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  • Orioles' All-Star starters all came via trades executed by Andy MacPhail

    Orioles' All-Star starters all came via trades executed by Andy MacPhail
    Andy MacPhail had been running the Orioles' baseball operations for eight months when he decided to inflict about as deep a wound as he could to his club's short-term fortunes. It's easy to forget now, but Erik Bedard was one of only a few true bright...
  • Ray Lewis lends vision to Under Armour's new football ad

    Ray Lewis lends vision to Under Armour's new football ad
    Under Armour's newest football commercial begins with high school players rushing to a practice field set beneath the Baltimore skyline. Some carry their gear through subway turnstiles. Others pedal furiously on bikes. A few jump into the bed of a...
  • Baseball's traditional have-nots are having quite a successful summer so far

    Baseball's traditional have-nots are having quite a successful summer so far
    There was a time not so long ago when it was pretty easy for baseball fans to handicap the pennant races and predict which division winners and wild-card teams would make it into the postseason. All you had to do was follow the money. The New York...
  • Orioles' Jim Johnson saves 100th game

    Orioles' Jim Johnson saves 100th game
    While Chris Davis crushed his way through an Orioles record earlier Friday night with his 31st home run of the season, closer Jim Johnson achieved his own milestone about 90 minutes later in the Orioles' 4-2 win over the New York Yankees. When Johnson...
  • Despite two errors Wednesday, Orioles have best defense in the majors

    Despite two errors Wednesday, Orioles have best defense in the majors
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter said there is a simple key to competing with the slugging teams of the American League, clubs that seemingly can score at will: Play excellent defense. "That sucker [the ball] stays in the park, you better catch it,"...
  • Digest: Russell takes Pimlico jockey title; Vazquez wins trainer crown

    Pimlico Race Course Russell takes jockey title; Vazquez wins trainer crown The Pimlico Race Course spring meeting ended Saturday with jockey Sheldon Russell and trainer Juan Vazquez winning individual titles. The 36-day stand began April 4. Russell...
  • Orioles' 6-0 win over Twins marred by Wei-Yin Chen's injury

    Orioles' 6-0 win over Twins marred by Wei-Yin Chen's injury
    The Orioles played one of their better all-around games of the young season Sunday, using three homers and strong pitching to shut out the Minnesota Twins, 6-0, while capturing their ninth series victory in 12 opportunities. And yet the Orioles fly...
  • How does Manny Machado compare with some of baseball's young phenoms?

    How does Manny Machado compare with some of baseball's young phenoms?
    When he charges onto the infield grass, makes that barehanded pickup and throws a rocket to first, Manny Machado reminds Orioles fans of a superstar third baseman of yesteryear. When he breaks out of the batter's box on a liner into the gap and hits...
  • Five Baltimore Orioles stats that stand out this week

    Five Baltimore Orioles stats that stand out this week
    Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles. five -- consecutive quality starts for Chris Tillman. Right-hander Chris Tillman pitched seven strong innings Tuesday night, allowing four...
  • Orioles rally from 6-run deficit and beat Minnesota, 9-6, in 10 innings

    Orioles rally from 6-run deficit and beat Minnesota, 9-6, in 10 innings
    MINNEAPOLIS — Dating back to last season, the Orioles often have struggled offensively when they can’t hit the longball. On Friday, in a 9-6, 10-inning victory over the Minnesota Twins, they flourished despite not going quite deep enough....
  • Tommy John surgery: From cutting edge to commonplace

    PASADENA, Calif. — His career is dwarfed by his incision. "It's the ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction while using the Palmaris longus tendon," he said. "That's why they call it Tommy John surgery." But it is actually the Frank Jobe surgery....
  • Looking back on the Orioles' trade for Chris Davis

    Looking back on the Orioles' trade for Chris Davis
    Chris Davis was one of the hottest hitters in baseball in the first week of the season, though he has cooled off over the past couple of games. Still, his historic four-game start to the season probably prompted casual sports fans across the country to...