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  • A look at a few stats surrounding Chris Davis' record start

    A look at a few stats surrounding Chris Davis' record start
    We will see history tonight if Chris Davis, who had four home runs in his first four games, hits another homer. If the hottest hitter in baseball puts another out of the ballpark, he will become the first player in major league history to hit a home run...
  • Lots of love -- and snubs -- for Orioles in Sports Illustrated's 'Greatest' book

    Lots of love -- and snubs -- for Orioles in Sports Illustrated's 'Greatest' book
    We'll take a break from Orioles rumors that most likely won’t come to fruition -- I never say never, but I say "most likely not" a whole lot in the winter -- to look at the findings of a pretty cool book I thought would be of interest to many of...
  • Orioles slugger Chris Davis' breakthrough season has broad appeal, historic company

    Hank Aaron never hit as many as 53 home runs in a season. Neither did Ted Williams, Lou Gehrig, Frank Robinson nor Mike Schmidt. So with 53 homers going into the final game, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is not only the most prolific single-season...
  • Dodgers' A.J. Ellis armed to break out of sudden hitting slump

    Dodgers' A.J. Ellis armed to break out of sudden hitting slump
    Now Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis has a bruise on his left arm to almost match the one on the right. So nice of the St. Louis Cardinals to keep him in balance and all. The bruises on his arms will heal, but right now Ellis is more concerned with his...
  • Dodgers see it slip away in 13th, drop opener to Cardinals, 3-2

    Dodgers see it slip away in 13th, drop opener to Cardinals, 3-2
    It was taunt and tense. It was a sweaty, nervous little game. And ultimately, one extremely frustrating game for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers lost the opener of the National League Championship Series, 3-2 in 13 innings, on Friday night when...
  • Dodgers' Yasiel Puig goes out on strikes against Cardinals

    Dodgers' Yasiel Puig goes out on strikes against Cardinals
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  • Baseball's steroids hysteria: In defense of A-Rod

    Baseball's steroids hysteria: In defense of A-Rod
    People who follow the endless saga of doping in sports know there's one hard-and-fast rule: Any time a big name gets whacked, the quality of public debate on the issue plummets. That's certainly true of the case of Yankees third-baseman Alex Rodriguez,...
  • Don't hold back on baseball asterisks

    Don't hold back on baseball asterisks
    It's time for Major League Baseball to have a grown-up conversation about the legacies of its players, past and present. Ever since the true origin of how the monstrous power numbers of Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa along with current superstars Alex...
  • Chris Davis breaks Brady Anderson's first-half homer mark

    Chris Davis breaks Brady Anderson's first-half homer mark
    Leading off the second inning, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis sent Yankees starter Hideki Kuroda’s 2-1 pitch into the left field seats for his major league-leading 31st home run this season. Davis broke former Orioles outfielder Brady Anderson&...
  • Will Davis set the "legitimate" all-time major league record for home runs?

    Will Davis set the "legitimate" all-time major league record for home runs?
    As Orioles slugger Chris Davis sits here in early July with 33 homers and 85 runs batted in, precisely as many as he had in each of those categories in all of last season, it seems like a foregone conclusion that if he stays healthy he will break Brady...
  • Chris Davis to participate in the Home Run Derby for the American League

    Chris Davis to participate in the Home Run Derby for the American League
    After slugging his way to a major league-high 33 home runs — five more than the next highest total and nine more than the third — Orioles first baseman Chris Davis will have the opportunity to showcase his power in front of a national audience...