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Stephen Strasburg

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  • The baseball hunger games

    The baseball hunger games
           SARASOTA, Fla. -- Clearly, baseball fans and the media who represent them are hungry for some real news as the exhibition season gets underway, but it will be a while before what happens on the field really starts to mean much.        Of course,...
  • Chance to win with Nationals made difference, Haren says

    Dan Haren, one of baseball's best right-handed starting pitchers for a half-decade, needed to choose this winter where to continue his career. He used a rationale that, while sound, for generations would have constituted pure fantasy. Haren came to...
  • Kevin Gausman couldn't be coming up at a better time

    Kevin Gausman couldn't be coming up at a better time
    It shouldn’t come as a huge surprise that the Orioles have decided to bring up pitching prospect Kevin Gausman to start against the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday. The club has a need and there really is no need to leave any more good innings at...
  • On common ground, Orioles and Nationals have complicated relationship

    On common ground, Orioles and Nationals have complicated relationship
    For decades, the Orioles commanded a sweeping empire of fans — a territory larger than some European countries, stretching from southern Pennsylvania to North Carolina and including Washington, where the team operated a popular retail store. The...
  • Which NL teams will make the playoffs?

    The same suspects Kevin Baxter Los Angeles Times If you liked last season's NL playoffs, chances are you'll like this fall's version since you'll be seeing many of the same teams. Washington, with Stephen Strasburg cleared to pitch a full season...
  • At least one thing in Washington works: the Nationals

    At least one thing in Washington works: the Nationals
    Karl Marx is credited with saying that religion is "the opium of the people." But here in the nation's capital, baseball is the drug of choice that rescues political junkies from the unpleasant realities around them. Currently providing relief from...
  • Is Baltimore in love with the Orioles?

    Is Baltimore in love with the Orioles?
    The Baltimore Orioles are back in town for their home opener on Friday, and this is the moment when newspaper editorialists generally wax poetic about baseball in spring, fathers and sons, the uncertain state of the national pastime and hope springing...
  • Orioles tweak weekend rotation, rest Wei-Yin Chen, Miguel Gonzalez

    Orioles tweak weekend rotation, rest Wei-Yin Chen, Miguel Gonzalez
    In an attempt to keep their most consistent pitcher fresh for the stretch run, the Orioles have pushed back rookie lefty  Wei-Yin Chen’s next start. With Thursday’s day off, Chen, who beat the Tigers in Detroit on Sunday, could have pitched...
  • Quick rise, fast start for Orioles rookie Xavier Avery

    Quick rise, fast start for Orioles rookie Xavier Avery
    Xavier Avery could have excelled in any sport, but he chose baseball because he saw it as a game his talents could grow into with hard work. He enjoyed the challenge of playing a sport in which there's always room for improvement — where getting...
  • Orioles agree to terms with top draft pick Dylan Bundy

    Orioles agree to terms with top draft pick Dylan Bundy
    The Orioles expected their negotiations with Dylan Bundy to go right down to Monday night's midnight deadline for signing 2011 draft picks. There were some anxious moments, but the Orioles agreed to terms with the fourth overall pick about five minutes...
  • Will Strasburg's comeback succeed?

    Ask again next year Dave van Dyck Chicago Tribune History suggests Stephen Strasburg should be just fine — maybe. Most pitchers who return from elbow ligament surgery are as good — in some cases better — than before the operation....
  • Talkin' Baseball a grand slam with fans

    Talkin' Baseball a grand slam with fans
    Can you name the starting lineup for the 1951 Cleveland Indians — and the starting pitchers? Is your idea of the perfect family vacation a week spent roaming the halls of the Baseball Hall of Fame, in Cooperstown, N.Y.? Do you consider the...