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  • Orioles make four roster cuts; Nolan Reimold removed from starting lineup

    Orioles make four roster cuts; Nolan Reimold removed from starting lineup
    PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- With just four days until Opening Day rosters must be finalized, the Orioles made four cuts Wednesday afternoon, optioning outfielder Henry Urrutia and right-hander Steve Johnson to Triple-A Norfolk and reassigning outfielder...
  • Miguel Gonzalez struggles, but Orioles rally for 5-4 win over Red Sox

    Miguel Gonzalez struggles, but Orioles rally for 5-4 win over Red Sox
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Miguel Gonzalez struggled in his final tune-up before the regular season, but the Orioles still rallied to beat the Boston Red Sox, 5-4, in the Orioles’ split-squad day game. Gonzalez, who said he will make his regular season...
  • Handicapping the remaining roster spots

    Handicapping the remaining roster spots
    The Orioles are expected to make more cuts Wednesday. They actually may come in two waves, since the Orioles have split-squad road games -- one at 1:05 p.m. and 7:05 p.m. By my calculation – and in my opinion -- there are 21 guys who...
  • 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,...
  • Bud Norris finishes a strong spring and will likely slot fourth or fifth in rotation

    Bud Norris finishes a strong spring and will likely slot fourth or fifth in rotation
    FORT MYERS, Fla. — Right-hander Bud Norris has talked this spring about showing Orioles fans what he can do when he is healthy and pitching at the level he demands from himself. He used the Grapefruit League to make his point, finishing a good...
  • Bud Norris pitches well in final spring start, but Orioles suffer 4-1 loss to Twins

    Bud Norris pitches well in final spring start, but Orioles suffer 4-1 loss to Twins
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Bud Norris pitched into the sixth inning in his last Grapefruit League tune-up before the regular season, but the Orioles dropped a 4-1 decision to the Minnesota Twins. Norris lasted 5 1/3 innings, giving up three runs (two earned),...
  • Orioles hope to play Boston Red Sox today between the raindrops

    Orioles hope to play Boston Red Sox today between the raindrops
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- It’s currently raining heavily here at the Ed Smith Stadium complex, but the Orioles still hope to get this afternoon’s 1:05 p.m. game in against the Boston Red Sox. That could be difficult. The forecast is calling for rain...
  • Orioles third baseman Manny Machado to start season on 15-day disabled list

    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado to start season on 15-day disabled list
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- With Opening Day one week away — the moving trucks parked outside the Ed Smith Stadium complex and Orioles players preparing to flock north for the beginning of the regular season — manager Buck Showalter has watched third...
  • 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...
  • Jonathan Schoop's home run forces Orioles, Pirates to 7-7 tie

    Jonathan Schoop's home run forces Orioles, Pirates to 7-7 tie
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles and Pittsburgh Pirates tied, 7-7, in 10 innings Sunday afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium after each team had a home run in the ninth. Reigning National League Most Valuable Player Andrew McCutchen hit a solo homer off minor...
  • 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 sign ex-Astros 1B Brett Wallace to minor league deal, other pregame notes

    Orioles sign ex-Astros 1B Brett Wallace to minor league deal, other pregame notes
    SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles have agreed to terms with former Houston Astros first baseman Brett Wallace on a minor league contract. Wallace was at the Ed Smith Stadium complex this morning taking his physical, and he is expected to report to...