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One mistake away

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

MLB: Thome traded to Orioles

July 1, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Jim Thome arrived at Camden Yards on Sunday, eager to become a regular in the Baltimore Orioles lineup and to make a good team even better. Continue Reading

Twins, Orioles mark Camden Yards’ 20th anniversary

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

Orioles pound Twins 11-1

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

Ex-Twin Hardy credits Twins hitting coach Vavra for his HR revival

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

Ex-Twin Hardy feels at ease with Orioles

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

TWINS: J.J. Hardy hitting for Orioles like Minnesota hoped for Twins in ’10

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

OBIT: Mike Flanagan, 59, former Cy Young Award winning pitcher for Orioles

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

MLB: Thome hits 591st HR, Twins beat Orioles 3-1 for series split

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

MLB: Orioles hit 2 homers, beat Twins 5-4

April 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Matt Wieters and Vladimir Guerrero homered, Adam Jones drove in two runs, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the light-hitting Minnesota Twins 5-4 on Wednesday night.
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