| Mar 31, 2012
| 8:11 AM
After the Orioles optioned right-hander Chris Tillman to Triple-A Norfolk, the pitching staff the Orioles will bring north for Opening Day is beginning to take shape.
There are 15 pitchers for 12 spots. The Orioles will bring 13 position players to...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 6:32 AM
The Orioles play in their final Grapefruit League game today against the Rays. After today, the Orioles will play three more exhibition games, including the first two at Ed Smith Stadium against Florida Southern on Monday night and then State College of...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Two likely members of the Orioles' starting rotation — left-hander Wei-Yin Chen and right-hander Tommy Hunter — made their final spring starts Sunday afternoon to varying degrees of success.
Chen, pitching against the Tampa Bay Rays in the...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 7:01 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — It seemed apparent for a week, after Ryan Flaherty's competition for the Orioles' utility infielder spot departed camp, but on Monday, it became official.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter told Flaherty, the Orioles' Rule 5 Draft pick...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 5:04 PM
After his final outing of the spring Tuesday, Orioles left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada said he felt physically ready to join the big league club for Opening Day in Baltimore on Friday.
But the Orioles brass believes Wada, who signed a two-year, $8.14 million...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Much has been made about Dan Duquette's offseason focus of strengthening the Orioles' starting rotation — retooling it with pitchers capable of providing quality innings — but it's in the bullpen where the team's new executive vice president...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:06 PM
Weeks before the annual ritual of jogging down the orange carpet in front of a sellout crowd — before the loud ovation Nick Markakis received during his pre-game introduction — there was the isolation of those back fields in Sarasota. Doing...
| 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...
| 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 14, 2012
| 4:45 PM
For a few hours Tuesday, Orioles right-hander Willie Eyre and his wife experienced a parent's worst nightmare.
Luckily, everything turned out OK after Eyre's 3-year-old daughter, Lily, fell into a hotel pool and was underwater for about "five or six"...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 8:10 PM
Orioles right-hander Pedro Strop knows he exceeded all expectations when he joined the club last September.
He also knows that goes only so far this spring — when the hard-throwing reliever is basically pitching for his Orioles life.
| 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.