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  • Coffee Companion (8/25): O's great Mike Flanagan found dead

    Coffee Companion (8/25): O's great Mike Flanagan found dead
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine. Running it back:...
  • Where does Mike Flanagan rank among Orioles pitching greats?

    Where does Mike Flanagan rank among Orioles pitching greats?
    Wednesday was a sad day in Birdland as Mike Flanagan, who wore many hats in the Orioles organization for four decades, was found dead at his Baltimore County home. The 1979 Cy Young Award winner was 59. During Wednesday night’s Orioles game, I...
  • Mike Flanagan, LHP, legend, gone at 59

    Sitting in the press booth at Ripken Stadium on Wednesday night following Aberdeen's 4-2 loss to Connecticut, I was approached by the IronBirds' radio man and public relations chief, Towney Godfrey, who, according to post-game ritual, asked me which...
  • Friends saw Flanagan's pain, still shocked by suicide

    Friends saw Flanagan's pain, still shocked by suicide
    Scott McGregor worried about his old Orioles teammate, Mike Flanagan. Once admired in baseball for his toughness on the pitching mound and his droll wit off of it, Flanagan seemed to disappear after he lost his job as Orioles executive vice president...
  • Orioles notebook: Guthrie asks fans whether he should keep Flanagan's number

    Orioles notebook: Guthrie asks fans whether he should keep Flanagan's number
    Right-hander Jeremy Guthrie is trying to decide whether he should keep the only uniform number he has known as an Oriole, No. 46, or switch to something else to honor the late Mike Flanagan. And Guthrie wants as much feedback as possible. "I really just...
  • This day in Orioles history: September 8

    September 8, 1976: Jim Palmer beat the Indians for his 20th win of the season, the sixth time in seven years he accomplished that feat.
  • This day in Orioles history: September 23

    September 23, 1978: Jim Palmer beat the Tigers to win his 20th game of the season, the eighth straight year he hit that milestone.
  • Catcher Matt Wieters says pitcher Brian Matusz will rebound from rough year

    Catcher Matt Wieters says pitcher Brian Matusz will rebound from rough year
    A lifelong dream wasn't fulfilled when Jonathan Schoop and Tim Bascom stepped out onto the infield grass at Camden Yards and were greeted by a thundering ovation from the Orioles faithful. However, being named Baltimore's 2011 organizational players of...
  • This long lost son will return to Orioles TV tonight after a bitter separation

    This long lost son will return to Orioles TV tonight after a bitter separation
    On July 11, I wrote one of my most heartfelt columns of the year at Z on TV. In it, I confessed my addiction to watching baseball on TV the last four decades -- and how the pitiful play of the Orioles had driven me from the tube. I announced I would no...
  • MacPhail's Orioles legacy: Good arms left ungrown

    MacPhail's Orioles legacy: Good arms left ungrown
    His contract set to expire at the end of October, Orioles president of baseball operations Andy MacPhail is expected to step down from his position after Wednesday's season finale, perhaps as soon as Thursday. Under his general management, the Orioles...
  • Season finale: Watching baseball on TV does not get much better than this

    Season finale: Watching baseball on TV does not get much better than this
    I am numb, and the playoffs haven't even started. What a great night of TV baseball. What a fine job ESPN did of offering the key games. And what a terrific performance in the booth by MASN's Jim Palmer and Gary Thorne in the Baltimore Orioles comeback...