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PRO FOOTBALL NEW YORK (AP) A lawsuit brought by retired NFL players against the league for routinely mishandling painkillers has been dismissed. Judge William Alsup of the U.S. Northern District in California cited a section of the Labor Management Relations Act in dismissing the claim. Alsup noted that the league has addressed the ''serious and inevitable evil'' of player injuries...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Showalter: Chris Davis gets nod from MLB to use Adderall

  Orioles manager Buck Showalter says Chris Davis will be allowed to use Adderall next season after the first baseman received a 25-game suspension this year for using the drug. Speaking to reporters at a holiday party Tuesday, Showalter said Davis told him he has received a therapeutic use exemption for Adderall in 2015. Major League Baseball suspended Davis for 25 games on Sept...
Via AP on Fox
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Showalter: Davis gets nod from MLB to use Adderall

BALTIMORE (AP) Orioles manager Buck Showalter says Chris Davis will be allowed to use Adderall next season after the first baseman received a 25-game suspension this year for using the drug. Speaking to reporters at a holiday party Tuesday, Showalter said Davis told him he has received a therapeutic use exemption for Adderall in 2015. Major League Baseball suspended Davis for 25...
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chris Davis gets an exemption to use Adderall

Last season Orioles first baseman Chris Davis was suspended 25 games for using adderall. Davis played the 2013 season with an exemption to use adderall but did not receive an exemption for the 2014 season. Appearing on The Fan 105.7 Orioles manager Buck Showalter said that Davis had received an exemption for the 2015 season. Buck just told 105.7 The Fan that Chris Davis got approved...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles rumors: Winter Meetings and the Rule 5 Draft

The Winter Meetings are underway in San Diego, California, and a few blockbuster contracts have already been signed. Most notably, former Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester is now a member of the Chicago Cubs, something that very few Orioles fans will complain about. Lester’s signing opens up the rest of the pitching market, as the Orioles narrow in on a few targets. Despite having been...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Showalter counting on Chris Davis for good year

SAN DIEGO (AP) Buck Showalter is counting on Chris Davis to bounce back next year. The Baltimore Orioles manager will have to wait until the second game of the season, April 7 at Tampa Bay, to pencil his slugger into the lineup. Davis has one game left to serve in a 25-game suspension imposed in September following a positive test for Adderall, a banned amphetamine. ''He is doing...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Buck Showalter’s 10-Year Plan And Life’s Crossroads

Orioles manager Buck Showalter's third AL Manager of the Year Award prompts thoughts on a writer's journey. The post Buck Showalter’s 10-Year Plan And Life’s Crossroads appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Hop Aboard the Buck Truck

Years that end in “4” seem to be the years when Buck Showalter gets the absolute best out of his teams, and 2014 was no different as Showalter won his third American League manager of the year award with his third team. Before this year’s triumph with the Baltimore Orioles, Showalter had snagged the prize in the strike-shortened 1994 season with the New York Yankees as well...
Via Baseball Essential
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Showalter, Williams Win Manager of Year Awards, Collins Gets A Vote

Baltimore’s Buck Showalter and Washington’s Matt Williams were respectively named AL and NL Manager of the Year for 2014. Showalter, a three time winner, received 25 of 30 first-place votes and 132 points in balloting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. He won the award previously with the New York Yankees in 1994 and Texas Rangers in 2004. Buck guided the Orioles...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Buck Showalter, Matt Williams Win 2014 MLB Manager Of The Year Honors

NEW YORK — Baltimore’s Buck Showalter was voted American League Manager of the Year for the third time, edging the Los Angeles Angels’ Mike Scioscia and Kansas City’s Ned Yost. Showalter received 25 of 30 first-place votes and 132 points in balloting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America announced Tuesday. He kept up his pattern of winning the award once a decade...
Via NESN.com
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Buck Showalter, Matt Williams win Manager of the Year awards

I’ve never really known anyone to get too excited about the Manager of the Year awards in either league, but the 2014 winners were announced on Tuesday. The awards won’t be leaving the mid-Atlantic region, as Buck Showalter of the Orioles and Matt Williams of the Nationals earned the honors. One factoid about this year’s winners - Davey Johnson was a former Manager of the...
Via The Outside Corner
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Buck Showalter, Matt Williams win Manager of the Year awards

I’ve never really known anyone to get too excited about the Manager of the Year awards in either league, but the 2014 winners were announced on Tuesday. The awards won’t be leaving the mid-Atlantic region, as Buck Showalter of the Orioles and Matt Williams of the Nationals earned the honors. One factoid about this year’s winners - Davey Johnson was a former Manager of the...
Via Bloguin Best
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Showalter, Williams voted MLB managers of the year

Baltimore's Buck Showalter was voted AL Manager of the Year for the third time on Tuesday, and Washington's Matt Williams won the NL honor following his first season as a big league skipper. Showalter received 25 of 30 first-place votes and 132 points in balloting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. He kept up his pattern of winning the award once a decade following...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Showalter, Williams voted MLB managers of the year

Baltimore's Buck Showalter was voted AL Manager of the Year for the third time on Tuesday, and Washington's Matt Williams won the NL honor following his first season as a big league skipper. Showalter received 25 of 30 first-place votes and 132 points in balloting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. He kept up his pattern of winning the award once a decade...
Via Fox Sports West
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles' Showalter, Nationals' Williams win Managers of the Year

NEW YORK — Baltimore's Buck Showalter was voted AL Manager of the Year for the third time, edging the Los Angeles Angels' Mike Scioscia and Kansas City's Ned Yost. Showalter received 25 of 30 first-place votes and 132 points in balloting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America announced Tuesday. He kept up his pattern of winning the award once a decade...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Showalter and Williams honored as 2014 MLB Managers of Year

In the second chapter of 2014 MLB Postseason Awards, the Managers of the Year have been announced, and it was a Beltway sweep.  All finalists were deserving as all six made the postseason (funny how that works).  The award is voted by the 30 team beat writers of the Baseball Writers Association of America and results were announced live on the MLB Network. Showalter was at...
Via Reading Between The Seams
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Predictions for 2014 MLB Postseason Awards

The end of Daylight Saving Time, frigid weather, and the conclusion of a stellar World Series make November a sad time for many baseball fans. Thankfully the sport gives us one last treat by recognizing the season’s best players during the 11th month. Announcements run this coming Monday through Thursday, so let’s take time to offer predictions on the winners. Rookie of the...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles’ Showalter is a finalist for Manager of the Year

Photo: newstimes.com The Orioles’ season may have ended abruptly in the ALCS, but many different outlets are still recognizing the team’s accomplishments this off-season. As the nominations for awards pile up, manager Buck Showalter is now a finalist for the Manager of the Year Award. While many players gained attention during the O’s October run, manager Buck Showalter may...
Via DC Sports-Kings
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Trout, Kershaw highlight 2014 BBWAA award finalists

For a couple of seasons now, the BBWAA has been releasing the “finalists” for the MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year, and Manager of the Year awards a week before the announcements on MLB Network. This year, that day was today, and the BBWAA released the finalists for those four awards in both the American and National Leagues. No surprises immediately jumped out at me. AL MVP...
Via The Outside Corner
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Rumors: Baltimore working to keep Nick Markakis

The Baltimore Orioles head into the off season following a very successful 2014 season in which they won 96 games. Although they got swept in the ALCS by the Kansas City Royals, the Orioles appear to have little to add over the winter. The Orioles were eighth in the Major Leagues in runs scored and seventh in ERA. One thing the Orioles are trying to do, sooner rather than later is...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Buck Showalter uses unfortunate switch analogy while discussing Royals

Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter and his team are reeling after going down three-games-to-none to the Kansas City Royals courtesy of a 2-1 loss on Tuesday. From Showalter’s perspective, even though the Royals are on a remarkable postseason tear, facing them during the regular season isn’t very much fun, either. While expanding upon this observation, […] The post Buck...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurdle Wins Second Consecutive Connie Mack Award

The Baseball Bloggers Alliance announced today that Clint Hurdle and Buck Showalter have won the alliance's Connie Mack Awards for their respective leagues. The final results for the entire BBA membership matches the ballot presented by the General Chapter three days ago. As the heading indicates, the award is Hurdle's second consecutive nod.The full press release with...
Via The Flagrant Fan
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Showalter mum on Game 2 starter vs Royals' Ventura

BALTIMORE (AP) Buck Showalter shifted in his chair and chose his words carefully. Asked the simple question of who would be pitching for the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday, the seasoned manager felt compelled to provide the AL Championship Series with a bit of a mystery. ''We're going to do everything we can to try to win tonight's game,'' Showalter said Friday, hours before the...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals Are in Trouble If ALCS Comes Down to Managers

Tight playoff series often come down to the tough decisions managers have to make. The upcoming American League Championship Series between the Kansas City Royals andBaltimore Orioles looks likely to prove that. Both teams feature a roster of talented athletes who fought through the long MLB season to make an October run. Both were easily dismissed at various points during the season...
Via i70baseball
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Analyzing the 3 Orioles who didn’t play in the ALDS

Photo: camdenchat.com The Orioles recently returned to Baltimore, and fans around town are still flying high after the series sweep of the Tigers. However, a few players didn’t get a chance to take the field, and every playoff move has an implication as the run continues. Three Orioles on the ALDS roster didn’t log a single out in a game, and each individual’s lack of playing...
Via DC Sports-Kings
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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