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  • Coffee Companion (8/9): Ravens sign Ricky; O's cough one up

    Coffee Companion (8/9): Ravens sign Ricky; O's cough one up
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.   Running it back:...
  • 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...
  • Does the Derby hurt home run hitters such as Robinson Cano?

    Does the Derby hurt home run hitters such as Robinson Cano?
    Ah, the Home Run Derby. It’s hard for me to think of many American traditions that top watching baseball’s best sluggers (cameos made by Vernon Wells in 2010 and Brandon Inge the year before) while listening to Chris Berman shriek NFL...
  • 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...
  • Orioles notes: Markakis finds his home a lonely place during a road trip

    Orioles notes: Markakis finds his home a lonely place during a road trip
    Having never been on the disabled list in his career, Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis is finding it's almost as painful being away from the team as it is dealing with hamate bone surgery. "It [stunk]," said Markakis, who was in the clubhouse Friday....
  • The Sun remembers

    The Sun remembers
    June 10, 2003: A week after Sammy Sosa was caught using a corked bat, some of the announced 32,484 in attendance at Camden Yards greet the Chicago Cubs' slugger by throwing corks at him as he takes his spot in right field. "As long as no one touches me,...
  • Duquette tells Orioles fans that reaching .500 is just starting point

    Duquette tells Orioles fans that reaching .500 is just starting point
    Saturday was Dan Duquette's official welcome to Baltimore baseball fans. Amid the hoopla and carnival atmosphere that filled the Baltimore Convention Center for the team's annual FanFest event, it was the executive vice president of baseball operation'...
  • Rafael Palmeiro to the Hall of Fame: Let voters handle steroid issue

    Rafael Palmeiro to the Hall of Fame: Let voters handle steroid issue
    The person who perhaps could be helped or hurt most if the National Baseball Hall of Fame offered specific instruction to its voters on whether candidates with a history of using performance-enhancing drugs should be enshrined has his own opinion as to...
  • 3 '07 O's not users in Grimsley affidavit

    3 '07 O's not users in Grimsley affidavit
    Three prominent 2007 Orioles who were named as steroid users last year in a Los Angeles Times report on the infamous Jason Grimsley affidavit were never mentioned as using performance-enhancing drugs in that document, which was unsealed by federal...
  • Horses and Orioles

     
    I’d like to change my prediction for the Belmont Stakes, if it isn’t too late. Anyone out there hit the trifecta? Anyone have Big Brown finishing last? I picked Buster Douglas to win because I always go for the upset.......
  • Griffey's 600th homer prompts 'What if'?

     
    It's a little strange to say of a guy who just joined one of the most exclusive groups in baseball history, 'What if,' but that's exactly the case concerning Ken Griffey Jr., who hit his 600th career home run yesterday......
  • O's make right calls with Markakis

    The wait is over. The Orioles got it right with Nick Markakis. Yet before offering a "Hallelujah" and ending an 11-season novena that has endured presumably since the last time this club didn't embarrass you, know this:The Orioles have almost always done...