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  • Orioles unveil statue of Frank Robinson

    Orioles unveil statue of Frank Robinson
    Through the raindrops, the Orioles honored Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, unveiling a statue of the Orioles great beyond the left-center-field fence at Camden Yards, kicking off a season-long celebration honoring the club's six Hall of Famers. Those in...
  • Frank Robinson 'taken aback, really,' by statue

    Frank Robinson 'taken aback, really,' by statue
    The intense stare is captured, the look of a slugger tracking a ball hit well into the night. The bat is dangling from the bronzed Frank Robinson’s left hand. “I’m looking at the ball going out in the outfield, but I am ready to drop...
  • 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...
  • The Top 175: No. 6, Cal Ripken Jr.

    The Top 175: No. 6, Cal Ripken Jr.
    There's the Hall of Fame plaque, the World Series ring and the hardware he won for Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player (twice) and countless other accomplishments. Sometimes, Cal Ripken Jr. looks at that stuff and wonders: Is it really mine? "The...
  • As Orioles, fans honor Brooks Robinson, all he can do is offer thanks

    As Orioles, fans honor Brooks Robinson, all he can do is offer thanks
    Typical Brooks. Everybody who was anybody in Orioles history showed up to honor him when the Orioles unveiled his statue on the center field plaza Saturday at Camden Yards, and all he wanted to do was thank everybody else and turn his ceremony into a...
  • Transcript of Brooks Robinson's speech at sculpture unveiling ceremony

    Transcript of Brooks Robinson's speech at sculpture unveiling ceremony
    Following is a transcript of Brooks Robinson's speech at his sculpture unveiling ceremony Saturday at Camden Yards. “Thank you, thank you, and I promise you, this will be the last ‘thank you’ of my career. I know Paul Blair, the last...
  • Angelos resists spotlight despite Orioles' turnaround

    Angelos resists spotlight despite Orioles' turnaround
    Peter Angelos' ownership of the Orioles seemed to hit a new low last fall when two well-respected candidates spurned the chance to become his top baseball executive. Fans rolled their eyes and bit their lips when Angelos settled for Dan Duquette, who had...
  • 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...
  • TBS Ripken gaffe casts pall over otherwise strong telecast of Orioles victory

    TBS Ripken gaffe casts pall over otherwise strong telecast of Orioles victory
    This is the kind of thing they used to teach in journalism school and I wish they still did: The way one careless mistake can diminish an otherwise strong performance and bring embarrassment instead of praise. That's the story of TBS's coverage of the...
  • TBS does excellent telecast of Orioles Game 1 loss to Yankees

    TBS does excellent telecast of Orioles Game 1 loss to Yankees
    Up until the ninth inning, it was a great game, and TBS provided coverage worthy of it. As I said in my review of Friday night's wildcard game, the broadcast team of Ernie Johnson on play by play and Cal Ripken and John Smoltz as analysts is a winner....