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  • Cool July, hot Orioles, and nothing's better

    Cool July, hot Orioles, and nothing's better
    My good walk began after an early supper: a short Jersey Boy from Isabella's in Little Italy. The Jersey Boy is an incredible little sandwich (grilled Italian sausage with rapini, and peppery cheese on six inches of baguette) heated in the brick oven in...
  • Looking deeper into the Orioles' decision to pitch to Seattle's Robinson Cano

    Looking deeper into the Orioles' decision to pitch to Seattle's Robinson Cano
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter hates having an emphasis put on one moment in a game, regardless of whether it’s a win or a loss. To him, there are hundreds of situations in each game that ultimately determine the victor. So picking out just one...
  • Kolten Wong's baseball career comes full circle, from Ripken World Series to major leagues

    Kolten Wong's baseball career comes full circle, from Ripken World Series to major leagues
    In 2003, an 12-year old boy from Hilo, Hawaii played in the Cal Ripken World Series, the first held in Aberdeen. Tonight (Friday) that now 23-year-old Major League Baseball player, Kolten Wong, will play in another series in the Baltimore area, a three-...
  • Steve Pearce gets 4 hits as Orioles beat the Rangers, 5-2, to complete 4-game sweep

    Steve Pearce gets 4 hits as Orioles beat the Rangers, 5-2, to complete 4-game sweep
    Life has been so charmed for the Orioles in the past few days that on Thursday, they chased one of baseball’s best pitchers with a weather report. They followed that up with a 5-2 win over the Texas Rangers without hitting one long ball —...
  • Orioles' Adam Jones says he's 'going to have some fun' in the Home Run Derby

    Orioles' Adam Jones says he's 'going to have some fun' in the Home Run Derby
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones’ decision to participate in Monday’s Home Run Derby at Target Field in Minneapolis came down to one simple criterion. “I wanted to do it,” Jones said Wednesday. Jones will join captain Jose...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: Pairing up

    'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: Pairing up
    Host Cat Deeley starts the show by telling us that six dancers are in danger and two will go home at the end of the evening. It's a Broadway group number to "New York, New York" from "On the Town" - the guys are sailors, baseball players, a cop, and...
  • Hosting baseball's All-Star Game in 2016 would boost the Orioles, city of Baltimore

    Hosting baseball's All-Star Game in 2016 would boost the Orioles, city of Baltimore
    When baseball commissioner Bud Selig said recently that Baltimore was a "very, very viable candidate" to host the 2016 All-Star Game at Camden Yards, those who have sought for the Midsummer Classic's return to the city for years received a boost to...
  • IronBirds manager, players talk baseball as season is set to start

    IronBirds manager, players talk baseball as season is set to start
    Second-year IronBirds manager Matt Merullo set the bar plenty high in his first season at the helm of the Aberdeen squad, guiding the team in 2013 to its first playoff appearance. But now he's focused on the 2014 edition of the IronBirds. The early...
  • Orioles' Johan Santana tears left Achilles tendon, out for 2014 season

    Orioles' Johan Santana tears left Achilles tendon, out for 2014 season
    The Orioles lost their primary starting-rotation insurance Friday afternoon when veteran left-hander Johan Santana tore his left Achilles tendon in Sarasota, Fla., ending his 2014 season. At 35, Santana's playing future also may be in jeopardy "I know...
  • Kevin Gausman pitches well again as Orioles top Blue Jays, 4-2, on Thursday

    Kevin Gausman pitches well again as Orioles top Blue Jays, 4-2, on Thursday
    Whether Kevin Gausman's strong start Thursday night, in which he shut down a Toronto Blue Jays team with one of the most dangerous lineups in baseball, solidified him a place in the Orioles starting rotation remains to be seen. But he has made it...
  • Orioles' Matt Wieters to undergo Tommy John surgery on right elbow Tuesday

    Orioles' Matt Wieters to undergo Tommy John surgery on right elbow Tuesday
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- In recent days, the Orioles feared that the possibility of losing catcher Matt Wieters for the season was becoming closer to reality. Still, the club clung to any shred of optimism that the two-time All-Star and two-time American...
  • Ubaldo Jimenez has pitched well with an extra work day this season

    Ubaldo Jimenez has pitched well with an extra work day this season
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- With six starters in the rotation, as well as Thursday’s scheduled day off, right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez was able to have an extra work day before his next start Friday against the Yankees at Yankee Stadium. Jimenez has...