September 5, 1994
BOWIE -- Tonight they will conclude a stretch of five regular-season games against each other that mean little in the standings, so the managers are simply trying to tune up their players for their showdown in the Eastern League playoffs.Harrisburg's 6-2 victory over Bowie before 10,868 at Prince George's County Stadium yesterday evened their current meeting at two wins apiece and gave the Senators a 9-8 edge in the season series.But not until tomorrow night will the real firing begin."I hate this, playing the same team so many games in a row," said Baysox manager Pete Mackanin.
September 10, 1994
BOWIE -- In a series that has meant nothing but misery for the home team, the Harrisburg Senators came back from the brink of elimination last night.Down 3-0 after two innings, the defending Eastern League champions awoke with a vengeance and slugged Bowie into submission, 9-3, before 6,388 at Prince George's County Stadium, forcing a decisive fifth game in the Southern Division playoffs.The Senators and Baysox will meet tonight at RiverSide Stadium Harrisburg to determine an opponent for Northern Division titlist Binghamton in the league championship series.
September 13, 1995
The Orioles are now in full audition mode, looking ahead to 1996, with less than three weeks remaining in the season, and this is who's on display:* Bobby Bonilla, at third base. "I'd like to see him for a stretch of time, and see if he can play third base," said Orioles manager Phil Regan. "Personally, I think he can, if we just leave him there, instead of switching him around."The Orioles' desire to get a long look at Bonilla at third probably is affected by the scarcity of third basemen in the open market.
December 11, 2007
NEW YORK -- A JetBlue domestic flight today is to be the first to offer limited e-mail and instant messaging. The New York-to-San Francisco flight heralds a coming trend as U.S. carriers, including American Airlines and Virgin America, prepare for 2008 rollouts of even more robust Web services. "People want full Internet access from the sky," said Forrester Research analyst Henry H. Harteveldt. "Within the next 12 to 24 months, U.S. airlines that don't offer in-flight Internet access -- at least on medium- and long-haul flights -- are basically telling business and frequent travelers: `We don't want your business.
January 6, 2001
Baseball Angels: Designated 2B Justin Baughman for assigment. Athletics: Agreed to terms with P Mark Guthrie on a two-year contract. Blue Jays: Assigned P Matt DeWitt outright to Triple-A Syracuse. Cardinals: Agreed to minor-league contracts with OF Bernard Gilkey, OF-IB John Mabry and 3B Shane Andrews. Diamondbacks: Agreed to terms with OF Reggie Sanders on a one-year contract. Mets: Agreed to terms with P Steve Ontiveros, IF Jorge Velandia, C Joe DePastino, C Jason Phillips, 2B Ty Wigginton and P Vaughn Eshelman on minor-league contracts.
June 15, 1998
A number of Carroll County youths participated in the 1998 Special Olympics Summer Games held June 5-7 at the University of Maryland, College Park.Local athletes and their awards were:Stephanie Carpegna: standing long jump, first place; 400-meter dash and softball throw, second place.Ralph Gemmill: working trails, first place; English equitation and team relays, second place.Danny Klein: softball throw, first place; running long jump, second place.Shawn Reiter: running long jump, first place.
April 24, 1997
BaseballBrewers: Recalled INF Tim Unroe from Triple-A Tucson; acquired ex-Oriole INF Jeff Huson from Rockies.Reds: Optioned SS Pokey Reese to Triple-A Indianapolis.Red Sox: Placed RHP Tim Wakefield on 15-day disabled list; recalled LHP Vaughn Eshelman from Triple-A Pawtucket.BasketballUSA Basketball: Named Vanderbilt coach Jim Foster coach of the women's World University Games team and N.C. Charlotte coach Ed Baldwin and Kansas State coach Deb Patterson assistant coaches.FootballChargers: Signed RB Sterling Boyd and LB Joe DiBernado.
July 7, 1995
BaseballThe Baseball Network -- Announced the resignation of Dave Alworth, vice president of broadcasting and production.Arizona Diamondbacks -- Named Don Mitchell director of scouting.Orioles -- Called up P Rick Krivda from Triple-A Rochester.Boston Red Sox -- Placed P Vaughn Eshelman on the 15-day DL. Recalled P Brian Bark from Triple-A Pawtucket.Chicago Cubs -- Released 3B Steve Buechele.Florida Marlins -- Extended their player development contract with Double-A Portland through the 1998 season.
June 10, 1999
Carroll County athletes who participated in the Maryland Special Olympics Summer Games last weekend at the University of Maryland, College Park, received these awards.Carrie Billings: English equitation, eighth place; team relays, second place; working trails, fourth place.Ray Clark: 50-meter dash and 100-meter dash, second place.Kristen Davis: 4x25-meter free relay, third place; 50-meter backstroke, second place; 50-meter breaststroke, participation ribbon; 50-meter freestyle, sixth place.
June 14, 1991
Players chosen by the Orioles in the amateur draft last week (players in bold have signed contracts):Derek Adams, ss, Louisburg College; Brett Ames, lhp, Tucson HS, Tucson, Ariz.; James Audley, of, Wichita State; Orrett Bennett, of, Evanston HS, Evanston, Ill.; Hector Castenada, c, Laredo JC; Chris Chatterton, rhp, High Point College; Thomas Clarkson, 2b, Boles HS, Ponte Verde Beach, Fla.; Glenn ... Coleman, rf, College of the Desert; Jamie Conner, ss, Hedgesville HS, Martinsburg, W.Va.; Scott Conner, rhp, Ne Mexico JC;Ryan Creek, of, Jefferson HS, Martinsburg, W.Va.