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  • Erika Butler and others deserve a bat, a custom-made bat [Commentary]

    Lots of people think Friday the 13th is a bad thing. A day for unfortunate happenings and just plain old bad luck. This past Friday was one of those days, but to be honest, it didn't seem to be all that bad from what I could tell. Well, there was...
  • Orioles' Jason Hammel to start Friday; updates on Gonzalez, Norris, O'Day, Pearce

    Orioles' Jason Hammel to start Friday; updates on Gonzalez, Norris, O'Day, Pearce
    BOSTON – Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel will start Friday’s series opener in Tampa Bay, filling in for right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, who will miss his next turn in the rotation with a lingering right groin strain, manager Buck Showalter...
  • Knorr is Nats' in-house candidate to replace departing Johnson

    Sometimes, Randy Knorr sits in his room, all alone, and laughs. Late at night, he sits on his balcony overlooking Nationals Park. In the mornings, he leaves his apartment and thinks to himself, "Oh, my God. I get to go to that stadium to work." He works...
  • Orioles notebook: Schoop gets start, Jones takes a seat

    Orioles notebook: Schoop gets start, Jones takes a seat
    Jonathan Schoop was hanging out at his locker Wednesday afternoon when Orioles manager Buck Showalter, who had been talking with shortstop J.J. Hardy nearby, pointed to Schoop and said, "You and J.J. today." "That's when I knew I was going to play...
  • The Sun Remembers July 14-20

    The Sun Remembers July 14-20
    July 19, 2000: As the Ravens prepare for training camp in Westminster, owner Art Modell predicts the first postseason berth for the fifth-year team. "I think we are a playoff team this year," Modell says. "Once you're in the playoffs, you never know...
  • Red Sox dominate from start to finish, 12-3, as Orioles' final series opens with thud

    Red Sox dominate from start to finish, 12-3, as Orioles' final series opens with thud
    Even though the Orioles entered their final series of the season chasing little more than pride, the American League East champion Boston Red Sox came to Camden Yards with plenty to play for. Boston entered its three-game series at Camden Yards with a...
  • Chris Davis drives in 2 runs in the 10th to lead O's to 5-2 win over the Giants

    Chris Davis drives in 2 runs in the 10th to lead O's to 5-2 win over the Giants
    SAN FRANCISCO – The events that transpired in the final two innings of the Orioles’ series opener in San Francisco on Friday night – events that happened well past midnight in Baltimore – displayed first hand the Orioles’...
  • Hickory Hornet wins home run derby at Ripken World Series kickoff

    Hickory Hornet wins home run derby at Ripken World Series kickoff
    Though some afternoon rain made it look as though things might be postponed before they even began, the skies cleared and the sun came out, allowing the Cal Ripken World Series to kick off for its 11th year in Aberdeen on Friday.  The evening started...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Late-summer stripers Tuesday, Aug. 13: Skip Zinck, aka "27 sailfish" on TidalFish.com, will be the guest speaker at the August meeting of the Northwest Chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association. He will present tips and tactics to...
  • An Old Menu and Clippings Tell Many Stories [Aberdeen]

    We never know when we will come upon new donations to the Aberdeen Room Archives and Museum. Some are unusual. At a recent family reunion, Patricia Cronin King brought an old 1943 menu from the Aberdeen Restaurant, "Home of Good Food," that stood on the...
  • Kevin Gausman could be called up sooner than Sept. 1

    Kevin Gausman could be called up sooner than Sept. 1
    It’s been no secret that Kevin Gausman will rejoin the big league club when rosters expand in September, but the 22-year-old right hander could join the Orioles sooner if they need a reliever over the next week, manager Buck Showalter said Saturday....
  • Streaking in Aberdeen over 7K course

    The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation is planning an inaugural Streak Thru Aberdeen 7K Run at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen on Sept. 6, the anniversary of Cal Ripken Jr. breaking Lou Gehrig's consecutive games played streak. Proceeds from the event will support...