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  • Roger Clemens says he doesn't envision returning to the majors this season

    Roger Clemens says he doesn't envision returning to the majors this season
    YORK, Pa. – Roger Clemens¬† is scheduled to pitch again for the independent Sugar Land Skeeters on Friday in Texas, but he doesn’t expect to return to the majors this season. “I don’t see it happening. Everybody is speculating...
  • Orioles' Jakubauskas faces rematch with hitter who put him in hospital

    Orioles' Jakubauskas faces rematch with hitter who put him in hospital
    Lance Berkman swung, smashing the 90 mph fastball up the middle "about as hard as I could hit it." As Berkman dashed from the batter's box in the first inning of that Houston Astros-Pittsburgh Pirates game April 24, 2010, the baseball hurtled back toward...
  • Orioles fall short in comeback against the Yankees

    Orioles fall short in comeback against the Yankees
    One night after rejuvenating a skeptical but eager fan base with an exhilarating victory against the bullies of the American League East, the Orioles took on the New York Yankees again at a rocking Camden Yards on Friday night. This time, there were no...
  • Orioles release 2013 schedule

    Orioles release 2013 schedule
    The Orioles officially announced their 2013 schedule this afternoon and they will open the regular season on the road in Tampa Bay against the Rays on April 2. The club's home opener will be on Friday, April 5 against the Minnesota Twins. The Orioles...
  • Larkin makes Hall; Palmeiro gets slight increase

    Larkin makes Hall; Palmeiro gets slight increase
    Former Cincinnati Reds shortstop Barry Larkin, who at times was overshadowed at the position by his contemporary -- the Orioles’ Cal Ripken Jr. -- was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame this afternoon. Larkin, in his second year of...
  • A few out-of-line ideas about baseball realignment

    A few out-of-line ideas about baseball realignment
    Major League Baseball is considering realigning its leagues and divisions. Proposals have ranged from adding two teams to the 14 currently in the American League, thus equaling the number in the National League, to moving the Houston Astros to the...
  • Mistrial declared in Clemens case

    — The judge in the Roger Clemens federal perjury trial abruptly declared a mistrial on the second day of testimony, leaving government attorneys weighing whether to try again or drop the charges against the former All-Star pitcher that he lied...
  • Jordan doesn't expect to 'set any records' with Bundy's deal

    Jordan doesn't expect to 'set any records' with Bundy's deal
    Orioles top draft pick Dylan Bundy may be seeking a record-breaking contract, perhaps as high as $30 million, but it won't happen, according to amateur scouting director Joe Jordan. "I don't look to set any records. I don't expect to," Jordan said in a...
  • Uncertainty clouds Simon situation as Orioles pitcher prepares to travel to Dominican

    Uncertainty clouds Simon situation as Orioles pitcher prepares to travel to Dominican
    What's certain is that Orioles right-hander Alfredo Simon is scheduled to start against the Cleveland Indians on Saturday night before heading to his native Dominican Republic on Sunday. What's uncertain is what comes next for Simon. The team hopes...
  • Coffee Companion -- 3/7

    Coffee Companion -- 3/7
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine. Running it back:...
  • Your turn: What's your take on the proposed MLB realignment?

    Your turn: What's your take on the proposed MLB realignment?
    A proposal for realignment in Major League Baseball is reportedly gaining steam with the owners and the players, and though the structural changes might not be what some desperate Orioles fans are hoping for, the subtle switch being considered makes too...
  • Which managers won't survive season?

    Rodriguez in bad spot Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Down goes Bob Geren! Who will follow him out the door? It's possible that there will be no other midseason firings, as an overall period of stability should follow the rash of changes in 2010. But...