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  • Orioles sign 28-year-old infielder Chad Tracy to minor league deal

    Orioles sign 28-year-old infielder Chad Tracy to minor league deal
    The Orioles have signed infielder Chad Tracy, the son of former major league manager Jim Tracy, to a minor league deal. He's not to be confused with nine-year major leaguer Chad Tracy -- though I was guilty of confusing them today -- who has agreed to a...
  • Strangest baseball injuries of 2012

     
    Strangest baseball injuries 2012 It's all fun and games until someone gets hurt, and then it's even funnier. Presenting our occasionally annual roundup of the year's weirdest, stupidest or most unfortunate injuries that befell MLB players (and one...
  • Rockies' Walt Weiss is getting on-the-job training

    Rockies' Walt Weiss is getting on-the-job training
    DENVER — Fourteen months ago, Walt Weiss was managing Regis Jesuit High of Aurora, Colo., to a playoff semifinal game. Today, he's managing the Colorado Rockies toward what he hopes will be a National League playoff berth. Asked to compare the...
  • Some possible candidates for the Orioles' third-base coach vacancy

    Some possible candidates for the Orioles' third-base coach vacancy
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter was hoping to keep his 2012 coaching staff together for next season. That didn’t happen -- third-base coach DeMarlo Hale has left the organization to become the bench coach for John Gibbons in Toronto. That means...
  • Power rankings: No. 19 Rockies

    Power rankings: No. 19 Rockies
    No. 19 Colorado Rockies: 12th in a series counting down to spring training: Next: Royals Like Cowboys and Indians in the front yard, baseball is a kid's game. But sometimes, once every million or so encounters, that's not a cap gun the batter has in...
  • Question of the Day: Which MLB managers are not likely to survive the season? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss Major League Baseball managers. Check back throughout the day for more responses and weigh in with a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune Down goes (Bob) Geren! Who will follow him......
  • Nationals face Strasburg dilemma

    Nationals face Strasburg dilemma
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Stephen Strasburg chuckled the moment the subject was broached. His response sounded as if it had been memorized off a note card. "I have no clue how many innings I'm going to throw this year," he said. "I've answered that question...
  • Tuesday morning leftovers from Guthrie trade

    Tuesday morning leftovers from Guthrie trade
    It’s not every day when the team you cover trades its No. 1 starter, so it was a pretty busy day here on the Insider. But since the water-cooler talk about the Orioles dealing Jeremy Guthrie might carry over for 24 hours, we wanted to throw a couple...
  • Power rankings: No. 6 Tigers

    Power rankings: No. 6 Tigers
    No. 6 Tigers: 25th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Diamondbacks. This not just in: Justin Verlander is a stud. He makes an in-his-prime Richard Gere look like Don Knotts. If he was a guitarist, Eric Clapton would never go on stage...
  • Could Hammel's debut be just the 'tip of the iceberg?'

    Could Hammel's debut be just the 'tip of the iceberg?'
    Even though right-hander Jason Hammel is – at the age of 29 – the oldest pitcher in the Orioles' starting rotation, manager Buck Showalter has been careful in not labeling him the sage of the quintet. Instead, Showalter had lumped Hammel with...
  • Which managers won't survive season?

    Rodriguez in bad spot Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Down goes Bob Geren! Who will follow him out the door? It's possible that there will be no other midseason firings, as an overall period of stability should follow the rash of changes in 2010. But...