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  • Down the Stretch (Sept. 16)

    Down the Stretch (Sept. 16)
    [Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.] About last night A's win, knock O's out of first place Showalter and...
  • 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...
  • Looking at the AL East prospects

    Looking at the AL East prospects
    MLB.com and its prospects guru Jonathan Mayo listed the top 100 prospects in the sport this week. There’s great news and not-so-good news for Orioles fans. First, the good: The Orioles are the only team in baseball to have two players in the top...
  • Which team did best at the trade deadline?

    Rangers, Braves fortified Stephen Miller Morning Call Two of the biggest trade deadline acquisitions — Hunter Pence going to the Phillies and Carlos Beltran joining the Giants — came from teams already well-positioned to reach the playoffs....
  • Which MLB team can rise to make playoffs?

    There will be Giants Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Seldom has a wild-card era September offered less excitement for baseball fans. About the only real drama lies in whether two of baseball's best pitching staffs — the Giants and Angels —...
  • Who will win MVP, Cy Young awards?

    No pitchers for MVP Steve Gould Baltimore Sun We'll start by throwing pitchers out of the MVP talk — deserving or not, they get overlooked by voters for what are, realistically, hitters-only awards. In a tight American League MVP race, we'll...
  • Which NL clubs make playoffs and beyond?

    Braun powers Brewers Juan C. Rodriguez Sun Sentinel Going from left to right, Justin Upton will carry the Diamondbacks to the NL West title. Even if Ian Kennedy regresses, the Diamondbacks' rotation will be solid. The Central is wide open. You can...
  • Where will Greinke be by season's end?

    Dodgers or Rangers Lance Pugmire Los Angeles Times The Rangers became a strong player in the pursuit of Zack Greinke with this week's season-long injury loss of starter Colby Lewis. The Dodgers' acquisition of shortstop Hanley Ramirez of Miami,...
  • Preview: Padres at Dodgers

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Padres at Dodgers The Los Angeles Dodgers are hoping they've rediscovered their offense just in time for a final push toward the National League West title. After scoring a total of seven runs in three losses to Milwaukee over...
  • Dodgers' Zack Greinke looks doubtful for next start

    Dodgers' Zack Greinke looks doubtful for next start
    The Dodgers have been having trouble digging up five healthy starters, but now it appears they’ll have to go a tad deeper. Manager Don Mattingly refused to say Tuesday whether Zack Greinke would be able to make his next scheduled start Thursday,...
  • Preview: Royals at Rockies

    The red-hot Kansas City Royals vie for their ninth straight series victory when they visit the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday in the finale of their two-game series. Kansas City on Tuesday maintained its two-game lead over Detroit in the American League...
  • Preview: Giants at Cubs

    The San Francisco Giants might not be eager to get back to Wrigley Field on Wednesday after an unsettling loss a night earlier. The Giants look to regain their hold on the National League's final wild-card spot when they continue a three-game series...