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  • 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...
  • Orioles officially hire pitching guru Rick Peterson

    Orioles officially hire pitching guru Rick Peterson
    After weeks of discussion and three separate meetings, the Orioles and pitching guru Rick Peterson have agreed to a much-anticipated deal Monday that will put Peterson in charge of developing pitching throughout the organization, an industry source...
  • 'Moneyball' review: Baseball teams have more than three players on them

    'Moneyball' review: Baseball teams have more than three players on them
    **1/2 (out of four) “Moneyball” is the triumphant true story of how a professional baseball team made it back into the playoffs. The year after making them the last time. And didn’t win the World Series. In terms of distance traveled...
  • Has the 'Moneyball' hype been overblown?

    Beane changed game Peter Schmuck Baltimore Sun How could it not be? Michael Lewis' book was a best-seller and has been condensed into a movie starring Brad Pitt. The movie's producers and director had no choice but to take some dramatic license to make...
  • Miami Marlins' Logan Morrison a finalist for prestigious Hutch Award for community service

    I'm not sure if Logan Morrison will stay healthy or productive enough to be part of the Miami Marlins' future, but it's clear he's already distinguished himself with good deeds off the field. Morrison, the young outfielder and first baseman, was one of...
  • The Latest: A sad 'Farewell,' a colorful trek

    "Farewell, Fred Voodoo" By Amy Wilentz Simon & Schuster; 329 pages Fred Voodoo, we learn from Amy Wilentz's candid new book, is not a person but an epithet — the Haitian equivalent, more or less, of Joe Average. Wilentz spent years in Haiti as...
  • Spring training: NL West preview

     Spring training: NL West preview
    Will we ever see the Giants coming? The team Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy put together since saying goodbye to Barry Bonds is the only National League team to win the World Series twice within three seasons since the Big Red Machine, yet the Giants...
  • MLB Draft: Picks 18-33 - Pitchers, pitchers, pitchers, including two local products

     
    The Major League Baseball draft. One round, 33 picks. There were 19 pitchers selected, including Alhambra's Robert Stephenson and Florida State's Sean Gilmartin, a former standout at Crespi High in Encino, Calif. Six more shortstops chosen. Four...
  • UPDATE: GORDON TO START TUESDAY FOR SCRANTON ...

     
    The IronPigs will see a familiar face Tuesday night in Scranton. Brian Gordon, optioned down to Triple-A by the Yankees Sunday, is the scheduled starter for Scranton against the IronPigs in the second game of a two-game series at PNC Field. Gordon was...
  • Oswalt's plans in place for rehab

     
    With each passing day, Roy Oswalt is feeling better. Sunday’s 40-pitch bullpen session was another example of that. The right-hander, on the DL with a bulging disc and inflammation in his back, said he expects to pitch in a rehab......
  • The Cubs GM job: Who’s next?

     
    Prayers have been answered for the majority of Cubs fans. Jim Hendry has been fired and Tom Ricketts will now commence an epic search for an individual who can handle the enormous burden of ending a century-long drought.  It will be a tough task for...