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  • Johan Santana could join the Orioles by mid-June and other notes

    Johan Santana could join the Orioles by mid-June and other notes
    MILWAUKEE -- The Orioles could be three weeks away from having a former two-time American League Cy Young Award winner joining their rotation. With Johan Santana’s opt-out clause in his minor league deal looming Friday, manager Buck Showalter said...
  • Coffee Companion (5/29): Cruz bombs not enough as Orioles fall again

    Coffee Companion (5/29): Cruz bombs not enough as Orioles fall again
    I was definitely right about yesterday being a grind after Memorial Day weekend. Throw in the underrated impact of 8 p.m. Orioles games and its been a tough week after the holiday. So as we're all dragging again this morning, enjoy the Coffee Companion,...
  • Searching for series split in Houston today, Orioles to face Scott Feldman

    Searching for series split in Houston today, Orioles to face Scott Feldman
    HOUSTON -- As poorly as the first two games of their four-game series here at Minute Maid Park went, the Orioles can still salvage a split with a win this afternoon against the Astros. The Orioles will have to get through a familiar foe to get that win....
  • Coffee Companion (6/6): Orioles return home on down note

    Coffee Companion (6/6): Orioles return home on down note
    I said yesterday in the Coffee Companion, where every weekday we recap the local sports headlines, that the Orioles cursed themselves by saying a six-man rotation was a possibility. Well… - Chris Tillman failed to get out of the second inning for...
  • Terps' Jake Stinnett drafted by Chicago Cubs with the 45th overall pick

    Terps' Jake Stinnett drafted by Chicago Cubs with the 45th overall pick
    Maryland pitcher Jake Stinnett became the highest-drafted Terps player since 2007 when the Chicago Cubs selected him with the 45th overall pick in the second round in baseball's first-year player draft Thursday. Stinnett began his career at Maryland...
  • Terps' last competition against the ACC is for College World Series berth

    Terps' last competition against the ACC is for College World Series berth
    Maryland baseball coach John Szefc has insisted ahead of the team's first NCAA Super Regional appearance Saturday in Virginia that his squad is comfortable and loose, despite having entered the year with no postseason experience. It certainly helps that...
  • Washington Nationals pick Ryan Ripken in 15th round of MLB draft

    Washington Nationals pick Ryan Ripken in 15th round of MLB draft
    Players selected on the final day of the major league baseball first-year draft rarely receive national attention, but the Washington Nationals turned some heads Saturday by picking Ryan Ripken (Gilman), son of former Orioles great Cal Ripken Jr. The...
  • Maryland baseball looks to clinch College World Series berth in Game 2

    Maryland baseball looks to clinch College World Series berth in Game 2
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Maryland baseball takes the field Sunday seeking a two-game sweep of rival Virginia in the NCAA super regional, and the stakes of Sunday’s game, the second of a best-of-three series, are simple. A win by Maryland ends...
  • Despite word that he has made team, Orioles' Steve Clevenger still cautious

    Despite word that he has made team, Orioles' Steve Clevenger still cautious
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- Even though Steve Clevenger was told by Orioles manager Buck Showalter on Monday that he has won the team’s backup catcher position to open the season, the Mount St. Joseph graduate knows that something could still happen to affect...
  • Late additions could boost Orioles in wide-open American League East race

    Late additions could boost Orioles in wide-open American League East race
    — As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette sat in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on a sunny afternoon earlier this month, overlooking a well-manicured cloverleaf of fields, a bitter winter seemed like an eternity ago in more ways...
  • An Ernie Banks season [Commentary]

    The dawn of the baseball season is an existential moment. For big market teams with owners willing to pay for marquee players, and general managers who build playoff-bound teams, it is a time of great anticipation. It's also a time of hope, albeit dim,...
  • Pigtown's Steve Clevenger goes from watching Opening Day in the stands to being on the field

    Pigtown's Steve Clevenger goes from watching Opening Day in the stands to being on the field
    Orioles catcher Steve Clevenger regularly made it to Opening Day at Camden Yards growing up, even if it meant missing school. Clevenger grew up just across the street from Oriole Park in the Pigtown neighborhood of Baltimore, so making his first Opening...