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  • Roberto Alomar, former Orioles second baseman, elected to club's Hall of Fame

    Roberto Alomar, former Orioles second baseman, elected to club's Hall of Fame
    Former second baseman Roberto Alomar isn’t positive that 1996 was his greatest season as a big leaguer, but he knows that first year as an Oriole had to be among the highlights of his Hall of Fame career. “Numbers-wise, I can maybe say yes,...
  • Hall of Fame ballot includes Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, ex-Orioles OF Sammy Sosa

    Hall of Fame ballot includes Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, ex-Orioles OF Sammy Sosa
    The Baseball Writers' Association of America released its Hall of Fame ballot today, and now the next six weeks will be filled with debate on whether some of the biggest names -- and most controversial characters -- will get into Cooperstown's hallowed...
  • Hardy, Jones and Wieters win Gold Glove Awards

    Hardy, Jones and Wieters win Gold Glove Awards
    Heading into this season, the Orioles were known for being strong up the middle defensively. Now, with the team coming off its best season in 15 years, that strength is being acknowledged on a national stage. Shortstop J.J. Hardy, center fielder Adam...
  • Wieters and rookies get big hits as Orioles break out with 9-8 win

    Wieters and rookies get big hits as Orioles break out with 9-8 win
    The Orioles desperately needed to go through a game like the one that played out Friday night against the Indians at Camden Yards — one that helps a sputtering offense regain life. During the hottest day of the season so far — the game-time...
  • Larkin makes Hall; Palmeiro gets slight increase

    Larkin makes Hall; Palmeiro gets slight increase
    Former Cincinnati Reds shortstop Barry Larkin, who at times was overshadowed at the position by his contemporary -- the Orioles’ Cal Ripken Jr. -- was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame this afternoon. Larkin, in his second year of...
  • This Day in Orioles History: July 17

    July 17, 1998: Rafael Palmeiro hit the 300th home run of his career as the Orioles beat the Angels.
  • This Day in Orioles History: July 22

    July 22, 1998: Rafael Palmeiro hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat the Athletics.
  • New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter chasing 3,000

    New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter chasing 3,000
    He is Mr. November, and every other month in which Major League Baseball is played. He has more hits than Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, a higher career batting average than Mickey Mantle and a higher postseason average than Joe DiMaggio. And it won't be...
  • This Day in Orioles History: April 4

    April 4, 1994: Rafael Palmeiro hit his first home run with the Orioles as Baltimore beat Kansas City, 6-3, on Opening Day.
  • Easier to reach: 600 homers or 3,000 hits?

    PEDs make a difference Mark Emery The Morning Call Eliminating admitted or suspected performance-enhancing drug users Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa and Alex Rodriguez from the list, only four "clean" players have hit 600 home runs. Since baseball has cracked...
  • Video: An Orioles fan's version of 'Hurt' by Nine Inch Nails

    Video: An Orioles fan's version of 'Hurt' by Nine Inch Nails
    Orioles fans, you can probably relate to this. I was sent a link to an excellent video summing up what it has been like to be an Orioles fan over the past 13 years, and it comes in the form of an acoustic parody of "Hurt" by Nine Inch Nails. In the...
  • Adam Jones, Nick Markakis power Orioles to 6-5 win over Nationals

    Adam Jones, Nick Markakis power Orioles to 6-5 win over Nationals
    In their most recent hot stretch, the Orioles have milked the drama -- with their previous seven wins coming by a margin of three runs or fewer. For much of Saturday’s 6-5 victory, the trend looked like it finally would end, with their most...