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  • Ex-Oriole Freel dead, reportedly of self-inflicted gunshot wound

    Ex-Oriole Freel dead, reportedly of self-inflicted gunshot wound
    Former Major League Baseball utility infielder Ryan Freel, who played briefly for the Baltimore Orioles, has died at the age of 36. Freel's death was first reported late Saturday afternoon by First Coast News in Freel's hometown, Jacksonville, Fla. A few...
  • Orioles notes: Steve Pearce's eventful year continues with Yankees

    Orioles notes: Steve Pearce's eventful year continues with Yankees
    Steve Pearce has a wish for his old Orioles teammates. "Hopefully, they can win the [American League] wild card," said Pearce, whom the Orioles waived in July and is now with the New York Yankees. "I really tried not to look back and think about that....
  • Andino, Orioles not stopping to look back at last year's walk-off finale

    Andino, Orioles not stopping to look back at last year's walk-off finale
    Second baseman Robert Andino and his band of upstart, red-hot, second-place Orioles swear they're facing just another tough divisional rival on the road this weekend. It's not a big deal, Andino says, that Friday will be the first time his club plays a...
  • Orioles continue to be postseason underdogs

    Orioles continue to be postseason underdogs
    Our columnist Peter Schmuck wrote today that the Orioles continue to defy the odds -- literally. Oddmakers, most of whom predicted the Orioles to be one of the worst teams in baseball, continue to see the O's as a playoff longshot. According to offshore...
  • Orioles' Adam Jones aims to play in every game, jokes about catching Cal Ripken Jr.

    Orioles' Adam Jones aims to play in every game, jokes about catching Cal Ripken Jr.
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has a short and a long-term goal when it comes to getting in the lineup: He expects to play in all 162 this year. And he wants to chase down Cal Ripken Jr.'s streak. OK, he's kidding about one of them. "I'm gonna play...
  • Transcript of Brooks Robinson's speech at sculpture unveiling ceremony

    Transcript of Brooks Robinson's speech at sculpture unveiling ceremony
    Following is a transcript of Brooks Robinson's speech at his sculpture unveiling ceremony Saturday at Camden Yards. “Thank you, thank you, and I promise you, this will be the last ‘thank you’ of my career. I know Paul Blair, the last...
  • SUNDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS

    SUNDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS ++++++++++++++++++++ || F1 || Monaco Grand Prix || SPEED7:30 a.m. || || NASCAR || Sprint Cup Coca-Cola 600 || 45, 55:30 || || MLB || Kansas City@Orioles || MASN, 131:30 || || Tampa Bay@Boston || TBS1:30 || || Cubs@...
  • 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...
  • 25 Orioles minor leaguers apply for free agency

    25 Orioles minor leaguers apply for free agency
    Baseball America has acquired the list of minor leaguers that have applied for free agency and there are 25 former Orioles farmhands that can now look for work elsewhere. It’s a procedural filing – some of the players will come back to the...
  • 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...
  • RHP Miguel Socolovich claimed off waivers by the Chicago Cubs

    RHP Miguel Socolovich claimed off waivers by the Chicago Cubs
    Right-handed pitcher Miguel Socolovich has been claimed off waivers by the Chicago Cubs. The Orioles had designated Socolovich for assignment Aug. 14, giving them 10 days to trade, release or ask waivers on the 26-year-old Venezuelan. He was designated...
  • Orioles pregame: Early notes and starting lineups from Camden Yards

    Orioles pregame: Early notes and starting lineups from Camden Yards
    Following last night's thrilling 10-6 win over the Yankees at Camden Yards, the Orioles can gain sole possesion of first place in the AL East with a victory over New York tonight. Orioles rookie left-handed Wei-Yin Chen can win his 13th game of the...