| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:26 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles are shelving right-hander Edgmer Escalona for the next three weeks because of inflammation in his right shoulder.
The 27-year-old Escalona's only spring training appearance was an unimpressive one. He allowed five runs...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:04 PM
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...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 1:02 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Several questions remain as to when and how — or even if — two-time Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana will help the Orioles, but the club believes signing him is worth the chance and could end up paying dividends...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 4:49 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. — Orioles catcher Johnny Monell Jr. needed to put on catcher's gear just once — back when he was 12 years old and wandered onto the field before one of his father's games — for him to know that he wanted to make his career...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Finding the Professional Baseball Training building in Catonsville might be harder than hitting an inside-the-park home run, but once you are inside the former pool hall, you are surrounded by baseball instruction.
Brian Bent, who played four years of...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Sander Beck first attended an Orioles' games at Camden Yards when he was about 8, and some of his favorite players included Cal Ripken Jr., Mike Bordick, B.J. Surhoff and Mike Mussina.
"That core group was fun to watch. Even when [Mussina], went to...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Take a brisk read down memory lane and enjoy reliving some of the memorable moments that the Catonsville and Arbutus area athletes enjoyed during 2013.
Catonsville girls soccer was school's best
The 17-2 Catonsville soccer team made history by...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:37 AM
The Orioles still hope to add another hitter this offseason, and they have discussed acquiring first baseman Ike Davis from the New York Mets, according to an industry source.
Those talks, however, apparently hit a roadblock because the Mets were asking...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Jan. 9, 2002: Fourth-ranked Maryland clears its bench in a 112-79 rout of North Carolina before a sellout crowd at Cole Field House. Juan Dixon leads the Terps (12-2), who accumulate the most points ever scored against the Tar Heels (5-7).
Jan. 7, 2001:...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 5:29 AM
With less than six weeks remaining until spring training, the Orioles are still trying to upgrade the team they will bring to Sarasota, Fla., in mid-February.
The shopping list hasn’t changed much in recent weeks, and executive vice president...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:38 AM
Back in October, we asked how many of the Orioles' nine free agents were likely to return in 2014. Now, with less than five weeks until spring training, it could end up that none of them return to Baltimore.
The Orioles wanted to keep right-hander Scott...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 1:26 PM
The Orioles have signed left-hander Aaron Laffey, a Cumberland native and Allegany High graduate, to a minor league contract, the team announced Thursday.
The deal does not include an automatic invitation to major league spring training camp. Laffey...