As I argued a few weeks ago when I said Mike Redmond should win the National League Manager of the Year award, it is particularly admirable when a manager guides his team to success when he has little which with to work. 1,431 more words
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NEW YORK — A day after getting blanked on one puny single, Nelson Cruz and Baltimore Orioles powered up for the postseason.
Cruz hit his major league-leading 40th home run and the AL East champions pushed Derek Jeter and the Yankees to the brink of playoff elimination, beating New York 5-4 Tuesday night. 686 more words
As the 2014 Major League Baseball season winds into its final week, it’s worth reflecting on the season’s most shocking happenings. 2014 has been an almost visionary year for baseball, with competition stronger than ever. 1,955 more words
BALTIMORE — There was a time when the Baltimore Orioles had very little to play for in September.
During their run of 14 straight losing seasons, the Orioles plodded through dozens of meaningless games as the regular season wound down. 575 more words
Buster Olney is an MLB analyst from ESPN, who is also a former Baltimore Sun writer who covered the Orioles in the late 90’s.
Buster joined Steve and Ken to talk about the Orioles winning the AL East last night at home for the first time since 1969. 230 more words
By DAVID GINSBURG (AP Sports Writer)
BALTIMORE (AP) — Champagne was spraying all around him, and Dan Duquette couldn’t help but laugh at the mayhem he helped create. 703 more words