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  • Showalter hopes to avoid using Markakis at first again

    Showalter hopes to avoid using Markakis at first again
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter actually thought Nick Markakis looked halfway decent at first base when Baltimore's regular right fielder was asked to play there in a pinch during the team's final game against the Seattle Mariners. Showalter would prefer,...
  • Notebook: Instead of being lockdown closer, Gonzalez is mopping up

    Notebook: Instead of being lockdown closer, Gonzalez is mopping up
    When Michael Gonzalez signed a two-year, $12 million deal before the 2010 season, he envisioned entering the game in the ninth inning and closing out an Orioles' victory against a tough divisional foe. Gonzalez did that in the Orioles' victory over the...
  • Loyola's Conrad among 3 rising sophomores to make oral commitments

    Loyola's Conrad among 3 rising sophomores to make oral commitments
    Three rising high school sophomores have made oral commitments – the first of the year from that class – according to Inside Lacrosse. Loyola midfielder Ryan Conrad picked Virginia, while attackman-midfielder Curtis Zappala of Episcopal...
  • Indians rally late to beat Bats, 4-2

    Indians rally late to beat Bats, 4-2
    Starting pitcher Daniel Cabrera threw seven impressive innings but the Indianapolis Indians couldn't make an early lead stand up and had to rally late, taking an eighth-inning lead when Brandon Boggs scored on a wild pitch, before eventually beating the...
  • With Dipoto apparently off the board, LaCava likely Orioles' favorite

    With Dipoto apparently off the board, LaCava likely Orioles' favorite
    The Orioles interviewed another candidate for their vacant top executive position Friday but also reportedly lost one of the leading possibilities. John Stockstill, the organization's 51-year-old director of player development, became the fourth person,...
  • O's sign Ross Wolf, Willie Eyre, Ryan Edell to minor league deals

    O's sign Ross Wolf, Willie Eyre, Ryan Edell to minor league deals
    Just catching up with some recent minor league signings made by the Orioles that I don’t believe we had mentioned here before. The Orioles have signed right-handed pitchers Ross Wolf and Willie Eyre and lefty Ryan Edell to minor league deals....
  • Chicago Cubs romp 12-3 over Houston Astros

    Chicago Cubs romp 12-3 over Houston Astros
    It was a tough day to be a starting pitcher at Wrigley Field. After a 12-3 Cubs victory, Houston released its starter, Russ Ortiz, and the Cubs traded theirs, Kevin Hart. "Bittersweet," Cubs catcher Koyie Hill said of the victory and the ensuing loss of...
  • Ted Lilly hits, pitches Chicago Cubs to 7-1 victory

    HOUSTON -- Ted Lilly came out to pitch the second inning Tuesday night with the front of his jersey caked in dirt after he had made a headfirst slide into third base for his first career triple. As fashion statements go, it was certainly one of the...
  • Detroit Tigers beat Chicago Cubs 5-3

    DETROIT -- Some people count sheep when they have trouble getting to sleep. But after watching the Cubs' sleepwalking offense the last two months, Jim Hendry and Lou Piniella are counting the days until Aramis Ramirez returns from his shoulder injury....
  • Chicago Cubs swept by Detroit Tigers

    Chicago Cubs swept by Detroit Tigers
    DETROIT -- Ted Lilly may be the best bet to represent the Cubs in the All-Star Game next month, but the veteran left-hander turned in one of his worst outings of the year Thursday in a 6-5 loss to the Detroit Tigers. Handed a quick 3-0 lead on Jake Fox's...
  • Chicago Cubs lose to Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0

    PITTSBURGH -- Aramis Ramirez has an opt-out clause in his contract after the 2010 season, giving him an opportunity to test free agency if his $14.6 million salary is below fair-market value. But after learning how valuable he is to the Cubs during his...