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  • Bobby V Strikes Out On 9/11

    Most adults develop a wonderful inner mechanism that stops us from saying egregiously wrong things at completely inappropriate times. For his many other gifts, Bobby Valentine, the former Major League Baseball player and manager, missed this one. An...
  • For one game, at least, Orioles can't foil Yankees fans' expectations

    For one game, at least, Orioles can't foil Yankees fans' expectations
    Everything about the scene at Yankee Stadium reinforces the idea that the resident team is supposed to win — not just most of the time, but every night and, especially, every night in October. It's more than the 27 World Series flags on the...
  • Yankees' 4-6-5-6-5-3-4 triple play thwarts any hopes for a late Orioles rally

    NEW YORK -- After the Yankees turned one of the weirdest triple plays you’d ever see in the eighth inning of the Orioles' 5-2 loss Friday night, the Yankees’ celebration was fitting for the act. Left-hander CC Sabathia pumped his fist in the...
  • Orioles finally get a crack at their long-time tormenters from New York

    Orioles finally get a crack at their long-time tormenters from New York
    Against anyone else, it would have seemed preposterous when the 12-year-old boy's hand reached into the field of play to change the course of the Orioles' 1996 playoff run. Against the New York Yankees? Jeffrey Maier was just another chapter in a long...
  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw, Angels' Mike Trout are MLB All-Stars

    Dodgers fans can talk about what might be. Angels fans can talk about what might have been. When the rosters for Major League Baseball's All-Star game were announced Saturday afternoon, the National League team included Dodgers left-hander Clayton...
  • Mariano Rivera: Breaking bats, and hitters' hearts, for 19 years

    Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford uses just any old bat when he faces Mariano Rivera. The more rickety and age-worn, the better. He knows there's a good chance his bat — and his at-bat — will be doomed by what many consider the most...
  • Mariano Rivera continues to give, and get, on his farewell tour

    Mariano Rivera continues to give, and get, on his farewell tour
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The greatest closer in baseball history brought his farewell tour to Rangers Ballpark in Arlington this week. And once again Mariano Rivera arranged to meet quietly with ordinary fans and stadium workers, as he has done in every city...
  • Angels and some fans could take a lesson from Red Sox and their fans

    Angels and some fans could take a lesson from Red Sox and their fans
    This column is a high-five to Boston Red Sox fans and their baseball organization. It is also a wrinkled brow and shake of the head to the same groups of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Sunday night, before the last regular-season game at Fenway Park...
  • Vegas favors a Michigan-Louisville national championship game

     
    It's April Fool's Day, but there's no foolin' around in Vegas where sports wagering is at a feverish pitch with the start of baseball season and the NCAA tournament now down to its Final Four. Vegas likes Michigan, slightly, over Syracuse and Louisville...
  • Michael Morse isn't stressing about his slow start at Camden Yards

    Michael Morse isn't stressing about his slow start at Camden Yards
    Orioles outfielder Michael Morse was hitless in his three at-bats Wednesday night and is now 0-for-15 since singling in the second inning on Sept. 3 in Cleveland. He is 0-for-13 as an Oriole at Camden Yards. Morse said he wasn't overly concerned, and...
  • Orioles bullpen falters again in 5-4 loss to Yankees

    Orioles bullpen falters again in 5-4 loss to Yankees
    For the second straight night, the Orioles' fate was left to the bullpen, and the team's relievers were banged up and beaten yet again. With the games remaining in the regular season dwindling, the Orioles blew another chance to gain ground in the...