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Adam Jones on the New Year

The list of professional athletes with Twitter accounts continues to grow as fast as ESPN can quote them; but still only one Oriole has ventured down the Twitter road, and who might you expect more than the young, outgoing Adam Jones. On the verge of a new year, the approachable Adam Jones took a few minutes to answer a quick handful of questions via, you

Around the O's

The holidays and the New Year that inevitably follows are usually a time when the average person has to attempt to be in 10 places at once. Even if we manage to accomplish this feat, there's usually some catching up to do in other areas when we're done - say O's offseason news, for instance. So if you've been away from the fray, check out

Where in the Yard? (Updated w/ Answer)

Last week, for the first Where in the Yard, we took a look at the right-handed glove on the Babe Ruth Statue that shares the space between the Sports Legends Museum and Gate H of Camden Yards with the retired numbers of Oriole greats. Check out the image for round two below and let me know where you think I've taken you this week. There's

Happy H-O-lidays

Whether you're frantic for a last minute gift or looking for the best thing to spend your new Christmas cash on, there really is no end to the Orioles paraphernalia you can buy. You've likely been to the Orioles MLB Shop. One of my favorite "new arrivals" in the online shop is the iPhone/iPod touch case. If I had an iPhone, I'd be all over

Meet the newest Oriole: Garrett Atkins

Garrett Atkins has officially joined the list of new Orioles who will head to the O's new spring training home in Sarasota this spring. Here's your chance to get to know Atkins a little better off the field before you get to know him on the diamond in the near future as well. Full Name: Garrett Bernard Atkins Born: December 12, 1979 - I'll save

Where in the Yard? (Updated)

How many times do you think you've seen Camden Yards? I'd bet I've seen Oriole Park at least a thousand times - but my appreciation for it never seems to lessen. Sometimes I take in the same old places; sometimes I notice something new; but I'd be so bold as to say I could recognize quite a few of the details in my back Yard.

Meet the newest Oriole

The newest addition to the Orioles' roster met the Baltimore media at his introductory press conference this afternoon. You can check out video from the presser by clicking here to visit the MASNsports.com Media Lounge. But here's your chance to get to know the newest Oriole: Mike Vela Gonzalez... Born: May 23, 1978 High School: Graduated from Harvest Christian Academy in Pasadena, Texas in 1996

Kicking off a new year of Orioles baseball with FanFest 2010

The Orioles have announced that the next O's FanFest is scheduled for Saturday, January 23, 2010 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Baltimore Convention Center. Orioles FanFest has been held in the Convention Center in January before, but for the past three years, the Orioles have held FanFest in the stadium at Camden Yards just prior to the start of the new season.

Working on the Farm

They're out there. You might have even heard of someone getting one. And you wonder how they did... Seasonal internships and part-time positions are currently available with the Bowie Baysox, Frederick Keys and Delmarva Shorebirds in the Orioles' farm system. Think you'd love to work in baseball and want to give it a try first? Intern with the marketing department, fan services, or stadium operations

A break from the Winter Meetings

A group of 15 current and former Orioles gathered today for an event completely unrelated to the Winter Meetings. Leaving deals and trades, contracts and career stats in Indy, this group of ballplayers spent the afternoon with 80 kids from Lakeland Elementary School at the Orioles Christmas Party for Kids. Chris Ray, Cla Meredith, Jeremy Guthrie, Brad Bergesen, Chris Tillman, and Brian Bass made up

This and That from Indianapolis

Video from Indy Have you been keeping up with MASNsports.com's collection of video coverage from this year's Winter Meetings? Access the full collection of Orioles video coverage here, and don't forget to take a look at the daily exclusive one-on-one interviews with Orioles president of baseball operations Andy MacPhail. Observing the activity Craig Calcaterra of NBC Sports put together a brief list of observations from

The 'Twitter Meetings' - For Better or Worse?

The info is essentially instantaneous at this year's Winter Meetings. Reporters are writing, blogging, recording, and tweeting information at all hours and from all angles in Indianapolis. One of the reporters MASNsports.com sent to Indy this year admitted that he was nearly exhausted heading into only day two of the flurry that is the Winter Meetings. The energy and upkeep required of the kind of

Winter Meetings and Greetings

The countdown to the Winter Meetings continues, as we draw nearer to the turning point of the offseason. From here, the rest seems like a downhill ride right into spring training and a whole new baseball season. Most of you are probably anticipating Roch Kubatko's coverage from the Winter Meetings for MASNsports.com, as he'll be there for every minute of it, catching every rumor and

Dempsey and Markakis light up the season

Two Orioles will be helping Charm City usher in the holiday season this week when Nick and Christina Markakis and former Oriole Rick Dempsey participate in holiday events around Baltimore. Nick and Christina will participate in "A Monumental Occasion," the 38th annual lighting of the Washington Monument, this Thursday, December 3. Nick and Christina will "flip the switch" to light up the Monument in Baltimore's

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