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  • Big flies sting Orioles

    Big flies sting Orioles
    After watching for more than a decade as their starting pitchers fall behind hitters game after game, year after year, the Orioles have stressed to their new crop of talented young arms the importance of throwing strikes. Rookie Chris Tillman, who may...
  • Orioles' Guthrie impressive for second straight start

    Orioles' Guthrie impressive for second straight start
    There might not be enough time left in the season for Jeremy Guthrie to achieve the number of wins he had hoped for before the year began, or to get his ERA down to a number with which he can be satisfied. But if Guthrie continues over the next month...
  • O's get blown away by Pettitte

    O's get blown away by Pettitte
    Had New York Yankees third baseman Jerry Hairston Jr. been able to field Adam Jones' routine ground ball in the seventh inning Monday night, Andy Pettitte's dominating performance might well have been a historic one. It's impossible to know whether...
  • AL East: No longer the surprise team, can the Tampa Bay Rays be the beasts of the East again?

    AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST BOSTON RED SOX (95-67, 2nd) MANAGER: Terry Francona (6th season) PAYROLL: $130 million X-FACTOR: If John Smoltz has one more comeback left in that Hall of Fame arm, he should make for quite a midseason addition. BEST CASE: Mike...
  • O's get off to flying start with win over Yankees

    O's get off to flying start with win over Yankees
    It went as well as even the most optimistic Orioles fan could hope, from the pounding of the New York Yankees' new $161 million ace, to the booing of the former savior turned archenemy, to the debut of their all-glove shortstop who proved adept with his...
  • Let's all give our predictions for the Orioles' batting order

    Let's all give our predictions for the Orioles' batting order
    We will see a totally different lineup in 2011 after the Orioles upgraded at four positions this offseason. Gone are the instant outs of Julio Lugo and Cesar Izturis (well, at least Izturis will only be an instant out once or twice a week), replaced...
  • It's time to get a little concerned about the O's offensive catalyst

    It's time to get a little concerned about the O's offensive catalyst
    A stiff neck shouldn't be much to worry about. But when that stiff neck is attached to the wonky back of Brian Roberts, the team's offensive catalyst who played in just 59 games in 2010 because of a herniated disk, there is cause for concern. Roberts...
  • O's Q&A with Keith Law: 'Clearly the worst team' in AL East

    O's Q&A with Keith Law: 'Clearly the worst team' in AL East
    Keith Law, the lead baseball writer for ESPN's Scouts Inc., has been critical of the Orioles' offseason moves, so I thought my readers might want to see what he had to say about the additions of Vladimir Guerrero and J.J. Hardy, the Matt Wieters debate...
  • Blogger on Blogger: Daniel Moroz of Orioles blog Camden Crazies

    Blogger on Blogger: Daniel Moroz of Orioles blog Camden Crazies
    Baltimore is blessed with a bunch of talented sports bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. I often link up to these local writers in my morning Coffee Companion posts, but instead of just exchanging anti-social links with them,...
  • Orioles optimism on Opening Day is not just a fleeting feeling

    Orioles optimism on Opening Day is not just a fleeting feeling
    The wait is over. Six months ago, Buck Showalter’s Orioles ended the 2010 season on a tear that left us asking fellow bird watchers on neighboring bar stools and office chairs, “Where has that been all these years?” The anticipation...
  • Five for Friday: Five reasons for Orioles optimism in 2011

    Five for Friday: Five reasons for Orioles optimism in 2011
    The Orioles have given Baltimore 13 straight seasons of losing baseball, a streak that would make them the laughingstock of the major leagues if not for that train wreck of an organization in Pittsburgh. There still has been plenty of giggling at the...