| Feb 10, 2012
| 5:23 PM
The Orioles continue to add to their crowded 40-man roster.
The club has signed reliever Luis Ayala, a 34-year-old right-hander who had a resurgent 2011 when he was 2-2 with a 2.09 ERA in 52 games with the New York Yankees, to a one-year, major league...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 3:02 AM
The Orioles added yet another arm to their bullpen on Friday, signing reliever Luis Ayala to a one-year contract with a team option for 2013.
Ayala gives the Orioles five right-hander late-inning relievers, joining Jim Johnson, Matt Lindstrom, Kevin...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 8:51 AM
As Orioles pitchers and catchers get ready to report to spring training tomorrow, we take a look at what other media outlets have to say about the team.
* ESPN's Jim Bowden, Keith Law and Buster Olney ranked the Orioles last of 30 major league teams in...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Less than two weeks ago, Jason Hammel was ready for spring training in Arizona and preparing for another season in Colorado.
On Saturday, Hammel arrived at the Orioles spring training complex in Sarasota – a new player in a new place after...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 3:50 PM
As Orioles position players continue to trickle in ahead of the club's first full workout Friday, one player has been noticeably absent from the team's clubhouse.
And given the concussion symptoms that have limited second baseman Brian Roberts to 98...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 3:14 PM
Today was report day for Orioles position players here at the Ed Smith Stadium Complex, but it was pretty uneventful because most of the team's position players were already here.
The left wall of the Orioles' clubhouse, which is where most of the team's...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Despite a lack of splashy moves this offseason, the Orioles' 40-man roster is crowded and the team will have to make some difficult decisions as the spring progresses.
"It's getting a little painful with the roster spots, and I think we're going to...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 8:10 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – To the uninitiated, the process of elimination that will turn a group of 29 pitchers of all shapes and sizes into the Orioles' 12-man regular season pitching staff probably seems simple enough.
The guys who stay healthy and pitch...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 8:20 PM
As the Orioles open their Grapefruit League schedule Monday with a day-night, split-squad doubleheader, expect manager Buck Showalter to examine all of his potential leadoff hitter options with Brian Roberts' health still uncertain.
"We'll move some...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 3:20 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- It wasn’t the Grapefruit League debut new Matt Lindstrom had hoped for, but the new Orioles reliever’s first spring outing did serve a valuable purpose.
Lindstrom, acquired last month in the trade that sent Jeremy Guthrie to...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 5:42 PM
Three critical cogs of the Orioles' pitching staff spent Tuesday morning on the back fields of the Ed Smith Stadium complex.
While the Orioles' travel squad was on its way to Fort Myers to play the Boston Red Sox for an afternoon game at JetBlue Park,...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts said Wednesday morning that he has more good days than bad in his recovery from multiple concussions.
Roberts is gradually doing more baseball work. He has begun taking live batting practice from coaches and for the...