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  • Positivity, preparation make Nationals' Suzuki a leader

    George Horton ran a college baseball powerhouse at Cal State-Fullerton, the kind of program that had no place for someone like Kurt Suzuki. Horton had never seen or heard of Suzuki before a scout pal mentioned the high schooler in Hawaii.
  • Bert Sugar, baseball and Cal Ripken Jr.

    Bert Sugar, baseball and Cal Ripken Jr.
    The Orioles don’t play until tonight, but I figured I’d give you something baseball-related to read today. Bert Sugar, best known as a boxing historian, died Sunday from cardiac arrest. He was 75. Sugar is remembered for wearing his fedora,...

    Wieters: Injury to Giants catcher Posey 'can happen to anyone'

    Wieters: Injury to Giants catcher Posey 'can happen to anyone'
    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters knows the San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey well. They competed against each other in the Atlantic Coast Conference, as Wieters went to Georgia Tech and Posey starred at Florida State. They attended the Johnny Bench ceremony...

    '83 crown wasn't only feather in Ripken cap

    The second of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 major-league seasons. The curtain to the 1983 season lowered on the careers of three future Hall of Famers: catcher Johnny Bench, pitcher Gaylord Perry and outfielder Carl Yastrzemski. It opened wide...

    Cornerstone at third base

    Brooks Robinson's peers believe his defense wasn't just one of the Orioles' defining characteristics. His play at third base was the defining characteristic, they say. "The Orioles were built on having great defense, and Brooks was the cornerstone,"...