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  • 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...
  • Ravens offense wakes up in second half of 24-9 win over Colts

    Ravens offense wakes up in second half of 24-9 win over Colts
    Ray Lewis ran on the field one more time and the man who has written the Ravens’ defensive record book had another career first left in him. As quarterback Joe Flacco prepared to kneel down, Lewis jogged about 10 yards behind him and took his...
  • After Orioles fans' years of waiting, what's a little rain?

    After Orioles fans' years of waiting, what's a little rain?
    After 15 years of waiting for playoff baseball at Camden Yards, Orioles fans had to endure an extra 21/2 hours as chilly rain pushed back the start of Sunday's division series opener against the hated New York Yankees. A mighty roar shook the stadium...
  • Notes: Cal Ripken Jr. enjoys the call for Orioles' return to postseason

    Notes: Cal Ripken Jr. enjoys the call for Orioles' return to postseason
    ARLINGTON, Texas — Cal Ripken Jr. was in the TBS broadcast booth for Friday night's American League wild-card game, alongside former Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz and play-by-play man Ernie Johnson. Ripken had previously been a postseason...
  • Orioles bask in the excitement, atmosphere at Camden Yards

    Orioles bask in the excitement, atmosphere at Camden Yards
    If you weren’t at Camden Yards on Thursday night, it’s hard to truly explain what the atmosphere was like. Simply put, it felt like a playoff game against the New York Yankees, one in which the Orioles' fans outnumbered the Yankees' fans...
  • Orioles make the most of a playoff atmosphere, beating Yankees 10-6

    Orioles make the most of a playoff atmosphere, beating Yankees 10-6
    Adam Jones often wondered just how deafening Camden Yards got back when the Orioles were competing for division titles years ago. The Orioles center fielder usually turned to head trainer Richie Bancells, who has been with the team for nearly three...
  • Orioles will celebrate Cal Ripken Jr. (and a pennant race) Thursday

    Orioles will celebrate Cal Ripken Jr. (and a pennant race) Thursday
    The Orioles will unveil a bronze sculpture of Cal Ripken Jr. at Camden Yards on Thursday, the 17th anniversary of the day Ripken broke Lou Gehrig's record for consecutive games played. There was probably a time early in the season when fans expected...
  • Series finale loss doesn't dampen Orioles' spirits

    Series finale loss doesn't dampen Orioles' spirits
    TORONTO -- There was no solemness in the Orioles clubhouse following their 6-4 loss to the Blue Jays on Wednesday night, unless you counted one player bemoaning one of his fantasy football wide receivers laying an egg on the first night of the NFL season....
  • Down the Stretch (Sept. 6)

    Down the Stretch (Sept. 6)
    [Editor's note: Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason intensifies.] About last night O's drop series finale to Jays, fall...
  • Cal Ripken Jr. to make debut as in-game TV analyst for Sunday's O's game

    Cal Ripken Jr. to make debut as in-game TV analyst for Sunday's O's game
    Cal Ripken Jr. will make his in-booth color commentary debut during the Orioles’ game against the Yankees on Sunday afternoon on TBS. Ripken – who has previously worked in the TBS studio – will call the crucial AL East showdown along...
  • Pregame Orioles notes on Tillman, Arrieta, Ripken and more

    Pregame Orioles notes on Tillman, Arrieta, Ripken and more
    Some notes from Buck Showalter’s news conference this afternoon: Showalter said Chris Tillman will see Dr. John Wilckens today to have his right elbow re-examined. A MRI showed an inflamed ulnar nerve, but no ligament damage. Tillman said he has...