| Mar 2, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 6:30 AM
They were meaningless exhibitions, but there was a lot to like about the Orioles' first two Grapefruit League wins. The Orioles jacked six home runs out of the park, scored 18 runs in two games and got quality outings from Brad Bergesen and Jeremy...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 12:15 PM
Orioles utilityman Jake Fox is staking his claim for the Grapefruit League Triple Crown with a scorching spring down in the Sunshine State. He has belted an MLB-high seven home runs in 45 at-bats and is hitting .356 with 12 runs batted in. How hot is Fox?...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 2:15 PM
The wait is over. Six months ago, Buck Showalter’s Orioles ended the 2010 season on a tear that left us asking fellow bird watchers on neighboring bar stools and office chairs, “Where has that been all these years?” The anticipation...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 12:00 PM
The Orioles arrived in Sarasota with plenty of intrigue, a starting lineup already pretty much set in stone and a rotation with perhaps just one opening. But Buck Showalter's bullpen is wide-open, which gives us an opportunity to do a little spring...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 8:45 AM
Baseball America released its list of the top 100 prospects in baseball this morning and two members of the Orioles organization cracked the top 28: shortstop Manny Machado and left-handed starter Zach Britton.
Machado, the team's first-round pick in...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 1:19 PM
The Orioles will play an exhibition game against State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota on April 3 at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Fla.
The game follows the Orioles' last Grapefruit League game -- April 1 against the Tampa Bay Rays -- and an...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 4:49 AM
A few Thursday morning thoughts from the Orioles beat:
-- The outcome of Orioles pitcher Brad Bergesen’s arbitration hearing will be made public today. Bergesen, who made $434,000 last season, filed for $1.2 million while the Orioles countered with...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 10:40 AM
SARASOTA, Fla -- It's been a pretty slow day here at the Ed Smith Stadium complex. There's not too much going on, especially coming off yesterday's newsy day.
But here's what we've got:
-- Orioles right-hander Jason Berken said he feels better than...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 2:54 PM
It's only a few days into Wei-Yin Chen's introduction to major league baseball, but the Orioles are already impressed with what they've seen out of the Taiwanese left-hander.
Chen threw his first live batting practice session to hitters Monday at the...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Orioles left-hander Zach Britton, limited to a throwing progression program because of left-shoulder inflammation, will throw his first bullpen session Friday.
Britton, who lead the team in wins last season as a rookie with an 11-11 record and 4.61 ERA...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 12:18 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Some pretty interesting stuff going on today at the Ed Smith Stadium complex.
-- Orioles minor leaguers SS Manny Machado and 2B Jonathan Schoop, the organization’s top two position-player prospects, worked out with the major...