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  • Whispers

    The Roger Clemens mistrial was viewed with relief around Major League Baseball. Commissioner Bud Selig and his lieutenants weren't as worried about Clemens' standing as they were about any new revelations that could have come up in sworn testimony. &#...
  • Game update: Liriano lights up the Yard (UPDATED)

         Twins pitcher Francisco Liriano wasted no time showing his stuff on Saturday night at Oriole Park. He overpowered the top of the Orioles lineup in the first inning, striking out Nolan Reimold, J.J. Hardy and Nick Markakis. Reimold was the only one of...
  • Game update: Orioles light up Liriano

    Game update: Orioles light up Liriano
         While Tommy Hunter has continued the string of scoreless innings by Orioles starters, Twins starter Francisco Liriano was not able to build on his impressive first inning. He was scored upon in each of the next three, creating the interesting four-...
  • Hunter guides Orioles to 8-2 win over Twins

    Hunter guides Orioles to 8-2 win over Twins
    There will be no early proclamations, no wild “Curse of the Andino” celebrations on the field after two impressive wins to kick off the 2012 season. These Orioles have been through this before — plenty of times — a quick start...
  • Hunter won't get ahead of himself

    Hunter won't get ahead of himself
         Orioles pitcher Tommy Hunter picked up on Saturday night right where Jake Arrieta left off on Opening Day. He held the Minnesota Twins scoreless through seven innings and was charged with just a pair of eighth-inning unearned runs on the way to the...
  • Reyes helps lead Orioles to four-game sweep of Twins

    Reyes helps lead Orioles to four-game sweep of Twins
    Despite their first four-game sweep in more than a year, one that culminated with Thursday's 6-1 victory against the reeling Minnesota Twins, the Orioles seem to understand life isn't about to get any easier as they return home Friday. They're...
  • Pittsburgh Pirates - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Outfielder Jose Tabata passed all concussion protocols Thursday and was cleared to play, a day after slamming into the scoreboard at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati while making...
  • Jim Souhan: Twins' Gibson looms as team's young ace

    MINNEAPOLIS It's been a while since this could be said about the Minnesota Twins: The best thing that could have happened, happened. Following the worst three-year span in franchise history, a downturn caused by amateurish starting pitching, they gave...
  • Cueto, Reds shut out Pirates

    Cueto, Reds shut out Pirates CINCINNATI -- Cincinnati Reds catcher Brayan Pena enjoys working with pitchers who are confident in their stuff. Right now, few major league pitchers exude as much confidence as right-hander Johnny Cueto, who on Wednesday...
  • Pirates silenced by Cueto and Reds

    CINCINNATI Augmenting the fact that Johnny Cueto had great stuff Wednesday afternoon was his manipulation of the strike zone. Cueto found the corners where he was prone to get the calls on his way to recording double-digit strikeouts in a 4-0...
  • Time's ripe for Cubs to extend Jeff Samardzija

    Time's ripe for Cubs to extend Jeff Samardzija
    With the feeble losses mounting, the Cubs trading Jeff Samardzija seems as inevitable as not winning the World Series for the 106th consecutive season. The latest woes at Yankee Stadium scream for more offense, yet pitching is what made the Yankees look...
  • Reds 4, Pirates 0

    Reds 4, Pirates 0: Johnny Cueto struck out a career-high 12 in outdueling Francisco Liriano as Cincinnati took the rubber match of a three-game set from visiting Pittsburgh. Joey Votto homered and Billy Hamilton scored on a wild pitch for the Reds,...