| Aug 9, 2011
| 6:30 AM
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:...
| Jul 11, 2011
PEDs make a difference
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...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 3:55 PM
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...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 12:30 PM
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.
| Jun 8, 2012
| 6:26 PM
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....
| Jun 10, 2012
| 12:47 PM
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,...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 5:35 PM
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'...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Dec 21, 2007
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...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
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.......
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
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......
| Jan 23, 2009
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...