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Buck Showalter Ejected on His Own Snow Globe Night at Camden Yards … “Halfway Christmas Miracles Happen”

A child’s imagination can do wondrous things when placed within the cozy confines of a ballpark. So it was that as a kid I created spurious correlations related to my favorite baseball team. I believed, for example, that my attendance … Continue reading

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On American League Player of the Week Nelson Cruz and the Times He Won the Award in Baltimore

Nelson Cruz returned to Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Monday night as the reigning American League Player of the Week. As I wrote on Twitter, “Salt, meet wound.” Cruz, who turns 38 on Sunday, has not fallen off toward … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up the Orioles’ Weekend Series Versus the Atlanta Braves

The Atlanta Braves avoided being swept at home by the Orioles with a 7-3 victory on Sunday. Here are some odds and ends from the weekend series. O’s Win Streak Versus Braves Snapped at Seven The Orioles had won seven … Continue reading

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Chris Davis Has Struck Out in 21 Consecutive Games. His Personal Record – and the Orioles’ Team Record – Are Within Reach.

Chris Davis sat out the final two games of the Orioles’ series with the Boston Red Sox this week. Fans will therefore have to wait a bit longer to see if he can break another team record.¬†Davis, whose 53 home … Continue reading

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The Baltimore Orioles Never Had a Blake Snell, But They Did Have a Bullet

Tampa Bay Rays lefty Blake Snell tied an American League record on Sunday by striking out seven consecutive batters to start the game against the Seattle Mariners. Snell finished with 12 strikeouts, which is one less than the baker’s dozen … Continue reading

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On Boog Powell and Youthful Home Run Streaks in Baltimore

New York Yankees rookie Gleyber Torres became the youngest American League player to homer in four consecutive games on Friday. The 21-year-old second baseman beat the O’s best effort by roughly a year. Boog Powell became the youngest Orioles batter … Continue reading

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This Day in Orioles History: Jim Palmer Earns His First Win, Homers

Have yourself a day Jim Palmer. The Hall of Fame pitcher earned his first win for the Baltimore Orioles on May 16, 1965, against the New York Yankees at Memorial Stadium. Palmer also homered to help the O’s to a … Continue reading

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