1. MLB: Why Steroids Are No Longer a Concern of Baseball Fans

    It's been a little more than four years now since Senator George Mitchell released a report detailing the history of steroid use in the majors and incriminating 87 players as offenders...

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  2. Baltimore Orioles: Top 5 Candidates to Close in 2012

    The Orioles didn't win a lot of games in 2011, but they lost more than they should thanks to blown saves and trouble with the back end of the bullpen. Andy MacPhail added closers through free agency to finish games, but none seemed to shut it down...

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  3. Baltimore Orioles: Was Brandon Snyder Truly Given a Chance to Shine?

    When the Orioles drafted Brandon Snyder in the first round of the 2005 draft, they knew the risk they were taking. They had just missed out on getting Jay Bruce, so they decided to take Snyder, a high school catcher...

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  4. Manny Machado vs. Dylan Bundy: Who's the Orioles' Top Prospect?

    The Orioles have been a losing team for the last 14 years, and while that is a tough pill to swallow, it has also allowed them to draft near the top every year...

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  5. Baltimore Orioles: All-Time Lineup of Oriole Greats at Each Position

    It's a little difficult to remember now, but the Orioles were once one of the best teams in baseball. The franchise that had the worst pitching in 2011 once had the best rotation ...

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  6. Orioles Free Agent Rumors: 10 Players They Need to Pursue This Winter

    The Orioles have had a pretty active winter so far. The problem is that they really haven't made any moves that will make a huge difference on the team...

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  7. Buck Showalter or Dan Duquette: Who's Really in Charge of the Orioles?

    It's about a month into Dan Duquette's regime as the Executive VP of Baseball Operations for the Baltimore Orioles , and the team has made quite a lot of moves (although most have been very small)...

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  8. Ryan Braun Tests Positive: Is It Time to Look for a New Jewish Role Model?

    When I was a kid, I had a project in Hebrew school to write about a famous Jew that was a role model to me. As someone passionate about sports, I chose the one major Jewish athlete at the time, pro wrestler Bill Goldberg...

    Corey Hanley Written by Corey Hanley about over 3 years ago 2,349 reads 5 comments

  9. Baltimore Orioles: 5 Reasons They Have a Shot at the Playoffs in 2012

    This is really not a fair topic to be talking about. I'd have to be insane to think that the Baltimore Orioles are going to make the playoffs. In fact, it's probably a stretch to think they will make it out of last place in the division...

    Corey Hanley Written by Corey Hanley about over 3 years ago 4,254 reads 28 comments

  10. Baltimore Orioles Free Agent Rumors: Is Manny Ramirez a Fit in Baltimore?

    It's been an interesting weekend with two of Dan Duquette's former acquisitions have made headlines. It began with Pedro Martinez, who Duquette traded for in Montreal and Boston, announcing that he would officially retire...

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  11. Baltimore Orioles: Should Mark Reynolds Play First or Third Base Moving Forward?

    Mark Reynolds has really defined his career with three statistics: home runs, strikeouts and errors. Unfortunately, only one of those is positive stat...

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  12. Baltimore Orioles: 5 Players to Target Via Trade

    The winter meetings are coming up, and while it is a time when some free agents find new homes, it is mainly an opportunity for GMs to talk with each other about trades...

    Corey Hanley Written by Corey Hanley about over 3 years ago 2,607 reads 8 comments

  13. Baltimore Orioles: Is Chong Tae-Hyon Just the Beginning for Dan Duquette?

    The Orioles have been criticized a lot over the past few years for the fact that they haven't had much of an impact on the international market...

    Corey Hanley Written by Corey Hanley about over 3 years ago 1,527 reads 5 comments

  14. Baltimore Orioles: Can Dan Duquette Build a Winner with No Big Free Agents?

    It's one of the topics that draws the widest array of opinions in sports. Is it more effective to spend a lot of money on one big-name free agent or on a few smaller names that could ...

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  15. Baltimore Orioles: 7 Reasons Dan Duquette Is the Right Choice

    Andy MacPhail is now gone and the search process for his replacement is now over. The Orioles have now left the future of the franchise in the capable hands of Dan Duquette...

    Corey Hanley Written by Corey Hanley about over 3 years ago 1,197 reads 7 comments

  16. 10 Under-the-Radar Players the Orioles Should Pursue

    Now that the Orioles finally have a new GM in place with Dan Duquette, it's time to sign some players for 2012. It's become pretty clear from his comments that Duquette is not going to go after big name free agents like Prince Fielder and C...

    Corey Hanley Written by Corey Hanley about over 3 years ago 1,928 reads 7 comments

  17. 2011 MLB Awards: Ranking the AL and NL Gold Glove Candidates

    Now that the season has ended, the awards for individual performance will start to be revealed. After the Comeback Player of the Year and Hank Aaron Awards comes the Rawlings Gold Gloves for each league...

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  18. Baltimore Orioles: 10 Players They Could Snag with the No. 4 Draft Pick

    It's a little early to be talking about the draft considering that baseball just ended. It's not even close to the beginnings of the season for any of the following players...

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  19. Baltimore Orioles: Top 5 Candidates To Land GM Position

    Ever since the Baltimore Orioles announced Andy MacPhail would not be re-signed, rumors have swirled as to who might take the reigns and guide the franchise back to their former glory...

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  20. Baltimore Orioles: Ranking 20 Greatest Athletes in Team History

    The Orioles have had some great athletes in their 57-year history, and that has translated to some great times and some really bad times...

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  21. Joe Jordan to the Phillies: 10 Best Draft Picks By the O's Scouting Director

    The Orioles are still in the process of finding a new general manager to replace Andy MacPhail, but they are now facing another front-office hole as their director of scouting, Joe ...

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  22. Orioles Free-Agent News: 5 Bargains Who Would Be Great Fits in Baltimore

    The Orioles are going into the offseason the same way they have in the past few years, trying to recover from the cellar of the AL East while the Yankees and Red Sox spend their way to success...

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  23. Baltimore Orioles: Grading the Second Half Position by Position

    The Orioles went into the All-Star break at 36-52, a foreshadowing to a dismal season. Expectations were low for the second half and the O's were looking like triple digit losers ...

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  24. Tampa Bay Rays: What Matt Moore's Start Means for the 2012 Rotation

    It's not often that a 22-year-old with one career start and just over nine career major league innings gets picked to start the opener to a playoff series, but it's not often that a team will come across a talent like Matt Moore either...

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  25. Are the O's Playing the Best Ball in the Majors?

    After dropping the 2011 road finale in Detroit, the Orioles are 67-92 on the year, guaranteeing a better record in 2011 than 2010...

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