1. Lesson #37

    Two games in and we’re already at lesson 37, geez. That’s Orioles baseball for ya… Lesson #37 in Orioles Baseball, 2010: The ball always finds the guy that’s gimpy...

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  2. A Few Words on Albert Belle

    The Baltimore Sun’s Kevin Van Valkenburg wrote an interesting column for the paper today; he took on the role of the Orioles front office as they “came clean” about the calamity that has been the last decade-plus in franchise history...

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  3. Brian Matusz on Fire

    Two recent Orioles news items caught my eyes, both involving prospect and likely #3 starter Brian Matusz… A little more than a week ago, local writers reported that the Orioles had Matusz pitching a simulated game to get some extra time in...

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  4. Three Way Too Early Predictions

    Three way too early predictions for this season. Actually, two way too early predictions and one absolute lock. I’ll let you decide which is which. 1. Brian Matusz will win the AL Rookie of the Year...

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  5. Baseball's Back!

    “There’s reason to believe maybe this year will be better than the last…” Quick thoughts on the official start of Spring Training… First… WOOOOOOOOOHOOOOOOOOOO...

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  6. Taking Sides

    Locked inside for six days and slowly going insane. I drafted a number of posts and deleted them all. No reason for you to have to read my ridiculous ramblings...

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  7. Snow and Baseball

    I’m reminded this snowy Wednesday of the Orioles Opening Day game from 2003. The O’s won 6-5 over the Indians, in a game stopped in the 3rd inning for snow. That’s right, snow...

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  8. Frick 'n' Jon Miller

    A whole-hearted and sincere congratulations to Jon Miller, former Orioles television broadcaster and 2010 Frick Award Recipient for contributions to sports journalism...

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  9. On Miguel Tejada…

    As we’re all aware, Miguel Tejada is back with the Orioles for 2010. Like just about every move the Orioles have made (and haven’t made) in the last two-three years, the Tejada signing has come with plenty of commentary from the fan base...

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  10. On Scheduling Stupidity

    As alluded to yesterday, I feel compelled to take some time to discuss the fiasco that has become scheduling and Major League Baseball...

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  11. On Mark Hendrickson…

    Mark Hendrickson will be back in Baltimore in 2010. He’s taking a small paycut and will likely join the team as a long reliever and spot-starter (especially in the team’s ...

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  12. Ray Rice Needs a Nickname

    Through 6 games this season, Ray Rice has proven to be a beast for the Ravens. Take a look at the numbers. 1st in the league in total yards with 766 - more than 127 per game...

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  13. Half-Hearted, Half-Heart

    Just another quick note about the Ravens loss to the Vikings just over an hour ago… At the end of the first half, and into the third quarter, I was so disgusted by the play from ...

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  14. Someone has to say it…

    The Blame Game: Vikings 33, Ravens 31 He’s not getting the most blame - and he doesn’t deserve the most blame - but someone has to say it...

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  15. Vikings-Ravens: On the Edge

    Sorry for the delay… it happens! Ravens Rush vs. Vikings Defense: The Ravens can run the ball, or so I believe. But the Bengals managed to stop them and they’ve chosen not to run against other opponents...

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  16. Vikings Full of Weapons

    First look at the Vikings so far this season and there’s just one thing to say: there’s a lot of talent on that team and a lot of people to be afraid of...

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  17. Centers Matter

    ESPN has a piece up today by Jeffri Chadiha about the emergence of centers as the new stars of NFL offensive lines. It’s an interesting read, and the Ravens feature prominently throughout the article...

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  18. Apply The Rules Evenly…Or Something

    I waited a week and a half before writing this just so it doesn’t appear I just have sour grapes over the Ravens loss in New England but certain aspects of officiating in the NFL have bothered me for a long time...

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  19. Sports and the Economy

    Just thought I’d mentioned an interested bit I have been following in a local Baltimore Sun blog about sports and money (or lack of money)...

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  20. Division Derby: Week 5

    Cincinnati Bengals (4-1): Never thought the Bengals would be the first team talked about in this breakdown… but here we go. The Bengals are an anomaly right now...

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  21. Rex Ryan's Defense

    So remember Rex Ryan and his vaunted defense? The one everyone here is crying to get back… the one with Bart Scott and Jim Leonard… the one that Greg Mattison isn’t man enough to inherit? Yeah, that one...

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  22. Chalk It Up To Growing Pains

    Joe Flacco had his worst game of the 2009 season on Sunday against the Bengals. While he completed more than 70% of his passes, only 4 of those completions went to receivers...

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  23. Ravens Failed Across the Board

    There’s a lot of finger pointing going on in Baltimore right now. Everyone thinks they know what the Ravens biggest problem is and why the Ravens lost on Sunday. Everyone is happy to give more than their two cents...

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  24. Game Balls: Ravens - Bengals

    Only two game balls to give out today… well, make that three… Offensive Game Ball: Ray Rice. Rice ran fairly well behind an overpowered offensive line and made the offense’s biggest play for its only score...

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  25. Bengals 17, Ravens 14: Blame Game

    Stupid Penalties: 40% Second straight week the Ravens can thank themselves and their absolute lack of discipline for their problems. The officials were not good, but that’s not an excuse...

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