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  • Wilson Betemit discovers hitting zone in Atlanta

    Wilson Betemit discovers hitting zone in Atlanta
    – Orioles third baseman Wilson Betemit began his big-league career with the Braves, spending parts of four seasons as the organization's shortstop of the future. Six organizations later, Betemit returns to Atlanta for the third time since he was...
  • Who in NL should get final All-Star spot?

    Regional hero: Freese Ron Fritz Baltimore Sun Why not an almost local hero? David Freese isn't from Kansas City, but he plays for the Cardinals and grew up outside of St. Louis, about a four-hour drive to Kansas City. He led the Cardinals to the...
  • Flaherty remains flexible over role with Orioles

    Flaherty remains flexible over role with Orioles
    Ryan Flaherty rattles off the different gloves he has in his locker at Ed Smith Stadium. "There's outfielder, a second baseman's one, one for third and short, one for first," he said. No catcher's mitt? "Not yet," said Flaherty, who was taken from...
  • Should Chipper enter Hall on 1st ballot?

    A simple comparison Steve Gould Baltimore Sun All you need to do to know that Chipper Jones is a first-ballot Hall of Famer is compare his career statistics to those of other third basemen enshrined in Cooperstown. Let's start with traditional stats....
  • October surprises unlikely

    Enjoy the undercard. There is an abundance of intriguing storylines in baseball these days, and most of them will be like Matt Kemp's run at the Triple Crown — over and out of sight by the time the World Series rolls around. Justin Verlander could...
  • Betemit hoping to establish himself as regular with Orioles

    Betemit hoping to establish himself as regular with Orioles
    The first thing you notice about Wilson Betemit as he talks about his career is that there is no bitterness in his voice, no spite toward previous organizations for a perceived lack of opportunities. No, Betemit, the 30-year-old switch-hitter the Orioles...
  • One-on-One with Peter Schmuck: Cal Ripken Jr.

    One-on-One with Peter Schmuck: Cal Ripken Jr.
    It's hard to believe, but the fresh-faced kid who burst into the Orioles lineup in 1982, caught the final out of the World Series in 1983 and broke Lou Gehrig's supposedly unbreakable consecutive games record in 1995 has reached the half-century mark. Cal...
  • Teixeira the people's choice -- in both Baltimore and Atlanta

     
    Speaking of the Orioles' hitting, many fans see a most obvious answer.T-E-I-X-E-I-R-A. Local boy who has already made good.Mark Teixeira, now toiling for the Atlanta Braves, is off to a bit of a slow start -- for him. He's batting .279 with......
  • Teixeira likely on the move again -- but not here (not yet anyway)

     
    The player who has been at the top of many Orioles' fans' wish list, Atlanta first baseman Mark Teixeira, apparently is about ready to change uniforms for the second time in a year as the Major League trade deadline approaches on July......
  • Braves fire GM Wren; Gonzalez's fate to be determined

    One day after being eliminated from the National League wild-card race, the free-falling Braves fired general manager Frank Wren on Monday, the first time in nearly a quarter of a century that the organization known for its stability fired a GM or...
  • Marlins knocked off by Wood's mastery

    Marlins knocked off by Wood's mastery
    Three times the Miami Marlins split the first two games of series on a nine-game trip that stopped in three time zones. They failed to win a series, dropping the finale in each city. Sunday at Turner Field, the Marlins looked like a team that couldn't...
  • Angels hold on to defeat Rays, 5-3

    Angels hold on to defeat Rays, 5-3
    KEY MOMENT: The Rays loaded the bases with no outs in the ninth when Cole Figueroa singled, Brandon Guyer walked and Angels shortstop Erick Aybar threw late to second on Kevin Kiermaier's fielder's-choice grounder. But Huston Street struck out Desmond...