| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:02 PM
HOUSTON -- Lots of little things from today’s pre-game scrum with Buck Showalter:
Right fielder Nick Markakis’ paternal grandmother passed away Sunday. Markakis drove to Long Island after the Orioles’ game and she was pronounced dead...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Representing his country was a dream Orioles center fielder Adam Jones had since he was a teenager growing up in San Diego.
Twice while he was in high school, he tried out for his Team USA age-group squad and didn't make it.
But now, the 27-year-old...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 9:54 AM
The Orioles will host a Phillies split-squad team this afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium.
Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez will make his first spring apparance for the Orioles, following starter Chris Tillman. He threw an indoor bullpen session with hitters...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Orioles outfielder Nolan Reimold, who left Friday’s game against the Pirates after just two innings with a sore right shoulder, said his throwing shoulder is feeling better.
Showalter said he hopes to have Reimold DH on Tuesday against the Blue...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 4:13 PM
The Orioles made their first cuts of the spring Thursday, sending five players to minor league camp, including two of the organization’s most promising young pitchers.
The club sent out left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez and right-hander Mike Wright,...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 2:43 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Trayvon Robinson suited up for the first time as an Oriole on Saturday and took part in the first official full-squad workout, but the outfielder had hoped to be in camp a lot earlier after being acquired in the November deal that...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Right-hander Jair Jurrjens, who signed a minor league deal Friday, threw his first bullpen session in an Orioles uniform Sunday, mixing 45 pitches between a 20-minute session off a full mound and 10 minutes in the team’s indoor batting cages...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 7:07 AM
It’s another chilly day here in Sarasota. Driving into the Orioles spring training facility, it was a brisk 37 degrees.
The sun is out however – as are the palm trees – which makes up for the chill.
Twelve pitchers will throw bullpen...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Orioles reliever Luis Ayala has decided he will not pitch for Mexico in next month’s World Baseball Classic.
Because Ayala’s winter ball team in Mexico won the Caribbean Series championship, his winter ball season just ended 11 days ago....
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Wednesday will mark the first of two consecutive days of Orioles intrasquad games leading up to Saturday’s Grapefruit League opener against the Minnesota Twins at Ed Smith Stadium.
The Orioles will play a pair of three-inning intrasquad games...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Orioles setup man Pedro Strop probably won’t get any opportunities to close games for the Dominican team during the World Baseball Classic.
“I don’t think so,’’ he said, “since we have Fernando Rodney and [Santiago]...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:32 AM
You try not to make too much of the first intrasquad games of the season, because they’re just the first time we’re seeing anything remotely close to game action.
Pitchers were held to pitch counts of about 10-15 pitches, so they'd stay...