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  • Dodgers would appear to have a playoff pitching edge

    Dodgers would appear to have a playoff pitching edge
    The Dodgers could have a huge playoff edge, and it has nothing to do with home field. With one month to play, the National League playoff field looks like this: The Dodgers as NL West champions, the Atlanta Braves as NL East champions, and the...
  • What should the Orioles' top offseason priority be right now?

    What should the Orioles' top offseason priority be right now?
    Christmas may be over, but the Orioles still have plenty of items left on their offseason shopping list. There are seven weeks until pitchers and catchers report to Sarasota for spring training, and the club has plenty of holes to fill. A lot has been...
  • 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...
  • Thoughts on Orioles closer possibilities, trading prospects and the posting system

    Thoughts on Orioles closer possibilities, trading prospects and the posting system
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette is shopping for a closer, among other things, at this week's winter meetings here at the Walt Disney World Resort. The free-agent market presents several reasonably-priced...
  • How many active ex-Orioles pitchers have 80 career wins?

    How many active ex-Orioles pitchers have 80 career wins?
    It’s one of those baseball statistics that’s hard to believe. I checked it a couple times to make sure I hadn’t missed anyone. And I really believe I haven’t. According to baseball-reference.com, there are 44 active major...
  • McCutchen helps Pirates beat Cardinals, 5-3, close in on series win

    McCutchen helps Pirates beat Cardinals, 5-3, close in on series win
    PITTSBURGH¬†— A.J. Burnett calls Pittsburgh Pirates teammate Andrew McCutchen the most humble superstar with whom he has played. "Just as loose as can be all the time," Burnett said. "He wears his pride on his sleeve when he plays." When...
  • Talking aces, Orioles and growing your own playoff pitchers

    Talking aces, Orioles and growing your own playoff pitchers
    Since the season ended, I’ve been asked several times whether the Orioles are going to get an ace this offseason. My answer is no. I don’t even hesitate. The reasoning is simple. There are no true aces on the market (Matt Garza? Japan’...
  • Yankees' winning millionaires' race; Roberts, Floyd, Burnett

    Yankees' winning millionaires' race; Roberts, Floyd, Burnett
    In doing some number-crunching this weekend, I noticed a pretty astounding fact about the New York Yankees' current financial situation for 2014. I'm not one who is easily surprised, and nothing should ever surprise anyone when it comes to the Yankees and...
  • Yankees sign Bartolo Colon to minor league deal

    Yankees sign Bartolo Colon to minor league deal
    The New York Yankees have signed right-handed pitcher Bartolo Colon to a minor league deal and have invited him to Spring Training in a couple of weeks. The 37 year old veteran pitcher signed a one-year deal and could earn just under $1million dollars...
  • How do Yankees' pitching moves affect the Orioles?

    How do Yankees' pitching moves affect the Orioles?
    One of the biggest stories of this offseason had been what the New York Yankees weren’t doing this year. But so much for that. After standing silently for the past 10 weeks, the Yankees struck with the biggest shock-and-awe move of the offseason....
  • Guthrie pitches Orioles to 4-2 win over Yankees

    If this is the end for Jeremy Guthrie, if the right-hander's five seasons as an Oriole are over, at least he walked off the mound successfully. He finally won as an Oriole at new Yankee Stadium. Guthrie spun seven strong innings in the Orioles' 4-2...