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  • Hunter guides Orioles to 8-2 win over Twins

    Hunter guides Orioles to 8-2 win over Twins
    There will be no early proclamations, no wild “Curse of the Andino” celebrations on the field after two impressive wins to kick off the 2012 season. These Orioles have been through this before — plenty of times — a quick start...
  • Hunter won't get ahead of himself

    Hunter won't get ahead of himself
         Orioles pitcher Tommy Hunter picked up on Saturday night right where Jake Arrieta left off on Opening Day. He held the Minnesota Twins scoreless through seven innings and was charged with just a pair of eighth-inning unearned runs on the way to the...
  • Waiting for a deal, Theo. Waiting. Wait--ing.

    Waiting for a deal, Theo. Waiting. Wait--ing.
    Maybe you blame Cubs team President Theo Epstein for failing to take every step required to execute the trade of Ryan Dempster to Atlanta. Maybe you blame Dempster for failing to live up to his word that he would waive his no-trade rights for certain...
  • Liriano deal is a for Sale sign

    Liriano deal is a for Sale sign
    There are a lot of ways to look at the Chicago White Sox’s surprising trade for Minnesota Twins left-hander Francisco Liriano, and all of them seem good. First, White Sox general manager Ken Williams acquired the most important element in the...
  • How did MLB teams fare in trade race?

    Dodgers plugged holes Lance Pugmire Los Angeles Times While the Angels landing former Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke filled a much-needed gap in their effort to win the AL West, the Dodgers stand as the trade-deadline winner by plugging so many...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Sox mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Sox mailbag
    Do you think Sox overpaid for Brett Myers? The player to be named later is most likely a high 2011 draft pick, which is why they have to wait. Jim F., Denver Jim, thanks for your patience. I realize you submitted this question before the player to be...
  • Friday hero Danks not in Sox's lineup

    Friday hero Danks not in Sox's lineup
    One day after hitting a walk-off homer for a White Sox victory over the A's, Jordan Danks was not in the starting lineup for Saturday's game. The A's were throwing left-hander Travis Blackley and Danks, a left-handed hitter, mostly plays against right-...
  • Derek Jeter passes Eddie Murray for 11th on all-time hit list

    Derek Jeter passes Eddie Murray for 11th on all-time hit list
    Derek Jeter continues to move up the all-time hits list, and for the second time this season he passed an Orioles great Tuesday night. Jeter's leadoff home run against the White Sox's Francisco Liriano in Chicago was the Yankee shortstop's 3,256th career...
  • Seeing Yankee holes and Sox hope

    Seeing Yankee holes and Sox hope
    Maybe it’s me, and maybe I’m alone on this one, but sorry, I’m not impressed with the Yankees. They came to the South Side this week. They brought the best record in the American League. They had hit the most homers. Did all of them...
  • Another game, another set of unlikely heroes

    Another game, another set of unlikely heroes
    Left fielder Nate McLouth did it again. He already had provided the margin of victory with a two-run home run in last Tuesday's game against the first-place Texas Rangers, and he launched a long two-run shot to right field off reliever Brett Myers on...
  • Lew Ford homers in second straight game

    Lew Ford homers in second straight game
    Lew Ford went into Monday's series opener against the White Sox having not hit a major league home run since July 29, 2007. Since he joined the Orioles on July 29, Ford has played sparingly. But he's making the most of his starts the past two nights as...