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Share TweetThe Boston Red Sox on Saturday reached agreement with their final arbitration-eligible player, striking a two-year, $6.25 million deal with lefthanded reliever Craig Breslow, according to a baseball source.
Orioles draw huge raves during FanFestUpdated Jan 19 Share TweetSaturday was a bittersweet day for Orioles fans, who mourned the passing of Hall of Famer Earl Weaver and also showed their support for the resurgence of Baltimore baseball.Share TweetHow great was Stan Musial? He had too many batting records to fit on his Hall of Fame plaque. The Cardinals legend died Saturday in Ladue, Mo., surrounded by family. He was 92.Source: CNNSI.com
30 Seconds With Tommy JohnUpdated Jan 19 Share TweetJohn, who was named the National League's comeback player of the year in 1976, retired in 1989. He had 288 victories and a 3.34 earned run average in his 26-year career.Source: nytimes.com
RIP Earl Weaver, The Irascible, Cigarette-Smoking Orioles Manager Who Was Moneyball Before "Moneyball" ExistedUpdated Jan 19 Share TweetEarl Weaver, who managed the Orioles for 15 seasons from 1968-1982 (and another two from 1985-1986) passed away on Friday night at the age 82. In 11 of his 17 seasons, the Orioles won 90 or more games, and in his first three at the helm he guided Baltim…
Contract settled, Wieters enjoys DVD premiereUpdated Jan 19 Share TweetOrioles catcher Matt Wieters agreed to a $5.5 million deal for 2013 on Friday afternoon, avoiding a potentially contentious arbitration hearing and allowing him to enter Spring Training without his contract status hanging over his head.
Dempsey Comments On Weaver's PassingJan 19Former Orioles catcher Rick Dempsey comments on the passing and legacy of Earl Weaver.
Selig, Ripken Comment On Weaver's PassingJan 19Bud Selig and Cal Ripken Jr. comment on the death of former Orioles manager Earl Weaver.
Earl Weaver Dead At 82Jan 19Tim Kurkjian reacts to the death of former Orioles manager Earl Weaver.
Orioles Comment On Weaver's PassingJan 19Peter Angelos comments on the death of former Orioles manager Earl Weaver.