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  • 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...
  • Is Manny Machado the most exciting Oriole in 30 years?

    Is Manny Machado the most exciting Oriole in 30 years?
    I offhandedly tweeted that Manny Machado might be the most exciting ballplayer to come through Baltimore in 30 years. Which led to a quick mental review of the other candidates to see if I was crazy. The verdict?   Well first, let’s talk about...
  • Joan Jett's Orioles' love letter (and other celeb O's fans)

    Joan Jett's Orioles' love letter (and other celeb O's fans)
    We all know singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer Joan Jett loves Rock and Roll; she’s proclaimed that plenty of times since her breakout hit in 1982. She also has proclaimed her love for the Orioles for years. It’s hard to forget when she...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Believe it: '66 World Series image still fresh in minds of old Orioles

    Believe it: '66 World Series image still fresh in minds of old Orioles
    Forty-six years later, the photograph still gives people goose bumps. There's Dave McNally, Baltimore's "other" No. 19, the triumphant pitcher whose grin is as wide as his native Montana. And Andy Etchebarren, the catcher who's poised to embrace him, mask...
  • In 2012, will Orioles history repeat?

    I couldn't help but compare the September 20, 2012 front page picture of high-flying Nate McLouth, Adam Jones and Lew Ford to the now famous picture of airborne Brooks Robinson after the last pitch of the 1966 World Series. Nobody thought the 1966 Birds...
  • Orioles notes: L.J. Hoes has dedicated his standout season to his late grandfather

    Orioles notes: L.J. Hoes has dedicated his standout season to his late grandfather
    Outfielder L.J. Hoes is expected to be announced Tuesday as this year's winner of the Brooks Robinson Award for the best season by an Orioles minor league hitter. He won't be winning it alone, though, not in his mind anyway. "I really played this...
  • Weather outlook for upcoming Orioles games

    Today should be a perfect fall day, with a high around 72 with lows in upper 50s. Good weather to enjoy the Baltimore Book Festival or the Orioles as they salute Brooks Robinson on this last weekend of the regular season. Sunday will be in the mid-70s...