1. Baltimore Orioles Top 10 Prospects, and When We'll See Them in the Majors

    2012 was a sensational year for the Baltimore Orioles . In fact, it was a year of "not only." Not only did they break a streak of 15 consecutive losing seasons... Not only did they challenge for a division crown into the final week of the season...

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  2. 2012 ALDS: 12 Tweaks the Baltimore Orioles Must Make to Get over the Hump

    Even with the heartbreaking loss to the New York Yankees in Game 5 of the ALDS , this season has to be considered an absolute success for the Baltimore Orioles ...

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  3. Baltimore Orioles: 8 O's Who Are Playing Their Way onto the 2013 Roster

    It's been a glorious season for the Baltimore Orioles . Simply finishing over .500 would have been enough to call Dan Duquette's first season in charge a rousing success, but Buck ...

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  4. New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles: Team Grades from ALDS Game 1

    The Baltimore Orioles were able to keep the game close for eight innings, but when it mattered the most, the New York Yankees ' playoff-seasoned bats were able to rouse a rally off All-Star closer Jim Johnson...

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  5. New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles: 5 Biggest Matchups in Game 1 of ALDS

    The image is lasting. Orioles outfielder Tony Tarasco is on the trail of a deep fly ball from a fresh-faced rookie named Derek Jeter...

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  6. Top Moments from the 2012 Yankees-Orioles Season Series

    Few teams shared as exciting a season series as the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees did in 2012. Not only did they spend the majority of the season neck and neck atop the ...

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  7. 6 Predictions for the Baltimore Orioles 2012 Playoff Run

    The Baltimore Orioles (89-67) sit comfortably in the driver's seat for one of the two wild-card spots , and appear to be as close to a lock as a team can get heading into the final week of the MLB season...

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  8. 5 Minor Leaguers Who Could Aid Baltimore Orioles Playoff Chances

    With their come-from-behind victory over the Red Sox , the Orioles moved 11 games above .500 for the first time since early summer...

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  9. Power Ranking the 8 Teams of the 2012 College World Series

    Thanks to two late-inning , game-winning hits , Arkansas and Kent State became the final two teams to join the eight squads vying for college baseball immortality later this week in Omaha, Nebraska...

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  10. MLB Draft 2012: Winners and Losers from Day 2 of the Draft

    After a tumultuous Day 1, some sense of order was restored to the 2012 MLB draft on Day 2. Rounds 2 through 15 were completed with considerably less intrigue and head scratching than yesterday's cluster bomb of a first round...

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  11. MLB Draft 2012: Winners, Losers and Surprises from the 1st Round

    Heading into this year's MLB draft, few knew how the new draft rules, established under the new collective bargaining agreement, were going to affect the event. Now that the first round is in the books, one thing is clear...

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  12. 2012 MLB Mock Draft: Complete 1st-Round Projections

    The 2012 MLB draft is nearly upon us. Just hours separate us from finding out which talented youngster will be joining our favorite professional teams and, as usual, there is little solid information about much of anything...

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  13. 2012 MLB Draft: Most Likely to Hit 40 HR, Steal 60 Bases and Other Superlatives

    Alas, it is almost June, which means the MLB draft is nearly upon us. While the top players, including outfielders Byron Buxton, David Dahl and Courtney Hawkins, as well as pitchers ...

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  14. Baltimore Orioles Top Prospects: Who's Hot and Who's Not, April 30

    Another week, another sensational outing for uber-prospect Dylan Bundy, whose legend grows with each scoreless inning. After a four-inning, one-hit performance (the first he's allowed all season), Bundy's scoreless inning streak stands at 17...

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  15. Orioles Top Prospects: Who's Hot and Who's Not, April 22

    For the first time in a long time, the Orioles have plenty to be excited about. For starters, the big-league squad is right in the thick of the American League East race, fresh off their first winning road trip in quite some time...

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  16. 2012 MLB Mock Draft: Predicting the First Round with Video

    The 2012 MLB draft is almost upon us. Front-runners like Stanford's Mark Appel and San Francisco's Kyle Zimmer have established themselves as threats to go No...

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  17. Every MLB Team's Prospect Whose Spring Is Just a Mirage

    It doesn't take a rocket scientist to know that spring training stats can often be misleading. Take minor league veteran Jake Fox as a prime example. Last spring, Fox led the Orioles (and all other teams) with 10 home runs...

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  18. MLB Draft Watch: Keeping an Eye on the Top Projected Picks

    The college baseball season is approaching the midway point, while high school ball is just getting started. That means it's time to check in on some of the top projected picks in this June's MLB draft...

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  19. MLB Mock Draft 2012: Predicting the Entire 1st Round

    Less than three months remain until the 2012 MLB draft, and there's no denying that draft season is heating up. We've already seen several moves that will have a massive impact on the first round...

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  20. March Madness 2012: Who Would Come out as the Top Prospect in Baseball?

    Madness is in the air. MLB prospect madness that is. Here's the deal. Any schmuck can rank the top 64 prospects in baseball, but it takes a real genius to pit them up against each other, NCAA tournament style, to see who comes out on top...

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  21. MLB Spring Training: Each Team's Top Prospect Who Won't Make Opening Day Roster

    Bryce Harper has dazzled scouts and fans alike already this spring, showing incredible power, exciting speed, and all-out hustle. Ask Nationals manager Davey Johnson and he'll tell you Harper simply doesn't get tired...

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  22. 2012 MLB Draft: The Top Candidates to Go No. 1 Overall

    We're now a little more than three months away from the 2012 MLB Draft. The college season is about two weeks in and most high-school squads have just kicked off play this week...

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  23. Every MLB Team's Top Prospect Who Could Shock the Baseball World This Spring

    In this modern age of technology, baseball encyclopedias online and Google, it's hard to shock the sports world. That's what makes it all the more delightful when players like Dave Sappelt come along...

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  24. When Will Each MLB Team's Top Prospect Make His First All-Star Game?

    The 2012 rookie class has plenty of talent. Yu Darvish, Julio Teheran, Trevor Bauer, Devin Mesoraco, Matt Moore and Jacob Turner are just a few of the names that will likely be called ...

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  25. 10 Prospects That the Orioles Could Have Acquired for Jeremy Guthrie

    It seems safe to say, at least for Orioles fans, that the team didn't get enough in return for their stable (former) ace, Jeremy Guthrie ...

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