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  • Phillies' Hamels to Cubs could jumpstart rebuilding like it did in Kansas City

    Phillies' Hamels to Cubs could jumpstart rebuilding like it did in Kansas City
    The last few offseasons the Phillies have wavered back and forth on whether they should rebuild or retool. Every year the answer was retool — until this year that is. Now that Philadelphia's front office has finally come to the realization...
  • How does Manny Machado compare with some of baseball's young phenoms?

    How does Manny Machado compare with some of baseball's young phenoms?
    When he charges onto the infield grass, makes that barehanded pickup and throws a rocket to first, Manny Machado reminds Orioles fans of a superstar third baseman of yesteryear. When he breaks out of the batter's box on a liner into the gap and hits...
  • Jason Hammel stars in Orioles' 8-2 win over Royals

    Jason Hammel stars in Orioles' 8-2 win over Royals
    The size of the crowd at Camden Yards on Friday night even surprised Orioles manager Buck Showalter. Some of it couldĀ have beenĀ attributed to the beginning of the Memorial Day weekend. The postgame fireworks promotion probably brought a few out as well....
  • Power rankings: No. 18 Royals

    Power rankings: No. 18 Royals
    No. 18 Royals: 13th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Brewers. When talent comes in waves, good things happen to teams. The long-suffering Royals believe they have reached the point where their hard work and over-slot spending in the...
  • Who doesn't deserve to be in All-Star Game?

    Beltran, not McCutchen? Juan C. Rodriguez Sun Sentinel Among the biggest head-scratchers is how Mets right fielder Carlos Beltran made his sixth All-Star team at the expense of Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen making his first. Beltran is...
  • Pen still mighty for Yankees

    As much fun as it would be to see the Brewers and Tigers create havoc in October, this is shaping up as a postseason that will be low on surprises. The three best teams entering the playoffs are likely to be the Yankees, Phillies and Red Sox, in that...
  • After long delay, Chris Tillman falls behind early and O's lose, 7-3

    After long delay, Chris Tillman falls behind early and O's lose, 7-3
    As the skies opened and relented several times Saturday night at Camden Yards, Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman waited through a three-hour, nine-minute rain delay. He sat at his locker but tried not to stay idle too long so he wouldn't tighten up....
  • Jones' homer in 15th gives Orioles 4-3 win over Royals

    Jones' homer in 15th gives Orioles 4-3 win over Royals
    Adam Jones stepped up the plate for his seventh at-bat Wednesday night with the voices of the hecklers around home plate ringing in his ears. With Kauffman Stadium emptied out from 15 innings of baseball, he could hear the Royals fans reminding him of his...
  • Orioles close out homestand with 4-2 loss to Royals

    Orioles close out homestand with 4-2 loss to Royals
    Orioles at Toronto Monday at 7:07 p.m. on MASN and WBAL 1090 AM Amid all the good feelings about the Orioles’ fast start, their current perch atop the American League East and Sunday’s announcement of center fielder Adam Jones’...
  • Three Orioles are finalists for Gold Glove Awards

    Three Orioles are finalists for Gold Glove Awards
    For the second consecutive year, the Orioles have three players that are finalists for the annual Rawlings Gold Glove Awards, which are given to the best defensive players at each position in each league. This year, catcher Matt Wieters is up for his...
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