Nelson Cruz

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Orioles Raise Expectations In Spite Of ALCS Sweep

It would be a shame if the Baltimore Orioles allowed their final four games to overshadow what they accomplished during the previous 165.

10/16/2014

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Orioles Plan To Extend Qualifying Offer To Cruz, Decline Markakis Option

With the Orioles still ensconced in the playoffs, it seems the team will likely have to make one-year calls on both players, and word is the team plans to extend a $15.3 million qualifying offer to Cruz, but decline Markakis’ $17.5 million option.

10/15/2014

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Open Letter To The Baltimore Orioles

The Orioles are down 0-2 in the ALCS, but that doesn’t mean that they’re out of it. The national media may think they’re done, but there’s plenty of baseball left to be played.

10/13/2014

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Orioles Fall to 0-2 In ALCS against Kansas City Royals

Baltimore swept the Tigers in the ALDS. They’ll need to dominate the Royals in similar fashion the rest of the way to have a chance in the ALCS.

10/12/2014

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Jeremy Conn: Orioles J.J. Hardy Extended 3 Years $40 Million

I got a text around 11:00 today saying that J.J. Hardy would sign an extension either today or tomorrow.

10/09/2014

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Hard-hitting Cruz Happily Carries Orioles To ALCS

Nelson Cruz found vindication, happiness and many new friends as a member of the Baltimore Orioles.

10/06/2014

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Terry Ford: Big Sports Weekend

It was a big sports weekend in the area! Three big events! Well… One out of three ain’t bad.

10/06/2014

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Bob Haynie: Norris Pitches Orioles Past Tigers And Into ALCS

All indications from manager Buck Showalter were that Miguel Gonzalez was going to be the starting pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles in game three of their ALDS series against the Detroit Tigers.

10/06/2014

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Cruz, Orioles Beat Tigers 2-1 For ALDS Sweep

Nelson Cruz, Buck Showalter and an unheralded bunch from Baltimore swept aside Detroit’s Cy Young winners.

10/05/2014

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Orioles Defeat Tigers 7-6 In Dramatic Fashion, Take 2-0 ALDS Lead

The Orioles, with a dramatic comeback in the 8th inning, defeat the Tigers at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore. The Birds lead the series 2-0.

10/03/2014

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Terry Ford: ALDS Orioles – Tigers Game 1

Terry Ford gives thanks to the baseball gods for an incredible ALDS Game 1 at Camden Yards in Baltimore.

10/03/2014

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Scott Garceau: Who Are These O’s?

Those core players may stir the drink but the glass might be empty if it wasn’t for so many new faces that have made the 2014 season a special one.

10/03/2014

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