| Mar 17, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Left-hander Wei-Yin Chen became the first Orioles starter to throw five innings this spring and was one wind-aided home run ball away from a scoreless effort against the Red Sox’s split-squad team Saturday afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium.
| Mar 17, 2012
| 4:04 PM
Despite having yet to throw a Grapefruit League game pitch this spring, Orioles right-hander Tommy Hunter came out of his four-inning Single-A minor league game Friday confident he will be healthy and ready for Opening Day.
Hunter, who entered the spring...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 1:39 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter has said selecting his cleanup hitter will be one of spring’s toughest decisions.
And judging by the production of his top two candidates – Matt Wieters and Adam Jones – during Saturday’s 12-3...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 6:25 PM
Outfielder Jai Miller, who has been shelved for several days because of tendinitis in his right knee, may be able to play in Monday's night game against the Pirates.
Miller, who is out of minor league options and is fighting for a bench spot, hasn't...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 3:44 PM
The Orioles open up their three-city, 10-game road trip -- their first of the season -- tonight under a closed roof at the Rogers Centre.
The Birds haven't played well here, going 4-23 over the past three years in Toronto.
One thing to note in tonight's...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 6:34 PM
In the offseason, Orioles manager Buck Showalter had already anointed Mark Reynolds the team's starting third baseman heading into the season. Despite Reynolds' 26 errors in 114 games at third last year, Showalter lauded his dedication to becoming a...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 6:42 PM
TORONTO – From the day early this spring when Orioles manager Buck Showalter decided to place Nolan Reimold in the leadoff spot, he told Reimold he didn't need him to become a different player because of his new place atop the batting order....
| Apr 19, 2012
| 3:58 PM
CHICAGO – The Orioles made their way west Thursday evening riding the momentum of having won their first two road series of the season, heading to Anaheim for the last leg on their three-city, 10-game road trip.
Anyone who suggested the Orioles...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 6:39 PM
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The last time slugger Albert Pujols faced the Orioles in a regular-season matchup, Friday's starter Brian Matusz was in high school, Buck Showalter was in his first year managing the Texas Rangers and outfielder Nick Markakis had...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 10:10 PM
When Jake Arrieta cruised into the fifth inning Saturday night after retiring a dozen consecutive Los Angeles Angels, the Orioles right-hander looked as if he would pick up his third quality start in four outings this young season.
By the time his head...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Across baseball circles, the Orioles' acquisition of right-hander Jason Hammel was seen as pre-spring training snoozer.
But over his first four starts in a Baltimore uniform, Hammel has made the majors take notice.
Hammel -- who came to Baltimore with a...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 6:26 AM
It wasn’t that long ago when we looked at the Orioles bullpen and didn’t know what to make of it.
Yes, there were plenty of quality arms – and several that entered the season with some track record of late-inning success – but the...