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  • The magic of records and the integrity of baseball

    The magic of records and the integrity of baseball
    Major League Baseball's suspension of 13 players in its most recent attempt to address the use of performance-enhancing drugs, including an unprecedented 211-game suspension of its highest-paid player, Alex Rodriguez, is a welcome sign that the game is serious about re-establishing the legitimacy of player accomplishments. The importance of such vigilance cannot be overestimated in a game where statistical comparison serves as a generational bond, and the integrity of those statistics is the adhesive that gives meaning to the experiences shared across time that are the game's narrative. That magical capacity of the game to link generations was vividly on display one night in Baltimore during the fabled 1961 season.
  • Orioles slugger Chris Davis' breakthrough season has broad appeal, historic company

    Orioles slugger Chris Davis' breakthrough season has broad appeal, historic company
    Hank Aaron never hit as many as 53 home runs in a season. Neither did Ted Williams, Lou Gehrig, Frank Robinson nor Mike Schmidt. So with 53 homers going into the final game, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is not only the most prolific single-season...

    Lots of love -- and snubs -- for Orioles in Sports Illustrated's 'Greatest' book

    Lots of love -- and snubs -- for Orioles in Sports Illustrated's 'Greatest' book
    We'll take a break from Orioles rumors that most likely won’t come to fruition -- I never say never, but I say "most likely not" a whole lot in the winter -- to look at the findings of a pretty cool book I thought would be of interest to many of...

    Chris Davis discusses steroids: 'I have never taken them. I have no reason to'

    Chris Davis discusses steroids:  'I have never taken them. I have no reason to'
    Orioles first baseman Chris Davis understands that there are going to be whispers, and that those will grow louder if he continues his torrid home run pace. He is, after all, a muscle-rippling power hitter with video-game home run totals. He knows the...

    Boras says extensions for Davis and Wieters aren't a focus right now

    Boras says extensions for Davis and Wieters aren't a focus right now
    Agent Scott Boras, who represents Orioles first baseman Chris Davis and catcher Matt Wieters, was with some of his clients during Monday’s media scrum and fielded questions. Asked whether he is having any dialogue with Orioles executive vice...