| Jan 18, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Orioles right-handed reliever Pedro Strop, who will pitch for the Dominican Republic in this spring’s World Baseball Classic, said choosing to participate in the WBC was an easy decision.
While Orioles teammates Jim Johnson (United States) and...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Buck Showalter knows it's a good problem to have.
Biding time alone in his clubhouse office the past two months, the Orioles manager would look at the board wall that lists every player in the organization. In building for 2013 — and building...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 6:51 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has accepted an invitation to play for the United States in the upcoming World Baseball Classic in March.
Team USA manager Joe Torre called Jones before Christmas and extended the offer. And what was the Orioles’...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez hasn’t made a formal decision on whether he is going to pitch for Mexico in March’s World Baseball Classic. The sense is Gonzalez may decide to stay in spring training with the Orioles, considering he...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 3:30 AM
Last season, the bullpen was one of the Orioles' season-long strengths, and while the club’s corps of relievers returns intact in 2013, executive vice president Dan Duquette said he’s open to adding another bullpen arm this offseason.
| Dec 9, 2012
| 9:37 AM
On Thursday, the Orioles officially completed the Winter Meetings by drafting left-hander T.J. McFarland from the Indians in the Rule 5 draft.
That pick comes after the Orioles had great success last season in the Rule 5, getting a promising roster...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 5:00 AM
I talked to a major league scout Friday whose territory is strictly the American League East and whose opinion I really respect.
He’s always been pretty spot on with his assessments, so I was curious as to what he thought about what has happened...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 1:48 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter just met with the media for his annual winter meetings news conference. Here are some highlights:
** On the health front, Showalter said he believes outfielder Nolan Reimold (neck surgery), Brian...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 6:58 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Orioles third baseman Manny Machado suffered from a bout of meningitis this offseason, but the organization’s top young position player has recovered and is expected to be ready for spring training.
Machado was hospitalized...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 6:54 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. – The Orioles exorcised plenty of their demons in 2012 when they finally achieved a winning record and a playoff berth for the first time in 15 years.
But not every lingering nightmare can be erased in one season — not after...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Throwing a game away — literally — doesn’t usually sit well with teams, especially when they are attempting to establish themselves as consistent winners.
So when the Orioles dropped a 9-8, 10-inning loss to the Oakland A’s...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:36 AM
The Orioles won three of four in Oakland, and most of the correspondence I received from fans Sunday was about how they blew the series finale.
That’s a good sign, I guess. You aren’t content with any loss. Been a long time since that was...