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  • Roger Clemens says he doesn't envision returning to the majors this season

    Roger Clemens says he doesn't envision returning to the majors this season
    YORK, Pa. – Roger Clemens¬† is scheduled to pitch again for the independent Sugar Land Skeeters on Friday in Texas, but he doesn’t expect to return to the majors this season. “I don’t see it happening. Everybody is speculating...
  • Brooks Robinson excited about O's, says he'll be here for Ripken unveiling

    Brooks Robinson excited about O's, says he'll be here for Ripken unveiling
    Orioles Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson, who has been dealing with myriad health issues, was in York, Pa., on Tuesday to attend Roger Clemens’ press conference. Robinson, who made his pro debut in York in 1955 before joining the Orioles that season,...
  • Brian Roberts and Nolan Reimold deliver in their returns from injury

    Brian Roberts and Nolan Reimold deliver in their returns from injury
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — As the Orioles plugged through this offseason without adding a premium bat to the lineup, club officials kept saying that a needed offensive boost could come from two players already on the 40-man roster, two guys who had...
  • Manny Machado to make history with Opening Day start

    Manny Machado to make history with Opening Day start
    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will make his first career Opening Day start today against the Rays. Machado, 20, joins Brooks Robinson (19 in 1957, 20 in 1958), Ron Hansen (20 in 1958) and Boog Powell (20 in 1962) as the only Orioles players to...
  • Former Orioles manager Earl Weaver remembered at memorial service in Fla.

    Former Orioles manager Earl Weaver remembered at memorial service in Fla.
    During his 17-year managerial career with the Orioles, Earl Weaver crafted 1,480 winning batting orders. Arguably none was as impressive as the lineup that honored him Saturday. A star-studded collection of players, team representatives, and baseball...
  • Orioles notes and observations (Chen, Brooks Robinson, walks, big innings)

    Orioles notes and observations (Chen, Brooks Robinson, walks, big innings)
    The Orioles tried not to make a big deal of Wei-Yin Chen’s absence for nearly two months because of a strained oblique. But the Taiwanese lefty has been exceptionally consistent in his year-plus, major league career and not having him take the...
  • Catching Up With... former Orioles outfielder Russ Snyder

    Catching Up With... former Orioles outfielder Russ Snyder
    He's the forgotten Oriole, one who helped the club soar in 1966 and then fell off the radar. Brooks, Frank and Boog were stars in that championship season. But who remembers Russ Snyder? "I had a pretty good year, too," said Snyder, 79. Did he ever....
  • Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy puts mind over body in mastering his position

    Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy puts mind over body in mastering his position
    The next time you go to Camden Yards, keep your eye on him, the way he shifts a few feet before every batter to maximize his odds for an easy path to the ball, the way he avoids contorting himself into an awkward throwing position. Try not to be...
  • Orioles' All-Star presence proves they 'have really turned the corner'

    Orioles' All-Star presence proves they 'have really turned the corner'
    Eighteen times, he suited up for baseball's All-Star Game. No American Leaguer has played in more. The two trophies Cal Ripken Jr. won as the game's Most Valuable Player gleam, plain to see, in the former Oriole's Reisterstown home. Ripken played in the...
  • Player of the Year Zayatz put Oakland Mills baseball on the map

    Player of the Year Zayatz put Oakland Mills baseball on the map
    When Joe Zayatz arrived at Oakland Mills in 2009, the Scorpions baseball team was a proud but struggling organization. After a 1-18 season in which Oakland Mills was outscored 238-44, there was much work to be done to bring the team back to...
  • Ilias 'Louis' Sabracos, 81, barber, diner owner and activist

    Ilias 'Louis' Sabracos, 81, barber, diner owner and activist
    Ilias "Louis" Sabracos, a fixture in Baltimore's Greek community who owned several successful businesses, including a barbershop and diner, died Wednesday at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center after suffering a stroke. He was 81. Born in...
  • A mini-symposium on Manny Machado's defense

    A mini-symposium on Manny Machado's defense
    The Orioles four All Stars – Chris Davis, Adam Jones, J.J. Hardy and Manny Machado -- met with the media before Monday’s game. After talking about their All-Star selections, the group was asked about the 21-year-old Machado’s defense...