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  • The fourth outfielder

    The fourth outfielder
    Yup, I won a game for the Cubs when I was 9 years old, a kind of pre-pubescent reverse-Bartman deal. The next day's Chicago Tribune called the anonymous fan who interfered with a critical eighth-inning play "the fourth outfielder," which. with its resonance of "The Four Horsemen of Notre Dame," may have been the nicest thing anyone has ever called me, even if it implied I was playing that day for the Mets when I knew for sure that I was actually helping the Cubs. The picture in theChicago Sun-Times showed me with my eyes closed as I tried to make the catch just above the ivy on the wall.
  • Who had a better weekend -- the Ravens or the Orioles?

    Who had a better weekend -- the Ravens or the Orioles?
    It was a wild, wacky weekend in the world of American pro sports with NFL free agency hitting full swing on Friday and Major League Baseball’s annual non-waiver trade deadline passing on Sunday afternoon. Things were relatively quiet in Baltimore,...

    Would you like to see Reynolds play first base permanently?

    Would you like to see Reynolds play first base permanently?
    Orioles slugger Mark Reynolds has started the past three games at first base, something some fans called for in the season's first half when the third baseman was throwing balls away like he was a young Kyle Boller. Reynolds is second in the American...

    Orioles agree to terms with J.J. Hardy on a three-year extension

    Orioles agree to terms with J.J. Hardy on a three-year extension
    Instead of dealing away their most valuable pending free agent this month, the Orioles have decided to lock up shortstop J.J. Hardy through 2014, agreeing to terms Saturday on a three-year extension worth between $22 million and $22.5 million. "There's a...

    Matusz struggles again and Reds pound O's, 10-5

    Matusz struggles again and Reds pound O's, 10-5
    Since coming off the disabled list early this month, left-hander Brian Matusz hasn't looked like the pitcher that stormed through the minors two years ago and gave Orioles' fans so much hope for the future. That optimism has been replaced by a...