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  • Orioles notes: Team awaits tough decisions when players get healthy

    Orioles notes: Team awaits tough decisions when players get healthy
    Last week, Orioles manager Buck Showalter and executive vice president Dan Duquette were knee deep in personnel decisions, trying to figure out how to fortify a battered 25-man roster. Eventually, perhaps fairly soon, Showalter and Duquette will have...
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  • With two degrees, Calvert Hall grad Bobby Lucas Jr. armed for success in Nationals' system and off the field

    With two degrees, Calvert Hall grad Bobby Lucas Jr. armed for success in Nationals' system and off the field
    Bobby Lucas Jr. has an out pitch. It's not a 99 mph fastball that makes hitters flail or a nasty curve that causes them to freeze. It's the confidence that comes from having completed his education at George Washington University after being drafted...
  • Chance to win with Nationals made difference, Haren says

    Dan Haren, one of baseball's best right-handed starting pitchers for a half-decade, needed to choose this winter where to continue his career. He used a rationale that, while sound, for generations would have constituted pure fantasy. Haren came to...
  • LeBlanc outshines Strasburg as Marlins beat Nationals 3-0

    ┬áJUPITER -- Nationals’ flame-throwing phenom Stephen Strasburg got all the attention, but Marlins starter Wade LeBlanc had the better outing Friday night at Roger Dean Stadium. ┬áThe Marlins beat the Nationals 3-0, with Strasburg taking the loss and...
  • Saturday's spring training recaps from the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues

    GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE Mets 5, Nationals 3: Stephen Strasburg surrendered three hits over two innings - including a single and home run to the first two batters he faced - in his first action since Sept. 7. David Wright was hitless in three at-bats for New...
  • Biblioracle: Book reviews don't compute

    Biblioracle: Book reviews don't compute
    In a previous column I discussed the practice of "sockpuppetry," where authors create fake online personas to pump up the ratings of their own books and trash those of their rivals. Recently, two additional stories have come to my attention that cast...
  • Which NL teams will make the playoffs?

    The same suspects Kevin Baxter Los Angeles Times If you liked last season's NL playoffs, chances are you'll like this fall's version since you'll be seeing many of the same teams. Washington, with Stephen Strasburg cleared to pitch a full season...
  • You can thank the Olympics for your desktop printer

     
    OLYMPIC URBAN LEGEND: The Olympics led to a watch company becoming one of the largest printer manufacturers in the world. The development of new technologies has had a dramatic effect on the world of sports over the years. Take the......
  • Question of the Day: Which is the toughest division in baseball? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss the Major League Baseball season. Check back throughout the day for more responses, vote in the poll and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune There......
  • MLB draft: Pirates select Gerrit Cole with first pick

     
    Alex Rodriguez … Joe Mauer … Stephen Strasburg … GERRIT COLE. Less than 24 hours after his college season ended abruptly, UCLA pitcher Gerrit Cole has moved on to the pros, in grand style. Cole joined the likes of Rodriguez......