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  • Royals like way they are trending

    Royals like way they are trending
    The Royals expect James Shields to be a difference maker. But were they close enough to being a playoff team before they added him? That's the question about the deal in which the Royals sent future All-Star Wil Myers to the Rays. It's too early to...
  • MLB power rankings

    MLB power rankings
    1. Tigers: Forget the concern at closer. They were loaded last year, and they're a lot better with Victor Martinez, Torii Hunter and a full year of Anibal Sanchez. 2. Dodgers: Hanley Ramirez's injury could slow them out of the gate, but they're deep and...
  • Orioles will prove doubters wrong and return to the playoffs

    Orioles will prove doubters wrong and return to the playoffs
    If the Orioles are to get back to the playoffs this year, they are going to have to climb over another mountain of national skepticism. They are going to have to prove that they can make up the difference when the gods of statistical probability...
  • Can Maddon magic do it again?

     Can Maddon magic do it again?
    Few baseball men are wiser than Joe Maddon. He proved it with this conclusion about the postseason viability of the White Sox after arriving in Chicago on Thursday. "You just never know, man,'' the Rays manager said. No, you don't. But you do know this:...
  • Orioles can't expect much help from the Red Sox

    Orioles can't expect much help from the Red Sox
    — If the Orioles were hoping that what went around might come around after the way they battled to the last dramatic moment of the 2011 regular season and propelled the Tampa Bay Raysinto the playoffs, they are probably going to be disappointed....
  • Which James Shields will the Orioles see Tuesday night?

    Which James Shields will the Orioles see Tuesday night?
    Tampa Bay right-hander James Shields, who will start Tuesday night’s pivotal game against the Orioles, is wrapping up a very successful 2012 season that – so far – has featured a 15-9 and a solid 3.62 ERA. That’s almost...
  • Down the Stretch (Oct. 2)

    Down the Stretch (Oct. 2)
    [Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming day for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.] About last night O's AL East title hopes take a hit in 5-3 loss Markakis...
  • Davis goes deep again, ties Oriole record

    Davis goes deep again, ties Oriole record
       When Orioles right fielder Chris Davis launched that mammoth blast onto the roof of the restaurant above center field at The Trop, he became only the second player in Orioles history to homer in six consecutive games. The other was Reggie Jackson,...
  • Orioles edge Rays, 1-0, to stay alive in AL East

    Orioles edge Rays, 1-0, to stay alive in AL East
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — At the beginning of this calendar year, Miguel Gonzalez didn’t know where he was going to pitch. Released by the Red Sox in December, he hoped another major league team would give him a chance. On the second day of...
  • For O's, fans, suspense comes down to the last day

    For O's, fans, suspense comes down to the last day
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Maybe after what happened at this time last year, we all should have known that the American League East race — and the Orioles' position in the postseason —would come down to the last scheduled day of the...
  • Orioles are in a perfect spot heading into 2013 season

    Let's agree that the Orioles are saying all the right things as they get ready for Tuesday's season opener against the Tampa Bay Rays. They're saying last year's 93 wins were no fluke. They're saying they're hungrier than ever after finishing second...