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News and Information on professional, high school and recreational sports from the neighborhoods of Baltimore.

July 23, 2014, No comments

Dear Baltimore Orioles, I know you currently have a three-game lead in the very tough American League East and are looking for ways to make improvements on your roster. I […]


Bird’s House: No love from (or for) ESPN

July 9, 2014, No comments

Does anyone else remember when ESPN SportsCenter was actually good? I remember growing up and getting excited to watch Dan Patrick with Keith Olberman ...

Orioles third-baseman
Manny Machado addresses the crowd at
Mustang Alleys.
- Photos by Erik Zygmont

Machado funds city baseball league for kids

July 2, 2014, No comments

What better way to further the sport of baseball than through the sport of bowling? Apparently that’s what Orioles third-baseman Manny Machado t ...


Bird’s House: Jake Arrieta—built by the Orioles

July 2, 2014, No comments

Scouting young talent is certainly not a foolproof process. Sometimes the can’t-pass-up players are huge whiffs, while an undrafted player can end u ...

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    Bird’s House: What a weekend!
    June 25, 2014, No comments

    In case you missed the Orioles taking two of three from the New York Yankees on the road because you were getting ready for the U.S.-Portugal game, you need to […]

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    Bird’s House: Worried? Me?
    May 21, 2014, No comments

    As I write this article, the clock states that it is 12:46 p.m. on Monday, May 19. One thing it does not show—but I’ve been waiting for it—is J.J. Hardy’s […]

  • Pitch
    Rain stays away for opening day
    April 30, 2014, No comments

    “The councilman hasn’t thrown a ball in two years,” commented 1st District City Councilman Jim Kraft, getting ready to throw out the first pitch on opening day of his Southeast […]