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  • Who deserves MVP: Cabrera or Trout?

    Cabrera lifting Tigers Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune I know Mike Trout has done historic things, but unfortunately his Angels team is also history, eliminated from the wild-card race on Monday, the same day that Miguel Cabrera's Tigers clinched the AL...
  • Orioles notebook: Brian Roberts says he's closer than ever to returning

    Orioles notebook: Brian Roberts says he's closer than ever to returning
    Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts knew the significance of Wednesday's date. It marked the one-year anniversary of Roberts' last game, when his headfirst slide at Fenway Park triggered a second wave of concussion symptoms May 16, 2011. Roberts said...
  • Orioles notebook: Eveland gives Orioles true long reliever

    Orioles notebook: Eveland gives Orioles true long reliever
    Despite their bullpen's success, the Orioles hadn't had a designated long man. Instead, their relievers had taken turns at multiple-inning stints. But now, the Orioles seem to finally have a long-relief candidate in left-hander Dana Eveland. Eveland's...
  • Nate McLouth's 2-run homer leads to another Orioles' win

    Nate McLouth's 2-run homer leads to another Orioles' win
    The Orioles spent 7 1/2 innings nearly giving away a game they couldn't afford to lose against the sizzling Chicago White Sox on Monday night at Camden Yards. But in leading this team past the misery of 14 straight losing seasons, Orioles manager Buck...
  • The Orioles' wins keep coming, but where are the fans?

    The Orioles' wins keep coming, but where are the fans?
    Apparently, there is no pleasing you people. The Orioles have been on a roll the past few weeks. They have climbed to the top of the American League wild-card standings and have inched surprisingly close to the first-place Yankees in the tough AL East....
  • Tillman out-duels Sale as Orioles beat the White Sox, 6-0

    Tillman out-duels Sale as Orioles beat the White Sox, 6-0
    The Orioles knew their four-game series against the Chicago White Sox would come down to pitching. The White Sox's vaunted staff is a major reason why they lead the American League Central, and none of their pitchers has been better than left-hander Chris...
  • After another win, the 'Really?' Orioles head to New York with a chance to pull even in AL East

    After another win, the 'Really?' Orioles head to New York with a chance to pull even in AL East
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter often has the same reaction when he thinks a question is obvious, when he thinks something is astounding or when he is sidestepping a pointed inquiry — he tilts his head slightly, cocks an eyebrow and utters one word:...
  • It's no joke, the Orioles are in first place

    It's no joke, the Orioles are in first place
    Let's try to put this in proper perspective. The last time the Orioles were in first place in September, your college freshman was just starting to walk with any degree of confidence, your phone wasn't smarter than you and "Seinfeld" was entering its...
  • With Orioles in playoff hunt, will fans pack Camden Yards for biggest homestand of the year?

    With Orioles in playoff hunt, will fans pack Camden Yards for biggest homestand of the year?
    TORONTO -- The Orioles return home Thursday for what could be regarded as the most important homestand in 15 years. They open a pivotal four-game series against the New York Yankees on Thursday, then host the Tampa Bay Rays, who are just behind them in...
  • Steady work begins for the Orioles down the stretch

    Steady work begins for the Orioles down the stretch
    On Sunday, the Orioles escaped Oakland – their house of horrors – and avoided a three-game sweep. Two of three would have been nice, but not getting swept was paramount. Now the Orioles step into a stretch in which they have to dominate....
  • Some random Orioles thoughts going into this weekend's series

    Some random Orioles thoughts going into this weekend's series
    This is about the fifth time I’ve uttered this phrase this season, but this upcoming stretch will be a good test. The Washington Nationals lead the NL East, the Cleveland Indians lead the AL Central and the Los Angeles Angels are the hottest team in...
  • Errors piling up for the Orioles

    Errors piling up for the Orioles
    After committing two errors Thursday, the Orioles went into Friday’s game in Anaheim with 74 errors this season, most in the majors. The Orioles are on pace to total 146 errors this season, which would tie them for the third highest total in club...