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  • Orioles' Jakubauskas faces rematch with hitter who put him in hospital

    Orioles' Jakubauskas faces rematch with hitter who put him in hospital
    Lance Berkman swung, smashing the 90 mph fastball up the middle "about as hard as I could hit it." As Berkman dashed from the batter's box in the first inning of that Houston Astros-Pittsburgh Pirates game April 24, 2010, the baseball hurtled back toward...
  • Coffee Companion -- 6/28: What's up with Brian Roberts?

    Coffee Companion -- 6/28: What's up with Brian Roberts?
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.  Running it back: Brian...
  • Britton's rough stretch continues in Orioles' loss

    Britton's rough stretch continues in Orioles' loss
    Orioles prized left-hander Zach Britton won five of his first six starts, emerging as the team's biggest early-season success story and a legitimate American League Rookie of the Year candidate. A stretch of one win over 10 starts certainly has a way...
  • Carpenter shuts down Orioles in Cardinals' 5-1 win

    Carpenter shuts down Orioles in Cardinals' 5-1 win
    It has become a trend that these Orioles appear powerless to break: the starter puts the team in an early hole, the bullpen is called on far earlier than should be necessary and the offense squanders numerous opportunities to get back in the game. The...
  • Matusz rocked in O's 9-6 loss to Cardinals, demoted

    Matusz rocked in O's 9-6 loss to Cardinals, demoted
    After turning in one of the worst statistical outings of his professional career in a 9-6 loss Thursday night to the St. Louis Cardinals, struggling left-hander Brian Matusz was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk, putting to bed a nightmarish June for the...
  • Playing with swing in his step

    The psychoanalyst Helene Deutsch once said "the ultimate goal of all research is not objectivity, but truth." It's in that spirit that we conclude Curtis Granderson should be the American League's first-half Most Valuable Player. A crowd of players...
  • Whispers

    The Cardinals held it together without Albert Pujols, going 7-7 and scoring 4.3 runs per game. Tony La Russa was hoping Pujols would be added to the NL All-Star roster so he could avoid a four-day break. … Jim Leyritz, the Yankees' 1996 World Series...
  • Does the Derby hurt home run hitters such as Robinson Cano?

    Does the Derby hurt home run hitters such as Robinson Cano?
    Ah, the Home Run Derby. It’s hard for me to think of many American traditions that top watching baseball’s best sluggers (cameos made by Vernon Wells in 2010 and Brandon Inge the year before) while listening to Chris Berman shriek NFL...
  • Who will win MVP, Cy Young awards?

    No pitchers for MVP Steve Gould Baltimore Sun We'll start by throwing pitchers out of the MVP talk — deserving or not, they get overlooked by voters for what are, realistically, hitters-only awards. In a tight American League MVP race, we'll...
  • World View: My beloved Cards deal from the top of the deck

    I woke up Saturday morning from a fitful sleep. I should have slept soundly, but my body and mind hadn't yet absorbed a new reality: My beloved St. Louis Cardinals, an imperfect but tenacious bunch who embodied the spirit of team play, overcame a Mt....
  • Would Cards be kings minus NL All-Star win?

    La Russa had big role Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Given that neither the Rangers nor Cardinals play in Minnesota's Metrodome, home-field advantage wasn't that crucial in the 2011 World Series. The Cardinals didn't win because they got to play the last...