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  • 'People are hungry for this'

    'People are hungry for this'
    Two Sundays ago the Orioles won for the 41st time, guaranteeing a winning record at the mathematical mid-point of the season — Wednesday's game in Seattle will be their 81st — for the first time since 2008. Despite a recent swoon, the club...
  • Statistically, Orioles don't look like contenders — but there are moves to be made

    Statistically, Orioles don't look like contenders — but there are moves to be made
    No sport lends itself more to comparative statistical analysis than major league baseball. Crunch the numbers in key areas, stack them up against the others in the league and simple conclusions can be made. Doing this with the Orioles' first half of the...
  • Hall of Fame ballot includes Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, ex-Orioles OF Sammy Sosa

    Hall of Fame ballot includes Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, ex-Orioles OF Sammy Sosa
    The Baseball Writers' Association of America released its Hall of Fame ballot today, and now the next six weeks will be filled with debate on whether some of the biggest names -- and most controversial characters -- will get into Cooperstown's hallowed...
  • 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...
  • No players elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

    No players elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
    The electorate of the Baseball Writers' Association of America sent a clear message to tainted superstars Wednesday: If you were suspected of taking performance enhancing drugs, you don’t belong in the Hall of Fame. At least not in 2013. No players...
  • Jim Palmer says HOF results are 'a shot across the bow of the whole Steroid Era'

    Jim Palmer says HOF results are 'a shot across the bow of the whole Steroid Era'
    One of the perks of covering the Orioles is that we have easy access to Jim Palmer, a Hall of Fame pitcher who, unlike some other great players, has no problem speaking his mind. I talked to Palmer on Wednesday after he deplaned in Southern California...
  • Rafael Palmeiro discusses Baseball Hall of Fame voting

    Rafael Palmeiro discusses Baseball Hall of Fame voting
    I had a chance to talk to former Oriole Rafael Palmeiro about Wednesday’s Hall of Fame announcement that the Baseball Writers' Association of America did not vote in anyone for the 2013 induction class. That includes Palmeiro, who was on his third...
  • Roberto Alomar, former Orioles second baseman, elected to club's Hall of Fame

    Roberto Alomar, former Orioles second baseman, elected to club's Hall of Fame
    Former second baseman Roberto Alomar isn’t positive that 1996 was his greatest season as a big leaguer, but he knows that first year as an Oriole had to be among the highlights of his Hall of Fame career. “Numbers-wise, I can maybe say yes,...