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  • Right time, right place for Arundel players in the pros

    Right time, right place for Arundel players in the pros
    It's been a year on the move for Glen Burnie's Steve Clevenger, and one that brought him to the right place at the right time: with the Orioles as the team hit a milestone this past week, winning its first American League East title since 1997. In...
  • Orioles and Nationals could be on collision course [Commentary]

    Orioles and Nationals could be on collision course [Commentary]
    Editor's Note: Former Laurel sports editor David Driver wrote the following commentary in late August. It's worth a fresh look on Wednesday after the Orioles and Nationals won their division titles on Tuesday night. The Orioles' 8-2 victory over Toronto...
  • It's a Mid-Atlantic Clinch-mas

    It's a Mid-Atlantic Clinch-mas
    Just chalk it up as one more thing that nobody could have imagined when this baseball season started. The Orioles and the Washington Nationals clinched their respective East division titles almost simultaneously. The Nats officially were the first major...
  • Newcomer Kelly Johnson fits Orioles' 'next man up' mentality perfectly

    Newcomer Kelly Johnson fits Orioles' 'next man up' mentality perfectly
    Kelly Johnson has worn an Orioles uniform for just two weeks, but he already owns his own little part of Oriole Magic. Derek Jeter, who was Johnson's teammate for most of this season with the New York Yankees, was the main attraction this weekend in his...
  • Orioles open 2015 on road at Tampa Bay; home opener Friday April 10

    Orioles open 2015 on road at Tampa Bay; home opener Friday April 10
    BOSTON -- If the Orioles end up with a American League East division, AL or World Series title this year, they are going to have to wait a few extra days to display the banner next April. The club will open its 2015 season at Tampa Bay on Monday,...
  • Analyzing the Orioles' two trades Saturday

    Analyzing the Orioles' two trades Saturday
    Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette mentioned several times this month that he would like to bolster his bench depth, especially from the left side of the plate. Well, in a matter of four days, he added four left-handed hitters to the roster. No...
  • As Orioles return home, Chris Davis' offensive struggles are still a major issue

    As Orioles return home, Chris Davis' offensive struggles are still a major issue
    The Orioles are back home after their first losing road trip of the season and will open an 11-game homestand Monday night against the Tampa Bay Rays. They still maintain a six-game lead over the New York Yankees in the American League East, but the...
  • Son of ex-Oriole Larry Sheets hopes summer work pays off in the fall

    Son of ex-Oriole Larry Sheets hopes summer work pays off in the fall
    Gilman graduate Gavin Sheets got a clear message from the 2014 Major League Baseball amateur draft in June: He could have a future in professional baseball. So Sheets, who was taken in the 37th round by the Atlanta Braves, is focusing on improving his...
  • After Ubaldo Jimenez's shaky start, Nelson Cruz stars in Orioles' 7-4, comeback victory vs. Boston

    After Ubaldo Jimenez's shaky start, Nelson Cruz stars in Orioles' 7-4, comeback victory vs. Boston
    BOSTON — Midway through the nightcap of their twin bill against the Red Sox on Saturday, the Orioles were in danger of dropping the doubleheader and losing their hold on first place in the American League East. But after a 7-4 win over the Red Sox...
  • Mount St. Joseph graduate Gavin Floyd taken out of Braves game with gross elbow injury

    Mount St. Joseph graduate Gavin Floyd taken out of Braves game with gross elbow injury
    Mount St. Joseph graduate and Atlanta Braves right-hander Gavin Floyd was pitching just fine Thursday night, until his right elbow sprouted something. Gavin Floyd’s elbow żżżż pic.twitter.com/Tajqc1mRAW — Jake Rogers (@TheRealJakeR) June 20,...
  • After years of late-night bus rides, Caleb Joseph enjoying chance with Orioles

    After years of late-night bus rides, Caleb Joseph enjoying chance with Orioles
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Caleb Joseph now can concede that there were several times during those late-night bus rides through the Eastern League when he considered calling it quits on his lifelong dream of making it to the major leagues. Joseph felt...
  • 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...