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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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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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