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  • 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...
  • Jim Johnson tosses 1-2-3 inning in All-Star Game

    Jim Johnson tosses 1-2-3 inning in All-Star Game
    If there’s anything fans will remember about the eighth inning of Tuesday night’s All-Star Game  in Kansas City, it’ll probably be seeing flamethrowers Craig Kimbrel and Aroldis Chapman light up the radar gun one after the other for...
  • Orioles' Davis gets another shot at second

    Orioles' Davis gets another shot at second
    In his major league debut Wednesday, Orioles infielder Blake Davis played second base for the first time this year and made a key error that allowed the Pittsburgh Pirates to score the eventual game-winner. Orioles manager Buck Showalter made sure...
  • Would Cards be kings minus NL All-Star win?

    La Russa had big role Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Given that neither the Rangers nor Cardinals play in Minnesota's Metrodome, home-field advantage wasn't that crucial in the 2011 World Series. The Cardinals didn't win because they got to play the last...
  • Orioles make pitch to host 2016 All-Star Game

    Orioles make pitch to host 2016 All-Star Game
    The Orioles have approached Major League Baseball about the potential of hosting the 2016 All-Star Game at Camden Yards, a club spokesman confirmed. There is no formal application process, but club owner Peter Angelos did send a letter to baseball...
  • Lee's walk-off homer in 12th pushes O's past Reds

    Lee's walk-off homer in 12th pushes O's past Reds
    Derrek Lee hadn't hit a homer since May 8, but he certainly remembers what it feels like to make good contact with a pitch. So the second the ball left his bat in the 12th inning, Lee knew exactly what he had just done. He didn't need to see his...
  • Boras and Fielder did not meet with Angelos on free agent tour

    Boras and Fielder did not meet with Angelos on free agent tour
    In an attempt to market his top free-agent client to major league baseball’s biggest decision-makers, renowned player representative Scott Boras took slugging first baseman Prince Fielder on a brief tour this month to meet with several club owners....
  • 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...
  • Ravens give Baltimore reason to cheer

    Ravens give Baltimore reason to cheer
    Carl Sagan observed: "If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe." And if you wish to comprehend the palpable dynamic that operates between Baltimore fans and their professional football team, you first have to...
  • 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...
  • Josh Bell hopes for a longer stay on Orioles roster

    Josh Bell hopes for a longer stay on Orioles roster
    Josh Bell's last major-league call-up was so quick he couldn't even pour a cup of coffee. He was in Baltimore on Monday, pinch-hit, singled and scored a run against the Boston Red Sox, and then returned to Triple-A Norfolk on Tuesday. The 24-year-old...
  • 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...