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  • Connolly's Bar: Josh Hamilton's fourth homer one of top Camden Yards moments

    Connolly's Bar: Josh Hamilton's fourth homer one of top Camden Yards moments
    Earlier this year, I did two top-10 lists in connection with the 20th anniversary of Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The first was rank the top 10 games in stadium history. The second was to rank the top 10 moments in stadium history. Yes, there was some...
  • Maryland horse racing has trouble holding its top riders

    Maryland horse racing has trouble holding its top riders
    In another time, Maryland was a hotbed for horse racing, its history rich and its purses comparable to other states. It was a place where jockeys could make a career and not have to contemplate leaving for New York or California. Since the late 1980s,...
  • Mike Mussina doesn't belong in the O's Hall of Fame

    Mike Mussina in the Orioles Hall of Fame? ("When Mussina, Dauer return, Hall doors to open," March 29). In his 10 seasons with O's, he never had a 20-game win. He snubbed the people in the stands as though they didn't exist. Throughout the many seasons I...
  • Orioles right-hander Jake Arrieta named Opening Day starter

    Orioles right-hander Jake Arrieta named Opening Day starter
    The hard work Orioles right-hander Jake Arrieta put in this offseason rebounding from elbow surgery would have happened regardless. But on Monday came its reward. Arrieta came into camp as a question mark. He ended it with an exclamation point. Arrieta...
  • Bonus Sutcliffe: Why me?

        The great thing about doing an interview with a great talker like former Orioles pitcher Rick Sutcliffe is that when you're done, you've got enough for a nice column on his first pitch at Camden Yards and you usually have a little left over in case...
  • Opening Day starter? Arrieta is ready for the challenge

    Opening Day starter? Arrieta is ready for the challenge
    It's best to start this slice of Jake Arrieta lore with a minor discrepancy; it was either a couch or an overstuffed chair. The exact piece of furniture isn't essential, what Arrieta did with it and why, that's the point here. The fact that its...
  • Orioles make Opening Day memorable with 4-2 win over Twins

    Orioles make Opening Day memorable with 4-2 win over Twins
    Weeks before the annual ritual of jogging down the orange carpet in front of a sellout crowd — before the loud ovation Nick Markakis received during his pre-game introduction — there was the isolation of those back fields in Sarasota. Doing...
  • Where does Arrieta's gem rank among top Orioles Opening Day starts?

    Where does Arrieta's gem rank among top Orioles Opening Day starts?
    I wanted to see where Orioles right-hander Jake Arrieta’s performance Friday ranked among the top Opening Day starts in club history and the good people at Elias Sports Bureau gave me an interesting stat. Arrieta’s start against the Twins...
  • Orioles' Markakis and Wieters win Gold Gloves

    Orioles' Markakis and Wieters win Gold Gloves
    For the first time in 13 years, the Orioles have multiple Gold Glove winners. Catcher Matt Wieters and right fielder Nick Markakis, both of whom had never won a Rawlings Gold Glove previously, became the first set of Orioles teammates to capture...
  • Arrieta has career-worst outing as Orioles fall to Phillies, 9-6

    Arrieta has career-worst outing as Orioles fall to Phillies, 9-6
    Earlier this year, when Jake Arrieta was named the Orioles' youngest Opening Day starter since Mike Mussina, he talked about the magnitude of the honor and the leadership responsibility it carried. Feeling fully recovered from August elbow surgery,...
  • Orioles pregame: Birds hoping Chen can lead them to series win in Atlanta

    Orioles pregame: Birds hoping Chen can lead them to series win in Atlanta
    The Orioles are looking to continue their interleague success this season and get a series win with a victory this afternoon in Atlanta. Left-hander  Wei-Yin Chen  takes the mound for the Orioles. He's struggled a bit on the road, going 2-2 with a 4.81...
  • Wei-Yin Chen pitches seven scoreless innings in Orioles' 2-0 win over Braves

    Wei-Yin Chen pitches seven scoreless innings in Orioles' 2-0 win over Braves
    This has been Orioles rookie Wei-Yin Chen's first foray into interleague play, where American League pitchers are forced to bat in National League parks, but the Taiwanese left-hander has already seen enough to know he's not a fan. “Not really,...