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  • Jonathan Schoop goes deep again and Henry Urrutia shows strides

    Jonathan Schoop goes deep again and Henry Urrutia shows strides
    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-...
  • Orioles right-hander Ryan Webb sinking into role at back of bullpen

    Orioles right-hander Ryan Webb sinking into role at back of bullpen
    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...
  • Severn School graduate Sander Beck lives the dream at Orioles' training

    Severn School graduate Sander Beck lives the dream at Orioles' training
    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...
  • Orioles infielder Jemile Weeks taking changes in stride

    Orioles infielder Jemile Weeks taking changes in stride
    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,...
  • 1970-1979: Year-by-year capsules

    1970-1979: Year-by-year capsules
    1970 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...
  • Late additions could boost Orioles in wide-open American League East race

    Late additions could boost Orioles in wide-open American League East race
    — 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...
  • Orioles agree to 2-year deal with reliever Ryan Webb

    Orioles agree to 2-year deal with reliever Ryan Webb
    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...
  • Nothing like Jim Johnson off the mound, Tommy Hunter hopes to produce like him on it

    Nothing like Jim Johnson off the mound, Tommy Hunter hopes to produce like him on it
    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...
  • Nick Markakis uncertain for Opening Day and other Orioles notes

    Nick Markakis uncertain for Opening Day and other Orioles notes
    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...
  • Orioles closer Tommy Hunter recovers to 'earn' save vs. the Red Sox

    Orioles closer Tommy Hunter recovers to 'earn' save vs. the Red Sox
    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...
  • Free-agent RHP Brett Tomko hoping for opportunity with Orioles

    Free-agent RHP Brett Tomko hoping for opportunity with Orioles
    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...
  • Tampa Bay Rays sign RHP Grant Balfour to two-year deal

    Tampa Bay Rays sign RHP Grant Balfour to two-year deal
    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. The 36-...