closer. "Ideally, my aspirations are...
  • Matusz struggles as Orioles lose first of season

    Matusz struggles as Orioles lose first of season
    Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz took the mound Monday night for his first start of this young season hoping he could begin to erase the images of his horrible 2011 season. He spoke of pitching with a clean slate, of April optimism and feeling stronger...
  • Matusz's rough outing just ratchets up the pressure on him

    Matusz's rough outing just ratchets up the pressure on him
    Everyone on the Orioles was pulling big-time for Brian Matusz last night at Camden Yards. Why wouldn't they? He's a good kid who struggled through a horrendous (1-9, 10.69 ERA) 2011 season. And the big lefty is being counted on heavily -- again -- this...
  • Orioles squander chances vs. Yankees, lose in 12 innings

    Orioles squander chances vs. Yankees, lose in 12 innings
    The night was staged for Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen to take the spotlight. And with more than 1 million viewers in his native Taiwan watching his big league debut half a world away at 7 a.m. there, Chen nearly pitched well enough to earn his first...
  • Whispers

    Albert Pujols' tremendous second half has restored his value and his determination to match the $27.5 million per year the Yankees gave Alex Rodriguez. … Don't be surprised if Ryan Braun steals some bases in the playoffs. He has been running well...