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Indy Ball Weekly Perspective: Lew Ford dominates Atlantic League, moonlights as coach

Welcome to the latest edition of the Indy Ball Weekly Perspective Lew Ford, best known for his time with the Minnesota Twins, is dominating the independent Atlantic League. Ford has spent the past few years bouncing between Triple A and the indy leagues, but everywhere he goes a .300 batting average follows. Ford last saw MLB action for the Baltimore Orioles in 2012, and...
Via The GM's Perspective
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles 7, Twins 1

Matt Wieters hit a two-run homer, Lew Ford drove in three runs and Steve Johnson pitched four scoreless innings to help a Baltimore Orioles split squad beat the Minnesota Twins 7-1 on Sunday. Ford, a non-roster outfielder, is batting .483 this spring. Wieters is hitting .500. J.J. Hardy, who was 1 for 21 entering the game, also had a home run. Johnson, one of several pitchers competing...
Via Fox Sports
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Wieters, Ford, Johnson lead Orioles over Twins

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) Matt Wieters hit a two-run homer, Lew Ford drove in three runs and Steve Johnson pitched four scoreless innings to help a Baltimore Orioles split squad beat the Minnesota Twins 7-1 on Sunday. Ford, a non-roster outfielder, is batting .483 this spring. Wieters is hitting .500. J.J. Hardy, who was 1 for 21 entering the game, also had a home run. Johnson, one...
Via Fox Sports North
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles Lew Ford to get championship ring

The delightful story of Lew Ford’s journey from the Atlantic League in April and May to the parent Baltimore Orioles in late July to the American League Postseason in October still has, dare we say, “a nice ring” to it for Independent Baseball as the major league season marches to a conclusion.             Pardon the reach for a pun, but the Long Island Ducks, with...
Via The Sports Bank
October 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles pennant race especially exciting to Lew Ford

This isn’t Lew Ford’s first pennant race.  Far from it.  He was part of the Minnesota Twins teams that played in the American League Division Series in ’03, ’04 and ’06, and was a regular outfielder in the middle of those years when they were ousted by the New York Yankees in four games.            But the 36-year-old with a slightly receding hairline, who...
Via The Sports Bank
September 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Orioles Lose in Toronto; A Huge Weekend Against the Yankees...

The Orioles, as we all know, lost last night to the Toronto Blue Jays, 6-4. All in all, they had a successful road trip, going 6-2; however, last night, you expected the Orioles to sweep their rivals to the north. It’s weird to believe it, but I did think it was going to be done for a bit. Miguel Gonzalez grinded through his start on the mound; alas, he ran into trouble in the...
Via Oriole Post
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Orioles 4, White Sox 3

Nate McLouth hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning, Lew Ford also connected and the Baltimore Orioles rallied to beat the White Sox 4-3 on Monday night, ending Chicago's six-game winning streak. It was the franchise-record 13th consecutive one-run win for the Orioles, who trailed 2-1 in the sixth and 3-2 in the eighth. After the White Sox went up 3-2 in the eighth against...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Lew Ford returns to majors with Orioles

Lew Ford's five-year wait to return to the major leagues is over. Ford's contract was purchased from Triple-A Norfolk on Sunday by the Baltimore Orioles. In his first game since 2007, Ford was slated to bat fifth and play left field against the Oakland Athletics. The 35-year-old Ford batted .272 with 32 homers from 2003-07 with Minnesota. He played in Japan, Mexico and...
Via AP on Fox
July 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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