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  • Pick the winner, MVP of the All-Star Game

    NL behind pitchers Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Don't blink, or you might miss the All-Star Game. Two prevailing trends suggest a 3-1 victory by the National League in this the Year of the Pitcher II. Scoring is down, which is likely to eliminate...
  • It's time to gaze at All-Stars

    Every team has its guy — a fringe candidate it believes should be recognized as an All-Star. For the Rays, it's Kyle Farnsworth, the journeyman reliever manager Joe Maddon refuses to call his closer, even though he entered the weekend 15 of 16 in...
  • Coffee Companion -- 7/13: NL All-Stars make it two in a row

    Coffee Companion -- 7/13: NL All-Stars make it two in a row
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.  Running it back: With...
  • Matt Wieters can thank Russell Martin for All-Star Game action

    Matt Wieters can thank Russell Martin for All-Star Game action
    Matt Wieters entered Tuesday night's MLB All-Star Game in the sixth inning, getting a couple of innings to soak in first All-Star experience. But if it wasn't for Russell Martin, who reportedly did something selfless for his Orioles catching counterpart,...
  • Britton's rough stretch continues in Orioles' loss

    Britton's rough stretch continues in Orioles' loss
    Orioles prized left-hander Zach Britton won five of his first six starts, emerging as the team's biggest early-season success story and a legitimate American League Rookie of the Year candidate. A stretch of one win over 10 starts certainly has a way...
  • O's Q&A with Keith Law: 'Clearly the worst team' in AL East

    O's Q&A with Keith Law: 'Clearly the worst team' in AL East
    Keith Law, the lead baseball writer for ESPN's Scouts Inc., has been critical of the Orioles' offseason moves, so I thought my readers might want to see what he had to say about the additions of Vladimir Guerrero and J.J. Hardy, the Matt Wieters debate...
  • Carpenter shuts down Orioles in Cardinals' 5-1 win

    Carpenter shuts down Orioles in Cardinals' 5-1 win
    It has become a trend that these Orioles appear powerless to break: the starter puts the team in an early hole, the bullpen is called on far earlier than should be necessary and the offense squanders numerous opportunities to get back in the game. The...
  • Which player is key to baseball's 2nd half?

    Greinke with O's Nick Fierro Morning Call Zack Greinke, providing the Orioles can pry him away from the Brewers in a trade. They need him more than anyone else to finally get back to the playoffs in baseball's toughest division. Greinke (9-3, 3.32...
  • Looking back: Rocky Colavito hit 4 homers against Orioles in 1959

    Looking back: Rocky Colavito hit 4 homers against Orioles in 1959
    Before the Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton did it Tuesday night, the Cleveland Indians' Rocky Colavito was the only player to hit four home runs in a game against the Orioles. Colavito went deep four times at Memorial Stadium on June 10, 1959. Here's a story...
  • Billy Rowell suspended 50 games after testing positive for 'drug of abuse'

    Billy Rowell suspended 50 games after testing positive for 'drug of abuse'
    The odyssey of Billy Rowell took another strange turn Monday when Major League Baseball announced that the Orioles' first-round pick in 2006 has been suspended for 50 games for his second violation of the minor league’s drug testing and prevention...
  • Brooks Robinson will forever be the Orioles' third baseman

    Brooks Robinson will forever be the Orioles' third baseman
    Brooks Robinson¬† owned third base. Still does. At his sendoff in 1977 — a "Thanks, Brooks" Day at a packed Memorial Stadium — Robinson's successor, Doug DeCinces, removed third base from its moorings and presented it to the Orioles¬† veteran....
  • Rowell suspended for 50 games

    The disappointing career of former first-rounder Billy Rowell added another head-shaking twist Monday when Major League Baseball announced that Rowell had become the organization's third member to be suspended since March for violating the minor league...