| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:23 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Top position player prospect Jonathan Schoop homered for the second straight day Thursday, hitting a solo homer off Bud Norris in the first inning of the Orioles' second intrasquad game.
Schoop’s homer was a blast to left-...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 6:38 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — When the Orioles signed right-handed relief pitcher Ryan Webb in December, executive vice president Dan Duquette quickly compared him to Jim Johnson, who had been traded earlier that month.
And while the comparison wasn't...
| 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...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:53 PM
In early December, Jemile Weeks' baseball career was thrown upside down.
He was traded away from the only organization he had ever known, the Oakland Athletics, and sent to the Orioles for one of the franchise's most popular players, closer Jim Johnson,...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:34 PM
Record: 108-54 Place: First in American League East
Postseason: Beat Cincinnati Reds in World Series (4-1) Manager: Earl Weaver
Most Valuable Oriole: Boog Powell Batting leader: Frank Robinson (.306)
Home run leader: Boog Powell (35) RBI...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:45 AM
— As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette sat in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on a sunny afternoon earlier this month, overlooking a well-manicured cloverleaf of fields, a bitter winter seemed like an eternity ago in more ways...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:50 AM
The Orioles have added another reliever to the roster, agreeing to a two-year, $4.5 million deal with right-hander Ryan Webb, according to an industry source.
Webb, 27, is scheduled for a physical early next week and the deal will become official once...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 2:01 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — If there is one thing you need to know about reliever Tommy Hunter, it is that he is the interpersonal opposite of the guy the Orioles hope he replaces in the critical closer role.
Jim Johnson, who last year became the first...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis might not play in Monday’s regular-season opener at Camden Yards against the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox because of lingering neck stiffness.
Manager Buck Showalter said Markakis, who was...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 6:18 PM
Eventually, new Orioles closer Tommy Hunter was going to get a big-boy, pressure-cooker, no-margin-for-error save opportunity — that's what happens when you pitch the ninth inning in the major leagues.
He got it out of the way quickly, allowing...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:17 AM
Just less than three months shy of his 41st birthday, free-agent right-handed pitcher Brett Tomko hopes for one last chance to get back to the major leagues.
Tomko will throw for the Orioles on Friday morning in Orange County, Calif. He aims to...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Grant Balfour will be pitching in the American League East after all.
And he’ll have up to 19 chances in 2014 to show a little “Balfour Rage” against the Orioles, the team that spiked a free-agent deal with him in December.