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  • Orioles notes and observations (Gonzalez's start, Lough's bunt, Wada, Hendriks)

    Orioles notes and observations (Gonzalez's start, Lough's bunt, Wada, Hendriks)
    Miguel Gonzalez gets the start tonight in Pittsburgh – his first since May 10, when he had a quality start in a no-decision against Houston. His last outing was in relief of Kevin Gausman on Wednesday. Earlier this week in Kansas City, I asked...
  • Dylan Bundy pitches one inning, gives up two HRs, in extended spring training game

    Dylan Bundy pitches one inning, gives up two HRs, in extended spring training game
    Top pitching prospect Dylan Bundy threw one inning Tuesday in extended spring training against members of the Minnesota Twins organization, the first time he has faced hitters other than Orioles farmhands since spring training in March 2013. Bundy, 21,...
  • Despite past success with bat, Zach Britton unlikely to pinch-hit vs. Pirates

    Despite past success with bat, Zach Britton unlikely to pinch-hit vs. Pirates
    PITTSBURGH — When the Orioles began to prepare for interleague play in National League ballparks, they had relief pitcher Zach Britton take batting practice with the starters. Britton handled the bat well in limited action in 2011, and the club...
  • Matt Wieters leads AL catchers in All-Star voting; Nelson Cruz second at DH

    Matt Wieters leads AL catchers in All-Star voting; Nelson Cruz second at DH
    Despite being limited to just 26 games because of a strained right elbow that has prevented him from playing since May 10, the Orioles' Matt Wieters leads all American League catchers in All-Star voting, according to results released Tuesday for the first...
  • Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez to pitch in Triple-A game Monday

    Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez to pitch in Triple-A game Monday
    DUNEDIN, Fla. — The Orioles really want Ubaldo Jimenez to pitch enough innings this spring, and they aren't going to let the weather mess with his schedule. Jimenez, who didn't sign with the Orioles until Feb. 19, has appeared in just two games...
  • With rain in Florida, Orioles scheduled to play Phillies in first of two games Monday

    With rain in Florida, Orioles scheduled to play Phillies in first of two games Monday
    CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Between the raindrops, the Orioles will try to fit in a split-squad road game against the Philadelphia Phillies this afternoon at Bright House Field. A massive band of storms is heading to Florida’s Gulf Coast, threatening this...
  • Orioles' split-squad game on road vs. Phillies canceled due to rain

    Orioles' split-squad game on road vs. Phillies canceled due to rain
    CLEARWATER, Fla. — Less than an hour after the Orioles' team bus pulled into Bright House Field on Monday afternoon, the team was on its way back to Sarasota. The Orioles' split-squad road game against the Philadelphia Phillies was canceled...
  • Rain cancels both Orioles split-squad games Monday

    Rain cancels both Orioles split-squad games Monday
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Both of the Orioles’ split-squad games Monday were canceled due to a persistent rain in Florida, and neither will be made up. The afternoon game in Clearwater against the Philadelphia Phillies was canceled, and then, a few...
  • Can Jonathan Schoop force his way into Orioles' Opening Day lineup?

    Can Jonathan Schoop force his way into Orioles' Opening Day lineup?
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- That was the question posed to manager Buck Showalter on Monday afternoon after top infield prospect Jonathan Schoop delivered another strong offensive performance in the Orioles' 9-2 exhibition loss to the Minnesota Twins. "I wouldn&...
  • Chris Davis homers in 9-2 Orioles' loss to Minnesota Twins

    Chris Davis homers in 9-2 Orioles' loss to Minnesota Twins
    SARASOTA, Fla. – Orioles first baseman Chris Davis hit his first mammoth home run of the spring on Monday, a drive off the videoboard above the center field fence that temporarily gave the Orioles the lead in a game they would eventually lose, 9-2,...
  • Orioles nearing deal with left-hander Johan Santana

    Orioles nearing deal with left-hander Johan Santana
    SARASOTA, Fla. – Two-time Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana visited the Ed Smith Stadium Complex on Monday morning with little fanfare — the latest veteran seeking a second baseball life with the Orioles. The Orioles were nearing a minor...
  • Orioles notes on Matusz, Peguero and Escalona, plus starting lineups

    Orioles notes on Matusz, Peguero and Escalona, plus starting lineups
    SARASOTA, Fla. – Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz threw five innings in a minor league game Tuesaday against the Minnesota Twins' Triple-A team at Ed Smith Stadium. Matusz, who pitched the entire season as a reliever last year, is continuing to be...