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Rafael Palmeiro

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  • Rafael Palmeiro falls off Hall of Fame ballot; Mike Mussina receives 20.3 percent of vote

    Rafael Palmeiro falls off Hall of Fame ballot; Mike Mussina receives 20.3 percent of vote
    While the National Baseball Hall of Fame was announcing Wednesday that three players in their first year of eligibility — pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine and slugger Frank Thomas — had been elected by the writers' association in the...
  • Orioles may have trouble finding room in bullpen for Troy Patton

    Orioles may have trouble finding room in bullpen for Troy Patton
    Left-hander Troy Patton, who is currently serving a 25-game suspension for testing positive for an amphetamine, is eligible to come off the restricted list on April 30, and the Orioles might have a tough time finding a spot for him when he is able to...
  • A little history on the Orioles and A.J. Burnett

    A little history on the Orioles and A.J. Burnett
    You know you’ve been covering the Orioles beat a long time when right-hander A.J. Burnett is 37 and a free agent again. News out of Pittsburgh on Tuesday was that Burnett, a Monkton resident, wants to pitch again in 2014 and that he is willing...
  • Béisbol: Aurelio revela su votación para el Salón de la Fama 2014

    Béisbol: Aurelio revela su votación para el Salón de la Fama 2014
      Siempre he sido uno de los pocos que considera a los peloteros sospechosos --o culpables-- del consumo de sustancias prohibidas antes de 2002 (cuando aún no existía una política anti esteroides en la pelota) como víctimas y no como villanos en este...
  • Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas elected to baseball Hall of Fame

    Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, a pair of 300-game winners renowned for a decade of excellence atop the Atlanta Braves’ starting rotation, and Chicago White Sox slugger Frank Thomas were elected to the Hall of Fame on Wednesday by the Baseball...
  • Quick analysis of Hall of Fame voting on Rafael Palmeiro, Mike Mussina

    Quick analysis of Hall of Fame voting on Rafael Palmeiro, Mike Mussina
    Rafael Palmeiro, one of only four players to have at least 3,000 hits and 500 home runs, cannot be voted into the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Finger wag and failed test aside, that’s a shame. After receiving...
  • Voting restrictions create uphill climb for worthy Hall of Fame candidates

    Voting restrictions create uphill climb for worthy Hall of Fame candidates
    Even though three very worthy first-ballot candidates – Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas – were elected to the Hall of Fame on Wednesday, those who are selected for induction sometimes are overshadowed by those who aren’t. The...
  • Salón de la Fama: Un castigo bien merecido para Dan Le Batard

     Salón de la Fama: Un castigo bien merecido para Dan Le Batard
    Como miembro veterano de la Asociación de Cronistas de Béisbol de América (BBWAA, siglas en inglés) considero un privilegio excepcional mi licencia para votar por los peloteros aspirantes a ingresar al Salón de la Fama. Por eso me irrita de forma muy...
  • An argument in favor of enshrining steroid cheats

    OK, I get it: steroids are bad and cheating is worse. What I don't get is why Hall of Fame voters have decided to draw this line at this time. Long-time members of the Baseball Writers Assn. of America, who sit as judge and jury to decide who gets...
  • Albert Pujols, 500 jonrones

    Albert Pujols, 500 jonrones
        Albert Pujols se convirtió el martes en el vigésimo sexto (26to) pelotero en la historia que conecta 500 jonrones en el béisbol de Grandes Ligas.   El primera base dominicano de los Angelinos alcanzó la marca el martes al disparar dos...
  • There's a reason for lack of fanfare about Albert Pujols' 500th home run

    The number that matters most is not 500. The number that matters most is 0. That is the number of major league players that have hit more home runs this season than Albert Pujols. He got a mighty sweet serenade in the visiting clubhouse in...