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  • Memo to media: Buck only wants to talk about the O's

    Memo to media: Buck only wants to talk about the O's
    If you missed it, MASN play-by-play man Gary Thorne's post-game interview with Buck Showalter Monday night was both revealing and great theater. Showalter, a hyper-competitive man who'd order a brushback pitch to his mom if it would get him a win, was...
  • Cain. Verlander get All-Star starts

    Cain. Verlander get All-Star starts
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- American League manager Ron Washington selected Justin Verlander as his starting pitcher and veteran Derek Jeter as his leadoff batter for Tuesday’s All-Star game. NL manager Tony La Russa chose the Giants' Matt Cain over the...
  • Power rankings: No. 25 Mets

    Power rankings: No. 25 Mets
    Bernie Madoff, meet Ruben Tejada. Ruben Tejada, meet Bernie Madoff. Mets fans, meet your future until your swindled owner, Fred Wilpon, is replaced by someone who has the financial might Wilpon had when he and Nelson Doubleday bought the team from...
  • Orioles likely don't have the right pieces for an R.A. Dickey trade

    Orioles likely don't have the right pieces for an R.A. Dickey trade
    When it became apparent that the New York Mets were willing to deal 2012 National League Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey, the Orioles had to be a consideration. Orioles manager Buck Showalter loves the 38-year-old knuckleballer. Showalter, Dickey&...
  • As other AL East teams improve, why haven't the Orioles made a trade?

    As other AL East teams improve, why haven't the Orioles made a trade?
    Now that the Blue Jays continue to load up this offseason – agreeing to acquire NL Cy Young award winner R.A. Dickey from the Mets pending signing him to an extension – I’m continuing to get questions about why the Orioles are being so...
  • Predict the AL East order of finish in 2013

    Predict the AL East order of finish in 2013
    Yes, two bar blogs in two days. It’s Christmastime, I’m feeling the holiday spirit (or holiday spirits, as it were). I wrote a piece last week talking to a scout who briefly broke down the Orioles and the AL East for me. At the time, R....
  • What offseason move will have most impact?

    Rays landing Myers Juan C. Rodriguez Sun Sentinel The Dodgers signing Zack Greinke or one of the Blue Jays' trades will have plenty of short-term impact. In terms a move having the longest-lasting positive effect on a franchise, let's go with the...
  • Mets stink, but Dickey's a star -- and author

    Mets stink, but Dickey's a star -- and author
    Even as I rejoice for the hometown Baltimore Orioles, I'm depressed by the play of another favorite team, the N.Y. Mets. Another spring filled with hope, another summer of depressing reality. But there is one bright spot: R.A. Dickey, who is chasing a...
  • Guilford's Adam Greenberg Will Get His One At-Bat, Marlins Make Offer

    At age 31, Adam Greenberg’s dream of returning to a major-league batter’s box was fading. Greenberg, who grew up in Guilford, was beaned in the back of his head in his one and only plate appearance with the Cubs on July 9, 2005. He played...
  • Sports TV and radio: Monday's 6/18 log (updated Sunday AM)

    10 a.m.    Football: Nov. 2007: Indian River vs. Phoebus.--LSC 48 1 p.m.    Baseball: April 1996: Phoebus vs. Bethel.-- LSC 48 2:30 p.m.    Soccer: Euro group phase: Croatia vs. Spain (in Gdansk, Poland).--ESPN 2:30 p.m.    Soccer: Euro group phase: Italy...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for it to be mostly cloudy with a high near 86 and a 20 percent chance of precipitation. Tonight is expected to be partly cloudy, with a low around 77. But temperatures will heat up on Wednesday, when it's expected to be...