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  • Orioles catcher Matt Wieters selected to his first career All-Star Game

    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters selected to his first career All-Star Game
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter and acting bench coach John Russell wanted to deliver the news to Matt Wieters, but there was the small matter of finding the young catcher on a day the players didn't have to report until much later. Their search took all...
  • Who doesn't deserve to be in All-Star Game?

    Beltran, not McCutchen? Juan C. Rodriguez Sun Sentinel Among the biggest head-scratchers is how Mets right fielder Carlos Beltran made his sixth All-Star team at the expense of Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen making his first. Beltran is...
  • Pick the winner, MVP of the All-Star Game

    NL behind pitchers Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Don't blink, or you might miss the All-Star Game. Two prevailing trends suggest a 3-1 victory by the National League in this the Year of the Pitcher II. Scoring is down, which is likely to eliminate...
  • Matt Wieters can thank Russell Martin for All-Star Game action

    Matt Wieters can thank Russell Martin for All-Star Game action
    Matt Wieters entered Tuesday night's MLB All-Star Game in the sixth inning, getting a couple of innings to soak in first All-Star experience. But if it wasn't for Russell Martin, who reportedly did something selfless for his Orioles catching counterpart,...
  • Orioles' Guerrero out of Thursday's lineup with hand injury

    Orioles' Guerrero out of Thursday's lineup with hand injury
    Designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero didn't hit cleanup for the Orioles on Thursday night, but it had nothing to do with his waning production in the first half. Guerrero came into the clubhouse Thursday afternoon still feeling discomfort in his right...
  • Josh Hamilton hits four home runs as Rangers rout Orioles, 10-3

    Josh Hamilton hits four home runs as Rangers rout Orioles, 10-3
    There are few times when a visiting player comes to Camden Yards and puts on such a spectacular show that he turns the fans in his favor. But Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton, the 1999 No. 1 overall pick who overcame the depths of drug and alcohol abuse...
  • Orioles pregame: Tolleson optioned to Triple-A to make room for Lindstrom

    Orioles pregame: Tolleson optioned to Triple-A to make room for Lindstrom
    The Orioles will try to salvage one game from the Angels tonight in the end of this brief two-game series against the Halos. Jason Hammel (8-2, 2.61), who hasn't allowed an earned run in his past 19 innings, takes the mound for the Orioles. He will...
  • Who in AL should get final All-Star spot?

    Give it to Royals' Broxton Ron Fritz Baltimore Sun As much as I like the work of the Rangers' Yu Darvish and the Orioles' Jason Hammel, let's give this one to the home team. I'd put Royals closer Jonathan Broxton on the team with the game being...
  • Would Cards be kings minus NL All-Star win?

    La Russa had big role Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Given that neither the Rangers nor Cardinals play in Minnesota's Metrodome, home-field advantage wasn't that crucial in the 2011 World Series. The Cardinals didn't win because they got to play the last...
  • One year later, Showalter's Orioles still a work in progress

    One year later, Showalter's Orioles still a work in progress
    Asked recently to describe his first year at the helm of the Orioles, manager Buck Showalter searched for the perfect word or phrase. Has it been frustrating? Exhilarating? Draining? A mixed bag? "It's been, 'Under construction,'" Showalter eventually...
  • Teens learning Ripken way

    When Cal Ripken Jr. built his youth baseball facility in Aberdeen, Md., he wanted kids to feel what it is like to play in big-league stadiums. He spent heavily to construct a 3,500-seat replica of Camden Yards, complete with a hotel that stands in for the...
  • Astros complete sweep of Rangers

    The Sports Xchange By John Henry, The Sports Xchange Astros complete sweep of Rangers ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Houston Astros got even with one of their biggest nemeses in completing a three-game sweep of the Texas Rangers on Wednesday with an 8-4...