Cartoonist Mike Ricigliano, a Baltimore Sun contributor, and former Sun sports editor Molly Dunham Glassman will participate in a panel discussion titled "Sports pages – From cartoons to words" on Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. at the Newseum in Washington.
If Wednesday¿s ALDS Game 5 outcomes were any indicator, this year¿s American League Championship Series should be an entertaining one, but watching the Kansas City Royals and Toronto Blue Jays play for a ticket to the World Series has to make more Orioles fans gag.
Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman said he¿s looking forward to facing the Blue Jays in Sunday afternoon¿s series finale at Rogers Centre. He concedes that the Jays lineup is also probably looking forward to facing him.
After hitting five homers over the past three games -- including two in Friday night's 10-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays -- Orioles first baseman Chris Davis became the first player in franchise history to record multiple 40-homer seasons.
Before last Friday's deadline, the O's traded pitching prospect Zach Davies to the Milwaukee Brewers for outfielder Gerardo Parra and sent reliever Tommy Hunter to the Chicago Cubs for outfielder Junior Lake.
As Friday¿s 4 p.m. nonwaiver trade deadline looms, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette is still attempting to improve the club¿s 25-man roster by adding an outfielder with on-base skills and potentially another pitcher. According to sources in and outside the organization, every indication is that Duquette will make at least one deal by Friday afternoon ¿ though it is not expected to be a blockbuster.
Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez was roughed up for four runs over two innings in his second spring start as the club lost, 6-5, to the Philadelphia Phillies at Ed Smith Stadium in front of an announced 7,010.
Following the Orioles¿ first two games here in Minnesota, silence reigned in the visiting clubhouse of Target Field. Forget about hearing a pin drop. You could hear the sound of the Orioles¿ season plummeting.
Lefty Zach Britton issued a career-high six walks and couldn¿t get out of the fifth inning, contributing to the Orioles blowing a three-run lead to the Twins in a 6-4 loss in front of an announced 32,202.