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By Dan Connolly and The Baltimore Sun | June 25, 2013
Brian Roberts, who hasn't played in a game since injuring his right hamstring on the third day of the season, April 4, made his first rehab start Tuesday for Triple-A Norfolk. Leading off and playing second base for the Tides against Columbus, Roberts went 2-for-4 with two runs scored in Norfolk's come-from-behind, 6-3 win. In the first inning, Roberts hit a double that one-hopped the left field wall. He later scored the game's first run on a Jason Pridie single. Roberts later grounded out, struck out and singled.
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By Paul Willistein and Paul Willistein,The Allentown Morning Call | January 23, 1992
NEW YORK -- Those in the know say he's the man to beat on Oscar night: Nick Nolte, star of the critically acclaimed hits, "The Prince of Tides" and "Cape Fear."He was nominated for a Golden Globe as best dramatic actor for "Tides." The Los Angeles Films Critics Association also voted him best actor for "Tides." The movie was No. 3 at the box office last week, having grossed $40.1 million.Many experts predict an Academy Award as best actor as well, for his role as Tom Wingo, the unemployed Southern football coach in the Barbra Streisand-directed film.
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The Baltimore Sun | July 4, 2012
The Orioles made it official earlier today, recalling right-hander Chris Tillman from Triple-A Norfolk to start in today's series finale against the Seattle Mariners. In 16 games (15 starts) for the Tides in 2012, Tillman is 8-8 with a 3.63 ERA. He has 92 strikeouts and 30 walks in 89 1/3 innings. Tillman takes the roster spot that was made available when the Orioles optioned Steve Johnson to Triple-A Norfolk after Tuesday night's 5-4 victory over the Mariners. Johnson, a St. Paul's graduate, was recalled from the Tides on Monday, but he didn't appear in a game in the major leagues.
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January 24, 2010
National Geographic photographer George Grail's slide presentation, "Life on a Wharf Piling in the Chesapeake Bay," takes place at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Howard County Conservancy, 10520 Old Frederick Road in Woodstock. Discover techniques that animals develop for camouflage, reproduction and adaptation to changes in the tides and environment. Call 410-465-8877 or go to hcconservancy.org for more information.
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By Roch Kubatko | September 24, 2006
The Orioles have confirmed that their Triple-A affiliate will be based in Norfolk, Va., for at least the next two seasons, but club officials are hesitant to comment publicly until after tomorrow's news conference at the Tides' home ballpark. They don't want to steal the Tides' thunder. I hear the ballpark is in a gorgeous location, with a beautiful view of the water, and will be an easy sell for minor league free agents. The Orioles want a four-year agreement, the maximum allowed, rather than the standard two-year deal.
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By Dan Connolly and The Baltimore Sun | April 6, 2013
Right-hander Daniel McCutchen, whom the Orioles signed to a minor league deal this winter and was sent out of camp March 23, has been suspended for 50 games for violating the league's drug policy for using a banned substance. According to a Major League Baseball press release, McCutchen tested positive for Methenolone and a metabolite of Trenbolone. The suspension begins immediately. McCutchen, 29, was 1-0 with a 6.14 ERA in 7 1/3 innings over seven games this spring with the Orioles.
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By Mike Klingaman and Mike Klingaman,mike.klingaman@baltsun.com | August 10, 2009
The average player on the Orioles' roster reached the big leagues in 4 1/2 years. Andy Mitchell has been trying for nine. To heck with the numbers, the Baltimore farmhand won't give up. "I know I can pitch up there, and I've got to keep trying," he said. No one has labored longer in the system than Mitchell, who will turn 31 in September. A right-hander who throws submarine-style, he has been stuck at Triple-A for five years. At Norfolk, Va., the Tides roll in and the Tides roll out. Mitchell?
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By Eduardo A. Encina and The Baltimore Sun | April 23, 2012
Orioles minor league pitcher Dontrelle Willis has reportedly left the club's Triple-A affliate in Norfolk without the organization's permission after being placed on the minor league restricted list, but the Orioles appear to have no plans to release the left-hander. Willis, the 2003 NL Rookie of the Year and 2005 NL Cy Young Award runner-up, was signed by the Orioles in the spring to become a situational left-handed reliever. He had signed with the Phillies in the offseason but was released midway through spring training.
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By Jon Meoli and The Baltimore Sun | July 14, 2014
Before he opted out of his minor league contract with the Orioles, veteran left-hander Randy Wolf unleashed a pitch that hit the suite level at Harbor Park in Norfolk. It seems like he did it on purpose. David Hall, who covers the Tides for The Virginian-Pilot, relayed a bizarre story in his piece on the Tides' 2-1 win Sunday . Hall said that in Wolf's last appearance, he warned manager Ron Johnson that something strange was going to happen. Hall wrote: During Game 1 on Saturday, he threw a pitch that sailed to the top of the grandstand and bounded off the facade of a suite.
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By Nancy Taylor Robson and Nancy Taylor Robson,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 6, 1998
We acknowledge that the moon, that silver orb of poetry, song and madness, affects the tides. But we rarely consider (beyond the romantic surge some of us feel during the full moon) that it might affect anything else. Yet oysters transplanted from Long Island Sound in 1954 to a lab in Evanston, Ill., maintained their valve openings and closings according to the tidal rhythms of their place of origin for a time - until, still confined to a laboratory, they began to synchronize to the local lunar-tidal cycle.
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