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  • Orioles draft Ryan Ripken in the 20th round of amateur draft

    Orioles draft Ryan Ripken in the 20th round of amateur draft
    In 1978, the Orioles used their second-round draft pick on an infielder that most teams had projected as a pitcher. They weren’t going to let the son of Cal Ripken Sr. elude their grasp. Thirty four years later, the Orioles dipped back into that...
  • Statement from Ryan Ripken on getting drafted by the Orioles

    Statement from Ryan Ripken on getting drafted by the Orioles
    Ryan Ripken just released a statement through a family spokesman after being drafted by the Orioles in the 20th round this afternoon. “I am excited and honored to have been drafted by the Orioles," he said. "As everyone knows, the Orioles are...
  • Brooks Robinson All-Star Game will feature state's best — including an Orioles draft pick

    Brooks Robinson All-Star Game will feature state's best — including an Orioles draft pick
    As Old Mill senior Josh Hader was driving toward Camden Yards yesterday, he was thinking about the news conference for the 31st annualBrooks Robinson All-Star game that he was about to attend at the warehouse. "Then my phone rang and it was a friend of...
  • Dan Duquette chats about Moyer, Ripken and other topics

    Dan Duquette chats about Moyer, Ripken and other topics
    Dan Duquette spoke with reporters during tonight’s game in Boston. Here is Duquette on various topics: On the signing of Jamie Moyer to a minor league deal:  “Jamie Moyer is a veteran pitcher and he has been a winning pitcher and we are...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies, a chance of showers and a high temperature near 80 degrees. Tonight is expected to be partly cloudy, with a low temperature around 66 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our traffic updates for this morning's...
  • Ryan Ripken: More proof that time flies (whether you're having fun or not)

    Ryan Ripken: More proof that time flies (whether you're having fun or not)
    Talk about riding the midlife emotional roller coaster. The Orioles drafted Ryan Ripken in the 20th round of the draft this week and also signed 49-year-old pitcher Jamie Moyer to a minor league contract, which has created a temporal tug-of-war in my head...
  • Should the Ripkens accept a scholarship?

    It was exciting to hear that Ryan Ripken received a full scholarship to attend the University of South Carolina ("O's draft one more Ripken — Cal's son," June 7). How proud parents Cal Ripken Jr. and Kelly Ripken must be. But, wouldn't it have...
  • Brooks Robinson All-Star Game will feature state's best — including an Orioles draft pick

    As Old Mill senior Josh Hader was driving toward Camden Yards yesterday, he was thinking about the news conference for the 31st annual Brooks Robinson All-Star game that he was about to attend at the warehouse. "Then my phone rang and it was a friend...
  • Talking with O's scouting director Gary Rajsich about Ryan Ripken, signing players

    Talking with O's scouting director Gary Rajsich about Ryan Ripken, signing players
    Had the opportunity to talk to Orioles scouting director Gary Rajsich today. Here are some highlights. I’ll have a little more later. Rajsich was expecting to get financial permission at some point Thursday and then would begin negotiating with...
  • Orioles happy with progress in draft

    Orioles happy with progress in draft
    -- Orioles new scouting director Gary Rajsich said his goals heading into his first draft were simple: Get a couple top pitchers and then assemble a strong mix of players with differing skills. "I think we got some players we really liked. We got a...
  • Ryan Ripken earned his scholarship

    Regarding Janet Silverman's letter suggesting Ryan Ripken should forego the scholarship offered by the University of South Caroline because his parents can afford to pay, it's worth remembering that the award had nothing to do with Cal and Kelly Ripken,...