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  • Orioles notes: Some good, some bad for Steve Johnson vs. Tampa Bay

    Orioles notes: Some good, some bad for Steve Johnson vs. Tampa Bay
    For three of the four innings he pitched Friday, right-hander Steve Johnson showed why he remains in consideration to be the Orioles' fifth starter. The other inning, though, the 25-year-old St. Paul's alum would like to forget. In the Orioles' 6-3...
  • Orioles trade for reliever Asencio

    Orioles trade for reliever Asencio
    The Orioles have acquired minor league right-hander Jairo Asencio from the Milwaukee Brewers for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Asencio, 28, pitched for both the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs last year before signing a minor...
  • Positivity, preparation make Nationals' Suzuki a leader

    George Horton ran a college baseball powerhouse at Cal State-Fullerton, the kind of program that had no place for someone like Kurt Suzuki. Horton had never seen or heard of Suzuki before a scout pal mentioned the high schooler in Hawaii. "We didn't...
  • Louis M. Sleater, Orioles pitcher

    Louis M. Sleater, Orioles pitcher
    Louis Mortimer Sleater, a standout high school athlete who ended his seven-year major league pitching career with the Baltimore Orioles and was later a steel salesman, died of lung disease Monday at his Timonium home. He was 86. A left-handed...
  • Remembering when 'Bullet' Bob Turley was part of the Bel Air Bowl

    Remembering when 'Bullet' Bob Turley was part of the Bel Air Bowl
    The former Major League Baseball pitcher "Bullet" Bob Turley, who died March 30 at age 82, played for the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees. His name also has a special meaning in the annals of Harford County sports and business. In addition to...
  • Rejuvenated Orioles fans can't wait for home opener

    Rejuvenated Orioles fans can't wait for home opener
    The losing became so persistent that Martha Macgill pulled herself from the rotation of Episcopal clergy who regularly attended ball games at Camden Yards. She remembers one defeat in particular; it was Mother's Day 2007 and Jeremy Guthrie pitched eight...
  • Japanese closer Kyuji Fujikawa tours Camden Yards, meets Duquette

    Japanese closer Kyuji Fujikawa tours Camden Yards, meets Duquette
    Kyuji Fujikawa, a 32-year-old, hard-throwing right hander who is considered one of the best closers in Japan, toured Camden Yards on Friday and had lunch with, among others, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette. Fujikawa, who is an unrestricted...
  • Orioles and other teams slow to jump into offseason spending

    Orioles and other teams slow to jump into offseason spending
    Baseball’s winter meetings begin in earnest Monday, and this was supposed to be the year that a lot of the impact signings were made before the sport’s annual powwow. The thought was that changes in compensation for free agents would...
  • Towson president decides to cut baseball, men's soccer

    Towson president decides to cut baseball, men's soccer
    Towson University president Maravene Loeschke was escorted by several police officers into a meeting with the school’s baseball and men’s soccer teams Friday morning to tell players she had decided to cut their sports. Her speech to members...
  • Dan Duquette has fifth highest winning percentage among 2012 GMs

    Dan Duquette has fifth highest winning percentage among 2012 GMs
    When Dan Duquette was hired roughly a year ago as the club’s executive vice president, the Orioles pointed to his impressive track record in the past with the Montreal Expos and Boston Red Sox. He was in charge of some very good teams –...
  • Towson students say baseball, soccer team cuts are 'unfair'

    Towson students say baseball, soccer team cuts are 'unfair'
    John Tune and Erin Phillips were kicking around a soccer ball in an empty field at Towson University Friday afternoon when a facilities manager came by and asked them to leave. This was just more unwelcome news to the Towson sophomores, who had...
  • A big weekend for Harford swimmers, wrestlers [Commentary]

    A big weekend for Harford swimmers, wrestlers [Commentary]
    It was another big weekend for a number of county athletes, with most of the focus pointing toward the wrestling mats and swimming pools. Congratulations go out to Fallston wrestlers Garrett Coburn and CJ Austin as well as C. Milton Wright wrestler...