Roch Around the Clock


The Kickoff

September 25, 2006|By ROCH KUBATKO

I wasn't worried about Ravens kicker Matt Stover making that 52-yard field goal to beat the Cleveland Browns yesterday. I was just concerned about him breaking a hip.

I believe his first game-winning kick came against the Canton Bulldogs.

Orioles manager Sam Perlozzo sounded like the kid at the carnival who wants a cotton candy, a hot dog, a soft pretzel and a soda.

Hopefully, he'll get something and like it.

Perlozzo stated yesterday that the Orioles need another bat in the lineup, whether it's left field or first base. He wants a left-handed reliever - a good one - for the late innings, and some help on the right side for closer Chris Ray. He also wants another starting pitcher and would settle for a No. 3, someone who could win 13 to 14 games. Given the market, that's probably a more realistic goal.

Oh yeah, he also wants Brian Roberts signed to a long-term deal.

Throw in some Cracker Jack, and he's set.

For those who selected Relish to finish in first place for the season in the hot dog race at Camden Yards, please collect your money. Ketchup was more upset about his wife being hit by a foul ball in the family section.

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