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Forty-year-old grandfather Mark Hendrickson seeks one more shot with Orioles

Mark Hendrickson is a 6-foot-9 former NBA player who has had scant success in his major league career. The now 40-year-old Hendrickson recently became a grandfather but has not given up on the hope of calling himself a major league baseball player once again. Early during Buck Showalter’s time as the Orioles manager Hendrickson received an invitation to Spring Training. From her...
Via Tireball.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nori Aoki garnering interest from Orioles, Giants

According to Nick Carfado of the Boston Globe, free-agent outfielder Nori Aoki has been garnering interest from a handful of teams, but those teams are only offering him, at the most, two-year deals. Among the teams that are showing interest in the 33-year-old Japanese native are the Baltimore Orioles and the San Francisco Giants, the defending World Series champions. Known for his...
Via Baseball Essential
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles manager to meet with free agent Colby Rasmus

getty images Orioles manager Buck Showalter will meet with free agent outfielder Colby Rasmus in the coming days. Showalter will meet the 29-year-old Rasmus in Alabama in hopes of convincing him to accept a one-year offer from the club. Throughout his career Rasmus has shown flashes of production but has struggled to be consistent. His best season came in 2013 with the Blue Jays...
Via Tireball.com
27 days 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
December 17, 2014  |  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
December 17, 2014  |  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
December 10, 2014  |  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
December 09, 2014  |  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 following...
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 following victories...
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

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

Will the World Series turn out to be a match up of ex-Yankee strategists?

If Baltimore and San Francisco play, it will be like an assembly of successful Yankee management personnel... none of whom are working for the Yankees.OriolesEx-Yankee manager Buck Showalter, managervGiantsEx-Yankee Dave Righetti, pitching coachEx-Yankee Roberto Kelly, first base coachEx-Yankee Bam Bam Meulens, hitting coachEx-Yankee Joe Lefebvre, assistant hitting coachEx-Yankee...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
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
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