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  • Being Buck: Showalter enters postseason seeking first World Series appearance

    Being Buck: Showalter enters postseason seeking first World Series appearance
    Buck Showalter does not believe he's changed. Let's get that out of the way right off. In fact, he's suspicious of anyone applying a sweeping narrative of transformation to his current success as Orioles manager. "I think I'm just perceived different,...
  • All-Star Game just doesn't carry the same luster in today's era

    All-Star Game just doesn't carry the same luster in today's era
    Baseball's All-Star Game meant a great deal to me when I was a young fan. So it saddens me to see what an embattled institution it's become. The numbers are undeniable. As SI.com's Richard Deitsch noted Monday, last year’s television audience of...
  • Seattle will cope with its football dynasty [Commentary]

    Seattle will cope with its football dynasty [Commentary]
    How odd is it that the two contenders in the Super Bowl -- the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos -- hail from the two states in the union that have legalized sale and use of marijuana? Are there two activities more different than the amped-up...
  • Lots of love -- and snubs -- for Orioles in Sports Illustrated's 'Greatest' book

    Lots of love -- and snubs -- for Orioles in Sports Illustrated's 'Greatest' book
    We'll take a break from Orioles rumors that most likely won’t come to fruition -- I never say never, but I say "most likely not" a whole lot in the winter -- to look at the findings of a pretty cool book I thought would be of interest to many of...
  • Thoughts and observations on Dom Chiti, the Platinum Glove, Manny and Brooks, Ripken

    Thoughts and observations on Dom Chiti, the Platinum Glove, Manny and Brooks, Ripken
    In conducting the Orioles' search for a new bullpen coach, manager Buck Showalter made it clear that new pitching coach Dave Wallace would play a big role in making the hire. Showalter said he saw the bullpen coach as an assistant pitching coach, and...
  • Davis ties career highs - on July 6

        In Chris Davis’ breakout season last year, he hit 33 homers and drove in 85 runs.     With a two-run homer in the first inning Saturday against Andy Pettitte, the Orioles first baseman now has 33 homers and 85 RBIs – and it is July 6. So...
  • Some more numbers that explain Chris Davis' historic season

    Some more numbers that explain Chris Davis' historic season
    TORONTO -- Orioles first baseman Chris Davis tied the franchise record for homers in a season with his 50th home run on Friday night. His next home run will pass with Brady Anderson's team mark set in 1996. while 50 is a nice round number, here are some...
  • Chris Davis breaks Brady Anderson's first-half homer mark

    Chris Davis breaks Brady Anderson's first-half homer mark
    Leading off the second inning, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis sent Yankees starter Hideki Kuroda’s 2-1 pitch into the left field seats for his major league-leading 31st home run this season. Davis broke former Orioles outfielder Brady Anderson&...
  • 'Patience is paying off' for Orioles slugger Chris Davis

    'Patience is paying off' for Orioles slugger Chris Davis
    Chris Davis' astonishing start to this season hasn't occurred by accident. Through 12 games, he's putting up numbers that are only fit for video games. But it's the result of the 27-year-old Orioles first baseman's realizing that he can truly get more...
  • Stability, faith help Chris Davis unlock power for Orioles

    Stability, faith help Chris Davis unlock power for Orioles
    The power? That blunt-force ability to lay wood to a baseball and propel it 400, 420, 450 feet? He had it even when he was a boy. Came from God, as far as he's concerned. Harnessing it? Well, that's the work of Chris Davis' life. There’s a...
  • Manny happy returns

    Manny happy returns
    When the Orioles promoted Manny Machado last August to play third base, they felt the 20-year-old's impact immediately. His defense solidified one of the club's weaknesses, and the stability he provided at the position was instrumental in the Orioles'...
  • Orioles lose second straight game to Yankees, drop to third place in AL East

    Orioles lose second straight game to Yankees, drop to third place in AL East
    NEW YORK – Remember the New York Yankees? That shell of a franchise that was left for dead after being swept last weekend at Camden Yards, the mega-salaried club that simply couldn't overcome injuries and old age? Well, after beating the Orioles,...