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Sporting events, as a whole, are full of feel-good moments. It’s the reason why we have Rudy, The Natural, and Remember The Titans. It’s the reason why we watch One Shining Moment at the end of every NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament. Plainly speaking, if you can watch this video without feeling something, it’s possible you’ve been sent from the future to kill John Connor. Baseball had one of those moments during the 2001 All-Star Game, thanks to Cal Ripken, Jr.
If you grew up in the 80s and 90s you probably saw a lot of Ripken. Why? Because the guy played in 2,632 consecutive games – which is just over 16 seasons - besting Lou Gehrig for the most consecutive games played. Ripken was a staple for the Baltimore Orioles for the majority of two decades, and paved the way for a new generation of shortstops. Not only was he a slick defensive stopgap at the most pivotal position on the field, but he was also a fantastic hitter. The guy ended his career with 431 home runs, 3,184 hi...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
In an effort to improve their 4.76 starting pitcher ERA, the Orioles acquired Scott Feldman on July 9. (Photo Credit: Paul Beaty/Associated Press)
You can never have enough pitching.
Entering Sunday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays, the Baltimore Orioles ranked 28th with a 4.39 team ERA. Only the Minnesota Twins (4.45) and Houston Astros (4.83) had higher totals.
The MLB trade...
Team: Baltimore Orioles
Record: 53-43 (4.5 GB)
Biggest Surprise of 1st Half:
There’s a few places to go with this. One of them is the pitching being so poor. That, however, will be discussed in the next section. A surprise on offense would have to be the emergence of 21 year old third baseman Manny Machado. Thus far this season, Machado is leading the Major Leagues in doubles...
Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis gave teammate Adam Jones a wet willie on the way back to the dugout after they scored on a J.J. Hardy HR during the sixth inning of Friday night's game at Camden Yards.
Davis and Jones also had homers of their own in the 8-5 Orioles victory. Nothing wrong with a little harmless fun.
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OriolesREACH, Nick & Christina Markakis partner with Casey Cares Foundation for 5K run/walk at Oriole Park August 3
The Orioles and OriolesREACH have partnered with the Casey Cares Foundation to host the fourth annual Casey Cares 5K run/walk at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Saturday, August 3. Orioles right fielder NICK MARKAKIS...
There is little chance that Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis will set a new single season home run record, but that doesn't mean there are not other marks he can set. With home run No. 37 against the Toronto BLue Jays Sunday he did just that.
With a two-run shot in the third inning Davis hit home run No. 37 tying him with one of the greatest baseball players to...
Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis heads into the all-star break with 37 home runs on the season already. Usually when one has that many home runs in an entire season, it is an impressive feat but the man they call “Crush” Davis is currently on a tear.
With this many home runs prior to the all-star break, Davis ties Reggie Jackson as having the most in American League...
Twitter users — and haters — never disappoint. Orioles fans have heard from Yankees, Tigers and other teams’ fans for weeks how slugging…
Right now Chris Davis can do no wrong. The slugging first basemen of the Baltimore Orioles hit his 35th home run on Friday night and followed it up with another on Saturday to give him 36.
After J.J. Hardy hit a game winning home run on Friday, Davis gave teammate Adam Jones a wet willie.
Perfect execution.The Air-Star game is this week and Davis will be there as the AL starter at first.
Modell’s, the massive sporting goods retailer, has an extensive online shop where fans can buy team merchandise that they might not be able to find at one of the chain’s brick and mortar locations. As you can see from the…
Chris Davis hit his 37th home run to tie the AL record before the All-Star break, and the Baltimore Orioles cruised past the Toronto Blue Jays 7-4 Sunday.
Davis doubled in two runs in the first inning and hit a two-run homer in the third to give him 93 RBIs, second-most in the majors behind Detroit's Miguel Cabrera.
By going deep in a fourth straight game, Davis gained some...
J.P. Arencibia put Toronto ahead with a two-run single in the sixth inning, and the Blue Jays overcame home runs by Chris Davis and Adam Jones in a 7-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday.
Edwin Encarnacion hit his 25th homer, and Maicer Izturis had three hits to help the Blue Jays secure their fourth win in 11 games.
Davis increased his major-league leading home run...
Home Run Derby offers Chris Davis a chance at national spotlight. [FTW]
Every O’s All-Star came to Baltimore through Andy MacPhail. [BS]
Orioles GIFs of the Week, including an All-Star wet willy. [Camden Chat]
Good: Bryce Harper usually makes the most of his big moments. [NI]
Bad: Ian Desmond calls out Harper for a selfish ejection on Saturday. [NE]
Cool pic of Pierre Garcon hanging...
I’m in New York City right now for All-Star week; however, yesterday, while I was at a very hot Citi Field, there was a whole lot of scoreboard watching on my end.
We all know that the Orioles closed out the so-called first half with a 7-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays at Camden Yards on Sunday. Scott Feldman earned his first win as an Oriole, going 7 1/3 innings and giving...