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Which Baltimore Sporting Event Do You Regret Leaving Early? And Who Is To Blame?

Perhaps you’ve seen the story that ESPN’s Michael Wilbon left Sunday’s Chicago Cubs game early and therefore missed David Bote’s walk-off grand slam against the Washington Nationals. That is, ahem, not so grand. The “time-I-missed-a-great-sports-ending” storyline is a fun one. … Continue reading

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Cedric Mullins Enjoys Dynamic Orioles Debut, Immediately Joins Cedric Daniels of “The Wire” Among My Favorite Cedrics

Welcome to the Show, Cedric Mullins. Adam Jones had his replacement in center field lead the Baltimore Orioles onto the field at Camden Yards Friday night. Mullins took things from there compiling the first three-hit night by an Orioles player … Continue reading

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Mourning the End of an Era for the Baltimore Orioles

It’s over. We knew it was before now. The Orioles’ historically bad performance on the diamond indicated as much. Regardless, the lead-up to and the arrival of the July trade deadline provided a resounding finality to the entire exercise. The … Continue reading

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Taking a Bird’s Eye View on the Orioles

I had the distinct pleasure of serving alongside Jake English as a guest host on this week’s Bird’s Eye View podcast. Jake and Scott Magness put out a consistently entertaining product throughout the baseball season. I enjoyed being able to … Continue reading

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The Manny Machado Era in Baltimore Started as a Pleasant Surprise and Ended as No Surprise

The young man has gone West. Manny Machado joins the Los Angeles Dodgers following Wednesday’s trade that brought the Orioles a return package of five prospects headlined by outfielder Yusniel Diaz. The move comes as part of what Dan Duquette … Continue reading

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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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