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

September 17, 2014, No comments

Last week the Baltimore Orioles received some bad news that slugging first baseman Chris Davis would be suspended 25 games due to amphetamine use. I wouldn’t rush to judgment on […]


Bird’s House: Looking good O’s!

September 10, 2014, No comments

With only 20 games left in the regular season, the Baltimore Orioles hold a 9.5-game lead over the New York Yankees in the AL East. Barring a Red Sox- ...


Fans organize grass-roots tribute to overlooked Orioles hero

September 3, 2014, 2 Comments

In the symbiotic relationship between Major League Baseball and the fans, sometimes the fans have to take the lead. At the Sept. 12 double-header betw ...

Photo by Keith Allison, via Wikimedia Commons

Player Profile: Joe Flacco

August 27, 2014, No comments

Ravens starting quarterback Joe Flacco, 29, who led his team to a Super Bowl victory in 2012 and was named MVP of that game, has started for the Raven ...

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    Bird’s House: Betting on the bullpen
    August 13, 2014, No comments

    Six-inning games. From here on out, that’s all the Baltimore Orioles need to win. Six innings. Sounds simple, right? While it might not be that simple, it’s certainly a recipe […]

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    Bird’s House: Orioles make single trade
    August 6, 2014, No comments

    Sometimes the best course of action is to take no action. (Unless you’re the Philadelphia Phillies, but I digress.) With the July 31 Major League Baseball trade deadline now behind […]

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    Bird’s House: A piece of advice
    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 […]

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Manny Machado addresses the crowd at
Mustang Alleys.
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    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 thought. Last Thursday, he held the Manny Machado […]

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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 […]