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Rafael Palmeiro

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  • Palmeiro's son, Surhoff's nephew among players who could get drafted this week

    Palmeiro's son, Surhoff's nephew among players who could get drafted this week
    The Orioles don’t have a top 5 pick in this year’s amateur draft, which begins Thursday night. But there could be a player with distant ties to the organization getting selected that early. Colin Moran, a third baseman from the...
  • 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&...
  • Orioles' Nolan Reimold activated from DL and starts in left field

    CHICAGO — Orioles left fielder Nolan Reimold, activated off the disabled list before Tuesday's game against the Chicago White Sox, was immediately in the starting lineup, playing left field and batting eighth. Reimold has been limited to 32...
  • 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, 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

    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...
  • Orioles make history with three Silver Slugger winners

    Orioles make history with three Silver Slugger winners
    For the first time in franchise history, three Orioles players received the Silver Slugger award, given annually to the top offensive player at each position in each league. Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, center fielder Adam Jones and shortstop J.J....
  • Ex-Orioles Mike Mussina, Armando Benitez among 19 first-timers on 2014 Hall of Fame ballot

    Ex-Orioles Mike Mussina, Armando Benitez among 19 first-timers on 2014 Hall of Fame ballot
    The 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, which was released Tuesday by the Baseball Writers' Association of America, includes former Orioles pitchers Mike Mussina, Armando Benitez and Mike Timlin among the 19 first-time candidates. Greg Maddux, Tom...