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  • 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,...
  • Chris Davis is one of the best stories in all of baseball

    Chris Davis is one of the best stories in all of baseball
    If you live in this town and love baseball, the Chris Davis story just keeps getting better and better. Thirty-one jacks, the most in franchise history this early in the season? The first player in baseball history — that spans a few years, as I...
  • With defensive shifts on the rise in baseball, Orioles among leading proponents

    With defensive shifts on the rise in baseball, Orioles among leading proponents
    Chris Davis groans at the mere mention of it. “I think it's becoming the new trend,” the Orioles first baseman says. “I'm not a big fan.” He's talking about the shifts that have swept through baseball in recent years as teams...
  • Roberto Alomar was simply the best at second base

    Roberto Alomar was simply the best at second base
    Former Baltimore Sun Orioles writer Buster Olney told me back in the 1990s that he thought Roberto Alomar was the best all-around player in the game. I don't think I fully agreed with him at the time, but he definitely wasn't very far from correct. We'...
  • Sore wrists could keep Jones out of Home Run Derby

    Sore wrists could keep Jones out of Home Run Derby
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones would love to be part of the Home Run Derby on July 9 in Kansas City, the day beforeMajor League Baseball'sAll-Star Game. But even if he is selected by the American League captain, New York Yankees second baseman...
  • '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...
  • Notes and quotes from Adam Jones' news conference

    Notes and quotes from Adam Jones' news conference
    The Orioles made Adam Jones’ six-year, $85.5 million deal official Sunday with a morning news conference. We’ve been reporting details for a while now, but I thought I’d bring you some quotes. The best one came from club executive vice...
  • Adam Jones: Baltimore 'is now my town'

    Adam Jones: Baltimore 'is now my town'
    With his six-year, $85.5 million contract extension official, Orioles center fielder Adam Jones sat between his two bosses — manager Buck Showalter and club executive vice president Dan Duquette — on Sunday and said Baltimore is where he...
  • Orioles' Nick Markakis eying quick return from wrist surgery

    Orioles' Nick Markakis eying quick return from wrist surgery
    Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis walked into the visting clubhouse of Tropicana Field on Friday afternoon with his right arm in a sling after succesful morning surgery to remove a broken bone from his wrist. Markakis tried to force a smile as he...
  • Players have had mixed results following hamate bone surgery

    Players have had mixed results following hamate bone surgery
    The general belief is that players recovering from hamate bone surgery -- as Nick Markakis is now -- have a short recovery time, but it can take a while for them to regain their full power at the plate. But a glance at some notable cases shows players...
  • Five for Friday: The most mediocre baseball players of the 1990s

    Five for Friday: The most mediocre baseball players of the 1990s
    When you think about baseball in the 1990s, names like Ken Griffey Jr. and Cal Ripken come to mind. Yet, there were so many classic, run of the mill, and mediocre ballplayers in that time as well. Here are some of the most average to grace professional...
  • Thome remains mum on his chances of catching Griffey Jr. on home run list

    Thome remains mum on his chances of catching Griffey Jr. on home run list
    CLEVELAND — Orioles designated hitter Jim Thome hasn't decided how much longer he wants to play, but he has a legitimate chance to catch an old teammate and friend on one of the most noteworthy lists in baseball history if he sticks around a little....