| Mar 20, 2012
| 7:31 AM
Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz will make his fourth spring start today against the Phillies at Ed Smith Stadium, going against Phillies ace Roy Halladay.
It's also a big day here at Ed Smith because Nick Markakis, who has spent the entire spring...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 1:51 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Tommy Hunter made a solid return to the major-league mound Wednesday, but the Orioles lost 6-3 to Toronto, thanks to a four-run, ninth-inning rally by the Blue Jays.
The Orioles took a 3-2 lead into the ninth when reliever Pedro Strop,...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:42 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Orioles pitcher Zach Britton will not need surgery on his ailing left shoulder, but a process to help lessen the inflammation could sideline the 24-year-old left-hander up to six weeks.
It means he will miss Opening Day and...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 2:05 PM
Brian Matusz made easy work of the Phillies early Sunday afternoon at Bright House Field, but the end result left questions about whether the Orioles left-hander will make the team’s starting rotation.
Matusz retired six of the first seven...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 1:03 PM
Orioles left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada saw his first Grapefruit League start of the spring Tuesday as an opportunity to show the Baltimore brass he deserved a starting rotation spot.
His spring slowed by left elbow discomfort, he made two previous spring...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Today was a busy news afternoon in Birdland. A day after his worse outing of the spring, the Orioles designated left-hander Dana Eveland for assignment. They also added infielder Zelous Wheeler to the 40-man roster and optioned him to Triple-A Norfolk....
| Mar 30, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter just met with the media, and the club’s 25-man roster is coming into a little clearer focus.
Here are the highlights:
Catcher Taylor Teagarden will receive a second epidural in his injured back Monday. Because of...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 2:33 PM
– Heading into the final week of spring training, Orioles manager Buck Showalter was noncommittal Friday about several club issues including the team's Opening Day starter and closer.
Yet the pending 25-man roster is becoming much clearer, with...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 8:11 AM
After the Orioles optioned right-hander Chris Tillman to Triple-A Norfolk, the pitching staff the Orioles will bring north for Opening Day is beginning to take shape.
There are 15 pitchers for 12 spots. The Orioles will bring 13 position players to...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Much has been made about Dan Duquette's offseason focus of strengthening the Orioles' starting rotation — retooling it with pitchers capable of providing quality innings — but it's in the bullpen where the team's new executive vice president...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 9:07 PM
There will be no early proclamations, no wild “Curse of the Andino” celebrations on the field after two impressive wins to kick off the 2012 season.
These Orioles have been through this before — plenty of times — a quick start...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 9:49 PM
The night was staged for Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen to take the spotlight. And with more than 1 million viewers in his native Taiwan watching his big league debut half a world away at 7 a.m. there, Chen nearly pitched well enough to earn his first...