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  • Adam Jones wins Most Valuable Oriole for second straight year

    Adam Jones wins Most Valuable Oriole for second straight year
    For the second consecutive year, center fielder Adam Jones was named Most Valuable Oriole — an award he said should go to the entire roster of this upstart club. "It's pretty cool, but there are other deserving guys," said Jones, who leads the club...
  • Orioles call up Asencio, designate Jurrjens and trade Canzler

    Orioles call up Asencio, designate Jurrjens and trade Canzler
    The Orioles recalled right-hander Jairo Asencio (pronounced HIGH-row) from Triple-A Norfolk on Friday and designated for assignment right-hander Jair Jurrjens. Asencio made his first appearance for the Orioles on Friday, pitching a scoreless seventh. He...
  • Orioles pregame notes on Strop, Belfiore, Chen and Jurrjens

    Orioles pregame notes on Strop, Belfiore, Chen and Jurrjens
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis is back in the starting lineup tonight after missing two days following the death of his grandmother. Right-hander Jason Hammel will look to improve his road record this season to 7-0. The...
  • Orioles announce minor league coaching staffs for 2013

    Orioles announce minor league coaching staffs for 2013
    The Orioles have announced their minor league coaching staffs for the 2013 season. Most of the staffs remain similar to last year’s, although former Orioles player Ryan Minor will become the manager at advanced Class-A Frederick after managing...
  • Transcript of Buck Showalter's winter meetings news conference

    Transcript of Buck Showalter's winter meetings news conference
    A transcript of Buck Showalter's news conference Tuesday afternoon at the winter meetings in Nashville, Tenn (provided by ASAP Sports):   Q. Buck, is it any more special having the winter meetings here in Nashville?  Obviously, a place you spent a lot...
  • After impressive Orioles debut, Freddy Garcia looks to stay as No. 5 starter

    After impressive Orioles debut, Freddy Garcia looks to stay as No. 5 starter
    When Orioles right-hander Freddy Garcia was left without a job just a week before the regular season began this year, there was no doubt in his mind that he would pitch in the major leagues in 2013 if he was given the chance. Garcia — a 15-year...
  • Jake Arrieta pitches well -- with room for improvement

    Jake Arrieta pitches well -- with room for improvement
    DUNEDIN, Fla. — Buck Showalter took a seat in the visiting manager's office after the Orioles' 3-1 Grapefruit League win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday and flipped over his lineup card to reveal the notes he scribbled in red on the back....
  • Orioles pregame notes: Randy Wolf likely to be activated Friday

    Orioles pregame notes: Randy Wolf likely to be activated Friday
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter said that, assuming all goes well with lefty Randy Wolf in his workout today and he receives medical clearance, Wolf will be activated onto the 25-man roster Friday. The 36-year-old left-hander will then be eligible to be...
  • Orioles notes: Machado has made playing third base seem like second nature

    Orioles notes: Machado has made playing third base seem like second nature
    Since being called up Aug. 9, rookie Manny Machado has started each of the Orioles' last 19 games — all at third base. Pretty impressive for a 20-year-old, who was drafted with the third overall pick in 2010 to be the shortstop of the future and...
  • Matusz rocked in O's 9-6 loss to Cardinals, demoted

    Matusz rocked in O's 9-6 loss to Cardinals, demoted
    After turning in one of the worst statistical outings of his professional career in a 9-6 loss Thursday night to the St. Louis Cardinals, struggling left-hander Brian Matusz was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk, putting to bed a nightmarish June for the...
  • Bad news for beard-lovers: Jake Arrieta rediscovered his razor

    Bad news for beard-lovers: Jake Arrieta rediscovered his razor
    I appreciate a good beard when I see one -- maybe it's because I can't grow one above my neck -- so I am bummed out to see that Orioles starter Jake Arrieta had shaved off his amazing Al Borland beard from FanFest. In case you missed it, the beard was...
  • Orioles announce minor league coaching staffs

    The Orioles announced their minor league coaching staffs for the 2012 season, most notably making official the hiring of longtime minor league manager Ron Johnson as manager of Triple-A Norfolk. Johnson was the first base coach for the Boston Red Sox...