| Apr 17, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Orioles reliever Brian Matusz remembers laughing when he opened the piece of fan mail in Sarasota, Fla., last month.
He immediately showed the contents of the manila envelope to Orioles head athletic trainer Richie Bancells before informing manager Buck...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:41 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. -- Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez turned in arguably the best performance by an Orioles starter this spring, tossing six scoreless innings in a 8-0 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday afternoon.
Gonzalez allowed just three hits with...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 9:09 AM
The Orioles will host the Pittsburgh Pirates this afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium for their final spring training meeting.
Kevin Gausman will make the start today for the Orioles. He’s allowed two runs and four hits over seven Grapefruit League...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 3:58 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter has talked often this spring about the challenge of selecting the club’s Opening Day roster, saying the best 25 players might not necessarily be the right 25 players to start the season.
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:17 PM
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,...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:48 PM
Record: 76-85 Place: Fifth in American League East
Manager: Frank Robinson Most Valuable Oriole: Cal Ripken Jr.
Batting leader: Steve Finley (.256) Home run leader: Cal Ripken Jr. (21)
RBI leader: Cal Ripken Jr. (84) Wins leader: Dave Johnson...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Wednesday that he is still attempting to land a starter to improve the club’s rotation.
The winter isn’t over yet, he points out. There are several pitchers who intrigue the Orioles –...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 6:33 AM
The sad news that former major league shortstop and manager Jim Fregosi passed away Friday morning after suffering multiple strokes during a baseball alumni cruise really hit home for this Southern California kid who grew up an Angels fan and would have...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 1:48 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles made their one-year deal, $8 million deal with free-agent slugger Nelson Cruz official on Monday evening.
The club will introduce the 33-year-old Cruz during a Tuesday morning news conference at the Ed Smith Stadium...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 9:44 AM
UPDATE (5:15 p.m. Thursday): Kevin Gausman was scratched from his start for Triple-A Norfolk on Thursday in case the Orioles need him for a potential doubleheader in Detroit this weekend. Right-hander Eddie Gamboa will start in his place.
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:38 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles have released left-handed reliever Chris Jones, who was designated for assignment on Monday to make roster space for Nelson Cruz.
Jones, who was acquired from the Atlanta Braves in April in exchange for Luis Ayala, was...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:56 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — The Orioles officially completed their contracts for the current 40-man roster Tuesday, leaving one key player frustrated while — potentially, anyway — creating time to focus on signing players beyond 2014.