Monthly Archives: May 2006

Who’s the Most Oriole of Them All?

A pennant race away from a top spot, Mora climbs the ranks of team history By Christopher Heun When you think of the Orioles franchise – not this year’s team, much of which is probably better left forgotten, but all … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities … And Other Cheap Cliches

Lessons learned on my trips up and down I-95 for evenings at the ballparks. By Matthew Taylor I had baseball bookends propping up my work week last week. On what turned out to be “just another manic Monday” at Camden … Continue reading

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The Great Experiment, Week Six: When Bad Friends Keep Calling

Maybe what this relationship needs is some time apart By Aaron Koos Relationship experts will tell you that there are basically two types of friends. Hanging out with the good kind of friend leaves you energized and fulfilled. But the … Continue reading

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Taking Stock of the First 40 Games

How much longer before Hayden Penn cracks the starting rotation? By Christopher Heun The first quarter of the 2006 season is over. These are the facts: The Orioles are 19-22 heading into Friday night’s game against the Nationals in D.C. … Continue reading

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Three Hurlers Who Bear a Grudge

Why it’s probably better that Sidney Ponson is in the NL By Christopher Heun Last week’s “Where Are They Now?” feature was consumed with young players who never delivered for Baltimore or anyone else. There’s also another interesting group of … Continue reading

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The Great Experiment, Week Five: A Dose of Ambiorix and Blind Optimism

Prescription for Fan Happiness By Aaron Koos Give The Sun some credit for trying to get an Orioles bandwagon rolling. On the front cover of Monday’s print edition, right at the top, was a photo of Kevin Millar next to … Continue reading

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Where Have You Gone, Chris Richard?

From Jerry Hairston to Ryan Minor (and even the party-loving Sidney Ponson), a look at where all those might-have-beens ended up By Christopher Heun (note: photo taken from Webshots gallery of an Aruban Spring Breaker)Last week’s post about the unusual … Continue reading

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