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Rafael Palmeiro

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  • MLB doping timeline

    MLB doping timeline
    (Reuters) - A timeline of key Major League Baseball doping milestones: 1998 Aug 22 - A jar of androstenedione is discovered in the locker of St. Louis slugger Mark McGwire, who admits he uses the steroids precursor. McGwire goes on to hit a then Major...
  • Mississippi State batters U.Va. pitching like no other

    CHARLOTTESVILLE — Virginia pitched superbly in sweeping three games at last weekend's NCAA tournament regional. The opponents, however, were Elon and Army. No offense to the Phoenix or Cadets, but top-25 clubs they were not. Mississippi State is....
  • The Sun Remembers: June 16-22

    The Sun Remembers: June 16-22
    June 22, 1996: Trailing 3-0 in the bottom of the ninth inning, the Orioles hit three home runs to defeat the Kansas City Royals, 5-3. Rafael Palmeiro, Bobby Bonilla and Mark Smith connect for the second-place Birds (39-31). June 20, 1974: Moses Malone,...
  • Five Baltimore Orioles stats that stand out this week

    Five Baltimore Orioles stats that stand out this week
    Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles. three -- straight months with at least nine homers for Chris Davis. Davis is having such a crazy season, I could rename this segment “...
  • Notebook: Reimold breaks out of slump in Bowie stint

    Notebook: Reimold breaks out of slump in Bowie stint
    After recording just two hits in the first 27 at-bats of his rehab assignment, Orioles outfielder Nolan Reimold turned in the most successful outing of his nine-game stint with Double-A Bowie on Wednesday. Reimold went 3-for-6 with one run scored and...
  • 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...