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Brooks Robinson

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  • Down the Stretch (Sept. 30)

    Down the Stretch (Sept. 30)
    [Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming day for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.] About last night O's beat Red Sox and move into a tie for 1st place Brooks...
  • Brian Roberts and Nolan Reimold deliver in their returns from injury

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — As the Orioles plugged through this offseason without adding a premium bat to the lineup, club officials kept saying that a needed offensive boost could come from two players already on the 40-man roster, two guys who had...
  • Manny Machado to make history with Opening Day start

    Manny Machado to make history with Opening Day start
    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will make his first career Opening Day start today against the Rays. Machado, 20, joins Brooks Robinson (19 in 1957, 20 in 1958), Ron Hansen (20 in 1958) and Boog Powell (20 in 1962) as the only Orioles players to...
  • Is Manny Machado the most exciting Oriole in 30 years?

    Is Manny Machado the most exciting Oriole in 30 years?
    I offhandedly tweeted that Manny Machado might be the most exciting ballplayer to come through Baltimore in 30 years. Which led to a quick mental review of the other candidates to see if I was crazy. The verdict?   Well first, let’s talk about...
  • Old friends settle a 42-year-old sports debt – with 34 dozen doughnuts

    FORT LAUDERDALE – My mission, if I chose to accept it, was simple. Simple but crazy. Good crazy. Heartwarming crazy. At the request of a Purdue University communications professor named Glenn Sparks, I would deliver 34 dozen doughnuts to a Fort...
  • Orioles beat Red Sox, move into tie with Yankees for first in AL East

    Orioles beat Red Sox, move into tie with Yankees for first in AL East
    On a day honoring arguably the greatest third baseman of all time -- legendary Orioles Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson -- the rookie phenom now patrolling the hot corner for Baltimore showed a little of what he can do. Twenty-year-old third baseman Manny...
  • Orioles notes: After sitting Sunday, Thome gets the call to start vs. Pettitte

    Orioles notes: After sitting Sunday, Thome gets the call to start vs. Pettitte
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter said it was a difficult decision to not start veteran designated hitter Jim Thome, the club's most experience postseason player, in Sunday's American League Division Series opener at Camden Yards againtst New York Yankees...
  • Brooks Robinson complimentary of Orioles 3B Manny Machado

    Brooks Robinson complimentary of Orioles 3B Manny Machado
    As Orioles Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson addressed the fans as Camden Yards, calling them friends instead of fans, rookie third baseman Manny Machado stood next to manager Buck Showalter listening intently. The Orioles' 20-year-old phenom then ran onto...
  • Manny and Brooks: Orioles third basemen present and past

    Manny and Brooks: Orioles third basemen present and past
    We reporters are pretty predictable. The obvious story line rarely escapes us. So when Manny Machado, the Orioles’ 20-year-old rookie third baseman hits a game-winning homer in the seventh and makes two good plays on defense on the night the...
  • Fantasy baseball: Breakout performances earn 3 a spot in All-Star game

    Fantasy baseball: Breakout performances earn 3 a spot in All-Star game
    Staff writer Tim Hubbard looks at three players whose surprising performances in the first half have earned them roster spots in Tuesday's All-Star game in New York. Patrick Corbin SP | Arizona When the Angels traded for Dan Haren in July 2010, many...
  • After early season struggles, Manny Machado finding comfort zone at the plate

    NEW YORK -- After going through an early-season 1-for-18 slump, third baseman Manny Machado is starting to find his comfort zone in the No. 2 spot in the Orioles batting order. Since hitting the game-winning home run in the team’s 8-5 comeback win...