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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...
  • Orioles-Yankees delayed (first pitch set for 8:20 p.m.)

    Orioles-Yankees delayed (first pitch set for 8:20 p.m.)
    First pitch of Thursday's Orioles-Yankees game has been delayed due to rain -- a heavy downpour, in fact. We are now being told that first pitch is tentatively scheduled for 8:20 p.m. The Orioles are still expected to hold a brief, pre-game ceremony...
  • Orioles down the stretch (Sept. 13)

    Orioles down the stretch (Sept. 13)
    [Back for its second year, "Down the Stretch" is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.] About last night Jim Johnson's error and...
  • Orioles honor Mariano Rivera with bronze sculpture of a ball breaking a bat

    Orioles honor Mariano Rivera with bronze sculpture of a ball breaking a bat
    It took a while, but New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera finally got his sendoff in what was likely his final appearance at Camden Yards. A rain delay pushed back the Orioles' ceremony honoring the retiring Rivera. But when the future Hall of Famer...
  • Jim Johnson's error and wild pitch in the 9th inning help Yankees beat Orioles, 6-5

    Jim Johnson's error and wild pitch in the 9th inning help Yankees beat Orioles, 6-5
    The Orioles headed into this week's four-game series at home against the New York Yankees knowing they had a chance to bury one of their closest rivals in the American League wild-card race. They left Camden Yards for Toronto early this morning...
  • Hokies overcome anemic offense in victory at ECU

    GREENVILLE, N.C. — Frank Beamer has adopted a beauty-pageant theme for Virginia Tech this football season, conceding repeatedly that his Hokies "aren't too pretty yet." Given its offense and special teams, Tech wouldn't even rate as Miss...
  • Yankees' 'Core Four' is dwindling to one

    Yankees' 'Core Four' is dwindling to one
    They were called the California Angels then, the visiting team on a beautiful Friday evening in New York. The Yankees had not won a postseason series in 15 years, so the attendance at Yankee Stadium was a modest 19,087 on May 17, 1996. The Yankees won,...
  • Orioles' Manny Machado has the 4th-most popular jersey post-All-Star break

    Orioles' Manny Machado has the 4th-most popular jersey post-All-Star break
    Manny Machado won't be playing in front of a national audience this October, but it's clear the Orioles' star third baseman has made an imprint beyond Baltimore in his second big league season. Major League Baseball released its list of the most popular...
  • Forget about Rivera, how about Hardy's speed?

    NEW YORK -- When most people recall the 84th All-Star Game held Tuesday night at Citi Field, they’re going to think about Mariano Rivera’s perfect eighth inning – the last appearance in the midsummer classic for the greatest closer in...
  • Joe Nathan gets All-Star save, Mariano Rivera gets the baseball

    NEW YORK — In the final All-Star game of Mariano Rivera's distinguished career, who got the save for the American League? "That could be a trivia question," Joe Nathan said. "I'm sure everyone will get it wrong." Nathan had better not miss the...
  • Orioles and others react to American League's All-Star victory

    Orioles and others react to American League's All-Star victory
    NEW YORK -- Here are some quotes after the American League’s 3-0 victory over the National League in the All-Star Game at Citi Field. Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, the Game’s MVP, on what the night was like: “I can’t describe...