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  • Orioles acquire Bud Norris from Astros for L.J. Hoes, Josh Hader and pick

    Orioles acquire Bud Norris from Astros for L.J. Hoes, Josh Hader and pick
    Attempting to make the postseason for a second consecutive year, the Orioles made the boldest move of Wednesday’s exceptionally quiet non-waiver trade deadline, acquiring 28-year-old right-handed pitcher Bud Norris from the Houston Astros for two...
  • Urrutia, Wright win top minor league awards

    Urrutia, Wright win top minor league awards
       Cuban outfielder Henry Urrutia, who went from not knowing whether he would play pro ball in 2013 to the major leagues a few months later, has been named the Orioles’ organization’s Brooks Robinson Player of the Year.      Right-hander...
  • Ilias 'Louis' Sabracos, 81, barber, diner owner and activist

    Ilias 'Louis' Sabracos, 81, barber, diner owner and activist
    Ilias "Louis" Sabracos, a fixture in Baltimore's Greek community who owned several successful businesses, including a barbershop and diner, died Wednesday at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center after suffering a stroke. He was 81. Born in...
  • Gus Triandos: Baltimore's first sports hero

    Gus Triandos: Baltimore's first sports hero
    The year was 1959. I was 12 and shy to a fault. But an almost close encounter with my baseball hero, Gus Triandos, would change my life forever. Big Gus exploded onto the Baltimore baseball landscape, and into the lives of countless youngsters like me,...
  • 60 home openers — and one fan who's seen them all

    60 home openers — and one fan who's seen them all
    For his 60th Orioles home opener, Justin Vitrano didn't dress in orange. He didn't paint his face, pull on a team cap or arrive hours early to guzzle beer. He didn't jump to his feet, scream or even clap as players jogged, one by one, onto the field. But...
  • Orioles pitcher Miguel Gonzalez won't start in Boston

    Orioles pitcher Miguel Gonzalez won't start in Boston
    Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez probably delivered the sharpest outing during the first spin through the Orioles starting rotation, but he will not pitch in the three-game series against the Red Sox at Fenway Park. His regular turn would have come Tuesday,...
  • Orioles push back celebration of Earl Weaver to 6 p.m. on April 20

    Orioles push back celebration of Earl Weaver to 6 p.m. on April 20
    Hoping to allow more fans to honor late manager Earl Weaver, the Orioles are pushing back their "A Celebration of Earl" to 6 p.m. on Saturday April 20. The event, to be held at Camden Yards, had initially been scheduled to start at 2 p.m. that day....
  • The Sun remembers: Aug. 11-17

    The Sun remembers: Aug. 11-17
    Aug. 12, 1997: At Camden Yards, flags fly at half-staff and the Orioles play without a public address announcer in honor of Rex Barney, 72, who had died overnight of natural causes. The stadium voice of the Birds for 23 years at Memorial Stadium and...
  • Centenarian gets 105th birthday wish: tickets to the O's

    Centenarian gets 105th birthday wish: tickets to the O's
    Samie Anderson chose to celebrate his 105th birthday with family and a few of his favorite people. The Baltimore Orioles. The centenarian fan returned to Baltimore on Sunday, where he lived for more than 70 years and was a devoted baseball fan, from...
  • Hundreds arrive for Art Donovan's funeral at Cathedral of Mary Our Queen

    Hundreds arrive for Art Donovan's funeral at Cathedral of Mary Our Queen
    As the crowd filed into the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen to attend Art Donovan’s funeral mass one man lingered on the church steps, a Baltimore Colts jersey on his back and his little dog, Max, at his side. “I live nearby and came to pay my...
  • Chris Davis will do his best to avoid Sports Illustrated cover jinx

    Chris Davis will do his best to avoid Sports Illustrated cover jinx
    With the announcement he will be on a regional cover of Sports Illustrated this week, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis joined some elite company. Former Orioles including Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson and Cal Ripken Jr. have graced the cover of the...