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  • Over 40 baseball league 'just a bunch of guys who still want to play'

     Over 40 baseball league 'just a bunch of guys who still want to play'
    Wood bats, regulation uniforms and a desire to compete against peers are just part of what drives Baltimore Senior Baseball Over 40 League players to lace up their spikes every Sunday morning from April to August for some old-fashioned hardball. The...
  • Hopkins code cracks baseball scheduling

    Hopkins code cracks baseball scheduling
    In baseball, it turns out, making a perfect schedule can be as elusive as throwing a perfect game. There are a lot of rules, starting with the basics: For each major league team, 81 games must be on the road and 81 at home, with 13 home weekend series...
  • 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...
  • Harvey and Giolito meet in matchup of O's, Nationals top pitching prospects

    Harvey and Giolito meet in matchup of O's, Nationals top pitching prospects
    SALISBURY -- Hunter Harvey, the Orioles' 2013 first-round pick, and Washington Nationals top pitching prospect Lucas Giolito matched heat Wednesday night to start the first half of a frigid doubleheader at Perdue Stadium. Harvey struck out seven in...
  • 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....
  • Coffee Companion (4/23): Hat trick of homers against Orioles, why Phelps returned, and more

    Coffee Companion (4/23): Hat trick of homers against Orioles, why Phelps returned, and more
    Last night's thunderstorms matched the gloom Orioles fans likely felt on their couches as the series opener with the Blue Jays progressed, so you’re forgiven for not reading up on the rest of the night's action. That's why blogger/reporter Jon Meoli...
  • Map shows breakdown of Orioles fans by ZIP code

    Map shows breakdown of Orioles fans by ZIP code
    A New York Times interactive map posted yesterday could settle the debate about which Baltimore-area communities show the most support for the hometown O's. The outstanding infographic uses a team’s Facebook "Likes" in a given area to determine...
  • 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...
  • Managing interests Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken, but he's not 'soliciting' any job

    Managing interests Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken, but he's not 'soliciting' any job
    Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. makes no secret that his desire to get back into the game is at its highest level since his playing days ended. But for Ripken, a homegrown kid who became as identifiable with Baltimore and the Orioles organization...
  • McLouth and Feldman aren't irreplaceable, but Orioles still need plan to replace them

    McLouth and Feldman aren't irreplaceable, but Orioles still need plan to replace them
    I received plenty of feedback on Twitter — and, you can imagine, most of it wasn’t positive — regarding my story that the Orioles did not make official offers to either outfielder Nate McLouth or right-hander Scott Feldman before both...
  • Orioles offered Gavin Floyd lucrative two-year deal, but were turned down

    Orioles offered Gavin Floyd lucrative two-year deal, but were turned down
    The Orioles made a significant attempt to bring Gavin Floyd home to Baltimore, according to an industry source, but the free-agent right-hander decided on a lesser, shorter deal with the Atlanta Braves in order to re-enter the open market again next...
  • In 2014, Orioles might be better than last season's record-setting defense

    In 2014, Orioles might be better than last season's record-setting defense
    There's little arguing that on paper, the Orioles don't appear to be better now than they were¬†last season, but they can still lay claim to having the best defense in baseball. ESPN’s Buster Olney points this out, naming the Orioles as the best...