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  • Which team will win the World Series?

    Rested Tigers in 5 Peter Schmuck Baltimore Sun The Giants certainly have shown tremendous resilience, fending off a Cardinals team that seemed born to be the wild-card world champion, but that seven-game NLCS is going to cost them in the World Series....
  • After walk-off win, Orioles look to solve Tigers ace Justin Verlander

    After walk-off win, Orioles look to solve Tigers ace Justin Verlander
    Coming off last night’s 7-5 walk-off win over the Tigers, the Orioles will face Tigers ace Justin Verlander, who has 7-0 record and 2.85 ERA against Baltimore in his career. Not to worry, Orioles fans. Last night, the Orioles overcame a dominating...
  • Jason Hammel ejected after giving up three HRs in Orioles' 10-3 loss to Tigers

    Jason Hammel ejected after giving up three HRs in Orioles' 10-3 loss to Tigers
    The debate whether right-hander Jason Hammel intentionally threw at Detroit Tigers left fielder Matt Tuiasosopo's head was markedly one-sided in both clubhouses following the the Orioles' ugly 10-3 loss Saturday. Both dugouts agreed that Hammel had no...
  • Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy hits two HRs against Tigers' Justin Verlander

    Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy hits two HRs against Tigers' Justin Verlander
    Shortstop J.J. Hardy broke out of an 0-for-11 streak in a big way Saturday, going 2-for-3 with two solo home runs against Detroit ace Justin Verlander in the Orioles' 10-3 loss to the Tigers. Hardy conitinues to pull himself out of an early season funk....
  • Freddy Garcia looks like an ace in shutdown performance vs. Washington

    Freddy Garcia looks like an ace in shutdown performance vs. Washington
    When the Orioles brought in Freddy Garcia in late March, he seemed destined to be depth as a fifth or spot starter in the back end of the rotation. But Thursday night against the Washington Nationals, Garcia turned in the performance of an ace in the...
  • Pablo Sandoval an inspiration to fat guys everywhere

    Pablo Sandoval an inspiration to fat guys everywhere
    The beauty of baseball is that even fat guys can play it, and play it well. It's the most democratic of sports. You can be chunky, you can be roly-poly, you can be out and out blubbery and still find a place in this game. I should know. I played it for...
  • Buck Showalter a finalist for AL Manager of the Year award

    Buck Showalter a finalist for AL Manager of the Year award
    Orioles fans need to wait until next week to find out if Buck Showalter has won the prestigious American League Manager of the Year Award. But the first step toward that is now out of the way. Showalter was announced Wednesday night as one of three...
  • Orioles closer Jim Johnson finishes 7th in AL Cy Young voting

    Orioles closer Jim Johnson finishes 7th in AL Cy Young voting
    We already knew Jim Johnson hadn't finished in the top 3 for the American League Cy Young Award, but the Orioles closer ended up getting some love from the Baseball Writers' Association of America voters when the results were announced Wednesday night....
  • Orioles right fielder Chris Davis homers in fifth straight game

    Orioles right fielder Chris Davis homers in fifth straight game
    Orioles right fielder Chris Davis continued his recent tear at the plate Monday night in the Orioles' 5-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Davis' two-run homer in the ninth off Rays reliever Kyle Farnsworth, his career-high 32nd of the...
  • Yankees leave A-Rod out of lineup for Game 5 vs. Orioles

    NEW YORK — The big news coming before Game 5 of the American League Division Series on Friday afternoon was that New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi had benched their most expensive player, third baseman Alex Rodriguez, due to Rodriguez's continued...
  • Will the Orioles make a run at a top-shelf free-agent arm?

    Will the Orioles make a run at a top-shelf free-agent arm?
    As you settle down to watch an American League Championship Series without the Orioles and you wonder whether the O’s will ever go after a bona fide ace pitcher among the likes of CC Sabathia or Justin Verlander, Orioles executive vice president Dan...
  • Orioles' Jim Johnson, Rays' Fernando Rodney show importance of closers

    Orioles' Jim Johnson, Rays' Fernando Rodney show importance of closers
    When the Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays begin a three-game series Tuesday at Camden Yards, the two most effective relievers in the American League will be in uniform. It's fair to speculate that without Orioles closer Jim Johnson and Rays closer Fernando...