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  • A little history on the Orioles and A.J. Burnett

    A little history on the Orioles and A.J. Burnett
    You know you’ve been covering the Orioles beat a long time when right-hander A.J. Burnett is 37 and a free agent again. News out of Pittsburgh on Tuesday was that Burnett, a Monkton resident, wants to pitch again in 2014 and that he is willing...
  • Orioles trade Alex Gonzalez for Steve Lombardozzi

    Orioles trade Alex Gonzalez for Steve Lombardozzi
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles added another player to their infield mix Monday, acquiring switch-hitting local product Steve Lombardozzi Jr. in a trade that sent veteran infielder Alex Gonzalez to the Detroit Tigers. Lombardozzi, 25, who is from...
  • Now that Orioles failed to sign Bronson Arroyo, what's next in their free-agent search?

    Now that Orioles failed to sign Bronson Arroyo, what's next in their free-agent search?
    The Orioles’ search for a starting pitcher to upgrade their rotation took a major hit Friday when right-hander Bronson Arroyo -- one of the club’s top offseason targets -- chose the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Orioles. The two sides agreed...
  • Gansler discusses Redskins name and his sports allegiances

    Gansler discusses Redskins name and his sports allegiances
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler covered a number of topics at Wednesdays night's Baltimore Sun Newsmaker Forum, including fielding a sports question. Gansler, who has participated in Washington Redskins pregame broadcasts on Comcast SportsNet, was...
  • Late additions could boost Orioles in wide-open American League East race

    Late additions could boost Orioles in wide-open American League East race
    — As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette sat in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on a sunny afternoon earlier this month, overlooking a well-manicured cloverleaf of fields, a bitter winter seemed like an eternity ago in more ways...
  • Showalter eager to see David Lough's potential

    Showalter eager to see David Lough's potential
    SARASOTA, Fla. – Orioles manager Buck Showalter had praise for new outfielder David Lough, but also tempered expectations for the 28-year-old. The Orioles acquired Lough in December for third baseman Danny Valencia, who emerged as the team’s...
  • Former Arundel standout Pleffner looks to advance in Nationals' system

    Former Arundel standout Pleffner looks to advance in Nationals' system
    Shawn Pleffner, 24, took a lead off second base at the minor-league complex of the Washington Nationals at Viera, Fla., on a 72-degree day. The former Arundel High School standout was among a group of four top minor-league prospects working on leads...
  • Orioles in win-now mode for 2014 as Davis, Wieters, Hardy near free agency

    Orioles in win-now mode for 2014 as Davis, Wieters, Hardy near free agency
    Leave it to Adam Jones to cut past any bromides about staying in the moment. "It is going to be dicey to see what goes on in the next year, year and a half," says the Orioles' All-Star center fielder, preparing for another day's work at the club's...
  • Orioles 3B Manny Machado says he's running bases at 70 to 80 percent effort

    Orioles 3B Manny Machado says he's running bases at 70 to 80 percent effort
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Since Manny Machado's freak knee injury occurred last September under one of the most routine circumstances — his left knee buckled when his foot landed awkwardly as he rounded first base —the 21-year-old couldn't help...
  • Orioles' Steve Lombardozzi runs carpet, watches win

    Orioles' Steve Lombardozzi runs carpet, watches win
    Steve Lombardozzi didn't get the ovation of "Crush" or "Cruz," but he was made to feel welcome on the orange carpet during player introductions at Monday's Opening Day game between the Orioles and Boston Red Sox. It was a day when winter finally yielded...
  • Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. talks about the 2014 team

    Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. talks about the 2014 team
    Like most interested observers, Cal Ripken Jr. doesn’t know exactly what the Orioles will do with the left side of their infield next year. This much he’s sure of, though: At least for 2014, the Orioles appear set with Gold Glovers J.J....
  • Policemen injured during demonstration to integrate Oella rink in 1964

    An article in the March 19, 1964 edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported on a demonstration that led to violence. Three police officers were injured in a demonstration by approximately one hundred integrationists at Vernon's Rolling...