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  • Jordan leaves O's to become Phillies director of player development

    Jordan leaves O's to become Phillies director of player development
    Joe Jordan, who has overseen the Orioles' past seven drafts as director of amateur scouting, is leaving the organization to become the Philadelphia Phillies' director of player development. The Phillies asked for and received permission from the...
  • Nats closer Storen to visit with Andrews today about elbow

    Washington Nationals closer Drew Storen will visit renowned surgeon Dr. James Andrews today for a second opinion on his right elbow, manager Davey Johnson said. Storen will almost certainly not need Tommy John ligament-replacement surgery, a typical fear...
  • Who in AL should get final All-Star spot?

    Give it to Royals' Broxton Ron Fritz Baltimore Sun As much as I like the work of the Rangers' Yu Darvish and the Orioles' Jason Hammel, let's give this one to the home team. I'd put Royals closer Jonathan Broxton on the team with the game being...
  • Maryland City: Support the volunteer firefighters through their annual drive

    The beautiful weather continues to invigorate both the young and older alike. Neighbors attending to their yards and children riding bikes and skateboards and playing soccer and baseball fill the community with vibrancy and life. To help protect those...
  • Who is next season's World Series favorite?

    Phillies will fight back Dan Connolly Baltimore Sun I know there are plenty of reasons to jump off the Phillies' bandwagon. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins, relievers Ryan Madson and Brad Lidge and starter Roy Oswalt all may sign elsewhere, and Ryan Howard...
  • At break, who's poised to have best 2nd half?

    Angels hitting their stride Peter Schmuck Baltimore Sun The Angels got off to a terrible start, but when you go out in the offseason and sign one of the game's all-time best hitters and add a high-quality starter to a team that's already got a very...
  • Recollections of a 'Midsummer Classic' 50 years later

    Recollections of a 'Midsummer Classic' 50 years later
    It's Major League All-Star Week, so I thought I would take the opportunity to reminisce about the only All-Star Game I personally attended. It occurred 50 years ago this week on July 10, 1962, at what was then known as D.C. Stadium in Washington. These...
  • Which MLB manager is having best season?

    Showalter masterful Peter Schmuck Baltimore Sun Buck Showalter has done a masterful job of squeezing enough out of the Orioles roster to keep them viable in the American League wild-card race this long. Really, there's no other way to explain how a...
  • MLB's top surprise, disappointment?

    White Sox and Angels Bill Shaikin Los Angeles Times The White Sox might be the biggest surprise, since management appears to vacillate between keeping an old team together and rebuilding. The Sox won the World Series in 2005, but they have won one...
  • Orioles outfielder Nate McLouth continues to contribute with bat and glove

    Orioles outfielder Nate McLouth continues to contribute with bat and glove
    You might have forgotten the year Nate McLouth won a gold glove. It was the same year he led the National League in doubles. Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette apparently didn't, and his team wouldn't likely be chasing the American League East...
  • Orioles likely to sign veteran left-hander Randy Wolf

    Orioles likely to sign veteran left-hander Randy Wolf
    In their continuing pursuit to bolster an upstart club heading into a September pennant push, the Orioles are prepared to sign veteran left-hander Randy Wolf, who was released last week by the Milwaukee Brewers. Wolf is flying to Baltimore on Wednesday...
  • Midseason momentum

    It was a sight to warm any Baltimore baseball fan's heart: In the top of the eighth inning of the All-Star Gameon Tuesday, with the eyes of the sports world fixed on Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, fully one-third of the players on the field were...