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  • Talking aces, Orioles and growing your own playoff pitchers

    Talking aces, Orioles and growing your own playoff pitchers
    Since the season ended, I’ve been asked several times whether the Orioles are going to get an ace this offseason. My answer is no. I don’t even hesitate. The reasoning is simple. There are no true aces on the market (Matt Garza? Japan’...
  • Orioles first baseman Chris Davis receives second AL Player of the Week honor of the season

    Orioles first baseman Chris Davis receives second AL Player of the Week honor of the season
    Orioles first baseman Chris Davis' eye-popping offensive numbers continue to gain him national recognition through the first two months of the season. Davis won his second American League Player of the Week award Monday for the week ending Sunday. He...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag
    While managers have different preferences about using "small ball," it strikes me that the White Sox rarely use sacrifice bunts in games where one run can make the difference. Is this a strategical decision or are they just bad bunters? -- Bob Dunn;...
  • The Times' Major League Baseball rankings

    The Times' Major League Baseball rankings
    1. DETROIT: Tigers win six of their last seven behind Miguel Cabrera, who hits .370 over that span. (5) 2. MILWAUKEE: Francisco Rodriguez (14 saves in 30 games) is two weeks ahead of pace he set in 62-save season in 2008. (1) 3. SAN FRANCISCO: Giant...
  • Angels season preview: Rotation holds key to success

    Angels season preview: Rotation holds key to success
    Mike Trout could have another monster season. Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton could bounce back from career-worst years. Joe Smith and Sean Burnett could add much-needed depth and reliability to the bullpen. And it might not matter. For the Angels...
  • American League baseball preview

    American League baseball preview
    Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections. EAST DIVISION 1 l Tampa Bay 2013 l 92-71, second place Last year in playoffs l 2013 Tampa's young rotation — average age: 25 — may prove to...
  • Teams in the AL West adhere to different building plans

    Teams in the AL West adhere to different building plans
    For more than two decades, the West Coast has played the part of Major League Baseball’s strange uncle. You know, the one who is invited to the family reunion but hardly ever gets to sit at the head table. In the last 22 seasons, only three...
  • Power rankings: No. 30 A's

    Power rankings: No. 30 A's
    First in a series, counting down to the opening of spring training. First up: the Athletics, No. 30 in Phil Rogers' power rankings. Loved the movie "Moneyball." If you weren't touched by Billy Beane's relationship with his daughter, you don't have a...
  • Jim Johnson gives up 6 runs in the 9th as the O's lose wild one to the A's

    Jim Johnson gives up 6 runs in the 9th as the O's lose wild one to the A's
    The Orioles entered Friday night’s series opener against the Oakland A's with a 41-0 record when leading after eight innings. Their 14-9 loss changed that, as All-Star closer Jim Johnson gave up six runs in the ninth, the most in his major league...
  • Down the Stretch (Sept. 15)

    Down the Stretch (Sept. 15)
    [Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.] About last night O's drop first game of road trip to A's Betemit (wrist)...
  • Oakland beats Orioles, 5-2, knocking them out of first place in the AL East

    Oakland beats Orioles, 5-2, knocking them out of first place in the AL East
    OAKLANDĀ – If there’s one thing that separates the Oakland A’s and the Orioles, the American League’s two upstarts, it’s that the A’s young pitching has been a tick better this season. On Saturday, in Oakland’s 5-...