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Mark Ellis

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  • Yankees' winning millionaires' race; Roberts, Floyd, Burnett

    Yankees' winning millionaires' race; Roberts, Floyd, Burnett
    In doing some number-crunching this weekend, I noticed a pretty astounding fact about the New York Yankees' current financial situation for 2014. I'm not one who is easily surprised, and nothing should ever surprise anyone when it comes to the Yankees and...
  • As free agency nears, longtime second baseman Roberts wants to remain an Oriole

    As free agency nears, longtime second baseman Roberts wants to remain an Oriole
    Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts concedes that he's had passing thoughts over the past several weeks about whether these might be his final days in the only major league uniform he's ever worn. "Oh, sure, I think everybody thinks about their...
  • Thoughts and observations on free agency, roster moves, Mark Ellis and the Platinum Glove

    Thoughts and observations on free agency, roster moves, Mark Ellis and the Platinum Glove
    The free-agency season is officially underway, and the Orioles made their first pair of roster moves since it began, outrighting infielder Dan Johnson and outfielder Chris Dickerson to Triple-A Norfolk on Thursday. Both have the right to refuse the...
  • Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists

    Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists
    In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense. Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
  • Orioles fall behind early after 32-pitch first inning by Jason Hammel

    Orioles fall behind early after 32-pitch first inning by Jason Hammel
    Orioles starter Jason Hammel didn’t do much to alleviate manager Buck Showalter’s pregame concerns about playing a doubleheader Saturday against the Dodgers. Hammel allowed three runs -- all on a towering homer by right fielder Andre...
  • Reimold's 2-RBI double lifts the Orioles to a 7-5 win over the Dodgers

    Reimold's 2-RBI double lifts the Orioles to a 7-5 win over the Dodgers
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter had confidence that Nolan Reimold’s bat would eventually come around. Even though Reimold’s batting average dipped below .200 just two days ago as he struggled to find a comfort zone splitting time between...
  • Jake Arrieta struggles again as Orioles fall to Dodgers, 7-4

    Jake Arrieta struggles again as Orioles fall to Dodgers, 7-4
    Right-hander Jake Arrieta stood stonefaced at his locker Sunday afternoon and placed the Orioles’ 7-4 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers — and a missed chance at the club’s first series sweep of the young season — squarely on his...
  • St. Louis Cardinals - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - St. Louis Cardinals - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Yadier Molina says he is ready for game action. The Cardinals star catcher had a full workout Tuesday with Double-A Springfield while general manager John Mozeliak looked on. Molina has...
  • Cardinals C Molina might be back this week

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - St. Louis Cardinals - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Yadier Molina might be back in the St. Louis Cardinals' lineup by the end of week, much sooner than originally expected. The star catcher is scheduled to report to...
  • Cardinals feeling pressure down stretch

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - St. Louis Cardinals - INSIDE PITCH PHILADELPHIA -- With the 2014 MLB regular season only about a month from wrapping up, the pressure is starting to rise on those squads who are chasing after playoff spots. The St....
  • Cards' Wainwright unhappy with recent play

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - St. Louis Cardinals - INSIDE PITCH PHILADELPHIA -- St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright gives himself less-than-glowing reviews, despite glittering numbers this season. A 5-4 loser Friday night in...
  • Turner, Dodgers bench getting job done

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Dodgers - INSIDE PITCH LOS ANGELES -- At the start of the 2014 season, the Los Angeles Dodgers' bench looked to be a decided weakness on a $240 million roster. Through free agency, the Dodgers had...