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  • Dan Duquette says his Montreal Expos were 'Moneyball 1'

    Dan Duquette says his Montreal Expos were 'Moneyball 1'
    OAKLAND, Calif. — Before Michael Lewis' book "Moneyball" hit the best sellers list and before Brad Pitt brought Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane to the big screen in the Academy Award-nominated film of the same name, the concept of building a...
  • Orioles closer Jim Johnson finishes 7th in AL Cy Young voting

    Orioles closer Jim Johnson finishes 7th in AL Cy Young voting
    We already knew Jim Johnson hadn't finished in the top 3 for the American League Cy Young Award, but the Orioles closer ended up getting some love from the Baseball Writers' Association of America voters when the results were announced Wednesday night....
  • A glimpse into the BBWAA voting process for manager of year award

    A glimpse into the BBWAA voting process for manager of year award
    First, let me say I love the fact that people argue about Major League Baseball’s postseason awards. You don’t get that very often in football or hockey or the NBA. But you get vitriol pretty much every year when the BBWAA season-ending...
  • To back up their turnaround, Orioles must buck history

    To back up their turnaround, Orioles must buck history
    The Orioles are coming off a 93-win season in which they improved their record from 2011 by 24 games, finished second in the mighty American League East and appeared in the playoffs for the first time since 1997. But heading into 2013, the Orioles,...
  • The Sun Remembers: March 31-April 6

    The Sun Remembers: March 31-April 6
    April 4, 2006: Maryland wins its first NCAA women's basketball championship, 78-75 over Duke. Down by 13 points in the second half, the Terps (34-4) rally as freshman Kristi Toliver hits a 3-point basket with six seconds left in regulation to send the...
  • O's and their opponents prepared for a 'five-horse race' in the AL East

    O's and their opponents prepared for a 'five-horse race' in the AL East
    SARASOTA, Fla. — For most of the past two decades, the American League East has been considered the toughest division in baseball, primarily because it contained the sport's two financial behemoths, the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox....
  • The Sun Remembers: Oct. 7-13

    The Sun Remembers: Oct. 7-13
    Oct. 13, 1996: In the first contest between the Ravens and the team that deserted Baltimore nearly 13 years earlier, Indianapolis prevails, 26-21. Vinny Testaverde throws for three touchdowns for the Ravens, but quarterback Jim Harbaugh leads the Colts to...
  • As ALDS heads north, Orioles show appreciation for home crowd

    As ALDS heads north, Orioles show appreciation for home crowd
    The orange rally towels turned to white. Another capacity crowd filled Camden Yards -- and endured another rain delay. But this time the Orioles rewarded their home crowd with a win, a 3-2 victory over the Yankees that tied the American League Division...
  • At least one thing in Washington works: the Nationals

    At least one thing in Washington works: the Nationals
    Karl Marx is credited with saying that religion is "the opium of the people." But here in the nation's capital, baseball is the drug of choice that rescues political junkies from the unpleasant realities around them. Currently providing relief from...
  • Angels outfielder Mike Trout named AL Rookie of the Year by BBWAA

    Angels outfielder Mike Trout named AL Rookie of the Year by BBWAA
    Los Angeles Angels outfield phenom Mike Trout, who led the American League in stolen bases and runs scored and made several incredible defensive plays, including his signature one at the wall at Camden Yards, was named the unanimous AL Rookie of the...
  • Orioles' Jim Johnson, Rays' Fernando Rodney show importance of closers

    Orioles' Jim Johnson, Rays' Fernando Rodney show importance of closers
    When the Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays begin a three-game series Tuesday at Camden Yards, the two most effective relievers in the American League will be in uniform. It's fair to speculate that without Orioles closer Jim Johnson and Rays closer Fernando...
  • Adam Jones agrees to six-year, $85.5 million extension with Orioles

    Adam Jones agrees to six-year, $85.5 million extension with Orioles
    Adam Jones is officially the owner of the largest contract in Orioles history and is the second-highest-paid center fielder in the big leagues. Jones agreed to a six-year, $85.5 million contract extension Saturday, which will keep him in an Orioles...