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  • Fearless ball writer flees Florida

    Fearless ball writer flees Florida
         SARASOTA, Fla. -- Don't know where all the time went, but I'm on my way home after a month of observing the latest incarnation of the Orioles at the Ed Smith Stadium Complex. I'm not sure where they go from here, but here are some observations on the...
  • Pregame: Orioles vs. Tigers (with updates on Markakis, Teagarden)

    Pregame: Orioles vs. Tigers (with updates on Markakis, Teagarden)
    The Orioles travel to Lakeland today to play Detroit in Tigertown. Left-hander Brian Matusz will make his third Grapefruit League start after throwing four shutout innings in his last outing. The O's will face reigning AL MVP and Cy Young Award winner...
  • Notes: Roster moves and injury updates

    Notes: Roster moves and injury updates
    LAKELAND, FLA -- The Orioles have optioned pitcher Oliver Drake to Double-A Bowie and have also told catcher Caleb Joseph that he will be reassigned to minor league camp. Both were at Thursday’s game at Joker Marchant Stadium -- and so was first...
  • Orioles outfielder Beerer hopes winding road leads him to major leagues

    Orioles outfielder Beerer hopes winding road leads him to major leagues
    About this time five years ago, Scott Beerer, a second-round pick who once could throw a fastball in the mid-90s, walked out of Colorado Rockies minor league spring training camp prepared for life after baseball. He was tired of pitching, tired of living...
  • Orioles' Matusz sparkles for second straight Grapefruit League outing

    Orioles' Matusz sparkles for second straight Grapefruit League outing
    Before Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz took the mound at Joker Marchant Stadium on Thursday, his catcher, Ronny Paulino, had a piece of advice: "Let's have fun." "So, OK, I went out there and had fun with it," said Matusz, who turned in his second...
  • What they're saying about the Orioles: March 16

    What they're saying about the Orioles: March 16
    Here's a look at what some other media outlets have to say about the Orioles. * SB Nation's Rob Meyers weighed in after Brian Matusz's second straight strong Grapefruit League outing, saying that it doesn't actually matter whether the left-hander makes...
  • Pre-game: Orioles vs. Red Sox (split squads)

    Pre-game: Orioles vs. Red Sox (split squads)
    The Orioles and Red Sox are playing a pair of simutaneous split-squad contests today -- one here at Ed Smith Stadium and another down south at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers. We'll have double-barrel coverage. Follow me on Twitter at @EddieInTheYard for...
  • Orioles, Red Sox tie 3-3 in split-squad game in Sarasota

    Orioles, Red Sox tie 3-3 in split-squad game in Sarasota
    Left-hander Wei-Yin Chen became the first Orioles starter to throw five innings this spring and was one wind-aided home run ball away from a scoreless effort against the Red Sox’s split-squad team Saturday afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium. Otherwise,...
  • Orioles' Hunter 'ready to go' after latest outing

    Orioles' Hunter 'ready to go' after latest outing
    Despite having yet to throw a Grapefruit League game pitch this spring, Orioles right-hander Tommy Hunter came out of his four-inning Single-A minor league game Friday confident he will be healthy and ready for Opening Day. Hunter, who entered the spring...
  • Orioles pregame: Orioles vs. Braves

    Orioles pregame: Orioles vs. Braves
    The Orioles play their second straight day of split-squad games today, with the Birds going on the road to play the Braves at Champion Stadium at the ESPN Wide World of Sports in the afternoon before a nightcap tonight at home against the Yankees. I&...
  • Notes: Oldest living Oriole dies; lineups vs. Yankees

    Notes: Oldest living Oriole dies; lineups vs. Yankees
    The Oriolesannounced that Dave Philley, who had been the organization’s longest living Oriole, died Thursday in his hometown of Paris, Texas. He was 91. Philley, primarily an outfielder, played for the Orioles in 1955 and 1956 and again in 1960 and...
  • Orioles claim 2-2, 10-inning tie with Braves

    Orioles claim 2-2, 10-inning tie with Braves
    Orioles left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada made his first major league Grapefruit League appearance, striking out three batters in two relief innings in a 2-2, 10-inning tie with the Braves at Champion Stadium at the ESPN Wide World of Sports. After entering...