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  • Baby, come back

    Baby, come back
    Around the Baltimore metropolitan area, something is happening. It hasn't happened in many years — almost a generation, in fact. It's the end of August, the Orioles are in a pennant race, and there's a sense of possibility in the air. People are...
  • The O's are playing like a team on fire

    In past years when the feared yet despised Yankees came to Baltimore in September, Orioles fans' only concern was whether they would be sitting next to a boisterous Yanks fan ("Who expected this?" Sept. 5). The only real hope was that the Orioles fans...
  • Theo is perfect -- for a lot of the wrong reasons

    This seems like the perfect hire. The best thing ever. The smartest move you could dream of. But it’s the Cubs. So, it will turn into a disaster. That’s what the Cubs do. Somehow, some way at some time, the hiring of Boston general manager...
  • Orioles trade for veteran slugger Jim Thome

    Orioles trade for veteran slugger Jim Thome
    During the seventh-inning stretch of an otherwise brutal Orioles' beating on Saturday, the video scoreboard at Camden Yards flashed a message that drew a thunderous roar from the announced crowd of 35,335. The Orioles had just traded two minor leaguers...
  • Some thoughts about the Jim Thome trade

    Some thoughts about the Jim Thome trade
    On Saturday, the Orioles dealt two minor leaguers, catcher Gabriel Lino and pitcher Kyle Simon, to the Philadelphia Phillies for likely Hall-of-Famer Jim Thome. At first blush, it’s a "why not?" trade. Thome doesn't have a high salary -- roughly...
  • Promises unmet for Gale Sayers' charity

    Promises unmet for Gale Sayers' charity
    A charity founded in 2006 by legendary Bears running back Gale Sayers has collected more than $581,000 in contributions yet failed to fulfill its stated mission to open a state-of-the-art facility offering after-school programs to Chicago children....
  • Baseball can't fix divisions until it fixes the DH

    I don’t know why it came up now, maybe because we’re less than a week away from interleague play, but there talk of baseball realignment. Trib baseball colleague Phil Rogers details a lot of it here, but the general idea is to create two 15-...
  • Sammy Sosa's corked bat barrel found, up for auction

    Sammy Sosa's corked bat barrel found, up for auction
    Mystery solved. The barrel of Sammy Sosa's infamous corked bat, lost in the confusion seven years ago at Wrigley Field, has surfaced. An online auction house is selling the missing chunk on behalf of the man who found and hid it the night of June 3, 2003...
  • Dodgers won't add an MVP, no matter what happens to Ryan Braun

     
    If Brewer Ryan Braun's positive test for performance enhancing drugs is upheld, that won't mean his MVP will suddenly be handed down to the Dodgers' Matt Kemp....
  • Thome makes history in Phillies dramatic win

     
    Jim Thome hit his 609th career home run to lead off the bottom of the ninth inning to carry the Phillies to a 7-6 win over the Rays on Saturday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park. It was Thome’s 13th career......
  • FONTENOT ADDED TO ROSTER; THURSTON RELEASED ...

     
    Joe Thurston became the first victim of the Phillies infield shuffle. The Phillies released Thurston Monday to make room on the roster for utility infielder Mike Fontenot, who had been in extended spring training since signing as a minor league free agent...