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  • Pen still mighty for Yankees

    As much fun as it would be to see the Brewers and Tigers create havoc in October, this is shaping up as a postseason that will be low on surprises. The three best teams entering the playoffs are likely to be the Yankees, Phillies and Red Sox, in that...
  • Orioles agree to terms with utility man Betemit

    Orioles agree to terms with utility man Betemit
    The Orioles have agreed to terms on a two-year deal with infielder Wilson Betemit, according to an industry source. The deal, which includes an option for a third year, is pending a physical. The 30-year-old switch-hitter batted .285 with a .343 on-...
  • Signing Betemit further shows Orioles' commitment to improving on-base percentage

    Signing Betemit further shows Orioles' commitment to improving on-base percentage
    The main void Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette saw in his team's batting order was its on-base percentage. The lineup had plenty of power last season but not enough men on base to capitalize on that strength in the...
  • Jordan leaves O's to become Phillies director of player development

    Jordan leaves O's to become Phillies director of player development
    Joe Jordan, who has overseen the Orioles' past seven drafts as director of amateur scouting, is leaving the organization to become the Philadelphia Phillies' director of player development. The Phillies asked for and received permission from the...
  • Sometimes you feel like a nut; If you don't, Orioles offering peanut-free suites

    Sometimes you feel like a nut; If you don't, Orioles offering peanut-free suites
    Take me out to the ball game, Take me out with the crowd. Buy me some peanuts and cracker jack, I don't care if I never get back. Peanuts are an iconic part of the baseball experience. But if you have allergies -- like so many people do -- all those...
  • Under Duquette, Orioles will search far and wide for talent

    Under Duquette, Orioles will search far and wide for talent
    Fred Ferreira learned back in the mid-80s to never leave any corner of the baseball world unscouted. Talent is everywhere, and when Ferreira was a scout for the Yankees in 1985, it was on the tiny untapped island of Curacao. He heard of a hitter named...
  • Betemit hoping to establish himself as regular with Orioles

    Betemit hoping to establish himself as regular with Orioles
    The first thing you notice about Wilson Betemit as he talks about his career is that there is no bitterness in his voice, no spite toward previous organizations for a perceived lack of opportunities. No, Betemit, the 30-year-old switch-hitter the Orioles...
  • O's deal Snyder to Rangers for cash; acquire Miller from A's for cash

    O's deal Snyder to Rangers for cash; acquire Miller from A's for cash
    The Orioles made two minor trades today, sending former first-round pick Brandon Snyder to the Texas Rangers for cash while acquiring outfielder Jai Miller from the Oakland A’s, also for cash. Miller, 26, was designated for assignment by the A&...
  • The end of a Little League era

    A week ago, my run of coaching my daughter, Kelsey, in a Little League uniform came to an end. As has been the case in the past many years, this season and the era closed on a ball field in Cecil County in District 5 All-Star play. Sad as it is, we...
  • Orioles interview Dodgers executive De Jon Watson

    The Orioles are officially up to three candidates for their vacant top executive post after interviewing 45-year-old De Jon Watson on Wednesday. It is expected the club will talk to one, and potentially two, more candidates before wrapping up the...
  • Dan Duquette one of likely only four more to interview for Orioles' GM job

    Dan Duquette one of likely only four more to interview for Orioles' GM job
    The Orioles' parade of general manager candidates started again Thursday with former club executive Scott Proefrock and will continue Friday with former Boston Red Sox and Montreal Expos general manager Dan Duquette. It also is expected to include New...
  • Orioles have decision to make with Matusz

    Orioles have decision to make with Matusz
    Brian Matusz felt like he needed one more rehab start before rejoining the Orioles. Now, it's up to the Orioles to decide whether he was right. Matusz allowed one run on four hits and a walk while striking out seven in five-plus innings for Triple-A...