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Conor Jackson

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  • Outfielders Lew Ford and Xavier Avery to open season at Double-A Bowie

    Outfielders Lew Ford and Xavier Avery to open season at Double-A Bowie
    SARASOTA, Fla. – Because of the surplus of minor league outfield depth the Orioles have, outfielders Xavier Avery and Lew Ford will open the season at Double-A Bowie, executive vice president Dan Duquette said Sunday. Ford, 36,┬áhad a strong...
  • Time for Orioles to be more aggressive, not less

    Time for Orioles to be more aggressive, not less
    The Orioles will return from the winter meetings still needing a power bat, but it’s hard to tell whether Dan Duquette continues to believe that. He’s talking up free-agent acquisition Conor Jackson as if he can come in and fill that role, but...
  • How would you grade the Orioles' offseason so far?

    How would you grade the Orioles' offseason so far?
    Sorry if it is chilly in the bar here this weekend. All the windows are open. I’m just trying to fill my lungs with oxygen after spending all week in the recycled air of the Gaylord Opryland Hotel. So grab a bar stool and a parka. Anyway,...
  • Chris Dickerson pushing for environmental awareness -- and a role on O's

    Chris Dickerson pushing for environmental awareness -- and a role on O's
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Chris Dickerson's revelation occurred while playing in the minor leagues, when the outfielder noticed how often his Triple-A teammates used plastic water bottles and — without a thought — tossed them in the trash....
  • Orioles' Wilson Betemit carted off field with right-knee injury

    Orioles' Wilson Betemit carted off field with right-knee injury
    The sight of Orioles designated hitter Wilson Betemit rolling and writhing on the infield grass of Ed Smith Stadium on Monday afternoon suddenly quieted a sellout crowd and sent chills through the home dugout. As routine an act as Betemit’s was...
  • In replacing Wilson Betemit, Orioles depth on display

    In replacing Wilson Betemit, Orioles depth on display
    This morning, the Orioles are reeling from designated hitter Wilson Betemit's right knee injury. More should be known today about the severity of Betemit’s injury, but it doesn’t look good. After Betemit’s right knee buckled while he...
  • Orioles reassign outfielder Lew Ford to minor league camp; team still deciding on DL move with Tillman

    Orioles reassign outfielder Lew Ford to minor league camp; team still deciding on DL move with Tillman
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Before Tuesday’s game, the Orioles reassigned outfielder Lew Ford to minor league camp, cutting the spring roster to 37 players, which included nine non-roster invitees. After Monday’s injury to designated hitter Wilson...
  • Five Baltimore Orioles stats that stand out this week

    Five Baltimore Orioles stats that stand out this week
    Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles. 3.94 -- Kevin Gausman’s ERA this spring. Gausman had an underwhelming performance in his final spring start with the big league club,...
  • Orioles debating how to solve Triple-A roster dilemma

    Orioles debating how to solve Triple-A roster dilemma
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter knows the numbers don’t add up. The Orioles were successful in strengthening their depth this offseason, but the glut of outfielders will make it difficult to keep all of them in the organization. “You guys...
  • Two Orioles suffer injuries in 11-8 Grapefruit League loss to the Yankees

    Two Orioles suffer injuries in 11-8 Grapefruit League loss to the Yankees
    SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles’ goal in the last few games of spring training is to get out of Sarasota healthy. In an 11-8 loss to the New York Yankees, the Orioles saw two players – both likely headed to the minors – leave the...
  • Russ Canzler, the Matador

    Russ Canzler, the Matador
    We’ve been telling you for the last year that the Orioles clubhouse is pretty loose. Here was another example of that, courtesy of newcomer Russ Canzler’s big day on Wednesday against a Team Spain club made up of minor leaguers and independent...
  • Trayvon Robinson used baseball to escape dangerous neighborhood

    Trayvon Robinson used baseball to escape dangerous neighborhood
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Right around the time major league teams first began taking notice of a talented young outfielder playing at Crenshaw High in South Central Los Angeles, a harsh reality check came for Trayvon Robinson. The Orioles outfielder was in...