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BasketballI=Atlanta Hawks -- Cut G Stephen Bardo and G Scott Haffner.FootballAtlanta Falcons -- Released S Eric Bergeson. Activated S Tim Gordon.Los Angeles Raiders -- Added RB Bo Jackson, DT Howie Long and LB Alex Gordon. Placed RB Greg Bell (ankle) and LB Art Jimerson (neck) on injured reserve.Philadelphia Eagles -- Placed WR Mike Quick (knee, 9 receptions, 135 yards, 1 TD) on injured reserve.
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By Sam Mellinger and The Kansas City Star | October 12, 2014
They talk about the trade every day. The Royals' success is introducing them to a new and much bigger audience, so there are a hundred stories being retold to people who never paid much attention before. That means Alex Gordon's bumpy road to stardom. Salvador Perez's emergence as the American League's premier catcher. Yordano Ventura and his 102 mph fastball. And, every day, questions about the trade. It is talked about enough that we should probably call it The Trade, capital letters, and the impact of acquiring James Shields and Wade Davis is obvious to anyone who watches this team.
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By Jon Meoli and The Baltimore Sun | July 3, 2014
A fast-rising Adam Jones was fifth in the outfield balloting for the American League when results were last released Monday, and MLB tweeted today that he's been gaining on Toronto's Melky Cabrera and Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes, both of whom were ahead of him and one of whom will likely occupy a third starting spot with Angels' Mike Trout and Blue Jays' Jose Bautista. Whether the three-time All-Star will get his fourth nod in the Midsummer Classic - let alone start in it - has dominated the local discourse for days.
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By Eduardo A. Encina and The Baltimore Sun | October 11, 2014
Right-hander Darren O'Day has been one of the Orioles' most dependable late-inning relief pitchers this season. And even though he has struggled recently, manager Buck Showalter said before Saturday's game that he wasn't worried about how O'Day would rebound after allowing a 10th-inning home run Friday in the Orioles' 8-6 loss to the Kansas City Royals in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series. O'Day received his next chance Saturday in Game 2, entering with two outs in the eighth.
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By Sam Mellinger and The Kansas City Star | October 12, 2014
They talk about the trade every day. The Royals' success is introducing them to a new and much bigger audience, so there are a hundred stories being retold to people who never paid much attention before. That means Alex Gordon's bumpy road to stardom. Salvador Perez's emergence as the American League's premier catcher. Yordano Ventura and his 102 mph fastball. And, every day, questions about the trade. It is talked about enough that we should probably call it The Trade, capital letters, and the impact of acquiring James Shields and Wade Davis is obvious to anyone who watches this team.
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By Dan Connolly and The Baltimore Sun | May 7, 2013
Wei-Yin Chen probably would have completed seven innings on Tuesday night if it hadn't been for a 48-minute rain delay that ended his night with one out (and one on) in the seventh. He pitched well enough to get a win - nine  hits, no walks two earned runs in 6 1/3 innings - but Alex Gordon's two-run homer against Brian Matusz tied the game at 3-3 in the seventh. Perhaps more important than the personal 'W' is that Chen (3.40 ERA) bounced back from a rough outing on Wednesday in Seattle in which he gave up five earned runs in four innings.
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By DAN CONNOLLY | April 1, 2007
BREAKOUT PLAYER -- YUNIESKY BETANCOURT Team / / Seattle Mariners Position / / Shortstop Comment / / Mariners manager Mike Hargrove said Betancourt could end up being the best defensive player he has ever managed. And, remember, Hargrove wrote Omar Vizquel's name into the lineup. Yes, Betancourt, a 25-year-old Cuban refugee, has that much defensive potential: great hands, great instincts and a strong, accurate arm. He also can hit a little. He batted .289 last year in 157 major league games in what was just his second pro season.
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By Eduardo A. Encina and The Baltimore Sun | July 26, 2013
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Orioles couldn't wait to get home after their 7-1 loss to the Royals on Thursday night. And this morning, neither can I as I sit in the Kansas City International Airport airport terminal at 4:30 a.m. I see that a lot of the postgame chatter has to do with Alex Gordon's “catch” on Nate McLouth's line drive to left that ended the Orioles' promising fifth-inning rally. Third-base umpire Bill Miller ruled it a catch, but slow-motion replays showed otherwise, that the ball hit the ground before Gordon caught it. With two outs, Brian Roberts would have definitely scored from second base, putting the tying run on base.
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By Karen Nitkin, Special To The Baltimore Sun | May 5, 2012
For eight years, Renee Gordon's son, Alex, has been attending Camp Greentop, a summer getaway in Maryland's Catoctin Mountains for people with disabilities. Now Gordon is now spearheading a campaign with Michael Hettleman to raise $1 million for the Baltimore-based League for People with Disabilities, which runs the camp. The money will be used to help families pay for the programs, which cost about $260 a day, and to provide training for counselors. "The camp provides the most incredible experience," Gordon said.
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By Dan Connolly and The Baltimore Sun | May 16, 2014
OK, let's start with the official comments. Buck Showalter said after Thursday's 2-1 win versus the Kansas City Royals that using left-hander Zach Britton in the ninth inning instead of previous closer Tommy Hunter - or anyone else, for that matter - does not mean that Britton is the closer or that Hunter is not. "We're going to use whatever gives us the best chance to win, the best chance to put guys in the best spot to be successful and...
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By Jon Meoli and The Baltimore Sun | July 3, 2014
A fast-rising Adam Jones was fifth in the outfield balloting for the American League when results were last released Monday, and MLB tweeted today that he's been gaining on Toronto's Melky Cabrera and Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes, both of whom were ahead of him and one of whom will likely occupy a third starting spot with Angels' Mike Trout and Blue Jays' Jose Bautista. Whether the three-time All-Star will get his fourth nod in the Midsummer Classic - let alone start in it - has dominated the local discourse for days.
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By Dan Connolly and The Baltimore Sun | May 18, 2014
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The first seven weeks of the Orioles' season has been defined, maybe more than anything, by the club's inability to get on a roll offensively and on the mound simultaneously. This weekend at Kauffman Stadium was Exhibit A for that frustration. The Orioles won the first two games Thursday and Friday by holding the Kansas City Royals to just one run in two games. But instead of sweeping the four-game series or at least winning three, the Orioles were nearly no-hit Saturday and then couldn't hold an early lead or mount enough of a comeback Sunday as the Royals won, 8-6, to secure a split.
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By Dan Connolly and The Baltimore Sun | May 16, 2014
OK, let's start with the official comments. Buck Showalter said after Thursday's 2-1 win versus the Kansas City Royals that using left-hander Zach Britton in the ninth inning instead of previous closer Tommy Hunter - or anyone else, for that matter - does not mean that Britton is the closer or that Hunter is not. "We're going to use whatever gives us the best chance to win, the best chance to put guys in the best spot to be successful and...
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By Eduardo A. Encina and The Baltimore Sun | July 26, 2013
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Orioles couldn't wait to get home after their 7-1 loss to the Royals on Thursday night. And this morning, neither can I as I sit in the Kansas City International Airport airport terminal at 4:30 a.m. I see that a lot of the postgame chatter has to do with Alex Gordon's “catch” on Nate McLouth's line drive to left that ended the Orioles' promising fifth-inning rally. Third-base umpire Bill Miller ruled it a catch, but slow-motion replays showed otherwise, that the ball hit the ground before Gordon caught it. With two outs, Brian Roberts would have definitely scored from second base, putting the tying run on base.
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By Dan Connolly and The Baltimore Sun | May 7, 2013
Wei-Yin Chen probably would have completed seven innings on Tuesday night if it hadn't been for a 48-minute rain delay that ended his night with one out (and one on) in the seventh. He pitched well enough to get a win - nine  hits, no walks two earned runs in 6 1/3 innings - but Alex Gordon's two-run homer against Brian Matusz tied the game at 3-3 in the seventh. Perhaps more important than the personal 'W' is that Chen (3.40 ERA) bounced back from a rough outing on Wednesday in Seattle in which he gave up five earned runs in four innings.
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By Karen Nitkin, Special To The Baltimore Sun | May 5, 2012
For eight years, Renee Gordon's son, Alex, has been attending Camp Greentop, a summer getaway in Maryland's Catoctin Mountains for people with disabilities. Now Gordon is now spearheading a campaign with Michael Hettleman to raise $1 million for the Baltimore-based League for People with Disabilities, which runs the camp. The money will be used to help families pay for the programs, which cost about $260 a day, and to provide training for counselors. "The camp provides the most incredible experience," Gordon said.
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By Eduardo A. Encina and The Baltimore Sun | October 11, 2014
Right-hander Darren O'Day has been one of the Orioles' most dependable late-inning relief pitchers this season. And even though he has struggled recently, manager Buck Showalter said before Saturday's game that he wasn't worried about how O'Day would rebound after allowing a 10th-inning home run Friday in the Orioles' 8-6 loss to the Kansas City Royals in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series. O'Day received his next chance Saturday in Game 2, entering with two outs in the eighth.
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By Phil Rogers | May 15, 2011
How wide open has the American League Central become? The Royals' building plan, designed to make them contenders in 2012 and a playoff team by '13 or '14, was pushed forward after the White Sox, Twins and Tigers opened the season a combined 37-56. That was their combined record on May 5, when Royals general manager Dayton Moore picked up the phone to tell owner David Glass he was going for it. Moore decided it was time to bring first baseman Eric Hosmer to the big leagues — a move that could wind up costing Glass $10 million to $15 million for one month.
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By Dan Connolly, The Baltimore Sun | May 26, 2011
It has been an interesting two months for catcher Craig Tatum . He lost his big league job, became a first-time father and thought his career might be in jeopardy when he heard his shoulder pop on a throw this month. And now the 28-year-old is back in the majors, officially recalled Thursday after the Orioles demoted Brandon Snyder to Triple-A Norfolk. "It's been up and down. Of course, I wanted to be up here, but I had some stuff to work on," said Tatum, who hit .200 in 21 games at Norfolk.
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By Phil Rogers | May 15, 2011
How wide open has the American League Central become? The Royals' building plan, designed to make them contenders in 2012 and a playoff team by '13 or '14, was pushed forward after the White Sox, Twins and Tigers opened the season a combined 37-56. That was their combined record on May 5, when Royals general manager Dayton Moore picked up the phone to tell owner David Glass he was going for it. Moore decided it was time to bring first baseman Eric Hosmer to the big leagues — a move that could wind up costing Glass $10 million to $15 million for one month.
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