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Mark Ellis

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cardinals make flurry of moves

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - St. Louis Cardinals - INSIDE PITCH MILWAUKEE -- The St. Louis Cardinals made a flurry of roster moves Friday and have at least two more planned before the All-Star break Monday. St. Louis reinstated right-hander Joe...
  • Despite Molina's injury, Cards remain in strong position

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - St. Louis Cardinals - INSIDE PITCH ST. LOUIS -- Yadier Molina said he almost cried when he found out he would be sidelined eight to 12 weeks after tearing ligaments in his right thumb Wednesday night. Some St. Louis...
  • Cardinals' Craig continues to struggle

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - St. Louis Cardinals - INSIDE PITCH ST. LOUIS -- The struggles continue for St. Louis right fielder Allen Craig. As the rest of his teammates piled up 14 hits in Wednesday night's 5-2 win over Pittsburgh, Craig...
  • Molina rescues Cards with his arm vs. Pirates

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - St. Louis Cardinals - INSIDE PITCH ST. LOUIS -- Yadier Molina went 0-for-4 Tuesday night with a double play ball, but the St. Louis catcher might have still come up with the game's key play in a 5-4 win over...
  • Cards' Wainwright can get out of trouble

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - St. Louis Cardinals - INSIDE PITCH ST. LOUIS -- Some pitchers act as though the art of working through jams is beneath them. Adam Wainwright would rather not do it himself, but without any kind of fastball command,...