Monthly Archives: September 2010

This Orioles fan is seeing red

Cincinnati Reds fans have waited longer than Baltimore Orioles fans to watch their team in the post-season. The Reds’ last playoff appearance came in 1995, and they failed to make the post-season in 1999 despite winning 96 games. Cincy fans … Continue reading

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What they’re saying about the Orioles … Facebook edition

Readers of The Sun are familiar with the semi-regular media roundup known as “What they’re saying about the Orioles.” Thanks to Openbook, I can now do a similar feature of my own. It’s called “What they’re saying about the Orioles … Continue reading

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Baltimore: Football town or baseball town?

The Sun‘s Kevin Van Valkenburg penned a feature on Sunday that daydreams about what it would be like for Baltimore fans to have two competitive teams for which to cheer in September. The article, “In this Charm City fantasy, late … Continue reading

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Can Aubrey huff, puff his way into the post-season?

“Dress for the job you want, not the job you have.” Ahem. From his purple checkered pants to his red thong, former Oriole Aubrey Huff certainly doesn’t dress for the job he has; whether he’s in fact dressing for the … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Steady Eddie Doubles Down

Earlier this week, Nick Markakis become the third major league player to hit 43 or more doubles in four consecutive seasons. The other two players are Hall of Famers: Joe Medwick and Tris Speaker. There’s another Hall of Famer, an … Continue reading

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Who is Baltimore’s best bunter?

Baltimore’s baseball players have been getting on base without hitting the ball very far since the late 19th century. Back then, with the help of the groundskeeper and some tightly packed dirt, the Baltimore Chop turned into the stuff of … Continue reading

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Is there room enough in the A.L. East for everyone to win?

The Orioles’ inspired play under Buck Showalter has reignited hopes in Baltimore that the team’s prolonged chase for a winning record can mercifully end sooner rather than later. While the ultimate goal – the dream, really – is to reach … Continue reading

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