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  • MLB commissioner Bud Selig calls Baltimore a 'very, very viable candidate' for the 2016 All-Star Game

    MLB commissioner Bud Selig calls Baltimore a 'very, very viable candidate' for the 2016 All-Star Game
    HOUSTON -- Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig said before Friday's Civil Rights Game that he sees Baltimore as a leading candidate to host the 2016 All-Star Game. “Yes, they're certainly a very, very viable candidate,” Selig said...
  • Grant Balfour comes to Baltimore for first time since deal with Orioles fell through

    Grant Balfour comes to Baltimore for first time since deal with Orioles fell through
    The last time Grant Balfour was in Baltimore, he thought he had landed in the place where he'd spend the next two years of his career. In December, Balfour arrived at the Warehouse to take a club physical that he believed would be the last step in...
  • Over 40 baseball league 'just a bunch of guys who still want to play'

     Over 40 baseball league 'just a bunch of guys who still want to play'
    Wood bats, regulation uniforms and a desire to compete against peers are just part of what drives Baltimore Senior Baseball Over 40 League players to lace up their spikes every Sunday morning from April to August for some old-fashioned hardball. The...
  • Looking back at the Orioles' 10-inning, walk-off win over the Astros

    Looking back at the Orioles' 10-inning, walk-off win over the Astros
    Catcher Steve Clevenger wore an appropriate T-shirt during his postgame interview after the Orioles’ 10-inning, walk-off, 5-4 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday night. “Just Happy to Be Here, Hope I Can Help The Ballclub,” the...
  • With Davis hurt, Orioles to promote Weeks from Norfolk

    With Davis hurt, Orioles to promote Weeks from Norfolk
    Infielder Jemile Weeks was called up from Triple-A Norfolk on Saturday to provide extra infield help until the Orioles determine the seriousness of Chris Davis’ left oblique strain. The move was expected once Davis’ injury was made public....
  • League of Dreams Day event a grand slam for players

    League of Dreams Day event a grand slam for players
    On Tuesday, the sky a clear blue, the temperature in the 70s with just the right bit of breeze, the beautiful day served as the backdrop for a heartwarming event at St. Paul's School for Girls in Lutherville. For the ninth year in a row, the private...
  • It's a different team, but the Orioles are starting to resemble the 2012 squad

    It's a different team, but the Orioles are starting to resemble the 2012 squad
    This isn’t the same Orioles team that went to the playoffs in 2012, but there is some resemblance between this year's squad and that one. The Orioles improved to 16-11 this season in games decided by one or two runs with Monday’s comeback...
  • Matt Wieters leads AL catchers in All-Star voting; Nelson Cruz second at DH

    Matt Wieters leads AL catchers in All-Star voting; Nelson Cruz second at DH
    Despite being limited to just 26 games because of a strained right elbow that has prevented him from playing since May 10, the Orioles' Matt Wieters leads all American League catchers in All-Star voting, according to results released Tuesday for the first...
  • Orioles infielder Jemile Weeks taking changes in stride

    Orioles infielder Jemile Weeks taking changes in stride
    In early December, Jemile Weeks' baseball career was thrown upside down. He was traded away from the only organization he had ever known, the Oakland Athletics, and sent to the Orioles for one of the franchise's most popular players, closer Jim Johnson,...
  • Five years later, Nick Adenhart's death still impacts two Orioles pitchers

    Five years later, Nick Adenhart's death still impacts two Orioles pitchers
    Nick Adenhart never played for the Orioles, but five years after the Maryland native's untimely death at age 22, he still has a lasting impact inside the Orioles' clubhouse. Orioles right-handed pitchers Darren O'Day and Miguel Gonzalez, two undrafted...
  • 1970-1979: Year-by-year capsules

    1970-1979: Year-by-year capsules
    1970 Record: 108-54 Place: First in American League East Postseason: Beat Cincinnati Reds in World Series (4-1) Manager: Earl Weaver Most Valuable Oriole: Boog Powell Batting leader: Frank Robinson (.306) Home run leader: Boog Powell (35) RBI...
  • Orioles bounce back to defeat the Blue Jays, 2-1, in 12 innings

    Orioles bounce back to defeat the Blue Jays, 2-1, in 12 innings
    New Orioles closer Tommy Hunter was one pitch away from his fourth save in as many chances Saturday night before he didn’t get the check swing, third-strike call he wanted. On the next pitch, he didn’t get the save either, as Toronto Blue...