| 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...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 9:29 PM
For the first time in nearly seven years, the Orioles had a chance to go six games over .500 on Friday night. Instead, they received a middling performance from their de facto ace while their offense provided less pop than the plate umpire.
| Feb 17, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter pondered the question and then deftly evaded it.
Just how good do you think right-hander Jason Hammel has a chance to be?
Instead of answering, he reflected back on the deal last February that brought Hammel to the...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 9:58 AM
The Orioles' official reporting day has been uneventful, so far. Some players are working out already, but the first organized pitcher/catcher workout will be Wednesday afternoon, following physicals.
Pitcher Wei-Yin Chen spent some time with the...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
My guess is I am averaging about five questions a day for the past two weeks on the Orioles' pursuit of left-handed pitcher Joe Saunders. Pretty incredible considering when the Orioles dealt reliever Matt Lindstrom to Arizona for Saunders last August, the...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 3:45 AM
It’s now less than two weeks before pitchers and catchers report to Sarasota, Fla., but I still get a sense Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette isn’t done compiling his roster.
Really, I’m not sure there is ever a time when...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Jair Jurrjens is eager to jump into a crowded Orioles rotation competition come spring training.
The former Atlanta Braves right-hander — who agreed to terms with the Orioles on a one-year deal this week — said he feels healthy for the...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Heading into a new year, the Orioles have much of the same team as they did in 2012.
That's by design, and apparently there is a push to continue that trend.
The Orioles have re-signed left fielder Nate McLouth, maintain dialogue with lefty starter...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 3:30 AM
Last season, the bullpen was one of the Orioles' season-long strengths, and while the club’s corps of relievers returns intact in 2013, executive vice president Dan Duquette said he’s open to adding another bullpen arm this offseason.
| Nov 23, 2012
| 4:08 AM
Happy Black Friday. It’s the biggest shopping day of the year and at this hour, you’re likely either running through the aisle of a department store to snag that $99 high-definition TV or you're at home laughing at the thought of it.
| Mar 10, 2012
| 3:41 PM
This was only Brian Matusz's second Grapefruit League outing of the spring, but the results had to have Orioles fans optimistic.
Matusz, trying to rebound from a poor 2011 season, threw four scoreless innings in a 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 6:24 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles appear to be getting healthier as they enter the final three weeks of spring training. Nolan Reimold could return to the exhibition lineup as soon as Tuesday and pitchers, Matt Lindstrom, Tommy Hunter and Zach Britton...