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  • Melvin Mora 'excited' about being selected to Orioles Hall of Fame

    Melvin Mora 'excited' about being selected to Orioles Hall of Fame
    Melvin Mora was taking a few of his 13-year-old quintuplets to practice recently when he received a phone call from the Orioles. He said he had no idea what it was about until Bill Stetka, the club’s director of alumni, informed Mora that he had...
  • Melvin Mora, John Lowenstein and Gary Roenicke to be enshrined in Orioles Hall of Fame

    Melvin Mora, John Lowenstein and Gary Roenicke to be enshrined in Orioles Hall of Fame
    Former Orioles third baseman Melvin Mora and outfielders John Lowenstein and Gary Roenicke have been selected for enshrinement in the Orioles Hall of Fame, the club announced on Monday. Mora was elected by a vote of media members, club officials and...
  • The birds are back in town

    The birds are back in town
    The Orioles didn't open the season at home but played the first three games of the regular season in Tampa, only an hour's drive north of the club's spring training facility in Sarasota. That makes today's home opener against the Toronto Blue Jays feel...
  • Mike Olt, Tommy La Stella now under Cubs' microscope

    Mike Olt, Tommy La Stella now under Cubs' microscope
    MESA, Ariz. -- Mike Olt knows what great expectations are like, so he should be accustomed to the scrutiny that he'll fall under now with Kris Bryant demoted to minor league game. And Tommy La Stella will be under some degree of scrutiny as well with...
  • Angels' David Freese looks better at third base

    Angels' David Freese looks better at third base
    Angels third baseman David Freese charged a slow roller to his left and made a barehand grab and off-balance throw to first to end the fourth inning Wednesday. The play won't draw comparisons to Brooks Robinson or make Freese a Gold Glove candidate, but...
  • Orioles' 2014 success is magnet for ticket buyers

    Orioles' 2014 success is magnet for ticket buyers
    Orioles fan Anthony Bochniak was so disenchanted by the team's habitual losing that he took off the first 23 years of the Camden Yards era, refusing to venture to the stadium even once — until Wednesday. The 71-year-old Baltimore retiree not only...
  • Style standout: An Evening with Jim Palmer and Brooks Robinson

    Style standout: An Evening with Jim Palmer and Brooks Robinson
    Jim Palmer once gained pop icon status for his lack of apparel when he worked as a Jockey underwear model for a series of groundbreaking ads in the 1970s and '80s. Nowadays, whether he's working on-camera as the Baltimore Orioles color commentator or...
  • James S. Royer Jr., educator

    James S. Royer Jr., educator
    James S. Royer Jr., a retired Baltimore public school educator and passionate Orioles fan, died Monday at Lorien Mays Chapel of pneumonia. He was 90. The son of the Rev. James S. Royer Sr., a United Methodist minister, and Helen Royer, a church...
  • With Nick Markakis gone, Orioles' Travis Snider says, 'I'm here now'

    With Nick Markakis gone, Orioles' Travis Snider says, 'I'm here now'
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter can break down a position to its most esoteric aspects and then put it back together in terms anyone can understand, which is what he did Monday when the talk turned to filling the club's unexpected opening in right field....
  • Party: An evening with Jim Palmer and Brooks Robinson

    Party: An evening with Jim Palmer and Brooks Robinson
    No bells or whistles — or the cacophony of slot machines — were needed to create an air of excitement in a ballroom at the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore. The two chairs on a small stage at one end of the room were enough. That's where two...
  • In the Pipeline: Keep kids safe and meet baseball legends

    In the Pipeline: Keep kids safe and meet baseball legends
    Coming up on Monday is one of my favorite events of the year, the KinderVision golf tournament and banquet at SeaCliff Country Club in Huntington Beach. I don't golf, but I am a big baseball fan, so as usual I plan on attending the banquet, which...