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  • Manny happy returns

    Manny happy returns
    When the Orioles promoted Manny Machado last August to play third base, they felt the 20-year-old's impact immediately. His defense solidified one of the club's weaknesses, and the stability he provided at the position was instrumental in the Orioles'...
  • Orioles lose second straight game to Yankees, drop to third place in AL East

    Orioles lose second straight game to Yankees, drop to third place in AL East
    NEW YORK – Remember the New York Yankees? That shell of a franchise that was left for dead after being swept last weekend at Camden Yards, the mega-salaried club that simply couldn't overcome injuries and old age? Well, after beating the Orioles,...
  • With defensive shifts on the rise in baseball, Orioles among leading proponents

    With defensive shifts on the rise in baseball, Orioles among leading proponents
    Chris Davis groans at the mere mention of it. “I think it's becoming the new trend,” the Orioles first baseman says. “I'm not a big fan.” He's talking about the shifts that have swept through baseball in recent years as teams...
  • Roberto Alomar was simply the best at second base

    Roberto Alomar was simply the best at second base
    Former Baltimore Sun Orioles writer Buster Olney told me back in the 1990s that he thought Roberto Alomar was the best all-around player in the game. I don't think I fully agreed with him at the time, but he definitely wasn't very far from correct. We'...
  • Dr. Phillips standout point guard Taryn Griffey out for season with torn ACL

    Dr. Phillips standout point guard Taryn Griffey out for season with torn ACL
    Dr. Phillips standout point guard Taryn Griffey will miss her junior season after tearing her anterior cruciate ligament in her knee last week while playing basketball at the school. Her father, Ken Griffey Jr., confirmed the injury and his daughter&...
  • Roger Jongewaard dies at 75; longtime baseball scout

    Roger Jongewaard dies at 75; longtime baseball scout
    Roger Jongewaard, a longtime baseball scout from Long Beach who presided over three No. 1 draft picks — Ken Griffey Jr. and Alex Rodriguez for the Seattle Mariners and Darryl Strawberry for the New York Mets — has died. He was 75. A...
  • Cary Williams overcame abuse and anguish on way to NFL

    Cary Williams overcame abuse and anguish on way to NFL
    The Ravens locker room, even on the quietest of days, is a churning, bubbling storm of music and voices. Most of the time, it feels as chaotic as a busy train station, as crowded and lively as a food market. A high-stakes game of bean bag toss in the...
  • Sore wrists could keep Jones out of Home Run Derby

    Sore wrists could keep Jones out of Home Run Derby
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones would love to be part of the Home Run Derby on July 9 in Kansas City, the day beforeMajor League Baseball'sAll-Star Game. But even if he is selected by the American League captain, New York Yankees second baseman...
  • Adam Jones' amazing catch has the baseball world's attention

    Adam Jones' amazing catch has the baseball world's attention
    The star of Adam Jones has shimmered more often than not in his three-plus seasons in Baltimore, so it’s not like the baseball world is unaware of the kid's immense skill set. But his flashy over-the-shoulder catch during Wednesday’s 2-1 win...
  • From Sun Magazine: Can Adam Jones connect?

    From Sun Magazine: Can Adam Jones connect?
    In the relaxed atmosphere of spring training, the Orioles' locker room in Sarasota seems less pro athlete man cave than after-school rec center. Their workout over for the day by early afternoon, the players seem in no particular rush to head home. Jake...
  • Power rankings: No. 21 Mariners

    Power rankings: No. 21 Mariners
    No. 21 Mariners: 10th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Indians. One run per game, plus a little more. That's what the Mariners have to find somewhere if they ever are going to reach the playoffs behind Felix Hernandez. Forget for a...