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  • Analyzing the Orioles' two trades Saturday

    Analyzing the Orioles' two trades Saturday
    Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette mentioned several times this month that he would like to bolster his bench depth, especially from the left side of the plate. Well, in a matter of four days, he added four left-handed hitters to the roster. No...
  • After Ubaldo Jimenez's shaky start, Nelson Cruz stars in Orioles' 7-4, comeback victory vs. Boston

    After Ubaldo Jimenez's shaky start, Nelson Cruz stars in Orioles' 7-4, comeback victory vs. Boston
    BOSTON — Midway through the nightcap of their twin bill against the Red Sox on Saturday, the Orioles were in danger of dropping the doubleheader and losing their hold on first place in the American League East. But after a 7-4 win over the Red Sox...
  • Braves select Gavin Sheets out of Gilman in MLB draft

    Braves select Gavin Sheets out of Gilman in MLB draft
    Gavin Sheets, the son of former Orioles outfielder and Gilman coach Larry Sheets, was drafted in the 37th round of the Major League Baseball amateur draft by the Atlanta Braves on Saturday. He was the No. 1,123 pick overall. Sheets just finished his...
  • Washington Nationals pick Ryan Ripken in 15th round of MLB draft

    Washington Nationals pick Ryan Ripken in 15th round of MLB draft
    Players selected on the final day of the major league baseball first-year draft rarely receive national attention, but the Washington Nationals turned some heads Saturday by picking Ryan Ripken (Gilman), son of former Orioles great Cal Ripken Jr. The...
  • Mount St. Joseph graduate Gavin Floyd taken out of Braves game with gross elbow injury

    Mount St. Joseph graduate Gavin Floyd taken out of Braves game with gross elbow injury
    Mount St. Joseph graduate and Atlanta Braves right-hander Gavin Floyd was pitching just fine Thursday night, until his right elbow sprouted something. Gavin Floyd’s elbow ¿¿¿¿ pic.twitter.com/Tajqc1mRAW — Jake Rogers (@TheRealJakeR) June 20,...
  • After years of late-night bus rides, Caleb Joseph enjoying chance with Orioles

    After years of late-night bus rides, Caleb Joseph enjoying chance with Orioles
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Caleb Joseph now can concede that there were several times during those late-night bus rides through the Eastern League when he considered calling it quits on his lifelong dream of making it to the major leagues. Joseph felt...
  • Son of ex-Oriole Larry Sheets hopes summer work pays off in the fall

    Son of ex-Oriole Larry Sheets hopes summer work pays off in the fall
    Gilman graduate Gavin Sheets got a clear message from the 2014 Major League Baseball amateur draft in June: He could have a future in professional baseball. So Sheets, who was taken in the 37th round by the Atlanta Braves, is focusing on improving his...
  • Orioles to wear Negro League throwbacks for Civil Rights Game

    Orioles to wear Negro League throwbacks for Civil Rights Game
    The Orioles will be wearing the road grays of the Negro League Baltimore Elite Giants when they travel to Houston to play the Astros in MLB's eighth annual Civil Rights Game on May 30. The team tweeted out a picture of the jersey Wednesday morning,...
  • Although he has passed test so far, Orioles closer Tommy Hunter strives to be better

    Although he has passed test so far, Orioles closer Tommy Hunter strives to be better
    Before long, whether through a rising price tag or poor performance, a baseball team will eventually move to its next closer. The former is how Tommy Hunter replaced Jim Johnson at the back of the Orioles bullpen this year, but not before Johnson...
  • With Orioles' Jonathan Schoop and others, Curacao becoming baseball hotbed

    With Orioles' Jonathan Schoop and others, Curacao becoming baseball hotbed
    SARASOTA, Fla. — The scene played out on a sun-soaked afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium last week with Orioles manager Buck Showalter watching intently and chuckling. Atlanta Braves budding superstar shortstop Andrelton Simmons was on second base,...
  • Orioles working on minor league deal with RHP Luis Ayala, sources say

    Orioles working on minor league deal with RHP Luis Ayala, sources say
    SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles are working on a minor league deal with right-hander Luis Ayala, according to industry sources. Ayala, who was a valuable reliever on the Orioles' 2012 playoff team, was released by the Washington Nationals on...
  • Orioles-Braves starting lineups, updates on Ayala and Alex Gonzalez

    Orioles-Braves starting lineups, updates on Ayala and Alex Gonzalez
    SARASOTA, Fla. – Spring training is making its way down the final stretch. There’s only one week of games left here in Florida. The Atlanta Braves are traveling down from Disney World today to play the Orioles at Ed Smith Stadium for their...