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  • 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...
  • Meet the Recruit: Terps cornerback commitment Sean Davis

    Meet the Recruit: Terps cornerback commitment Sean Davis
    Name: Sean Davis Birthdate: Oct. 23, 1993 Birthplace: Washington D.C. Hometown: Temple Hills Height: 6-1 Weight: 180 Position: Cornerback Nickname: Chili High School: Maret Senior statistics: 162 tackles, three forced fumbles and three interceptions,...
  • Introduction to The Sun's newest Orioles reporter

    Your new Orioles beat writer has been connected to this franchise a long time -- almost since birth. Had the Yankees not beaten the Orioles for the AL East title in 1976, I would have been named after Orioles rookie outfielder Andres Mora. Instead, I was...
  • Baseball diplomacy: Ripken hosts Japanese teens

    Baseball diplomacy: Ripken hosts Japanese teens
    Thinking backon his efforts as an ambassador of baseball, Cal Ripken Jr. recalled howthe teens he worked with in Nicaragua were so excited it was impossible to corral them into groups, while the kids in China were so reserved it was hard to get them out...
  • 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....
  • Steroid era lessens achievements of sluggers like Ramirez, Robinson

    If you were not paying close attention, you probably missed much of the countdown to Manny Ramirez's imminent entry into the once-exclusive 500 Home Run Club. The Boston Red Sox arrived in town for a four-game series at Camden Yards with their big-...
  • In the news...

     
    Major League Baseball celebrated another historic moment last night, this one coming from an esteemed member of the Cincinnati Reds. One of the true greats of the game has joined an exclusive club. Paul Bako had the first multi-homer game of......
  • Griffey's 600th homer prompts 'What if'?

     
    It's a little strange to say of a guy who just joined one of the most exclusive groups in baseball history, 'What if,' but that's exactly the case concerning Ken Griffey Jr., who hit his 600th career home run yesterday......