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  • Right-hander Jair Jurrjens says he was 'more powerful' in intrasquad outing

    Right-hander Jair Jurrjens says he was 'more powerful' in intrasquad outing
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- It was nowhere near the same atmosphere as a Grapefruit League game, but Orioles right-hander Jair Jurrjens said his three-inning outing in Tuesday’s intrasquad game was another step forward in returning to his past form. Of the...
  • Wednesday morning thoughts and observations on the Orioles

    Wednesday morning thoughts and observations on the Orioles
    Intrasquad games don’t have much intrigue. The environment is so controlled that it really doesn’t allow for it. And Tuesday’s instrasquad game -- which most notably gave starters Jason Hammel, Jair Jurrjens and Steve Johnson their...
  • Grandson of Johnny Oates spends some quality time with Orioles

    Grandson of Johnny Oates spends some quality time with Orioles
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Just before Wednesday's workout began at the Ed Smith Stadium Complex, Orioles manager Buck Showalter called for 10-year-old Johnny Oates II and his younger brother Jackson to hop the fence and join the team on the field. The...
  • Brian Matusz dominates in first spring start as Orioles beat Twins

    Brian Matusz dominates in first spring start as Orioles beat Twins
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- While the consensus is that Brian Matusz will make the Orioles’ 25-man roster and pitch in the bullpen like he did superbly at the end of last season, the 26-year-old lefty has said repeatedly that he is approaching this spring...
  • Orioles right-hander Daniel McCutchen feeling his way through new lower delivery

    Orioles right-hander Daniel McCutchen feeling his way through new lower delivery
    Despite a rocky initial outing testing his low three-quarters arm slot in Tuesday’s intrasquad game, right-hander Daniel McCutchen said he’s ready to experiment with his new delivery in a Grapefruit League game. McCutchen, a non-roster...
  • Orioles reassign Romero and Gil to minor league camp

    Orioles reassign Romero and Gil to minor league camp
    The Orioles reassigned a pair of non-roster invitees, catcher Jose Gil and infielder Nuiman Romero, to minor league camp on Thursday. The moves leave 51 players remaining in big league camp, 14 of them non-roster invitees. Romero was 4-for-11 with and...
  • Catcher's interference costs Orioles in 4-3 loss to Rays

    Catcher's interference costs Orioles in 4-3 loss to Rays
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter and his staff spend the spring breaking down the game into increments of 90 feet – the distance between the basepaths. But one ninth-inning mistake in Thursday’s Grapefruit League game against...
  • Bouncing back, Bundy continues to develop

    Bouncing back, Bundy continues to develop
    SARASOTA, Fla — If anything, there were only whispers. Nothing damning, nothing loud. No one within the Orioles organization wanted to show real concern, not in March, not with the blessed right arm of their future, 20-year-old Dylan Bundy....
  • Zach Britton's sinker looked strong in 3-3 tie with the Red Sox

    Zach Britton's sinker looked strong in 3-3 tie with the Red Sox
    SARASOTA, Fla. – The Boston Red Sox, because they have another game at night in Fort Myers, brought no regulars here for Friday’s contest against the Orioles. The Orioles sent starter Miguel Gonzalez to pitch against minor leaguers so he...
  • With newfound confidence, Brian Matusz aims for a starting role

    With newfound confidence, Brian Matusz aims for a starting role
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Brian Matusz's roller-coaster season had landed him in Triple-A Norfolk last August, and he was walking along the city's harbor in the shadows of majestic naval battleships with his father, Mike. Days earlier, the Orioles left-...
  • Orioles option top pitching prospect Dylan Bundy to Double-A Bowie

    Orioles option top pitching prospect Dylan Bundy to Double-A Bowie
    DUNEDIN, Fla. -- Outwardly, Dylan Bundy made it clear that he came to his second big league spring training with the goal of winning a starting rotation spot with the Orioles. But despite the tremendous amount of upside and talent the organization’s...
  • Orioles pregame notes on Arrieta, Tillman, Gonzalez and Wada

    Orioles pregame notes on Arrieta, Tillman, Gonzalez and Wada
    DUNEDIN, Fla. – The Orioles are back in Dunedin for the last of three spring trips to Florida Auto Exchange Stadium. Jake Arrieta will make his fourth spring outing, and his second Grapefruit League start. He threw four scoreless innings in his...