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  • Orioles DH Jim Thome finally recovers his 607th home-run ball

    Orioles DH Jim Thome finally recovers his 607th home-run ball
    MINNEAPOLIS -- Jim Thome’s 607th home run ball has finally landed in the right hands. The 41-year-old Orioles DH, knowing that every homer he hits in his incredible big league career could be his last, has been collecting his home run balls since...
  • Suggs' Achilles injury could be devastating twist for Ravens

    Suggs' Achilles injury could be devastating twist for Ravens
    If there was ever an injury that could sorely test the Ravens' stoic "Next Man Up" philosophy, reigning Defensive Player of the Year Terrell Suggs may have suffered it when he damaged his Achilles tendon over the weekend -- reportedly in a pickup...
  • Nationals fans take back their park

    Nationals fans take back their park
    For years, Orioles fans have had an almost primitive response to being outnumbered in their own stadium by thousands of visiting fans who root, root, root for the Red Sox or Yankees. To the home fans, it is as if invaders are threatening the castle....
  • Is pitchers plunking hitters a big problem?

    Don't penalize honesty Bill Shaikin Los Angeles Times Intent can be notoriously difficult to determine — unless, that is, a pitcher admits his intent, as Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels did. "Come see our headhunting pitchers" is not the...
  • Eldersburg man celebrates golden anniversary as Orioles usher

    Eldersburg man celebrates golden anniversary as Orioles usher
    For the past five decades, Gordon Huggins has enjoyed one of the best views in the house. As an usher for the Baltimore Orioles at Memorial Stadium and Oriole Park at Camden Yards, he has witnessed six World Series,Cal Ripken Jr.'s record-setting 2,...
  • Dylan Bundy excels in five innings

    Dylan Bundy excels in five innings
    The Orioles challenged 19-year-old Dylan Bundy on Monday by allowing him to pitch five innings for the first time in his young pro career. Let’s just say he responded. Facing the Philadelphia Phillies’ affiliate Lakewood BlueClaws in...
  • Orioles notes: Machado has made playing third base seem like second nature

    Orioles notes: Machado has made playing third base seem like second nature
    Since being called up Aug. 9, rookie Manny Machado has started each of the Orioles' last 19 games — all at third base. Pretty impressive for a 20-year-old, who was drafted with the third overall pick in 2010 to be the shortstop of the future and...
  • Hunter delivers just what the Orioles needed in 2-1 victory over Twins

    Hunter delivers just what the Orioles needed in 2-1 victory over Twins
    MINNEAPOLIS — Tommy Hunter arrived in Minnesota with a chance for redemption. The Orioles right-hander had been sent to Triple-A Norfolk twice this season, but when the club needed a spot starter, Hunter was dispatched to the Midwest. Hunter knew...
  • Orioles designated hitter Jim Thome getting adjusted to new team, embracing every opportunity

    Orioles designated hitter Jim Thome getting adjusted to new team, embracing every opportunity
    MINNEAPOLIS -- If you walked into the Orioles clubhouse at Target Field at the right time this week, you might have seen the seventh-leading home-run hitter of all-time laying on the floor of the clubhouse, stretching his legs into the air with the help...
  • Five for Friday: The most mediocre baseball players of the 1990s

    Five for Friday: The most mediocre baseball players of the 1990s
    When you think about baseball in the 1990s, names like Ken Griffey Jr. and Cal Ripken come to mind. Yet, there were so many classic, run of the mill, and mediocre ballplayers in that time as well. Here are some of the most average to grace professional...
  • Orioles ride a big third inning to a third straight win

    Orioles ride a big third inning to a third straight win
    CLEVELAND — The Orioles have been victims of the big inning recently, when everything seemingly collapses around the starting pitcher. On Friday, the Orioles finally saw it from a different vantage point. They pounded the Cleveland Indians, 10-2,...
  • Orioles bats need to get going against Mets pitching

    Orioles bats need to get going against Mets pitching
    There is a built-in explanation for why the Orioles suffered consecutive shutouts on Monday and Tuesday for the first time since 2005. The New York Mets' pitching. The Orioles had to face knuckleball extraordinaire R.A. Dickey  on Monday and then former...