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Pick your own promotion

The Orioles have released their 2010 schedule, but you might have noticed the absence of the familiar little white boxes with asterisks in them, which signify a promotion at Oriole Park during that day's game. So while the schedule might be out, next year's promotions are far from set in stone. The Orioles featured some pretty good promos this year. Remember the... -Six T-Shirt Tuesdays

Mora doing more in the community

Even as the Orioles' season winds down, there are still O's events to look forward to in the area, such as the Mora family's charity golf tournament coming up in early October. Melvin and Gisel Mora will host a charity golf tournament at Bulle Rock in Harve d Grace on Tuesday, October 6. The tournament includes a continental breakfast during registration, complimentary driving range balls,

"Vote 4 Nolan"

Though the Baseball Writers are the ones who will eventually decide who wins Rookie of the Year honors this season, you can still show your support for O's Rookie of the Year hopeful Nolan Reimold. Check out these shirts designed in honor of the young Oriole who came up to the bigs as a pleasantly productive and consistent rookie this year. Reimold was batting .279

Around the O's

Orioles Can Koozie and Oriole Park Scavenger Hunt Night Don't miss the Orioles can koozie giveaway tonight at Camden Yards. The first 10,000 fans 15 and older will receive a free O's koozie courtesy of At&T. Along with the koozie, you'll also receive instructions for how to take part in the Oriole Park Scavenger Hunt this evening. Unfortunately I can't stay for the scavenger hunt

Same deal - Matusz is the real deal

You've heard it a hundred times and from every beat writer or media outlet that covers the Orioles: Brian Matusz is the real deal. And the reason you've heard it a hundred times: Spend 10 minutes with the young left-hander and you're blown away by Matusz's poise, confidence, and ease in a situation most 22-year-olds (hey, most anyone) wouldn't find as effortless as Matusz. The

What's your all-time Orioles line-up?

Imagine the ultimate all-time Orioles line-up. Include new guys, former players, and Oriole greats and you'd have a pretty formidable line-up, wouldn't you say? In fact, you've probably already done this with your friends. Sitting around, talking O's baseball, you put together the all-time O's team. Well now's your chance to put it on paper. Orioles.com is asking fans to submit their dream line-up from

Must be Markakis' year

The Orioles Buzz recently drew your attention to Nick Markakis' name in the running for the 2009 Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award. The right fielder is also a favorite in the Most Valuable Oriole debate. And don't forget that Nick was nominated for the Roberto Clemente Award. It really must be his year. But in case you haven't heard, voting for the Roberto

Elite Giants Jersey Auction ends Sunday

If you were a big fan of the Baltimore Elite Giants jerseys the O's wore on September 5, they don't have to be only a fond memory. Click here to check out the online auction on Orioles.com which offers up the game-worn throwback jerseys and batting helmets the O's wore in honor of the 1939 and 1949 Negro League Champions. The minimum bid is $50,

Janet Marie Smith returns to the Yard

One of the biggest hands in one of the best ballparks in all of baseball is back in Baltimore. The woman behind the design of Oriole Park at Camden Yards, former O's Vice President of Planning and Development Janet Marie Smith, has rejoined the Orioles in her former light, as she'll again serve as the Vice President of Planning and Development for the Birds. Smith

Markakis in the running for Man of the Year?

It's approaching that time of year when awards will start getting handed out left and right, and the fan voting for the 2009 Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award is now open and runs through this Sunday, September 13 - So don't miss your chance to help make Nick Markakis Man of the Year! The players on each of the 30 MLB ballclubs have

A Baker's Dozen

Including this weekend's series against the Texas Rangers, the Orioles have a mere 13 home games left in 2009. It's usually about this time each year that I realize there really aren't that many more chances to catch a game at the Yard before a long winter without the O's. So what's left in the line-up of home games to look forward to? Plenty. For

Calling all junior broadcasters

Know a little O's fan with big dreams of broadcasting the games from the booth? Don't miss the ESPN Zone's Junior Broadcaster competition tonight at 6 p.m. In two rounds of competition, the young broadcaster hopefuls will sit at a set at the ESPN Zone and call the play-by-play for an Orioles highlight of their choosing. Contestants will be able to either read from an

An Evening with Brooks & a Giveaway

Oriole great and National Baseball Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson is the subject of this year's Babe Ruth Museum annual gala celebration, which honors a different "significant figure or crowning achievement in Maryland sports history" each year. "An Evening with Brooks," will kick off with a VIP cocktail reception at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall with a program honoring Brooksie to follow. The reception spans from

Markakis family makes charitable donation; Nick nominated for Roberto Clemente Award

O's outfielder Nick Markakis and his wife Christina launched their charitable foundation back in January, and they haven't stopped giving back to the community since. The Right Side Foundation's Fun for 21 activities and their first annual 5K Run and 1-mile Fun Walk were only the beginning. The Orioles announced today that Nick and Christina have made a $75,000 donation to the Baltimore Orioles Charitable

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