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  • Manny Machado's renewal has a high-profile precedent

    Manny Machado's renewal has a high-profile precedent
    The Orioles' decision to play hardball and renew the contract of Manny Machado at $519,000 after such a tremendous first full season is not without precedent. In fact, it’s not even a particularly new concept. The fact that Machado ended up...
  • Orioles catcher Matt Wieters leaves Tuesday's game early after rolling right ankle

    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters leaves Tuesday's game early after rolling right ankle
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles catcher Matt Wieters left Tuesday’s Grapefruit League game against the Boston Red Sox following the bottom of the fourth inning after he rolled his right ankle rounding third base. Orioles manager Buck Showalter said...
  • As Orioles complete 2014 contracts, Manny Machado reiterates disappointment

    As Orioles complete 2014 contracts, Manny Machado reiterates disappointment
    SARASOTA, Fla. — The Orioles officially completed their contracts for the current 40-man roster Tuesday, leaving one key player frustrated while — potentially, anyway — creating time to focus on signing players beyond 2014. In an...
  • Orioles' Nolan Reimold to play in minor league games for more at-bats

    Orioles' Nolan Reimold to play in minor league games for more at-bats
    — With minor league spring training games underway, Orioles outfielder Nolan Reimold will begin making trips to the Twin Lakes Park complex for at-bats there. "I haven't had very many at-bats the last two years, and the ones I did, I wasn't...
  • Orioles catcher Matt Wieters will sit out next few games with right ankle sprain

    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters will sit out next few games with right ankle sprain
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles catcher Matt Wieters will likely sit out the next three days after he sprained his right ankle while crossing third base awkwardly during Tuesday’s game. "Slight sprain, nothing too major,” said Wieters, who left...
  • Orioles prospect Mike Wright had shoulder issue but pitched two innings Thursday

    Orioles prospect Mike Wright had shoulder issue but pitched two innings Thursday
    TAMPA -- Even though Orioles manager Buck Showalter said right-hander Mike Wright had been shut down with right elbow tendinitis, Wright pitched two scoreless innings Thursday in a Triple-A minor league game at Twin Lakes Park. Wright appeared to be...
  • Orioles' Zach Britton still wants to start, but he's content with relief role

    Orioles' Zach Britton still wants to start, but he's content with relief role
    TAMPA, Fla. -- Zach Britton hasn’t been told yet that he will pitch out of the bullpen if he makes the Opening Day roster, but all signs point to the Orioles left-hander heading in that direction. After a dominant one-inning performance Wednesday,...
  • Alexi Casilla scratched with hyper-extended left knee

    Alexi Casilla scratched with hyper-extended left knee
    Infielder Alexi Casilla, who has been limited this spring to a right hamstring strain, was scratched from Friday’s lineup with a hyper-extended left knee. The Orioles weren’t immediately sure of the extent of the injury. Casilla, a non-...
  • Alexi Casilla hopes to play Sunday after minor knee injury

    Alexi Casilla hopes to play Sunday after minor knee injury
    Alexi Casilla was held out of Saturday’s game because he is still dealing with some swelling in his left knee. He had been scheduled to start Friday but was scratched with the injury, which occurred days ago when he was hit by a runner while turning...
  • David Lough will need more tests before returning to the Orioles lineup

    David Lough will need more tests before returning to the Orioles lineup
    Outfielder David Lough’s appointment with a neurologist went well Friday, but he is expected to undergo more precautionary tests, according to Orioles manager Buck Showalter. “He went to the doctor's [Friday]. That checked out pretty good. I...
  • In his third season, Wei-Yin Chen 'really important' for Orioles' success

    In his third season, Wei-Yin Chen 'really important' for Orioles' success
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Orioles manager Buck Showalter thinks it's unfair to dismiss Wei-Yin Chen's 2013 season as a disappointment. After all, the Taiwanese left-hander posted a 4.07 ERA, just a tick above the 4.02 mark from his rookie year in which...
  • Orioles' Brian Matusz believes trust in changeup 'key' to his success

    Orioles' Brian Matusz believes trust in changeup 'key' to his success
    SARASOTA, FLA.¬†— When left-hander Brian Matusz arrived in the major leagues in 2009, his changeup was an essential part of his four-pitch arsenal. But as Matusz struggled as a starter before finding a home in the Orioles bullpen last season, he...