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Jason Varitek

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  • Orioles held to two hits in 4-0 loss to Red Sox

    Orioles held to two hits in 4-0 loss to Red Sox
    The inability of the Orioles' rotation to go deep into games during their current mid-season funk had been so prevalent, so expected, that the recent market correction has become almost as startling. For the third time in their past five contests, an...
  • Is there an underdog in the AL East this season?

    Is there an underdog in the AL East this season?
    Here’s another subplot in the build-up to what should be a free-for-all in the AL East this summer: Almost every team in the division can play the nobody-believed-in-us card. With the exception of maybe the Blue Jays, who generated the most...
  • Scouting director Gary Rajsich ready to put his first stamp on the Orioles organization

    Scouting director Gary Rajsich ready to put his first stamp on the Orioles organization
    When the Orioles officially hired baseball-lifer Gary Rajsich as their director of scouting in November, Toronto Blue Jays pro scouting director Perry Minasian sent a message to a friend. "You just stole one of my best scouts," Minasian texted Orioles...
  • Who would be best manager for Red Sox?

    Farrell is right guy Paul Doyle Hartford Courant After waving goodbye to Terry Francona a year ago, the Red Sox reportedly made a bid for Blue Jays manager John Farrell. The Jays asked for starting pitcher Clay Buchholz as compensation, and the talks...
  • Don't be surprised if Orioles go hard after Derek Lowe

    Don't be surprised if Orioles go hard after Derek Lowe
    A few recognizable names have been designated for assignment in the past few days, including outfielder Bobby Abreu and first baseman Lyle Overbay. But the one that can most easily be connected to the Orioles is right-hander Derek Lowe, whom the...
  • Orioles may find fit with players represented by agent Scott Boras

    Orioles may find fit with players represented by agent Scott Boras
    So the Prince Fielder truck rolled along I-95 without ever stopping on the interstate. Well, that doesn't mean the Orioles can't get on the Scott Boras Free Agent Bandwagon before spring training starts. Right-hander Edwin Jackson, the pitcher with...
  • Luck runs out for Weaver, Angels in Boston

     
    The Angels' Jered Weaver lived a charmed life in cruising to victories in his first six starts this season. But that luck ran out Monday, when the Boston Red Sox beat Weaver, then battered the Angels' bullpen, in a 9-5......
  • Scioscia shakes up Angels' batting order

     
    Angels Manager Mike Scioscia met with his coaches for more than 40 minutes Wednesday in an attempt to find a solution to their slumping offense. "We peeled the paint off of everything we're looking at right now," Scioscia said. "We......
  • MLB Draft: Picks 18-33 - Pitchers, pitchers, pitchers, including two local products

     
    The Major League Baseball draft. One round, 33 picks. There were 19 pitchers selected, including Alhambra's Robert Stephenson and Florida State's Sean Gilmartin, a former standout at Crespi High in Encino, Calif. Six more shortstops chosen. Four...
  • Jason Varitek’s brother to coach Lake Mary Prep baseball

     
    Lake Mary Prep has hired Justin Varitek, the brother of Boston Red Sox C Jason Varitek, as its baseball coach. Justin, who played at Lake Brantley, Murray State (Ky.) and in the Seattle Mariners’ organization, has coached at Rollins and in the...
  • Back to reality for Orioles

    Back to reality for Orioles
    The momentum from Tuesday's improbable Orioles comeback at Camden Yards undoubtedly had legs for most of Wednesday afternoon. Key hits were falling in, Boston's ace was falling apart and Brad Bergesen, the Orioles' rookie pitching sensation, was mowing...