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Sammy Sosa

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  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • Orioles designated hitter Jim Thome getting adjusted to new team, embracing every opportunity

    Orioles designated hitter Jim Thome getting adjusted to new team, embracing every opportunity
    MINNEAPOLIS -- If you walked into the Orioles clubhouse at Target Field at the right time this week, you might have seen the seventh-leading home-run hitter of all-time laying on the floor of the clubhouse, stretching his legs into the air with the help...
  • Orioles ride a big third inning to a third straight win

    Orioles ride a big third inning to a third straight win
    CLEVELAND — The Orioles have been victims of the big inning recently, when everything seemingly collapses around the starting pitcher. On Friday, the Orioles finally saw it from a different vantage point. They pounded the Cleveland Indians, 10-2,...
  • Jim Thome passes Sammy Sosa for 7th on all-time home run list

    Jim Thome passes Sammy Sosa for 7th on all-time home run list
    Jim Thome hadn’t hit a homer in his first 11 games with the Orioles. He finally did it in the fourth inning Friday night in Cleveland. The Orioles were already up by six runs, so it was a pretty meaningless bomb. But when you are 41, have played...
  • Thome remains mum on his chances of catching Griffey Jr. on home run list

    Thome remains mum on his chances of catching Griffey Jr. on home run list
    CLEVELAND — Orioles designated hitter Jim Thome hasn't decided how much longer he wants to play, but he has a legitimate chance to catch an old teammate and friend on one of the most noteworthy lists in baseball history if he sticks around a little....
  • 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...
  • What they're saying about the Orioles

    Here's a roundup of what the national media are saying about the Orioles: Updated May 5 Scott Miller of CBSSports.com writes about the culture change taking place with the Orioles: This guy [Dave Trembley] is such a renegade that the Orioles actually...
  • Steroid era lessens achievements of sluggers like Ramirez, Robinson

    If you were not paying close attention, you probably missed much of the countdown to Manny Ramirez's imminent entry into the once-exclusive 500 Home Run Club. The Boston Red Sox arrived in town for a four-game series at Camden Yards with their big-...
  • What they're saying about the Orioles

    Here's a roundup of what the national media are saying about the Orioles: • Steve Henson of Yahoo Sports gives the Orioles a B-minus in his list of midseason grades: Such a shame the Orioles are in a division with those powerhouse Rays, and, oh...