July 18, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
MINNEAPOLIS Adam Jones hit a two-run homer in the first inning against Francisco Liriano and the Baltimore Orioles hung on to beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 on Wednesday night. Continue Reading
April 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Twenty years ago, Cal Ripken Jr. had mixed emotions leading up to the inaugural opening day at Camden Yards. Like so many others, it didn’t take long for Ripken become a fan of the new ballpark. On the 20th anniversary of that historic first game on April 6, 1992, the Baltimore Orioles will mark the occasion Friday on opening day against the Minnesota Twins. Continue Reading
March 22, 2012 in West Central Tribune
Carl Pavano’s slow spring continues for the Minnesota Twins.
Pavano, the Twins’ opening day starter, allowed six earned runs and eight hits in four innings and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Minnesota Twins 11-1 on Thursday. Continue Reading
March 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
If it weren’t for Minnesota Twins hitting coach Joe Vavra, shortstop J.J. Hardy probably never would have hit a career-high 30 home runs for the Baltimore Orioles last season, Hardy says. Continue Reading
February 29, 2012 in West Central Tribune
J.J. Hardy remembers his first spring batting practice session with the Baltimore Orioles last February, when he stepped into the batter’s box and started spraying line drives to the opposite field.
“What are you doing?” Orioles hitting coach Jim Presley asked him.
Hardy told him he was doing what the Twins asked him to do in his lone season in Minnesota in 2010. Continue Reading
August 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Shortstop J.J. Hardy returned to Target Field this week somehow personifying everything that has gone wrong for the Twins this season. Continue Reading
August 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Authorities found a body outside Mike Flanagan’s home in Monkton, Md., on Wednesday afternoon. Hours later, the Orioles confirmed that Flanagan who served the team as a pitcher, front office executive and television broadcaster was dead. Continue Reading
April 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Jim Thome hit his 591st career home run and had two RBIs to back a dominating pitching performance by Scott Baker, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 Thursday night to salvage a split of the four-game series. Continue Reading