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  • Opening Day starter? Arrieta is ready for the challenge

    Opening Day starter? Arrieta is ready for the challenge
    It's best to start this slice of Jake Arrieta lore with a minor discrepancy; it was either a couch or an overstuffed chair. The exact piece of furniture isn't essential, what Arrieta did with it and why, that's the point here. The fact that its...
  • Orioles make Opening Day memorable with 4-2 win over Twins

    Orioles make Opening Day memorable with 4-2 win over Twins
    Weeks before the annual ritual of jogging down the orange carpet in front of a sellout crowd — before the loud ovation Nick Markakis received during his pre-game introduction — there was the isolation of those back fields in Sarasota. Doing...
  • Where does Arrieta's gem rank among top Orioles Opening Day starts?

    Where does Arrieta's gem rank among top Orioles Opening Day starts?
    I wanted to see where Orioles right-hander Jake Arrieta’s performance Friday ranked among the top Opening Day starts in club history and the good people at Elias Sports Bureau gave me an interesting stat. Arrieta’s start against the Twins...
  • Reynolds willing to play anywhere for Orioles

    Reynolds willing to play anywhere for Orioles
    – Orioles third baseman Mark Reynolds, who made his second straight start at designated hitter Saturday against the Blue Jays, said he is willing to play anywhere for the benefit of the team. Reynolds has yet to play third base in the first two...
  • Former Oriole Jamie Moyer ties Jim Palmer on all-time wins list

    Former Oriole Jamie Moyer ties Jim Palmer on all-time wins list
    This is worth writing about, even though in Jamie Moyer’s last game as an Oriole I was still single. I got married a week after Moyer last pitched for Baltimore, back in 1995, his third and final season here. That was before three kids and 16...
  • Best and worst Orioles memories of 2011?

    Best and worst Orioles memories of 2011?
    As the year comes to a close, it seems appropriate to look back on the most lasting Orioles memories of 2011. It’s no easy task, as there plenty of things that stood out in the past 12 months, and there are many ways to go about this. But I’m...
  • This Day in Orioles History: July 2

    July 2, 1990: The Orioles signed Stanford right-hander Mike Mussina to his first pro contract.
  • 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...
  • Reynolds still dealing with pain from beaning

    Reynolds still dealing with pain from beaning
    Orioles infielder Mark Reynolds missed the club's doubleheader on Monday and may be out longer as he deals with the lingering effects of being hit in the helmet with a pitch Saturday. Reynolds said he didn't pass cognitive tests that were administered...
  • Guthrie guides Orioles to 2-0 win over Blue Jays

    Guthrie guides Orioles to 2-0 win over Blue Jays
    Orioles right-hander Jeremy Guthrie has said he's not concerned about losing 20 games this season, or, really, reaching double-digit wins before the year is over. After Friday's 2-0 win at Rogers Centre, and with potentially three starts remaining,...
  • This day in Orioles history: September 16

    September 16, 1991: Mike Mussina pitched his first career complete game in a 9-2 win over Boston.