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  • Remembering Ryan Freel's time with the Orioles

    Remembering Ryan Freel's time with the Orioles
    The final image of Ryan Freel's time with the Orioles was one of potential tragedy: Freel remaining motionless on the Fenway Park basepaths after being hit in the right side of the head by an errant Justin Masterson pickoff throw during a game on April...
  • Orioles sign Conor Jackson to minor league deal with spring training invite

    Orioles sign Conor Jackson to minor league deal with spring training invite
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Orioles added their latest reclamation project Wednesday, agreeing to terms with first baseman Conor Jackson on a minor league deal with an invitation to major league spring training, executive vice president Dan Duquette...
  • Orioles select left-hander T.J. McFarland in Rule 5 draft

    Orioles select left-hander T.J. McFarland in Rule 5 draft
    In their continual pursuit of unearthing undervalued commodities, the Orioles reached into the pool again Thursday during the annual Rule 5 draft, grabbing a potential candidate for the 2013 rotation. With the 23rd pick of the Rule 5 draft — the...
  • Orioles notes: Chen to travel to Florida to continue rehab for oblique injury

    Orioles notes: Chen to travel to Florida to continue rehab for oblique injury
    Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen leaves Baltimore on Tuesday for the club’s minor league complex in Sarasota, Fla., but how long he’ll be there is unknown. “I just want to go down there and prepare early and rehab early so I can get...
  • Man with no hands or arms to throw out first pitch at tonight's Orioles game

    Man with no hands or arms to throw out first pitch at tonight's Orioles game
    In a life dedicated to overcoming -- or, better yet, ignoring -- the obstacles presented by being born without arms or hands, Tom Willis will be adding another milestone tonight. He'll be throwing out the first pitch at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, with...
  • Japanese closer Kyuji Fujikawa tours Camden Yards, meets Duquette

    Japanese closer Kyuji Fujikawa tours Camden Yards, meets Duquette
    Kyuji Fujikawa, a 32-year-old, hard-throwing right hander who is considered one of the best closers in Japan, toured Camden Yards on Friday and had lunch with, among others, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette. Fujikawa, who is an unrestricted...
  • Lee MacPhail, former Orioles general manager, dies at 95

    Lee MacPhail, a Hall of Fame baseball executive who served as the Orioles' general manager from 1959 to 1965, died Thursday evening at his home in Delray Beach, Fla. He was 95. Mr. MacPhail, who was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1998, represented the...
  • Dan Duquette has fifth highest winning percentage among 2012 GMs

    Dan Duquette has fifth highest winning percentage among 2012 GMs
    When Dan Duquette was hired roughly a year ago as the club’s executive vice president, the Orioles pointed to his impressive track record in the past with the Montreal Expos and Boston Red Sox. He was in charge of some very good teams –...
  • Roberts arrives in Baltimore on 'homestretch' of rehab

    Roberts arrives in Baltimore on 'homestretch' of rehab
    Second baseman Brian Roberts, who has been on the disabled list since injuring his right hamstring in the third game of the season, traveled back with the club from Florida on Sunday night and was in the clubhouse Monday. “It’s great to be...
  • Loyola professor helps piece resurgent O's team together

    Loyola professor helps piece resurgent O's team together
    The opening scene of the movie "Moneyball" is a grainy close-up of Johnny Damon batting for the Oakland Athletics. Damon becomes the movie's pivotal point, a primary example of a player paid more than stats say he is worth. That surprised Loyola...
  • Hooray for October baseball

    No sport carries more superstition than baseball. Whether it's really the mistreatment of a goat that has doomed the Chicago Cubs or the sale of Babe Ruth's contract that forced Boston into decades of World Series exile is irrelevant. Fans know it might...
  • Orioles reliever Tommy Hunter escapes without serious injury

    Orioles reliever Tommy Hunter escapes without serious injury
    There was some real concern after Sunday's game in Toronto when right-handed reliever Tommy Hunter grabbed a hard comebacker with his pitching hand. But after preliminary X-rays, icing and some rest, Hunter described the injury as "an itty, bitty...