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A.J. Pierzynski

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  • Orioles batter Red Sox for 15 hits in series-opening, 8-4 win at Fenway Park

    BOSTON – Orioles rookie third baseman Jonathan Schoop is still trying to feel his way through his first real opportunity to contribute as a major leaguer. The organization’s top position player prospect, Schoop has had his share of growing...
  • Starting lineups for tonight's Orioles-Red Sox game

    Starting lineups for tonight's Orioles-Red Sox game
    BOSTON – The Orioles will play tonight in the third game of their four-game series against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in front of a national television audience on ESPN. Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez will try to reverse his fortunes...
  • Late additions could boost Orioles in wide-open American League East race

    Late additions could boost Orioles in wide-open American League East race
    — As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette sat in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on a sunny afternoon earlier this month, overlooking a well-manicured cloverleaf of fields, a bitter winter seemed like an eternity ago in more ways...
  • Nick Markakis leading off and playing right field; Schoop at second; Flaherty at third, Young at DH

    Nick Markakis leading off and playing right field; Schoop at second; Flaherty at third, Young at DH
    Nick Markakis, the longest-tentured Orioles player, will make his eighth straight Opening Day start in right field this afternoon. After testing his stiff neck during batting practice today, Markakis will be in the starting lineup batting leadoff....
  • Ryan Flaherty, Jonathan Schoop fill in nicely for Orioles

    Ryan Flaherty, Jonathan Schoop fill in nicely for Orioles
    Manny Machado heard the familiar roars Monday as he jogged out to accept his 2013 Gold Glove in front of the Opening Day crowd at Camden Yards. Sadly, Machado's chance to thrill the Baltimore faithful was fleeting. He's still rehabilitating the knee...
  • Orioles show off the lessons of spring training under Opening Day spotlight

    Orioles show off the lessons of spring training under Opening Day spotlight
    Of course it’s only one game, but if the Orioles can make it a habit of winning low-scoring, one-run games, 2014 really could be a special season. The Orioles had their chances to score in their 2-1 Opening Day win over the defending champion...
  • David Lough making his first start in left field for Orioles vs. Red Sox

    David Lough making his first start in left field for Orioles vs. Red Sox
    After yesterday's off day, the Orioles will play the second game of their three-game season-opening series against the Boston Red Sox tonight at Camden Yards. Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez will make his Orioles debut tonight against Red Sox right-hander...
  • Pierzynski hardly fits bad-boy image, those who knew him at Dr. Phillips say

    Pierzynski hardly fits bad-boy image, those who knew him at Dr. Phillips say
    No matter what A.J. Pierzynski accomplishes, he still will be the kid down the street to Dr. Phillips baseball coach Mike Bradley. Bradley, then in elementary school, recalls Pierzynski hitting off a batting tee in his garage or running sprints. All...
  • Miguel Gonzalez returns, but Orioles suffer 6-5 loss to Red Sox

    Miguel Gonzalez returns, but Orioles suffer 6-5 loss to Red Sox
    SARASOTA, Fla. – Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez didn't know what to expect in his return to the mound after taking a hard shot off his shin in a start against the Boston Red Sox last week. "I thought it would be worse," he said after pitching...
  • 'Sox vs Cubs': Rivalry as an exhibit

     'Sox vs Cubs': Rivalry as an exhibit
    First, a confession: I prefer the Sox, but if the Cubs are having a decent year, I'll root for them too. I know it's heresy to say so around here, but I'm mostly a fan of good local baseball, no matter whether the uniform is black and the ballpark...
  • Kings vs. Blackhawks: Next chapter in Los Angeles-Chicago rivalry

    Kings vs. Blackhawks: Next chapter in Los Angeles-Chicago rivalry
    Los Angeles and Chicago have a short but intense playoff relationship, with the Kings and Blackhawks set to play Game 1 in the NHL Western Conference final at 2 p.m. PDT Saturday. A quick primer. Lakers vs. Bulls The Lakers won  NBA playoff series...