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Buck Showalter on the Orioles Fraternity, Winning Over the Fan Base and Coming Up Big in Clutch Moments

Monday, April 1st, 2013

Entering 2012, the Baltimore Orioles hadn't made the playoffs since 1998 and had finished dead last in the AL East in each of the previous four seasons. But manager Buck Showalter and his guys turned it around in a big way last year, getting back to the postseason while winning ...

Manny Machado, Orioles Hope to Pick Up Right Where They Left Off

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Baltimore third baseman Manny Machado stormed onto the scene last year by belting home runs left and right immediately after being called up. The 20-year-old wound up hitting seven of them in 51 games, getting seasoning and playing for what turned out to be a surprising playoff team. Now he ...

Buck Showalter Didn’t Feel the MLB Free Agent Market was Good Enough this Year, Understands the Temptation to Take PEDs

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

The Baltimore Orioles shocked the baseball world last year by finishing the season at 93-69 and earning a Wild Card berth into the postseason. After winning the play-in game against the Oakland Athletics, the Orioles took the New York Yankees to five games in the American League Division Series. It was ...

Joe Girardi and Yankees Relish A Hard-Fought AL East Crown, Await Wild Card Opponent

Friday, October 5th, 2012

Last Sunday afternoon the New York Yankees were in Toronto and trailing the Blue Jays by four runs in the fifth inning. It was a big turning point for the Yankees season as the team was able to come back in the game and they never bat an eyelash this ...

Bud Selig Deems Melky Cabrera’s Suspension Good Because It Shows The System Is Working

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

Most people viewed Melky Cabrera's suspension as being bad for baseball. The All-Star Game MVP and one of the big stories of the summer tested positive in Major League Baseball's drug program and was suspended 50 games. How could that be a good thing? Well, MLB commissioner Bud Selig says, it's ...

Buck Showalter Leads The Underdog Baltimore Orioles Into September With A Chance At The AL East Crown

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Buck Showalter continues to have his baseball team shock the world this season. The Orioles enter Friday's action three games out of first place in the American League East and currently holding one of the two Wild Card births. The 2012 Baltimore Orioles are 24-6 in one-run games and it sure has ...

Orioles Rookie Manny Machado Gives Baltimore a Boost with AL Co-Player Of The Week Honors

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Going into Tuesday night's action Orioles rookie Manny Machado had gone 6-for-16 with three homers, one triple, one double, five runs and seven RBIs over his first four games. Machado's standout performance earned him American League co-Player of the Week honors. Jim Duquette and Buck Showalter sure have looked good since Machado's ...

Mike Hargrove Never Suspected Steroid Use Was So Rampant, Doesn’t Think Proven Cheaters Belong in Hall of Fame

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

The steroid debate when it comes to Hall-Of-Fame voting is one that has been going on in baseball for a long time now and it will continue to go on, especially because some of the greatest players in baseball hsitory have been linked. Not to mention, many of them will ...

Jamie Moyer on signing with the Baltimore Orioles: “I have to prove my health and my worth. It’s a great opportunity.”

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Jamie Moyer started spring training as the most popular comeback story in baseball coming off Tommy John surgery. He was invited to Colorado Rockies spring training and that in itself seemed like a huge accomplishment. The 49-year old left-hander then made the Rockies rotation and became the oldest winning pitcher ...

Adam Jones on Managing his Newfound Riches and the Orioles’ Hot Start to 2012

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Life is good for Orioles outfielder Adam Jones. His team's in first place, he's been hot at the plate, and on Sunday it was announced that Jones had signed a six-year, $85.5 million contract extension with Baltimore. Orioles centerfielder Adam Jones joined Joey Vendetta on The Fan 590 in Toronto to ...