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  • Mets stink, but Dickey's a star -- and author

    Mets stink, but Dickey's a star -- and author
    Even as I rejoice for the hometown Baltimore Orioles, I'm depressed by the play of another favorite team, the N.Y. Mets. Another spring filled with hope, another summer of depressing reality. But there is one bright spot: R.A. Dickey, who is chasing a...
  • Taking a look at Orioles second baseman Ryan Flaherty's sudden success at the plate

    Taking a look at Orioles second baseman Ryan Flaherty's sudden success at the plate
    For much of the season, Orioles second baseman Ryan Flaherty struggled at the plate. But now, as Brian Roberts is on the verge of being activated from the disabled list on Sunday to take over starting second-base duties, Flaherty has found his comfort...
  • Freddy Garcia wins unlikely pitcher's duel as Orioles take 3 of 4 from Nationals

    Freddy Garcia wins unlikely pitcher's duel as Orioles take 3 of 4 from Nationals
    The clinic that Orioles right-hander Freddy Garcia put on Thursday night against the Washington Nationals wasn't one in power pitching, but it was effective nonetheless. After the Orioles and Nationals combined for 14 homers the previous two nights, the...
  • Is there an underdog in the AL East this season?

    Is there an underdog in the AL East this season?
    Here’s another subplot in the build-up to what should be a free-for-all in the AL East this summer: Almost every team in the division can play the nobody-believed-in-us card. With the exception of maybe the Blue Jays, who generated the most...
  • Toronto's John Gibbons talks Blue Jays, Orioles and AL East

    Toronto's John Gibbons talks Blue Jays, Orioles and AL East
    There’s no question that the Toronto Blue Jays have made the most noise throughout baseball this offseason – and that’s pushed them from a fourth-place finish in 2012 to division favorites heading into this season. They’ve...
  • AL's most interesting storyline of spring?

    A-Rod makes it a zoo Paul Doyle Hartford Courant The Yankees have plenty of intriguing stories, starting with two future Hall of Famers (Mariano Rivera and Derek Jeter) coming off injuries at an advanced age. But the status of their icons may be...
  • Former Orioles VP's gift helps daughter survive

    Former Orioles VP's gift helps daughter survive
    To use a baseball metaphor, former Baltimore Orioles vice president Jim Duquette will always be the Most Valuable Player in daughter Lindsey's battle to defeat Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), a rare and debilitating kidney disease. The...
  • Mark Hendrickson hopes form is on good side

    Mark Hendrickson hopes form is on good side
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Mark Hendrickson is trying to re-invent himself at the age of 38. The Orioles, especially manager Buck Showalter, believe he can. The 6-foot-9 left-hander — a veteran of five different major league teams, including a stint...
  • As expected, Adam Jones is only Oriole on U.S. roster for World Baseball Classic

    As expected, Adam Jones is only Oriole on U.S. roster for World Baseball Classic
    As expected, the Orioles' only representative on USA Baseball's 27-man provisional roster for the World Baseball Classic is center fielder Adam Jones. The rosters for the rest of the countries will be announced later today, so other Orioles could be...
  • Orioles ownership applauds Duquette, Showalter for moves they didn't make

    Orioles ownership applauds Duquette, Showalter for moves they didn't make
    Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette, newly locked in along with manager Buck Showalter until 2018, said Thursday that he has fielded “umpteen” trade proposals from other teams desiring the Orioles’ top young players. But...
  • Predict the AL East order of finish in 2013

    Predict the AL East order of finish in 2013
    Yes, two bar blogs in two days. It’s Christmastime, I’m feeling the holiday spirit (or holiday spirits, as it were). I wrote a piece last week talking to a scout who briefly broke down the Orioles and the AL East for me. At the time, R....
  • What offseason move will have most impact?

    Rays landing Myers Juan C. Rodriguez Sun Sentinel The Dodgers signing Zack Greinke or one of the Blue Jays' trades will have plenty of short-term impact. In terms a move having the longest-lasting positive effect on a franchise, let's go with the...