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  • Gibbons' goal: win back fans

    Four days after admitting he used human growth hormone, Orioles outfielder said he has work ahead to win the fans back. Speaking at the team's annual Christmas party for a local elementary school, Gibbons also maintained he is done talking about the topic...
  • Miguel Tejada timeline

    Key dates in Miguel Tejada's tumultuous four-year tenure with the Orioles. Dec. 14, 2003 -- Tejada, a former American League Most Valuable Player with the Oakland Athletics, signs a six-year, $72 million deal with the Orioles, who are desperate to add...
  • Tejada's departure looks like beginning of team makeover

    Tejada's departure looks like beginning of team makeover
    The end of the era in Baltimore is also expected to mark the beginning of Andy MacPhail's Orioles rebuilding project Two years after demanding a trade from the organization, Tejada was sent yesterday to the Houston Astros for five players - outfielder...
  • O's prominent in Mitchell Report

    O's prominent in Mitchell Report
    Yesterday's Mitchell Report thrust the Orioles back into the steroid scandal spotlight, with two of their All-Stars - second baseman and just-traded shortstop - linked to the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Roberts, considered the current face of the...
  • Pettitte says he used hGH to recover from injury

    Andy Pettitte used human growth hormone to recover from an elbow injury in 2002, the New York Yankees pitcher admitted two days after he was cited in the Mitchell Report. Pettitte said he tried hGH on two occasions, stressing he did it to heal faster and...
  • More O's woes

    The great hope that blossomed around the Orioles organization with the arrival of new president Andy MacPhail was that - finally - it appeared there was a real sign owner Peter Angelos recognized that the revitalization of the franchise would require a...
  • 3 '07 O's not users in Grimsley affidavit

    3 '07 O's not users in Grimsley affidavit
    Three prominent 2007 Orioles who were named as steroid users last year in a Los Angeles Times report on the infamous Jason Grimsley affidavit were never mentioned as using performance-enhancing drugs in that document, which was unsealed by federal...
  • Reviewing '07, with regret

    Reviewing '07, with regret
    Rangers score 30Perhaps the Orioles should not have gotten out of bed Aug. 22. The day bloomed promisingly enough with the announcement of Dave Trembley's permanent hiring as manager and the struggling Texas Rangers in town for a doubleheader. The...
  • Remember '08?

    In my continuing effort to show how sophisticated I am, I'd like to quote the French poet Paul Valery: "The trouble with our times," he said, "is that the future is not what it used to be." Never mind that he uttered that cynical little gem several...
  • Tejada probe launched

    Tejada probe launched
    On the same day that former Orioles shortstop attended his brother's funeral in the Dominican Republic, the FBI said yesterday that it has opened a preliminary investigation into whether he lied to federal authorities when he told them he never took...
  • Roberts and promotions

     
    Brian Roberts is the only Oriole in the top four in All-Star voting. None of the outfielders made the top 15.Roberts has received 113,774 votes. Boston's Dustin Pedroia is first with 384,648.Before the season, a bunch of reporters who cover......
  • What happened to Olson?

     
    Garrett Olson wasn't very good in the first inning, allowing a leadoff single and throwing two wild pitches before falling behind, 1-0. Then he retired 12 in a row, letting only two balls out of the infield.Then he wasn't very good again, failing......