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  • Popular veteran Guthrie recalls his five seasons with O's after trade

    Popular veteran Guthrie recalls his five seasons with O's after trade
    In an offseason that has been defined by a flurry of under-the-radar personnel additions, new Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette made his boldest move to date Monday, sending dependable veteran starter Jeremy Guthrie to the Colorado Rockies for...
  • O's sign Ross Wolf, Willie Eyre, Ryan Edell to minor league deals

    O's sign Ross Wolf, Willie Eyre, Ryan Edell to minor league deals
    Just catching up with some recent minor league signings made by the Orioles that I don’t believe we had mentioned here before. The Orioles have signed right-handed pitchers Ross Wolf and Willie Eyre and lefty Ryan Edell to minor league deals....
  • Luke Scott agrees to deal with Rays

    Luke Scott agrees to deal with Rays
    Luke Scott, the outspoken, energetic slugger who spent four seasons in Baltimore and was named the 2010 Most Valuable Oriole, has agreed to a one-year deal with the division-rival Tampa Bay Rays that includes a 2013 option, according to an industry...
  • Luke Scott agrees to one-year deal with Tampa Bay Rays

    Luke Scott agrees to one-year deal with Tampa Bay Rays
    Luke Scott, the outspoken, energetic slugger who spent four seasons in Baltimore and was named the 2010 Most Valuable Oriole, has agreed to a one-year deal with the division-rival Tampa Bay Rays that includes a 2013 option, according to an industry...
  • Atop MLB's most-wanted list

    Carlos Beltran is a carpe diem sort of guy. He's on center stage again, and he's soaking it up. No player is being pursued as widely as Beltran with baseball's non-waiver trade deadline a week away. And he's doing his part to make sure the Mets get a...
  • What MLB trade can make big difference?

    Beltran to Giants Dan Connolly Baltimore Sun Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran to the Giants for prospects is one trade that can make a difference. This is by default. There is no Cliff Lee on the market, no one guy that transforms a contender into...
  • Giants beat 'em to the punch

    When the White Sox traded for Freddy Garcia in 2004, Ken Williams had the perfect explanation for the midseason move. "1917,'' the general manage said, referring to the last time the White Sox had won the World Series. As the general manager of the...
  • Former Atholton star Lombardozzi is knocking on Majors' door

    Former Atholton star Lombardozzi is knocking on Majors' door
    Steve Lombardozzi Jr. was a regular fixture on the Atholton High School diamond from 2004 to 2007 not only during games and practices, but pretty much whenever he had free time. Lombardozzi's father, Steve Sr., who spent five seasons in the Major Leagues...
  • Pat Blair making the most of his time at home with Redbirds

    Pat Blair making the most of his time at home with Redbirds
    When Pat Blair headed to his shortstop position in Wake Forest's final game of the season, he didn't ponder whether it might have been his last time doing so as a Demon Deacon. The thought might have struck the junior if the 3,000-plus fans in attendance...
  • Banks signs minor league deal with Orioles

    Banks signs minor league deal with Orioles
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette had a special visitor at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on Tuesday morning. Former major league star Gary Sheffield came to Orioles spring training to see Duquette,...
  • Which MLB team can rise to make playoffs?

    There will be Giants Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Seldom has a wild-card era September offered less excitement for baseball fans. About the only real drama lies in whether two of baseball's best pitching staffs — the Giants and Angels —...
  • Who will win the AL, NL wild-card races?

    Red Sox and Braves Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Forget the angst of Red Sox Nation. The Yankees are taking care of the Rays, and the Rangers will do the same with the Angels. Terry Francona's guys will march into October. It's the National League...