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  • Jair Jurrjens still weighing World Baseball Classic

    Jair Jurrjens still weighing World Baseball Classic
    When right-hander Jair Jurrjens is in Baltimore to take a physical next week -- seemingly the final step before the Orioles’ one-year major league deal with the former Atlanta Braves pitcher comes to fruition -- he expects to speak with team...
  • 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...
  • Orioles notes: Some good, some bad for Steve Johnson vs. Tampa Bay

    Orioles notes: Some good, some bad for Steve Johnson vs. Tampa Bay
    For three of the four innings he pitched Friday, right-hander Steve Johnson showed why he remains in consideration to be the Orioles' fifth starter. The other inning, though, the 25-year-old St. Paul's alum would like to forget. In the Orioles' 6-3...
  • Orioles trade for reliever Asencio

    Orioles trade for reliever Asencio
    The Orioles have acquired minor league right-hander Jairo Asencio from the Milwaukee Brewers for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Asencio, 28, pitched for both the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs last year before signing a minor...
  • Louis M. Sleater, Orioles pitcher

    Louis M. Sleater, Orioles pitcher
    Louis Mortimer Sleater, a standout high school athlete who ended his seven-year major league pitching career with the Baltimore Orioles and was later a steel salesman, died of lung disease Monday at his Timonium home. He was 86. A left-handed...
  • Towson president decides to cut baseball, men's soccer

    Towson president decides to cut baseball, men's soccer
    Towson University president Maravene Loeschke was escorted by several police officers into a meeting with the school’s baseball and men’s soccer teams Friday morning to tell players she had decided to cut their sports. Her speech to members...
  • Towson students say baseball, soccer team cuts are 'unfair'

    Towson students say baseball, soccer team cuts are 'unfair'
    John Tune and Erin Phillips were kicking around a soccer ball in an empty field at Towson University Friday afternoon when a facilities manager came by and asked them to leave. This was just more unwelcome news to the Towson sophomores, who had...
  • A big weekend for Harford swimmers, wrestlers [Commentary]

    A big weekend for Harford swimmers, wrestlers [Commentary]
    It was another big weekend for a number of county athletes, with most of the focus pointing toward the wrestling mats and swimming pools. Congratulations go out to Fallston wrestlers Garrett Coburn and CJ Austin as well as C. Milton Wright wrestler...
  • Sarasota is diamond destination for Orioles fans

    For Baltimore baseball fans inspired by the Orioles' surprising success last year, spring training couldn't have come soon enough. Those who never wanted that magic season to end along with newbie Birds fans are already flocking in droves to the team's...
  • 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...
  • Jair Jurrjens arrives for Saturday start against Rays

    Jair Jurrjens arrives for Saturday start against Rays
    Right-hander Jair Jurrjens, who made the National League All-Star team two years ago with the Atlanta Braves, arrived in the Orioles clubhouse Friday afternoon to prepare for Saturday's start against the Tampa Bay Rays. "This is where everyone wants...
  • Tillman, McLouth, bullpen combine to lead Orioles over Rangers, 5-3

    Tillman, McLouth, bullpen combine to lead Orioles over Rangers, 5-3
    ARLINGTON, TEXAS — The first and only time Chris Tillman had pitched at Rangers Ballpark back in July 2010, the Orioles right-hander turned in what might have been his signature performance as a major leaguer, taking a no-hit bid into the seventh...