| 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...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 9:49 PM
The night was staged for Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen to take the spotlight. And with more than 1 million viewers in his native Taiwan watching his big league debut half a world away at 7 a.m. there, Chen nearly pitched well enough to earn his first...
| 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.
| May 5, 2012
| 3:35 PM
BOSTON – It was a half inning rare in form and in execution — one unlike any the Orioles have pieced together throughout a young season full of close wins.
With seven runs in the third inning Saturday afternoon — a rally that included...
| May 5, 2012
| 4:01 PM
-- Lost in the Orioles' 8-2 win over the Red Soxon Saturday afternoon was another quality start from right-hander Jason Hammel.
Hammel came into Saturday's game with a 0-2 career record with a 6.14 ERA against the Red Sox, but he managed to shut Boston...
| May 7, 2012
| 3:35 AM
Following the Orioles’ 17-inning win over the Red Sox at Fenway Park on Sunday, Orioles manager Buck Showalter unfolded a piece of paper on his desk that showed the recent pitching schedule at Triple-A Norfolk.
The Orioles’ 9-6 extra-inning...
| May 10, 2012
| 7:44 PM
Left fielder Nolan Reimold is scheduled to undergo an epidural injection in his sore neck Friday morning, but it appears very doubtful that he’ll be ready to come off the disabled list as soon as he becomes eligible Wednesday.