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  • Orioles magic returns [Editorial]

    Orioles magic returns  [Editorial]
    Not long ago, it was suggested by more than one sportswriter that the Baltimore Orioles would never again win the American League East. Not merely because they were bad (although during the post-1997 cellar-dwelling years, they certainly were) but because...
  • Orioles and Nationals could be on collision course [Commentary]

    Orioles and Nationals could be on collision course [Commentary]
    Editor's Note: Former Laurel sports editor David Driver wrote the following commentary in late August. It's worth a fresh look on Wednesday after the Orioles and Nationals won their division titles on Tuesday night. The Orioles' 8-2 victory over Toronto...
  • Orioles open 2015 on road at Tampa Bay; home opener Friday April 10

    Orioles open 2015 on road at Tampa Bay; home opener Friday April 10
    BOSTON -- If the Orioles end up with a American League East division, AL or World Series title this year, they are going to have to wait a few extra days to display the banner next April. The club will open its 2015 season at Tampa Bay on Monday,...
  • With 4-3 win over Nationals, Orioles reach 50 victories in their fewest games since 1997

    With 4-3 win over Nationals, Orioles reach 50 victories in their fewest games since 1997
    After their gritty, 4-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night, the Orioles will have to wait until August for the opportunity to claim true "Beltway Series" bragging rights. They took two of three against the Nationals this week, but...
  • Orioles welcome possibility of 'Battle of the Beltways' World Series vs. Nationals

    Orioles welcome possibility of 'Battle of the Beltways' World Series vs. Nationals
    The Orioles believe they could meet the Washington Nationals again this year. And not just Aug. 4, either, when they make up Tuesday’s rainout at Nationals Park. “We love the competition, and we love the fact that you never know what could...
  • The Orioles' perch [Editorial]

    The Orioles' perch  [Editorial]
    The Baltimore Orioles have passed the mid-season mark sitting on a comfortable perch — first place in the American League East with a four game lead (five in the loss column) over the Toronto Blue Jays. It's difficult to know whether to be overjoyed...
  • Report: Orioles, Phillies in 'preliminary' talks on trade involving right-hander A.J. Burnett

    Report: Orioles, Phillies in 'preliminary' talks on trade involving right-hander A.J. Burnett
    The Orioles have been in trade talks with the Philadelphia Phillies about acquiring starting right-hander A.J. Burnett, according to Fox Sports' Jon Morosi. "Phillies and Orioles have had very preliminary talks on a trade that would send A.J. Burnett to...
  • In battle of best records, Nationals best Orioles by a game

    In battle of best records, Nationals best Orioles by a game
    If you're a local baseball fan and inspired by a false sense of rivalry, this mostly meaningless last week of the regular season could be boiled down to a battle of the Interstate 95 beltways. Inside the Baltimore Beltway were the Orioles, eliminated...
  • Nationals GM Rizzo says bench is a likely target for deal

    With Major League Baseball's trade deadline Wednesday at 4 p.m., Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo does not see the next two days as an opportunity to blow up a struggling team or a chance to spark a late-season push. "We're going to...
  • 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....
  • Which NL teams will make the playoffs?

    The same suspects Kevin Baxter Los Angeles Times If you liked last season's NL playoffs, chances are you'll like this fall's version since you'll be seeing many of the same teams. Washington, with Stephen Strasburg cleared to pitch a full season...
  • Bob Melvin beats Buck Showalter for American League Manager of the Year Award

    Bob Melvin beats Buck Showalter for American League Manager of the Year Award
    The Orioles’ improbable run to the postseason wasn’t enough to earn Buck Showalter the American League Manager of the Year Award. Up until Tuesday evening’s announcement on the MLB Network, the race between Showalter and Oakland A&...