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  • Most interesting spring storyline in NL?

    All eyes on Dodgers Mandy Housenick Morning Call The Braves' acquisitions of the Upton brothers have some people believing that's enough to bring a World Series back to Atlanta. The Nationals, anchored by their young pitching staff, could be on...
  • Orioles sign Jair Jurrjens to minor league contract

    Orioles sign Jair Jurrjens to minor league contract
    The wait on Jair Jurrjens is finally over. Three weeks after the right-hander reportedly agreed to a major league deal with the Orioles, the club announced Friday night that it has instead signed Jurrjens to a minor league deal with an invitation to...
  • Houston Astros add Dave Trembley to coaching staff

    Houston Astros add Dave Trembley to coaching staff
    Former Orioles manager Dave Trembley, who had been a minor league instructor with the Atlanta Braves, has been hired to be on the big league staff of new Houston Astros manager Bo Porter. The exact position has not been announced, but it wouldn’t...
  • Towson's choice: slimmed-down athletics focused on winning, or keeping two historical sports

    Towson's choice: slimmed-down athletics focused on winning, or keeping two historical sports
    Days after Towson University's athletic director recommended cutting two men's sports to make the remaining programs more competitive and comply with federal law requiring athletics opportunities for women, parents of the baseball team's players raised...
  • Orioles sign Conor Jackson to minor league deal with spring training invite

    Orioles sign Conor Jackson to minor league deal with spring training invite
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Orioles added their latest reclamation project Wednesday, agreeing to terms with first baseman Conor Jackson on a minor league deal with an invitation to major league spring training, executive vice president Dan Duquette...
  • How does Manny Machado compare with some of baseball's young phenoms?

    How does Manny Machado compare with some of baseball's young phenoms?
    When he charges onto the infield grass, makes that barehanded pickup and throws a rocket to first, Manny Machado reminds Orioles fans of a superstar third baseman of yesteryear. When he breaks out of the batter's box on a liner into the gap and hits...
  • Orioles pre-game notes on Britton, Garcia, Roberts, Betemit, lineups

    Orioles pre-game notes on Britton, Garcia, Roberts, Betemit, lineups
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he still has not made a decision who will pitch Monday at Seattle. A lot depends on whether Zach Britton will be needed today in relief. Freddy Garcia, who is slated to pitch Sunday for Triple-A Norfolk, is the...
  • Manny Machado recounts his recent first meeting with Brooks Robinson

    Manny Machado recounts his recent first meeting with Brooks Robinson
    OAKLAND, Calif. — A week ago, Manny Machado was about to head onto the field from the dugout at Camden Yards when someone yelled out to him, "Hey Manny." It's not an unusual occurrence these days for the young third baseman, who is increasingly...
  • Zach Britton sent back to Triple-A Norfolk in Orioles' roster shuffle

    Zach Britton sent back to Triple-A Norfolk in Orioles' roster shuffle
    SEATTLE — Orioles left-hander Zach Britton was hoping to get more than one start to show the organization that he had regained the form that made him one of the club's most promising pitchers a few years ago. He is going to have to do that again...
  • Matt Wieters and Orioles shut out of 'Fielding Bible' awards

    Matt Wieters and Orioles shut out of 'Fielding Bible' awards
    The Fielding Bible Award selections, which will be featured in the Annual Bill James Handbook, were announced today, and Orioles catcher Matt Wieters did not repeat as a winner. The awards, which go to the best defensive player at each position, no...
  • Seven N.L. pitching staffs are out-hitting Orioles DHs

    Seven N.L. pitching staffs are out-hitting Orioles DHs
    Another night, another oh-for at the plate for an Orioles designated hitter. On Wednesday night, it was Nolan Reimold who kept his glove in the clubhouse and took some hacks as the designated hitter. He was hitless in four at-bats -- with three...
  • Orioles expect to get the 'really good' version of Nate McLouth

    Orioles expect to get the 'really good' version of Nate McLouth
    SARASOTA, Fla. — When outfielder Nate McLouth joined the Orioles from Triple-A last August, he was just another one of executive vice president Dan Duquette's attempted reclamation projects. His new teammates knew who he was, though. Heck, one even...