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  • Thoughts on the Orioles' pitching coach search, Cal Ripken Jr., Arizona Fall League

    Thoughts on the Orioles' pitching coach search, Cal Ripken Jr., Arizona Fall League
    Next week will be a busy one at The Warehouse as the Orioles intensify their search for a new pitching coach. As we reported over the past few days, Rick Adair -- who took a personal leave of absence in August -- will not return as pitching coach in...
  • Local design firm has artistic stake in Dodgers and Red Sox

    Local design firm has artistic stake in Dodgers and Red Sox
    The hometown Orioles missed the playoffs, but Baltimore-based Ashton Design still has a rooting interest in this year’s Major League Baseball postseason. The design firm helped develop graphics at Dodger Stadium and Fenway Park, the homes,...
  • Managing interests Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken, but he's not 'soliciting' any job

    Managing interests Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken, but he's not 'soliciting' any job
    Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. makes no secret that his desire to get back into the game is at its highest level since his playing days ended. But for Ripken, a homegrown kid who became as identifiable with Baltimore and the Orioles organization...
  • Cal Ripken Jr. calls multiple attacks on his mother 'terrifying'

    Cal Ripken Jr. calls multiple attacks on his mother 'terrifying'
    Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. said Thursday morning that it is “terrifying” that his mother, Vi, has been the victim in two separate attacks in Aberdeen, the family's hometown, in the past 15 months. In an interview with The Baltimore...
  • Dodgers catch at least one break in 2-1 loss to Giants

    SAN FRANCISCO — In the aftermath of his team's second defeat in as many days, Hanley Ramirez was smiling. His left hand wasn't broken. Ramirez was hit with a 90-mph fastball Wednesday, forcing him to depart early from the Dodgers' 2-1 loss to...
  • How realistic is the 2015 of 'Back to the Future Part II'?

    How realistic is the 2015 of 'Back to the Future Part II'?
    The future — at least Chicago-born director Robert Zemeckis' idea of the future, as envisioned in 1989 — arrives, in our present space-time continuum, in 553 Earth days. That date, Oct. 21, 2015, is when "Back to the Future Part II" is set,...
  • Preview: Cubs at Cardinals

    The St. Louis Cardinals try to hand Chicago its eighth straight series loss when they host the Cubs on Sunday in the finale of a three-game series. St. Louis atoned for Friday's 6-3 setback in 11 innings by routing Chicago 10-4 on Saturday - its highest...
  • MLB salaries: Is your team getting its money's worth?

    The best record in the major leagues as of Friday morning was shared by the Milwaukee Brewers and the Washington Nationals. Each team was atop its division with a 7-2 mark. Sure, we’re barely a week into the new season, but so far those two...
  • Mike Royko was Wrigley Field's poet laureate

     Mike Royko was Wrigley Field's poet laureate
    We can only imagine how much fun it would've been had Mike Royko's fantasy of buying the Cubs come to fruition. The late Chicago columnist, the conscience of Cubs fans from the 1960s through the '90s, met with former A's owner Charlie Finley in the...
  • Wrigley Field at 100: The villains

     Wrigley Field at 100: The villains
    Babe Ruth: It's up for debate whether Ruth actually called his shot before homering during the 1932 World Series. But there were no doubts about Ruth's assessment of Wrigley Field, even though he succeeded there. "I'd play for half my salary if I could...
  • Wrigley Field's best home runs

     Wrigley Field's best home runs
    From the Called Shot to the Rooftop Shot, Wrigley Field has been home to many memorable home runs. Here are the top 10: Called Shot: The most famous home run in Wrigley Field history wasn't hit by a Cub. It was Babe Ruth's called shot in the fifth inning...
  • Wrigley Field's worst Cubs and Bears games

     Wrigley Field's worst Cubs and Bears games
    Yes, the Cubs and Bears have had a few bad days over the last century at Wrigley Field. Many in fact. Here are the 10 of the worst: Sept. 7, 1969. The Cubs led the Pirates 5-4 in the ninth inning with two out and nobody on when slugger Willie Stargell...