| Apr 7, 2014
| 4:00 AM
There probably have been five times in the past 20 months or so that I've written a game story about Chris Tillman's continued emergence/maturation as a pitcher.
Several times I've written about whether he is – or is at least on his way to...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 3:57 PM
DETROIT — Bud Norris had to wait longer than last year to make his first of the regular season, but now that it is here, he couldn't be more psyched.
"It's a little different, but we have such a good five-man rotation that as long as I get the...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:48 PM
When Ubaldo Jimenez was about to sign the biggest free-agent deal for a pitcher in Orioles franchise history, he considered the rotation he was joining.
Frankly, he didn't know much about it. He had pitched with Miguel Gonzalez years ago in a minor...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:01 AM
Record: 74-88 Place: Fourth in American League East
Manager: Mike Hargrove Most Valuable Oriole: Delino DeShields
Batting leader: Delino DeShields (.296) Home run leader: Albert Belle (23)
RBI leader: Albert Belle (103) Wins leader: Jose...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 2:45 PM
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...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 3:58 PM
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.
| Mar 23, 2014
| 8:53 AM
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...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 9:08 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles right-hander Bud Norris knows what's going on around him. He knows that the club has been in talks with free-agent pitcher Ervin Santana. And he already knew what it was like to pitch with trade speculation swirling around him....
| Mar 8, 2014
| 8:19 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. — If you want another indication of how the landscape has changed over the past month at the Ed Smith Stadium complex, consider the Orioles' Grapefruit League game against the Red Sox on Saturday afternoon.
It was just another...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:32 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — The ink has only just dried on the Orioles' monumental four-year deal with starter Ubaldo Jimenez, but the club remains interested in acquiring at least one other big-ticket free agent.
The Orioles have intensified their pursuit...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 12:29 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. -- Orioles left-hander Kelvin De La Cruz, who is recovering from a left hamstring pull he suffered last month, threw his first bullpen session of the spring Saturday off a flat mound.
“Everything is fine,” De La Cruz said....
| Feb 15, 2014
| 4:15 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. — Steve Clevenger made the Chicago Cubs' Opening Day roster in each of the past two seasons as the team's backup catcher, but making the Orioles' roster this season and running down the orange carpet on Opening Day would hold...