| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:04 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. – Orioles manager Buck Showalter is considering opening the season with a short bench in order to keep a 13th pitcher on the 25-man Opening Day roster.
“This time of year, you’re considering everything,” Showalter...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 12:59 PM
I had a chance to talk today to former Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts, who signed a one-year, $2 million contract with the rival New York Yankees.
Roberts, 36, can make up to $4.6 million total in 2014 if he reaches 650 plate appearances (it&...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 7:24 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- After being rained out Thursday, the Orioles will face the Phillies this afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium.
We will have an interesting pitching matchup, as Ubaldo Jimenez, who signed a four-year, $50-million deal with the Orioles last...
| 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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 3:27 PM
If A.J. Burnett, the 37-year-old right-hander who lives in Monkton, is interested in pitching in 2014, the Orioles definitely want to make a run at him.
One Orioles source said this week that Burnett, who was 10-11 with a 3.30 ERA in 30 starts with...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:08 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles will play their second straight night road game tonight when they travel to Fort Myers to play the Twins.
Players who won’t make the trip will have a morning workout, which was scheduled a little later in the...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:34 PM
TAMPA, FLA. – The results weren’t particularly impressive, but Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen seemed happy with his performance in his first competitive appearance since undergoing offseason surgery to remove bone spurs from his right knee....
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:38 PM
TAMPA -- For the first time in his major league career, Brian Roberts faced the Orioles as an opponent on Tuesday night
Roberts, who spent 15 years in an Orioles uniform and was the face of the franchise for several of them, played his first game...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 3:30 PM
There was a bit of a buzz around the Orioles complex Saturday over comments by New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman that essentially dismissed the team's surprising 2012 season as a statistical fluke.
"The run differential is more...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:26 AM
You know you’ve been covering the Orioles beat a long time when right-hander A.J. Burnett is 37 and a free agent again.
News out of Pittsburgh on Tuesday was that Burnett, a Monkton resident, wants to pitch again in 2014 and that he is willing...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 11:34 AM
The Orioles announced Thursday the signing of two international corner infielders -- both teenagers -- that club executive vice president Dan Duquette believes are “potential everyday major league players that can hit in the middle of the lineup.&...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 11:45 AM
With frigid weather and a yard blanketed with snow, it's hard to imagine ever seeing green lawns again. Yet spring is approaching, ever so slowly, and it's time for Marylanders to think about reclaiming home field advantage.
As head groundskeeper for...