Aug 20

Orioles lineup 8/20/2014

The Baltimore Orioles play the Chicago White Sox in the final game of a three-game series.   The Orioles have a chance to sweep the White Sox.  The Orioles starting pitching has shut down the White Sox for the most part.  Chris Tillman pitched eight strong innings last night only allowing one run. 

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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Watch: Markakis’ 11th homer

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Watch: Tillman shut down the White Sox

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Watch: Hardy’s seventh homer

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ESPN Shows No Bias Though…

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But there’s no bias, right ESPN?

Aug 20

The Gulf Coast Orioles, Baby Birds with Great Potential

SARASOTA, FL – While watching the Gulf Coast League Orioles play their Tampa counterpart in the practice field behind glorious Ed Smith Stadium, a few ideas dawned on me.  Forgive me, but my primary job is Quality Assurance.  In other words, I criticize for a living.

Fill these stands with Yard Bird fans!

Fill these stands with Yard Bird fans!

Now I know that the Gulf Coast League is designed to be developmental in nature.  And I recognize that having hoards of fans bellowing and chanting may not be the best way to use the game as an instructional facility.  And I am keenly aware that Major League Baseball (and the nearby Bradenton Marauders) will never allow what I am about to propose.  But I can’t help thinking that the Orioles organization can make “Camden Yards South” an exciting place that people want to visit more often than just in March of every year.
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Aug 20

Breaking News: Jimenez Goes to the Bullpen

Ubaldo Jimenez Ubaldo Jimenez is headed to the Orioles’ bullpen. The team announced the move three days after Jimenez’s last performance.
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Aug 19

Redskins Report Card vs. Cleveland Browns

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The Washington Redskins pulled out a 24-23 victory Monday night over the visiting Cleveland Browns in the team’s second preseason game. The Redskins first team offense had difficulty finding the end zone in the first half due to three turnovers and a Browns goal line stand early in the second quarter. The Redskins defense shut down the first team offense of the Browns with three, three and outs to start off the game. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 19

Orioles lineup 8/19/2014

The Baltimore Orioles play the Chicago White Sox in the second game of a three-game series.   The Orioles won the first game of the series eight to two.  Nick Markakis had an outstanding game that included a home run, and a highlight grab that landed him on ESPN as the number one play. 

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