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  • Peanut allergy links Orioles reliever Brian Matusz with young fan

    Peanut allergy links Orioles reliever Brian Matusz with young fan
    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...
  • Miguel Gonzalez becomes first Oriole to pitch six innings in 8-0 win

    Miguel Gonzalez becomes first Oriole to pitch six innings in 8-0 win
    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...
  • Chris Tillman to return Wednesday after bout with flu; Orioles take on Pirates today

    Chris Tillman to return Wednesday after bout with flu; Orioles take on Pirates today
    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...
  • Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman leaves lasting impression against Pirates on Sunday

    Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman leaves lasting impression against Pirates on Sunday
    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. And...
  • 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,...
  • 1990-1999: Year-by-year capsules

    1990-1999: Year-by-year capsules
    1990 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...
  • Making a pre-FanFest move and other Orioles notes (Burnett, Hammel, Machado and a Tom Glavine connection)

    Making a pre-FanFest move and other Orioles notes (Burnett, Hammel, Machado and a Tom Glavine connection)
    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 –...
  • Jim Fregosi was one tough hombre

    Jim Fregosi was one tough hombre
    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...
  • Orioles make Cruz signing official, set Tuesday morning press conference

    Orioles make Cruz signing official, set Tuesday morning press conference
    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...
  • Kevin Gausman, Eduardo Rodriguez to start tonight as minor league games begin

    Kevin Gausman, Eduardo Rodriguez to start tonight as minor league games begin
    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. ORIGINAL POST...
  • Orioles release left-hander Chris Jones; lineups for Grapefruit League opener vs. Rays

    Orioles release left-hander Chris Jones; lineups for Grapefruit League opener vs. Rays
    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...
  • As Orioles complete 2014 contracts, Manny Machado reiterates disappointment

    As Orioles complete 2014 contracts, Manny Machado reiterates disappointment
    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. In an...