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  • Long, strange day ends with Orioles back in the postseason

    Long, strange day ends with Orioles back in the postseason
    It has been a long and interesting ride to the Orioles' first playoff berth since 1997, so it probably shouldn't surprise anybody that they spent a long and very interesting day nailing down their place in this year's postseason. They took care of the...
  • Wait is over: Orioles are back in playoffs

    Wait is over: Orioles are back in playoffs
    After 14 years of losing, you knew it wasn't going to be easy. The Orioles wanted their playoff-clinching party to begin at Camden Yards on Sunday. And they did their part with a 6-3 win over the Boston Red Sox and their Dead Manager Walking, Bobby...
  • Power rankings: No. 15 Blue Jays

    Power rankings: No. 15 Blue Jays
    No. 15 Blue Jays: 16th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Dodgers. One more year, two at the most. Unless that pesky Mayan calendar is correct, and the Earth drifts into a black hole or is attacked by a higher species we never knew...
  • Peavy and Sox offer glimmers of hope

    Peavy and Sox offer glimmers of hope
    After the Tigers pounded the Red Sox 10-0 last weekend, Prince Fielder warned reporters there would be some tough days ahead. "We're not going to go 162-0, I don't think,'' he said. Nor even 161-1, as it turns out. The Tigers, who added Fielder to...
  • Orioles' slow start is alarming, but it's not time to completely panic yet

    Orioles' slow start is alarming, but it's not time to completely panic yet
    It is fortunate for the Orioles that the 2014 season has opened with a burst of American League parity. They lost five of their first seven games and displayed all manner of disturbing tendencies in the process, but they picked a good time to do it...
  • Red Sox make it a battle, but the Orioles and Chris Tillman persevere

    Red Sox make it a battle, but the Orioles and Chris Tillman persevere
    It was special because it was Opening Day, but the Orioles' tense victory over the defending world champion Red Sox did not represent a dramatic departure from the way these two AL East rivals have been mixing it up since the end of the 2011 season. The...
  • Orioles will play role of underdog once again heading into this season

    Orioles will play role of underdog once again heading into this season
    If you're among the legion of rejuvenated Orioles fans who will show up for Opening Day expecting big things after the team's spring training spending spree, the rest of the baseball world thinks you're fooling yourself. The national media consensus...
  • With resources in place, the Orioles can't make any more excuses

    For too long, the Orioles and their fans have lived in a fishbowl full of excuses. The Baltimore market was too small to compete on the same economic level as the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox. The owner was unwilling to spend enough of the...
  • As elbow injuries soar, Orioles' pitching depth looks even better

    As elbow injuries soar, Orioles' pitching depth looks even better
    Some baseball axioms are so shopworn that you wonder if they really mean anything anymore, but the one about never having enough good pitching is as true today as it was back in the 19th century when some ancient baseball executive said it for the first...
  • Orioles don't 'need a reminder' that mediocrity won't fly in AL East

    Orioles don't 'need a reminder' that mediocrity won't fly in AL East
    SARASOTA, Fla. — It is simply a quirk of the schedule that the Orioles have drawn three straight American League East rivals during the opening weekend of their Grapefruit League exhibition season, but it is also a gentle reminder that the strongest...
  • Orioles might enter 2014 with the best offense in the American League

    Orioles might enter 2014 with the best offense in the American League
    SARASOTA, FLA. — It's a loaded question, but that's OK, because the Orioles just added to what was already a loaded lineup. So, is there a better offensive team in the American League than the one that led the majors in home runs last year and...