| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:45 AM
— As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette sat in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on a sunny afternoon earlier this month, overlooking a well-manicured cloverleaf of fields, a bitter winter seemed like an eternity ago in more ways...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:27 AM
Orioles catcher Steve Clevenger regularly made it to Opening Day at Camden Yards growing up, even if it meant missing school.
Clevenger grew up just across the street from Oriole Park in the Pigtown neighborhood of Baltimore, so making his first Opening...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Glad to say that the Orioles proved me wrong when they decided to keep rookie second baseman Jonathan Schoop on the 25-man roster and start him at second base in the season opener against the Boston Red Sox.
I have been saying all along that the club...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 7:48 PM
Steve Lombardozzi, who grew up in Columbia and graduated from Atholton High School, made his Orioles debut Wednesday, batting ninth and playing second base.
“It definitely means something. It’s very exciting to be part of this organization...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 10:16 AM
J.J. Hardy, who sat out Friday’s game because of “light lower back spasms,” was back in the lineup Saturday, playing shortstop and hitting sixth.
He said he dealt with the spasms for two days and just wanted to get themresolved. He...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:33 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. – The pitching line wasn't pristine, but right-hander Chris Tillman seemed satisfied with his second start of the Grapefruit League exhibition season.
The Minnesota Twins scored three runs in the second inning with the help of a...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 1:10 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Right-hander Bud Norris continued to put up zeros this spring and the Orioles’ offense touched up one of the Boston Red Sox's top pitching prospects to pick up a 7-3 win at Ed Smith Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
| Mar 12, 2014
| 3:21 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez’s second spring training start didn’t go nearly as well as his first.
After retiring all six hitters he faced, including three on strikeouts, in his spring debut against the...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 8:15 PM
BOSTON — With Manny Machado still recovering from offseason surgery on his left knee, Orioles rookie infielder Jonathan Schoop has filled in for him for much of the first three weeks of the season.
Schoop had made 11 straight starts (out of 13...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:23 PM
TAMPA -- An Orioles team that had averaged nine runs per game over its past eight Grapefruit League games was shut out for the first time this spring on Thursday afternoon, falling to the New York Yankees, 6-0, at Steinbrenner Field.
The Orioles (9-5)...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 7:49 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — When infielder Jonathan Schoop won the Orioles' Minor League Player of the Year award in September 2011, he traveled to Camden Yards to accept the honor.
The shy, skinny Curacao native, then 19 years old, couldn't have looked more...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Now that longtime Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts has departed to wear the pinstripes of the New York Yankees, Ryan Flaherty finally has the opportunity to become an everyday major league player.
Several candidates could fill the vacancy at...