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  • The Sun Remembers: May 18-24

    May 18, 1996: Pat Day becomes the first jockey to win the Preakness three straight times as Louis Quatorze leads all the way after finishing 16th at the Kentucky Derby. May 22, 1976: Though his school has no track facilities, Aberdeen's Jerome Deal...
  • Offense struggles again in Orioles' 5-2 loss to Twins on Sunday

    Offense struggles again in Orioles' 5-2 loss to Twins on Sunday
    MINNEAPOLIS -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter is always looking ahead. And following his team's lethargic 5-2 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Sunday afternoon at Target Field, Showalter’s major concern wasn’t his sputtering offense but...
  • Orioles catcher Matt Wieters to see Dr. James Andrews on Wednesday

    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters to see Dr. James Andrews on Wednesday
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Orioles catcher Matt Wieters is scheduled to see Dr. James Andrews on Wednesday in Pensacola, Fla., about persistent soreness in his right elbow, the club confirmed Tuesday. Wieters started at designated hitter in Tuesday's...
  • Although he has passed test so far, Orioles closer Tommy Hunter strives to be better

    Although he has passed test so far, Orioles closer Tommy Hunter strives to be better
    Before long, whether through a rising price tag or poor performance, a baseball team will eventually move to its next closer. The former is how Tommy Hunter replaced Jim Johnson at the back of the Orioles bullpen this year, but not before Johnson...
  • After getting firsts out of the way, Manny Machado continuing to get comfortable on the field

    After getting firsts out of the way, Manny Machado continuing to get comfortable on the field
    MINNEAPOLIS -- In Manny Machado’s second game back from offseason left knee surgery, he recorded his first hit, scored his first run and made his first diving play at third base in the Orioles’ 3-0 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday....
  • As Buck Showalter's right-hand man, John Russell helps Orioles in many ways

    As Buck Showalter's right-hand man, John Russell helps Orioles in many ways
    Orioles bench coach John Russell stands on the top dugout step, elbows resting on the padded railing in front of him. The tanned, rugged face of an eternal boy of summer is expressionless. His calculating eyes are masked by a pair of reflector sunglasses....
  • Orioles hitters need to be more patient to break out of offensive funk

    Orioles hitters need to be more patient to break out of offensive funk
    It's easy enough to look back at the way the Orioles have scored runs the past few weeks and conclude that their once-feared offensive attack has been in crisis, but the problem is a little more complicated than that. What they really have been...
  • Chris Davis hits three HRs as Orioles crush Pittsburgh Pirates, 9-2, on Tuesday

    Chris Davis hits three HRs as Orioles crush Pittsburgh Pirates, 9-2, on Tuesday
    PITTSBURGH -- Before Orioles slugger Chris Davis left for PNC Park on Tuesday, he made a proclamation to his wife. Davis was giving himself a mulligan for the first seven weeks of the season. “I told Jill, I’m just going to start over. I&...
  • Jake Stinnett's return to Maryland has paid off for him and the Terps

    Jake Stinnett's return to Maryland has paid off for him and the Terps
    Maryland ace Jake Stinnett made a $70,000 gamble with his baseball career last summer, when he turned down the Pittsburgh Pirates' bid to sign him as a 29th-round draft pick and returned for his senior season. The downside was minimal. Falter as a...
  • After rough start by Chris Tillman, Orioles fail to come back in 9-8 loss to Pirates

    After rough start by Chris Tillman, Orioles fail to come back in 9-8 loss to Pirates
    PITTSBURGH -- Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman said he wasn't fatigued Wednesday night in the Orioles' 9-8 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates after throwing 117 pitches and notching his first major league shutout last Friday in Kansas City. Tillman said...
  • Orioles lose to Indians, 8-7, in 13 innings after Troy Patton gives up two runs

    Orioles lose to Indians, 8-7, in 13 innings after Troy Patton gives up two runs
    In extra innings, every pitch becomes magnified, and after the Orioles' painful 8-7 loss to the Cleveland Indians in 13 innings, left-hander Troy Patton replayed one pitch in his mind. Patton was one strike away from escaping a bases-loaded jam, but...
  • Surging offense continues for Orioles, Chris Davis as they beat Cleveland Indians, 8-4

    Surging offense continues for Orioles, Chris Davis as they beat Cleveland Indians, 8-4
    Orioles first baseman Chris Davis knew that, eventually, the runs would come. Over the past four days, the Orioles had scored their share of runs, but the club’s recent offensive surge had not translated into wins. Davis, who struggled to find his...