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  • With newfound confidence, Brian Matusz aims for a starting role

    With newfound confidence, Brian Matusz aims for a starting role
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Brian Matusz's roller-coaster season had landed him in Triple-A Norfolk last August, and he was walking along the city's harbor in the shadows of majestic naval battleships with his father, Mike. Days earlier, the Orioles left-...
  • Orioles option top pitching prospect Dylan Bundy to Double-A Bowie

    Orioles option top pitching prospect Dylan Bundy to Double-A Bowie
    DUNEDIN, Fla. -- Outwardly, Dylan Bundy made it clear that he came to his second big league spring training with the goal of winning a starting rotation spot with the Orioles. But despite the tremendous amount of upside and talent the organization’s...
  • Steve Johnson puts up zeroes in Sarasota

    Steve Johnson puts up zeroes in Sarasota
    Steve Johnson, as is his nature, isn’t going away quietly in the fight for the fifth spot in the rotation. Johnson, who has earned a reputation as a never-give-up battler, threw four scoreless innings to lead the Orioles to a victory over the...
  • Jason Hammel and Miguel Gonzalez feel good as they ease into spring

    Jason Hammel and Miguel Gonzalez feel good as they ease into spring
    With this year’s spring training longer because of the World Baseball Classic, the Orioles are pacing some of their pitchers a little slower. Jason Hammel, Wei-Yin Chen, Miguel Gonzalez, Darren O’Day and Jim Johnson did not pitch through...
  • Orioles travel to Fort Myers to face Twins

    Orioles travel to Fort Myers to face Twins
    The Orioles will head south to Fort Myers today to play the Twins for the second time this spring. The Twins will have a lineup that includes Joe Mauer, Josh Willingham and Justin Morneau, so they’re playing a number of regulars. As for the...
  • Orioles right-hander Jair Jurrjens struggles with control vs. Twins

    Orioles right-hander Jair Jurrjens struggles with control vs. Twins
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- After struggling mightily with his control in an ugly one-inning start Thursday, Orioles right-hander Jair Jurrjens acknowledged that lingering flaws in his mechanics are rooted from nagging problems with his right knee. Jurrjens, who...
  • Orioles fall to Twins, 7-1, to lose for first time in Grapefruit League play

    Orioles fall to Twins, 7-1, to lose for first time in Grapefruit League play
    FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Orioles finally lost a Grapefruit League game. The Twins jumped out to a six-run lead Thursday afternoon, three of them off starter Jair Jurrjens in the first inning, as the Orioles lost their first spring game, 7-1, at...
  • Jair Jurrjens taking small steps as he tries to return to past form

    Jair Jurrjens taking small steps as he tries to return to past form
    DUNEDIN, Fla. --┬áIn the Orioles’ attempt to remold right-hander Jair Jurrjens into his past All-Star form, progress comes in small phases. The Orioles have some time — and they’re proving to have patience — especially...
  • Pearce, Jackson combine for three of Orioles' four homers in 6-6 tie with Blue Jays

    Pearce, Jackson combine for three of Orioles' four homers in 6-6 tie with Blue Jays
    DUNEDIN, Fla. -- Steve Pearce and Conor Jackson, two players competing against each other trying to win a roster spot with the Orioles, have been the team’s top two hitters over the first 10 games of the Grapefruit League schedule. They...
  • Jair Jurrjens in camp, says he has 'no hard feelings' with contract restructuring

    Jair Jurrjens in camp, says he has 'no hard feelings' with contract restructuring
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles right-hander Jair Jurrjens, signed to a minor league contract Friday evening, joined spring training camp this morning for the team’s first full squad workout of the spring. Jurrjens, who initially agreed to a major...
  • Orioles were 'more comfortable' with signing Jurrjens to minor league deal

    Orioles were 'more comfortable' with signing Jurrjens to minor league deal
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said the team was “more comfortable” signing right-hander Jair Jurrjens to a minor league deal than a major league one after closely vetting the results of a physical on his right...
  • Trayvon Robinson joins Orioles after 'a week of misery' on waivers

    Trayvon Robinson joins Orioles after 'a week of misery' on waivers
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Trayvon Robinson suited up for the first time as an Oriole on Saturday and took part in the first official full-squad workout, but the outfielder had hoped to be in camp a lot earlier after being acquired in the November deal that...