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  • 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...
  • AL Rankings: Rays are continuing to get their money's worth

    How they'll finish from top to bottom in the American League: 1. Rays (93-69): The least-valuable franchise according to Forbes (worth $485 million) with the worst average attendance (18,645 fans) two years in a row continues to be one of the best at...
  • Capsules for the American League

    Predicted Order of finish AL EAST Tampa Bay Rays Last year: 92-71 (2d) Manager: Joe Maddon (9th season, 677-620; overall, 704-644) Key pitchers: David Price (10-8, 3.33 ERA, 1.098 WHIP); Alex Cobb (11-3, 2.76 ERA, 1.151 WHIP); Matt Moore (17-4. 3....
  • What they're saying about the Orioles

    What they're saying about the Orioles
    A collection of what other media outlets are saying about the Orioles as they prepare to complete their road trip with a 7:05 p.m. game against the New York Yankees tonight: * While Orioles fans wait for Manny Machado to return to the lineup, they can...
  • Opening Day is magic for fans as weather breaks and Orioles win

    Opening Day is magic for fans as weather breaks and Orioles win
    Two hours before Chris Tillman's first pitch, as the sun poured healing rays onto Eutaw Street and thousands of orange-and-black-clad fans flooded toward the turnstiles, a man in a Brooks Robinson jersey leaned against the No. 5 Hall of Fame sculpture...
  • Orioles show off the lessons of spring training under Opening Day spotlight

    Orioles show off the lessons of spring training under Opening Day spotlight
    Of course it’s only one game, but if the Orioles can make it a habit of winning low-scoring, one-run games, 2014 really could be a special season. The Orioles had their chances to score in their 2-1 Opening Day win over the defending champion...
  • Nelson Cruz hits solo home run in 7th to lift Orioles to 2-1 win over Red Sox on Opening Day

    Nelson Cruz hits solo home run in 7th to lift Orioles to 2-1 win over Red Sox on Opening Day
    The path that brought Nelson Cruz to the orange carpet for Opening Day introductions at Camden Yards on Monday afternoon wasn’t the one he imagined months ago when he became a free agent. But if there was any doubt in his mind whether he landed in...
  • Left-hander Johan Santana throws off full mound for first time with Orioles

    Left-hander Johan Santana throws off full mound for first time with Orioles
    Left-hander Johan Santana threw a bullpen session off a full mound on Thursday for the first time since signing with the Orioles. That’s another significant step for Santana, the two-time Cy Young Award winner who was signed to a minor league deal...
  • For Orioles' Delmon Young, another ride in the major leagues

    For Orioles' Delmon Young, another ride in the major leagues
    SARASOTA, Fla. — At age 20, Delmon Young was the top prospect in the game — a former No. 1 overall pick in a hurry to make his mark in the major leagues. But these days, after eight years in the big leagues, Young is definitely more patient...
  • Tom Brady Talks About Witnessing Boston Fire In Which Two Died

    A somber New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady saluted Boston firefighters who battled a nine-alarm blaze at a brownstone just doors down from his home Wednesday that killed two in the line of duty. Brady was among those who watched the Back Bay...
  • Joe Strauss: Easy does it for Wainwright

    JUPITER, Fla. When Mike Matheny promised signature catcher Yadier Molina a quick appearance Friday, a complete game wasn't exactly what he had in mind but became precisely what Molina got. Thanks to Adam Wainwright, Matheny was still able to keep his...