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  • White Sox win Game 1 of Crosstown Classic

    White Sox win Game 1 of Crosstown Classic
    Yes, there also was a baseball game Friday. Amid all the hoopla of the NATO visit, rumors of President Obama visiting Wrigley Field and Kerry Wood picking this weekend to retire, the City Series finally got to take center stage. The Cubs and White Sox...
  • Notes and quotes from Adam Jones' news conference

    Notes and quotes from Adam Jones' news conference
    The Orioles made Adam Jones’ six-year, $85.5 million deal official Sunday with a morning news conference. We’ve been reporting details for a while now, but I thought I’d bring you some quotes. The best one came from club executive vice...
  • Adam Jones: Baltimore 'is now my town'

    Adam Jones: Baltimore 'is now my town'
    With his six-year, $85.5 million contract extension official, Orioles center fielder Adam Jones sat between his two bosses — manager Buck Showalter and club executive vice president Dan Duquette — on Sunday and said Baltimore is where he...
  • 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&...
  • Orioles' Nick Markakis eying quick return from wrist surgery

    Orioles' Nick Markakis eying quick return from wrist surgery
    Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis walked into the visting clubhouse of Tropicana Field on Friday afternoon with his right arm in a sling after succesful morning surgery to remove a broken bone from his wrist. Markakis tried to force a smile as he...
  • Players have had mixed results following hamate bone surgery

    Players have had mixed results following hamate bone surgery
    The general belief is that players recovering from hamate bone surgery -- as Nick Markakis is now -- have a short recovery time, but it can take a while for them to regain their full power at the plate. But a glance at some notable cases shows players...
  • 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...
  • King Felix Added to All-Star Roster

    King Felix Added to All-Star Roster
    Hernandez was the only Seattle player among the 33 AL All-Stars announced on the MLB All-Star Selection Show presented by Taco Bell. It will be his third All-Star selection overall. A year ago, Hernandez was named to the team -- along with reliever...
  • Five for Friday: The most mediocre baseball players of the 1990s

    Five for Friday: The most mediocre baseball players of the 1990s
    When you think about baseball in the 1990s, names like Ken Griffey Jr. and Cal Ripken come to mind. Yet, there were so many classic, run of the mill, and mediocre ballplayers in that time as well. Here are some of the most average to grace professional...
  • Thome remains mum on his chances of catching Griffey Jr. on home run list

    Thome remains mum on his chances of catching Griffey Jr. on home run list
    CLEVELAND — Orioles designated hitter Jim Thome hasn't decided how much longer he wants to play, but he has a legitimate chance to catch an old teammate and friend on one of the most noteworthy lists in baseball history if he sticks around a little....
  • Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven elected to baseball Hall of Fame

     
    Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven were chosen to the baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday, in an election in which voters again rejected candidates closely identified with baseball's steroid era. Alomar got 523 votes and Blyleven 463, with 436 of......