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  • Chris Davis wants to go from defensive disappointment to 'Team Gold Glove'

    Chris Davis wants to go from defensive disappointment to 'Team Gold Glove'
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Chris Davis blames himself. He came to the Orioles in 2011 with the reputation of being a pretty good defensive first baseman during his formative years with the Texas Rangers, but he never looked comfortable at first base last...
  • Kevin Gausman arrives and 'the future is now'

    Kevin Gausman arrives and 'the future is now'
    Reality didn't set in for Orioles pitching prospect Kevin Gausman that he was heading to the major leagues until the moment he boarded his connection flight to Baltimore on Wednesday morning. "Then, I just kinda was thinking, you know, 'Wow, I'm...
  • Orioles notes: Expect Wright and Rodriguez to get important early spring innings, Nick Johnson retires

    Orioles notes: Expect Wright and Rodriguez to get important early spring innings, Nick Johnson retires
    When the Orioles open up spring training down in Sarasota two weeks from tomorrow, expect non-roster pitchers Mike Wright and Eduardo Rodriguez, who are among the organization’s top pitching prospects, to be among those looking to make an impression...
  • What are you looking forward to the most about Orioles spring training?

    What are you looking forward to the most about Orioles spring training?
    Now that football season is officially over – and Baltimore is planning a parade for its Super Bowl champion Ravens on Tuesday–  the city’s sports focus will quickly turn to baseball. On Sunday night, Joe Flacco starred, Beyonce...
  • Orioles notes on spring training, Joel Pineiro and Jair Jurrjens

    Orioles notes on spring training, Joel Pineiro and Jair Jurrjens
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter leaves for spring training today, a week before pitchers and catchers report to Sarasota, Fla., on Feb. 12. Expect everything to be set up exactly to Showalter’s liking by that date. He ignores no detail, especially...
  • Orioles release 2013 spring training schedule

    Orioles release 2013 spring training schedule
    The Orioles' spring training begins with pitchers and catchers reporting to Sarasota, Fla. on Feb. 12, position players arriving by Feb. 15 and the first game at Ed Smith Stadium against the Minnesota Twins on Sat. Feb. 23. It's all a little earlier this...
  • Three key returns offer promise as Orioles open spring training

    Three key returns offer promise as Orioles open spring training
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Under the bright Florida sun on Tuesday afternoon, Orioles outfielder Nolan Reimold took his first swings against a pitcher since last April. Left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada tested his surgically repaired left-elbow with a long-toss...
  • Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez confident DL stint will be short

    Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez confident DL stint will be short
    Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Thursday with right thumb blister, said he's confident he will be able to return to the team’s starting rotation when he’s eligible to be activated May 19....
  • Nate McLouth and Manny Machado using teamwork at top of the lineup

    Nate McLouth and Manny Machado using teamwork at top of the lineup
    Orioles left fielder Nate McLouth entered Thursday's game with 11 stolen bases, second most in the American League. McLouth credits Manny Machado's patience at the plate hitting behind him with allowing him to be aggressive on the basepaths....
  • Chris Tillman on the disabled list, still expected to pitch April 6 vs. Twins

    Chris Tillman on the disabled list, still expected to pitch April 6 vs. Twins
    The Orioles made a move Thursday night that likely solved their Opening Day roster logjam — for a few days, anyway. Right-hander Chris Tillman was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left abdominal strain, retroactive to March 22, the...
  • Q&A with Jake Arrieta

    Q&A with Jake Arrieta
    SARASOTA, Fla. — This time last year, right-hander Jake Arrieta was as excited as he had ever been about his professional career. At 26, he was about to be make his first Opening Day start for the Orioles, the only organization he had ever known....
  • 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...