Category: MLB

April 6, 2009

Oriole Bird cartoon returns to Sun

Filed under: Orioles, Media, Baltimore Sun - 06 Apr 2009

Orioles fans will once again enjoy the Oriole cartoon (left) that became a Baltimore Sun icon in the 1960s and 1970s. The new cartoon will debut Tuesday, 4/7, after opening day and will be featured in the Baltimore Sun …

April 1, 2009

Penn not in Orioles’ starting rotation

Filed under: Orioles, MLB - 01 Apr 2009

Baltimore Sun
Orioles’ right-hander Hayden Penn squandered his final opportunity to make the team’s Opening Day rotation, allowing six earned runs in 3 2/3 innings in his team’s 7-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals at Fort Lauderdale Stadium.

Challenged a …

March 25, 2009

George Kell dies

Filed under: Orioles, History, Obituaries - 25 Mar 2009

Baltimore Sun
George Kell, the Hall of Fame third baseman who edged Ted Williams for the 1949 American League batting title before putting the finishing touches on his 15-year career with the Orioles, died Tuesday. He was 86.


Kell outlasted …

February 3, 2009

Orioles get LHP from Cubs

Filed under: Orioles, MLB - 03 Feb 2009

Baltimore Sun
The Orioles have added an option for their crowded and unproven 2009 rotation by acquiring left-hander Rich Hill today in another deal with their frequent trade partner, the Chicago Cubs.

Hill, 28, was considered one of baseball’s best young pitchers …

January 30, 2009

Pictures of Mrs. Brian Roberts

Filed under: Orioles, Baseball, MLB, Celebrity News - 30 Jan 2009

Baltimore Sports Report points out that Brian Roberts’ new wife, Diana Chiafair, has quite the modeling portfolio.

January 18, 2009

Orioles trade with the Cubs for Felix Pie

Filed under: Orioles, Baseball, MLB - 18 Jan 2009

Baltimore Sun
The Orioles have acquired outfielder Felix Pie, sending left-handed pitcher Garrett Olson and minor league right-hander Henry Williamson to the Chicago Cubs in a deal announced this afternoon.

The 23-year-old Pie, who was named the Cubs’ top prospect by …

January 17, 2009

Markakis to sign 6 year extension?

Filed under: Sports, Orioles, Baseball, MLB - 17 Jan 2009

Baltimore Sun
It looks as if Nick Markakis will be patrolling right field at Camden Yards for several more years.

Markakis and the Orioles have made “real progress” in their contract-extension negotiations in recent days, according to club president Andy MacPhail. …

January 6, 2009

Billboards can stay at First Mariner Arena

Filed under: Sports, Orioles, Business, Legal News, Baltimore Blast - 06 Jan 2009

Daily Record
A Baltimore’s judge’s ruling has ended a five-year legal battle between two of the city’s high-profile businessmen over an unlikely issue: billboards.

In a decision handed down last month by Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Evelyn Omega Cannon, lawyers …

December 22, 2008

Teixeira could still be an Oriole?

Filed under: Orioles, Baseball, MLB - 22 Dec 2008

Peter Schmuck
Just got off the phone with Los Angeles Angels spokesman Tim Mead, who has confirmed reports by Fox Sports guy (and former Sun colleague) Ken Rosenthal and Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports that the Angels are out of …

December 10, 2008

Orioles trade Hernandez

Filed under: Orioles, MLB - 10 Dec 2008

The Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday announced they have acquired infielder/outfielder Ryan Freel and minor league infielders Brandon Waring and Justin Turner from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for catcher Ramon Hernandez and cash considerations.

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