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  • Orioles right-hander Jair Jurrjens struggles with control vs. Twins

    Orioles right-hander Jair Jurrjens struggles with control vs. Twins
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- After struggling mightily with his control in an ugly one-inning start Thursday, Orioles right-hander Jair Jurrjens acknowledged that lingering flaws in his mechanics are rooted from nagging problems with his right knee. Jurrjens, who...
  • Orioles fall to Twins, 7-1, to lose for first time in Grapefruit League play

    Orioles fall to Twins, 7-1, to lose for first time in Grapefruit League play
    FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Orioles finally lost a Grapefruit League game. The Twins jumped out to a six-run lead Thursday afternoon, three of them off starter Jair Jurrjens in the first inning, as the Orioles lost their first spring game, 7-1, at...
  • UMBC product Zach Clark inching closer to the big leagues

    UMBC product Zach Clark inching closer to the big leagues
    FORT MYERS, Fla. — Zach Clark's professional baseball career has had its share of bumps and turns, just like those long bus trips through the minor leagues as he clutched the dream of one day breaking into the big leagues. "A lot of ups and downs,...
  • Jason Hammel to make spring debut as Orioles host Pirates w/ starting lineups

    Jason Hammel to make spring debut as Orioles host Pirates w/ starting lineups
    SARASOTA, Fla. --The Orioles face the Pirates today at Ed Smith Stadium. This will be the first time they face the Buccos after Tuesday’s road game in Bradenton was canceled by strong showers. Today will mark right-hander Jason Hammel’s...
  • Four homers propel Orioles to 6-5 Grapefruit League win over Pirates

    Four homers propel Orioles to 6-5 Grapefruit League win over Pirates
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles hit a spring-high four homers off Pittsburgh Pirates pitching Friday afternoon in a 6-5 win at Ed Smith Stadium. It was the Orioles' sixth victory in seven  Grapefruit League games this spring. Second baseman Brian Roberts...
  • Orioles have little success vs. Rays' David Price in 4-4 tie

    Orioles have little success vs. Rays' David Price in 4-4 tie
    SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles got a preview of what they’ll be seeing on Opening Day on Tuesday at Tropicana Field. And it wasn’t encouraging. Sporting a fairly representative starting lineup, the Orioles faced reigning American...
  • Orioles left fielder Nolan Reimold pulled early with sore throwing shoulder

    Orioles left fielder Nolan Reimold pulled early with sore throwing shoulder
    SARASOTA, Fla. – Orioles left fielder Nolan Reimold was removed from Friday’s Grapefruit League game against the Pittsburgh Pirates after just two innings with soreness in his right, throwing shoulder. Reimold’s early exit was odd,...
  • 'No prouder moment' for Orioles' Adam Jones as he heads to World Baseball Classic

    'No prouder moment' for Orioles' Adam Jones as he heads to World Baseball Classic
    Representing his country was a dream Orioles center fielder Adam Jones had since he was a teenager growing up in San Diego. Twice while he was in high school, he tried out for his Team USA age-group squad and didn't make it. But now, the 27-year-old...
  • Orioles LHP Wei-Yin Chen to make spring debut vs. Tampa Bay Rays

    Orioles LHP Wei-Yin Chen to make spring debut vs. Tampa Bay Rays
    SARASOTA, Fla -- Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen will make his first Grapefruit League start today against the Tampa Bay Rays down in Port Charlotte. Expect Chen to go two innings, unless his pitch count gets too high. Left-hander Brian Matusz, who...
  • Brian Matusz surrenders back-to-back home runs in Orioles' 4-1 loss to Rays

    Brian Matusz surrenders back-to-back home runs in Orioles' 4-1 loss to Rays
    Shortstop Yunel Escobar and second baseman Ryan Roberts hit back-to-back home runs off Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz in the fourth inning on Saturday as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Orioles, 4-1, at Charlotte Sports Park. Those were the only hits...
  • Orioles set 24 spots on Opening Day roster, 1 competition remains

    Orioles set 24 spots on Opening Day roster, 1 competition remains
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Orioles manager Buck Showalter spent much of Friday afternoon telling players who will and won’t be making the club’s 25-man roster — leaving him with only one decision remaining. Steve Pearce and Conor Jackson...
  • Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis misses game with neck spasms

    Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis misses game with neck spasms
    Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis was scratched from the starting lineup for Sunday afternoon’s Grapefruit League game against the Phillies after he woke up with neck spasms. “We’re just going to be careful with him,” Orioles...