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  • 2000-2009: Year-by-year capsules

    2000-2009: Year-by-year capsules
    2000 Record: 74-88 Place: Fourth in American League East Manager: Mike Hargrove Most Valuable Oriole: Delino DeShields Batting leader: Delino DeShields (.296) Home run leader: Albert Belle (23) RBI leader: Albert Belle (103) Wins leader: Jose...
  • 1960-1969: Year-by-year capsules

    1960-1969: Year-by-year capsules
    1960 Record: 89-65 Place: Second in American League Manager: Paul Richards Most Valuable Oriole: Brooks Robinson Batting leader: Brooks Robinson (.294) Home run leader: Ron Hansen (22) RBI leader: Jim Gentile (98) Wins leader: Chuck Estrada (18)...
  • Orioles' David Lough nears return after stiff neck, concussion symptoms

    Orioles' David Lough nears return after stiff neck, concussion symptoms
    SARASOTA, Fla. – Orioles outfielder David Lough has passed a series of concussion tests and has one more to go through before he can return to games. Lough was scratched from last Friday’s game against the Minnesota Twins in Fort Myers,...
  • Norris 'champing at the bit' for first start of season for slumping O's

    Norris 'champing at the bit' for first start of season for slumping O's
    DETROIT — Bud Norris had to wait longer than last year to make his first of the regular season, but now that it is here, he couldn't be more psyched. "It's a little different, but we have such a good five-man rotation that as long as I get the...
  • Jim Johnson struggles once again, but Athletics recover to beat Twins

    Jim Johnson struggles once again, but Athletics recover to beat Twins
    Oakland Athletics closer Jim Johnson struggled once again Wednesday, but the offense bailed him out in extra innings in a 7-4 win over the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. With a 4-2 lead entering the bottom of the ninth, Johnson allowed a single to the...
  • Former Orioles closer Jim Johnson now ex-Athletics closer, too

    Former Orioles closer Jim Johnson now ex-Athletics closer, too
    In what has to be one of the most stunning career reversals in recent baseball history, former Orioles closer Jim Johnson -- who saved at least 50 games in each of the past two seasons -- has been removed from that role after barely two weeks in Oakland....
  • O's option right-hander Suk-min Yoon, catcher Johnny Monell to Triple-A Norfolk

    O's option right-hander Suk-min Yoon, catcher Johnny Monell to Triple-A Norfolk
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles made a pair of significant roster cuts following Wednesday’s 7-4 Grapefruit League loss to the Tampa Bay Rays, optioning South Korean right-hander Suk-min Yoon and catcher Johnny Monell to Triple-A Norfolk. The club...
  • Meek, a reliever on the comeback trail, hopes it leads to Baltimore

    Meek, a reliever on the comeback trail, hopes it leads to Baltimore
    SARASOTA, FLA. — Evan Meek's journey from Rule 5 pick, to All-Star reliever, to nonroster spring training invitee has taken its share of wild twists and turns, but the Orioles hope that they've snagged the 30-year-old at just the right time. "A...
  • Orioles honor late public relations director Monica Pence Barlow in Grapefruit League home opener

    Orioles honor late public relations director Monica Pence Barlow in Grapefruit League home opener
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Several Orioles chose to honor public relations director Monica Barlow in their own way in the club’s Grapefruit League home opener Saturday. Adam Jones, Chris Davis, Nick Markakis, Matt Wieters, J.J. Hardy, Manny Machado as...
  • Starting lineups for Monday's Orioles home game against the Twins

    Starting lineups for Monday's Orioles home game against the Twins
    SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles will host the Minnesota Twins this afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium. Shortstop J.J. Hardy will lead off and Nick Markakis will start at DH. Nelson Cruz will get his first spring start in the outfield, starting in right...
  • 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,...