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  • Orioles' Chris Davis named a finalist for AL MVP Award

    Orioles' Chris Davis named a finalist for AL MVP Award
    Despite his gaudy run-production numbers this past season, first baseman Chris Davis will be an underdog to become the first Orioles player to win the American League Most Valuable Player Award in more than two decades. Davis was named one of three...
  • Love hits a home run at Camden Yards

    Love hits a home run at Camden Yards
    Date: June 22, 2013 Her story: Katherine Cox, 28, grew up in Baltimore. She is an exercise physiologist in the cardiac department at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. Her mother, Donna Cox, works for the L. Warner Cos. Inc. in Timonium, and her father,...
  • The Sun Remembers: Sept. 1-7

    The Sun Remembers: Sept. 1-7
    Sept. 2, 1999: Relieved? You bet, Cal Ripken Jr. says after hitting the 400th home run of his career in the Orioles' 11-6 over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. "It's a little bit of pressure off me," says Ripken, 39, who gets two curtain calls at Oriole Park....
  • IronBirds roost at the top [Editorial]

    IronBirds roost at the top [Editorial]
    In the dozen years since Cal Ripken Jr. and his baseball organization brought the IronBirds to Aberdeen, the short-season team has provided a welcome diversion for many people. There have been opportunities to see up-and-coming players associated not...
  • Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation to announce campaign to build youth sports parks

    Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation to announce campaign to build youth sports parks
    The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation is set to launch the public portion of a $30 million fundraising campaign to help build youth sports parks in underserved communities around the country. The foundation has already built 25 "Youth Development Parks," and...
  • Buck Showalter believes the Orioles still have a long winning streak in them

    Buck Showalter believes the Orioles still have a long winning streak in them
    With 22 games remaining after Friday night's, Orioles manager Buck Showalter is still thinking optimistically. He still believes the Orioles are capable of putting together a lengthy winning streak — something they really haven't done this season....
  • 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...
  • Orioles make history with three Silver Slugger winners

    Orioles make history with three Silver Slugger winners
    For the first time in franchise history, three Orioles players received the Silver Slugger award, given annually to the top offensive player at each position in each league. Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, center fielder Adam Jones and shortstop J.J....
  • 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...