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  • Predicting how first round of MLB draft might unfold for Orioles

    Predicting how first round of MLB draft might unfold for Orioles
    Baseball’s amateur draft - or first-year-player draft, as MLB likes to call it with no regard to headline writers -- starts at 7 p.m. And the Orioles' pick will be ... LSU’s Kevin Gausman ... Or maybe San Francisco’s Kyle Zimmer. Or,...
  • Orioles select LSU RHP Kevin Gausman with No. 4 pick in draft

    Orioles select LSU RHP Kevin Gausman with No. 4 pick in draft
    Always on the lookout for quality pitching, the Orioles added to their stable of young arms Monday, selecting quirky and effective Louisiana State University right-hander Kevin Gausman with the fourth overall pick in the first round of baseball’s...
  • Orioles notebook: Roster shuffle continues as Reynolds goes on DL

    Orioles notebook: Roster shuffle continues as Reynolds goes on DL
    The Orioles continue to make roster moves at a dizzying pace, the latest occurring Saturday afternoon when third baseman Mark Reynolds was placed on the disabled list with a strained oblique. To replace Reynolds on the 25-man roster, the Orioles...
  • Pat Blair making the most of his time at home with Redbirds

    Pat Blair making the most of his time at home with Redbirds
    When Pat Blair headed to his shortstop position in Wake Forest's final game of the season, he didn't ponder whether it might have been his last time doing so as a Demon Deacon. The thought might have struck the junior if the 3,000-plus fans in attendance...
  • Orioles emerge from sloppy game with 5-3 win over Rays

    Orioles emerge from sloppy game with 5-3 win over Rays
    If a team is going to have one of those unforgettable, ridiculous, are-you-kidding-me kinds of seasons, then it has to beat clubs it's not supposed to beat and get contributions from players no one was counting on. It's too early to proclaim that these...
  • At break, who's poised to have best 2nd half?

    Angels hitting their stride Peter Schmuck Baltimore Sun The Angels got off to a terrible start, but when you go out in the offseason and sign one of the game's all-time best hitters and add a high-quality starter to a team that's already got a very...
  • Orioles news, notes and observations: Peterson, Correnti, Gausman and more

    Orioles news, notes and observations: Peterson, Correnti, Gausman and more
    The Boston Red Sox are reportedly hoping to name their new pitching coach Tuesday and Orioles director of pitching development Rick Peterson, who interviewed Saturday, is rumored to be the man to lead John Farrell’s staff. Peterson, 58, coached...
  • Longshot Orioles could cost one offshore betting site six figures if they win AL East

    Longshot Orioles could cost one offshore betting site six figures if they win AL East
    BOSTON -- If the Orioles manage to win the American League East, they could cost one sports betting website hundreds of thousands of dollars. When offshore online sportsbook Bovada.lv released it’s the season-opening odds in late March, the Orioles...
  • Scouting director Gary Rajsich ready to put his first stamp on the Orioles organization

    Scouting director Gary Rajsich ready to put his first stamp on the Orioles organization
    When the Orioles officially hired baseball-lifer Gary Rajsich as their director of scouting in November, Toronto Blue Jays pro scouting director Perry Minasian sent a message to a friend. "You just stole one of my best scouts," Minasian texted Orioles...
  • Orioles draft target: Byron Buxton

    Orioles draft target: Byron Buxton
    From now through Monday, we'll profile six players the Orioles might target with the No. 4 overall pick in Monday night's amateur draft. Today: Byron Buxton Name: Byron Buxton Position: Outfielder Age: 18 Height/Weight: 6-feet-2, 175 pounds Bats/...
  • Orioles draft target: Mark Appel

    Orioles draft target: Mark Appel
    From now through Monday, we'll profile six players the Orioles might target with the No. 4 overall pick in Monday night's amateur draft. Today: Mark Appel Name: Mark Appel Position: Right-handed pitcher Age: 20 Height/Weight: 6-feet-5, 215 pounds...
  • Orioles draft target: Carlos Correa

    Orioles draft target: Carlos Correa
    Here is the final profile for the six players the Orioles might target with the No. 4 overall pick inĀ  tonight's amateur draft. Today: Carlos Correa Name: Carlos Correa Position: Shortstop Age: 17 Height/Weight: 6 feet 4, 190 pounds Bats/Throws: R/R...