Baltimore Orioles Archive
Corey Patterson Traded to the Orioles
Asher reacts to the Patterson trade, and realizes that the joy he feels as a Cubs fan is rivaled only by the disdain he feels as an Orioles fan.

Year in Review - Top Ten Stories of 2005
As the new year approaches, let's take the time to reflect on the 2005 season, which turned out to be significant on many levels. Find out what events made Asher's Top 10 Stories of 2005.

The Alex Gonzalez of the Marlins Award
Second Baseman Brian Roberts is the first ever winner of the American League Alex Gonzalez of the Marlins Award.

Bonehead Sportswriter David Ginsberg
And to think, I thought we would have to wait for Rafael Palmeiro to retire and become some team's hitting coach before some buffoon sportscaster would call him one of the All Time Greats. Little did I realize that it would happen mere hours after Rafie's feat.

Rafael Palmeiro Gets His 3000 Hit
Now that Rafael Palmeiro has reached 3,000 hits, the talk begins about his place in baseball history. We all know he is headed into the Hall of Fame, and rightfully so, but where does he rank among the great players is the question everyone will be asking.

The D.C. Daily Diary
Asher regales us with firsthand accounts and killer analysis of the two teams that reside nearest to our nation's capital in his DC Daily Diary.

Rafael Palmeiro’s Statement in Advance of His Press Conference, August 1, 2005
Raphael Palmeiro's officialpress release from the day he announced his positive test for steroids.

A Few Thoughts on the Weeks Old Season
Brian Roberts and Rafael Palmiero are discussed at length in Asher's triumphant return.