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Marlon Byrd

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  • Orioles hit four homers in 7-1 win over Mets in spring finale

    SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles hit four homers against the Mets and closed their Grapefruit League schedule with a 7-1 win over the New York Mets. Three of those home runs caught in the wind blowing out in left field, which has been a constant at Ed...
  • Brian Matusz will start in Orioles' bullpen, but he's still an option to start

    SARASOTA, Fla. — Even though left-hander Brian Matusz will open the season pitching out of the Orioles' bullpen, where he flourished in the final five weeks of the season, manager Buck Showalter said he still sees Matusz as an option to start....
  • Hardy comes through for O's with five hits

    Hardy comes through for O's with five hits
    J.J. Hardy has done plenty to help the Orioles this season with his glove, but it wasn't until Sunday when he felt his bat was catching up. In the Orioles' 17-inning 9-6 win over the Red Sox, Hardy had a career-high five hits, including two solo homers...
  • DH Chris Davis pitches two scoreless innings as Orioles beat Red Sox in 17

    DH Chris Davis pitches two scoreless innings as Orioles beat Red Sox in 17
    Chris Davis hadn't thrown a pitch in nearly six years, dating to his days as a draft hopeful playing at a small junior college in Corsicana, Texas. But more than five hours — and 15 innings — into the Orioles' series finale with the Red Sox...
  • Johnson replaces Byrd in Cubs' lineup

    Johnson replaces Byrd in Cubs' lineup
    Reed Johnson will start Thursday in the Chicago Cubs' series finale against Milwaukee at Wrigley Field, with manager Dale Sveum sitting the slumping Marlon Byrd. Byrd has only one hit in 21 at-bats this season and none in his last 19. The Cubs' lineup...
  • Taking swings at the Cubs' opener

    Taking swings at the Cubs' opener
    Wait, aren’t Kerry Wood and Carlos Marmol supposed to be the proven guys in the Cubs bullpen? The Cubs seem as capable of running themselves out of games as pitching themselves out of them. I thought this was a new season. It might’ve only...
  • Power rankings: No. 26 Cubs

    Power rankings: No. 26 Cubs
    En route to 91 losses last season and a radical regime change, the Cubs were outscored by 102 runs. As it happens, half of those can be put down to talent and half of them to playing the game well. Bill James tracks manufactured runs, both created and...
  • Cubs have options among 2012 free agents

     
    We’re on to Phase 3 of the offseason to-do list and it involves acquiring new players and the consideration of moving Starlin Castro to a new position.  Julie Dicaro at A League of Her Own made my job a bit easier by already compiling a list of...
  • Chicago Cubs 2011 offseason to-do list

     
    Now that my final grades are recorded and out of the way, it's time to go through the Cubs To-Do List for the coming offseason.   1.  Hire a GM as soon as possible The Cubs have already formally requested to speak with Red Sox GM Theo Epstein. Also, the...
  • Flock of seagulls mystifies Byrd, Cubs

     
    Are seagulls taking over Wrigleyville? Well, they're making life tougher for the Cubs. The Tribune reports: Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade spent a few minutes before and after Tuesday’s news briefing discussing the flock of the seagulls that...
  • Steve Lopez: Lots of security, few fans at Dodger Stadium [Live blog]

     
    I just got to Dodger Stadium, and my buddy Nathaniel Ayers is confused. "There's nobody here," he said, which isn't far off the mark. There might be more cops, security guards and stadium employees than fans. But if you saw......