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Jair Jurrjens

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  • Power rankings: No. 8 Braves

    Power rankings: No. 8 Braves
    No. 8 Braves: 23rd in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Phillies. Isn't every action supposed to bring an equal opposite reaction? Frank Wren must not have gotten the message. While the Red Sox's 7-20 September led to sweeping changes...
  • Orioles squeeze out one hit in 5-0 loss to Mets

    Orioles squeeze out one hit in 5-0 loss to Mets
    NEW YORK– Back in 2005, when current Orioles manager Buck Showalter was with the Texas Rangers, he and two others convinced R.A. Dickey that the only way he would be a successful major league pitcher was to attempt to master the knuckleball. On...
  • Prediction Friday: Bengals-Ravens, potential O's pitchers

    Prediction Friday: Bengals-Ravens, potential O's pitchers
    This is our last Prediction Friday of the NFL regular season. Try not to get weepy on me.  Last week, most of us were a little too aggressive on how badly the Ravens would beat the Cleveland Browns. Ultimately, the Ravens won, 20-14, to go 8-0 at home...
  • Closer look at Adam Jones and the trade dilemma

    Closer look at Adam Jones and the trade dilemma
    There’s been a whole lot of speculation on what the Orioles are going to do with Adam Jones this offseason. The 26-year-old former Gold Glove center fielder and 2009 All Star is under the Orioles’ control for two more years. He has emerged as...
  • Thoughts from the Orioles beat (Fielder, Jackson, Oswalt, Chen, Jones)

    Thoughts from the Orioles beat (Fielder, Jackson, Oswalt, Chen, Jones)
    With news that the Texas Rangers won the posting rights to Japanese right-hander Yu Darvish, speculation has arisen that the Rangers may not be able to afford free-agent first baseman Prince Fielder. If that’s true, then the market for the last...
  • Orioles one-hit by Braves' Jurrjens in 4-0 loss

    Orioles one-hit by Braves' Jurrjens in 4-0 loss
    This time, there was no flurry of missed opportunities to lament, no rash of runners left in scoring position or rally-killing double plays. It took about everything the Orioles had to even get a hit off Atlanta Braves starter Jair Jurrjens, so...
  • Orioles can't get out of own way, lose to Braves, 5-4

    Orioles can't get out of own way, lose to Braves, 5-4
    The Orioles finally did tonight what recently looked like an impossibility for them when they took their first lead in 39 innings on Mark Reynolds' towering two-run homer over the center-field wall in the top of the fourth. A lead over the Atlanta Braves...
  • Playing with swing in his step

    The psychoanalyst Helene Deutsch once said "the ultimate goal of all research is not objectivity, but truth." It's in that spirit that we conclude Curtis Granderson should be the American League's first-half Most Valuable Player. A crowd of players...
  • Whispers: Cardinals believe they have closer in Motte

    Whispers The Cardinals are thrilled with the job Jason Motte has done as their closer. He tentatively has been written in for the job in 2012, keeping them from having to go outside the organization to get that piece. … The Red Sox are hoping...
  • Orioles and other teams slow to jump into offseason spending

    Orioles and other teams slow to jump into offseason spending
    Baseball’s winter meetings begin in earnest Monday, and this was supposed to be the year that a lot of the impact signings were made before the sport’s annual powwow. The thought was that changes in compensation for free agents would...
  • Taking a look at some non-tendered free agents

    Taking a look at some non-tendered free agents
    I’m about to board a flight to Nashville in a bit to cover the Winter Meetings, where Dan Connolly and I will be spending countless hours inside the Opryland Hotel reporting on all things regarding the Orioles. You’ll hear a lot of names...