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  • Phillies draft LSU right-hander at No. 7 overall

    WASHINGTON -- Right-hander Aaron Nola certainly helped himself by going to college. In 2011, Nola was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 22nd round of the baseball draft, but he decided to head to LSU, where his older brother, Austin, was an All-...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag
    We have lost five games that Gavin Floyd has started. I continue to notice that our pitchers cannot go more than six innings.  If this is the case, manager Robin Ventura better start using his relievers at least two innings before switching to matchups....
  • Reader Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag
    With the hot start and the offense progressing, do you see the Bears initiating contract extension talks with Jay Cutler before the end of season? -- @Benyaminr from Twitter I got exactly a one-week reprieve from a mailbag packed with questions about...
  • Orioles 'working on' possible trades, free-agent additions at winter meetings

    Orioles 'working on' possible trades, free-agent additions at winter meetings
    The frenzy of transactions that previewed this year's winter meetings gave way to a slow opening day Monday, and along with that, the Orioles resumed a methodical plan of improving their club for next season. The Orioles reopened talks with...
  • Baltimore-area product Gavin Floyd closing in on one-year deal, but not with the Orioles

    Baltimore-area product Gavin Floyd closing in on one-year deal, but not with the Orioles
    Local product and free-agent right-hander Gavin Floyd, who is coming off season-ending elbow surgery, is close to signing a one-year deal with an undisclosed club not believed to be the Orioles, according to an industry source. The Orioles’...
  • Reader Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag
    Please, please, please tell me there's a chance the Sox can get rid of Adam Dunn before next year. I can't take another year of watching him strike out. There's a reason that he's never been on a playoff team -- because he's on the team! He may be a...
  • After a decade, Severna Park native now entrenched in the majors

    It was the spring of Gavin Floyd's senior year, and professional baseball scouts were flocking to his games at Mount St. Joseph High School. A right-handed pitcher with a blazing fastball and knee-buckling curve, Floyd was considered one of the top...
  • Orioles notes and observations (road trip, Hammel, Clark, Gavin Floyd)

    Orioles notes and observations (road trip, Hammel, Clark, Gavin Floyd)
    I was asked before the Orioles left for their 11-game, three-city swing out west what would constitute a successful trip. I said 6-5. Luckily I wasn’t asked to amend it after the Orioles won three of four in Oakland. They ended up 7-4. And that...
  • Mount St. Joseph coach retires after 30 years

    Mount St. Joseph coach retires after 30 years
    Saturday's Alumni Game at Mount St. Joseph marked the celebration of the school's rich baseball heritage. It also marked the end of an era. Before a crowd of supporters and former players, Gaels coach Dave Norton officially announced his retirement...
  • Baltimore-area product Gavin Floyd signs incentive-laden deal with Braves

    Baltimore-area product Gavin Floyd signs incentive-laden deal with Braves
    Local product Gavin Floyd might not pitch in a major league game until May after having elbow surgery last season, but the prospect of his healthy return in 2014 was enough for the Atlanta Braves to sign the free-agent right-hander to a one-year,...
  • Orioles offered Gavin Floyd lucrative two-year deal, but were turned down

    Orioles offered Gavin Floyd lucrative two-year deal, but were turned down
    The Orioles made a significant attempt to bring Gavin Floyd home to Baltimore, according to an industry source, but the free-agent right-hander decided on a lesser, shorter deal with the Atlanta Braves in order to re-enter the open market again next...