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  • Making major league debut, Christian Walker says he's 'happy to be here'

    Making major league debut, Christian Walker says he's 'happy to be here'
    Roughly two weeks ago, first baseman Christian Walker was at Camden Yards picking up his Brooks Robinson Minor League Player of the Year Award. On Wednesday, he was in the Orioles’ starting lineup, batting seventh and playing first base in his major...
  • Notes on Marcus Stroman's suspension, Orioles resting, Christian Walker's debut

    Notes on Marcus Stroman's suspension, Orioles resting, Christian Walker's debut
    It took 48 hours, but the disciplinary sanctions the Orioles were hoping for were passed down by Major League Baseball on Wednesday. Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman was suspended six games and fined an undisclosed amount for throwing...
  • No one could have seen this magical Orioles season coming

    No one could have seen this magical Orioles season coming
    It’s almost hard to get your arms around. Three years ago, the Orioles were a divisional doormat with a 14-year losing streak and a frustrated fan base that didn’t know if the franchise would ever figure out which way was up. Six months ago,...
  • Harford Orioles fans celebrate with new American League East Title gear

    Harford Orioles fans celebrate with new American League East Title gear
    It may not have been the rush like when the Ravens won the Super Bowl in 2013, but Orioles fans were out in force in Harford County Wednesday buying gear to celebrate the Birds' 2014 American League East division title. A "good amount" of people were...
  • Orioles first base prospect Christian Walker to join expanded roster

    Orioles first base prospect Christian Walker to join expanded roster
    The Orioles didn't initially expect to add one of their top position player prospects, first baseman Christian Walker, to their expanded roster this month. But with American League East wrapped up -- and 11 games remaining in the regular season -- the...
  • Orioles magic returns [Editorial]

    Orioles magic returns  [Editorial]
    Not long ago, it was suggested by more than one sportswriter that the Baltimore Orioles would never again win the American League East. Not merely because they were bad (although during the post-1997 cellar-dwelling years, they certainly were) but because...
  • With four hits Wednesday, Ryan Flaherty continues success at Fenway Park

    With four hits Wednesday, Ryan Flaherty continues success at Fenway Park
    BOSTON -- Ryan Flaherty, who had a career-high four hits in the Orioles’ 10-6 win Wednesday, doesn’t have a specific reason for why he hits so well at Fenway Park. But the Maine native admits that it is somewhat special playing in front of...
  • Orioles and Nationals could be on collision course [Commentary]

    Orioles and Nationals could be on collision course [Commentary]
    Editor's Note: Former Laurel sports editor David Driver wrote the following commentary in late August. It's worth a fresh look on Wednesday after the Orioles and Nationals won their division titles on Tuesday night. The Orioles' 8-2 victory over Toronto...
  • Suspended Orioles infielder Chris Davis helps at scene of bad accident Monday

    Suspended Orioles infielder Chris Davis helps at scene of bad accident Monday
    Mike Soukup was driving southbound on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway on Monday afternoon when he saw a stream of brake lights and then a pillar of smoke. He then saw a pickup truck sideways on its passenger side. One person had been ejected from the...
  • Fans join in celebration as Orioles win first AL East title since 1997

    Fans join in celebration as Orioles win first AL East title since 1997
    The Orioles clinching a division title had been inevitable for weeks. But for fans who'd waited 17 years to reclaim bragging rights in the American League East, witnessing the actual moment at Camden Yards Tuesday night seemed essential. A sweet...
  • Orioles players, Buck Showalter, Dan Duquette react to club's AL East title

    Orioles players, Buck Showalter, Dan Duquette react to club's AL East title
    Here are some quotes from a wild night at Camden Yards -- the Orioles' first division title since 1997. Manager Buck Showalter: "You get older, you want to get a good angle and a good seat and see good people get a return for what they put into it and...
  • Orioles use power, good pitching to beat Blue Jays for AL East title

    Orioles use power, good pitching to beat Blue Jays for AL East title
    Somehow, some way, the Orioles are the 2014 American League East champions. With the embattled Ubaldo Jimenez going five innings for the victory and scrap-heap addition Jimmy Paredes hitting a solo homer and cut-and-re-signed first baseman Steve...