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Chris Davis became just the fourth Major Leaguer to homer in the first four games to start a season by launching a go-ahead grand slam in the eighth inning to give the Orioles a 9-5 win over the Twins on Friday afternoon.Upvote Share Tweet
CNNSI.com Apr 5, 2013BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox president Larry Lucchino stood in an empty Fenway Park to discuss the ballpark improvements for the upcoming season.Upvote Share TweetChris Davis extended his torrid start with a grand slam and five RBIs, and the Baltimore Orioles used a five-run eighth inning to beat Minnesota 9-5 Friday in their home opener.Upvote Share Tweetbaltimoresun.com Apr 5, 2013Orioles fans stood and applauded Friday as an image of Joe Flacco hoisting the Lombardi Trophy flashed on the video board at Camden Yards, part of an Opening Day tribute to the Super Bowl champion Ravens.Upvote Share TweetBALTIMORE -- Second baseman Brian Roberts has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Baltimore Orioles with a strained right hamstring.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 5, 2013The Falcons apparently plan to give quarterback Matt Ryan a long-term contract sooner rather than later. Given that Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco was able to chase his new contract all the way to the Super Bowl win in 2012, maybe it would make more sens…Upvote Share Tweet
Tavares Gooden says he’s retiring, agent says he isn’tprofootballtalk.com Apr 5, 2013Linebacker Tavares Gooden has spent five years in the NFL with the Ravens and 49ers and it seemed Friday afternoon that the free agent wasn’t interested in playing a sixth season. Gooden visited with the Cardinals and Steelers in recent days, but went oUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Apr 5, 2013A look at the top under-the-radar move made by each AFC North team thus far this offseason: Baltimore Ravens. Marcus Spears, defensive end. When it comes to Baltimore's defensive line, the big-name signing in free agency was Chris Canty. The addition of…Upvote Share Tweet
Dillon: Rapidly developing Watson bringing British Invasion to NFLCNNSI.com Apr 5, 2013Menelik Watson came from England in 2011 never having played. Now he's one of the most eye-catching prospects in the draft. He's raw, Dennis Dillon writes, but won't be for long.Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens DL Bryan Hall signs exclusive-rights tenderbaltimoresun.com Apr 5, 2013Defensive lineman signs $480,000 tenderRavens reserve defensive lineman Bryan Hall has signed his $480,000 exclusive-rights free agent tender, the team announced.Upvote Share Tweet
Brendon Ayanbadejo backtracks on Ravens comments, says multiple gay players could come out at the same timeFree agent linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo is walking back some of the controversial statements he made following his release from the Baltimore Ravens earlier this week. Ayanbadejo told Newsday that his release was, in part, prompted by his vocal support…Upvote Share TweetFootball has nothing to do with the scandal at Rutgers that’s threatening to cost athletic director Tim Pernetti his job, but a former Scarlet Knights running back is trying to rally support for Pernetti. Ravens running back Ray Rice spoke to Steve PoliUpvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 5, 2013Minnesota Twins pitchers might have nightmares - of a big, bulging slugger wearing a No. 19 Baltimore Orioles jersey. The Twins are the next team to face Chris Davis of the Baltimore Orioles, the hottest hitter in baseball, who is destroying pitches atUpvote Share Tweet
Davis Powers Orioles Past TwinsApr 5Chris Davis homered in his fourth consecutive game lifting the Orioles over the Twins.
AFC North mock draftApr 5Bucky Brooks and Daniel Jeremiah reveal their three-round mock drafts for the Baltimore Ravens, Pittsburgh Steelers, Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals.
Brendon Ayanbadejo responds to releaseApr 5Linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo responds to his release from the Baltimore Ravens and discusses his involvement in marriage equality.
Don Banks: Many teams added new No. 2 QBs, but who has best backup plan?Apr 5As much as 2012 was celebrated as the Year of the Rookie Quarterback in the NFL, with Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson dazzling us in historic ways and leading their upstart teams to the playoffs, there was a still under-appreciated mo…
Bill Simmons on PEDs, 'Mad Men,' and Red Sox savior Jackie Bradley Jr.Apr 5The Sports Guy on PEDs, Mad Men, and Red Sox savior Jackie Bradley Jr.