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  • Sunday morning thoughts: Orioles find hope in Rays' success

    Sunday morning thoughts: Orioles find hope in Rays' success
    Now that the Orioles have played their two intrasquad games, they’re looking forward to the beginning of the Grapefruit League schedule. The Orioles open up Monday with a day-night, split-squad doubleheader, traveling to Port Charlotte for an...
  • Paring down the pitching staff won't be simple for Orioles

    Paring down the pitching staff won't be simple for Orioles
    SARASOTA, Fla. – To the uninitiated, the process of elimination that will turn a group of 29 pitchers of all shapes and sizes into the Orioles' 12-man regular season pitching staff probably seems simple enough. The guys who stay healthy and pitch...
  • O's skipper Showalter has options in search for leadoff hitter

    O's skipper Showalter has options in search for leadoff hitter
    As the Orioles open their Grapefruit League schedule Monday with a day-night, split-squad doubleheader, expect manager Buck Showalter to examine all of his potential leadoff hitter options with Brian Roberts' health still uncertain. "We'll move some...
  • Orioles Grapefruit League pregame: Orioles at Tampa Bay (UPDATED)

    Orioles Grapefruit League pregame: Orioles at Tampa Bay (UPDATED)
    The Orioles are opening up their Grapefruit League schedule this afternoon against the Rays at the Charlotte Sports Park. This is one half of a day-night, split-squad double header. The O's will face the Pirates at home tonight. As expected, not many of...
  • Orioles beat Rays 3-1 in Grapefruit League opener

    Orioles beat Rays 3-1 in Grapefruit League opener
    Most of the Orioles’ starters remained in Sarasota for the second-half of the Orioles’ Grapefruit League opening day split-squad doubleheader Saturday. But Baltimore’s matinee lineup -- made up of mostly reserves -- opened the spring...
  • Orioles minor leaguer Adair OK after batting practice scare (UPDATED)

    Orioles minor leaguer Adair OK after batting practice scare (UPDATED)
    Orioles minor leaguer Travis Adair, brought up to travel with the team on its Grapefruit League opener against the Rays, is OK after he was hit by a batted ball in the side head during batting practice. Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Adair, the...
  • Opening Night at Ed Smith Stadium lacks critical ingredient

    Opening Night at Ed Smith Stadium lacks critical ingredient
         SARASOTA, Fla. -- The 2012 Grapefruit League opener at Ed Smith Stadium seemed to have it all.      The weather was terrific. The park looked great. Brady Anderson broke several radar guns with his sizzling ceremonial first pitch. Maybe, for a lot...
  • Simon shines in Grapefruit League opener

    Simon shines in Grapefruit League opener
    In the Orioles' spring pitching competition, right-hander Alfredo Simon is an arm without a role. While most of the 29 pitchers in Orioles camp have a predetermined role they are competing for, Simon doesn't. He came up as a starter and made 16 starts...
  • Tuesday morning thoughts: Lindstrom working on details, hoping results will follow

    Tuesday morning thoughts: Lindstrom working on details, hoping results will follow
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- It wasn’t the Grapefruit League debut new Matt Lindstrom had hoped for, but the new Orioles reliever’s first spring outing did serve a valuable purpose. Lindstrom, acquired last month in the trade that sent Jeremy Guthrie to...
  • Grapefruit League: Orioles' comeback falls short in 5-4 loss to Red Sox

    FORT MYERS, Fla. – After rallying from an early four-run deficit, the Orioles dropped a 5-4 decision to the Red Sox on Tuesday afternoon at JetBlue Park. Orioles right-hander Oliver Drake allowed a two-out double by shortstop Pedro Ciriaco in the...
  • Recovering Orioles pitchers feeling good after simulated game

    Recovering Orioles pitchers feeling good after simulated game
    Three critical cogs of the Orioles' pitching staff spent Tuesday morning on the back fields of the Ed Smith Stadium complex. While the Orioles' travel squad was on its way to Fort Myers to play the Boston Red Sox for an afternoon game at JetBlue Park,...
  • In first Grapefruit League game, Bundy settles in, sets down Red Sox

    In first Grapefruit League game, Bundy settles in, sets down Red Sox
    The Boston Red Sox's sparkling new JetBlue Park was designed to be a replica of Boston's Fenway Park, down to the mock Green Monster in left and the duplicate Pesky Pole down its right-field line. And in a spring full of firsts for Orioles top prospect...