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  • Brian Matusz dominates in first spring start as Orioles beat Twins

    Brian Matusz dominates in first spring start as Orioles beat Twins
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- While the consensus is that Brian Matusz will make the Orioles’ 25-man roster and pitch in the bullpen like he did superbly at the end of last season, the 26-year-old lefty has said repeatedly that he is approaching this spring...
  • 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 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...
  • Saturday's spring training recaps from the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues

    Saturday's spring training recaps from the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues
    GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE Mets 5, Nationals 3: Stephen Strasburg surrendered three hits over two innings - including a single and home run to the first two batters he faced - in his first action since Sept. 7. David Wright was hitless in three at-bats for New...
  • Orioles turn in ugly performance in 6-5 loss to A's

    Orioles turn in ugly performance in 6-5 loss to A's
    The final, frantic moment of another discouraging and depressing afternoon of Orioles baseball featured pinch runner Blake Davis sprinting around third base and eyeing the Oakland Athletics' catcher and his former Cal State Fullerton teammate, Kurt...
  • Hunter has strong start in Orioles' 6-2 win over A's

    Hunter has strong start in Orioles' 6-2 win over A's
    The Orioles' second win at The Coliseum since 2008 featured another solid start from one of the rotation's newest members, a shutdown relief appearance from a much-maligned lefty, and two clutch hits from the bottom of the order. Tommy Hunter survived...
  • Matusz has uneven outing in Orioles' 8-4 loss to A's

    Matusz has uneven outing in Orioles' 8-4 loss to A's
    In the days leading up to Brian Matusz's return to the big leagues, Orioles manager Buck Showalter was asked several times about what he was looking to see from the 24-year-old left-hander. His answer didn't include mention of the stadium radar gun,...
  • Orioles not pursuing left fielder Josh Willingham

    Orioles not pursuing left fielder Josh Willingham
    The Orioles have made offers to several free agents, executive vice president Dan Duquette said on Tuesday. No surprise there. The assumption is that they are mid-tier guys -- solid players but the not the big-time money guys. Yet one player that...
  • News, notes and random thoughts on the Orioles and winter meetings

    News, notes and random thoughts on the Orioles and winter meetings
    Shortstop Jose Reyes, with that bizarre Miami Marlins hat, was just on the podium announcing his new six-year, $106 million deal with the Marlins. Reyes is a great player, but it is such a strange fit there since the Marlins’ top star is Hanley...
  • Winter meetings notes: Orioles complete 2012 coaching staff by adding Hale, Castro

    Winter meetings notes: Orioles complete 2012 coaching staff by adding Hale, Castro
    After weeks of waiting, Orioles manager Buck Showalter ultimately landed the third base coach he wanted. On Wednesday, in an otherwise uneventful afternoon at the winter meetings, the Orioles announced they had completed their 2012 coaching staff, adding...