| Apr 5, 2013
| 10:14 PM
After Oriole Park sat silent for six months and the Orioles spent the past seven weeks in Sarasota, Fla., preparing for the season, manager Buck Showalter believed his players needed the “pickup” that only a Camden Yards sellout crowd could...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Another night, another oh-for at the plate for an Orioles designated hitter.
On Wednesday night, it was Nolan Reimold who kept his glove in the clubhouse and took some hacks as the designated hitter. He was hitless in four at-bats -- with three...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:07 PM
A failure to resolvea scheduling conflict with the Orioles has jeopardized the Ravens’ chances of hosting the NFL’s 2013regular-season opener, an honor bestowed on the Super Bowl champions for the last decade.
The NFL was expected to announce...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:09 AM
Who is Kevin Frandsen? That's exactly the question I was asking myself and my wife Saturday night as we enjoyed a Major League Baseball game at Philadelphia's Citizens Bank Park.
As a longtime fan of the Kansas City Royals, I jumped at the chance to see...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 9:21 AM
It was the spring of Gavin Floyd's senior year, and professional baseball scouts were flocking to his games at Mount St. Joseph High School.
A right-handed pitcher with a blazing fastball and knee-buckling curve, Floyd was considered one of the top...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 8:11 AM
For Baltimore baseball fans inspired by the Orioles' surprising success last year, spring training couldn't have come soon enough. Those who never wanted that magic season to end along with newbie Birds fans are already flocking in droves to the team's...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 5:47 AM
The Orioles will head south to Fort Myers today to play the Twins for the second time this spring.
The Twins will have a lineup that includes Joe Mauer, Josh Willingham and Justin Morneau, so they’re playing a number of regulars.
As for the...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Reliever Pedro Strop, who threw 6 2/3 scoreless innings for the Dominican Republic’s World Baseball Classic championship team, was back with the Orioles on Thursday, doling out hugs to teammates while grinning non-stop.
“It was unbelievable....
| Mar 23, 2013
| 6:56 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Orioles pitchers Jason Hammel and Tommy Hunter threw in separate minor league games Friday at Twin Lakes Park to get their work in, but the free-swinging Tampa Bay Rays Class-A hitters they faced didn’t help.
| Mar 23, 2013
| 3:20 PM
This spring's competition for the fifth spot in the Orioles' starting rotation came a little bit closer to a conclusion Saturday when the team optioned left-hander Zach Britton to Triple-A Norfolk.
The team also optioned infielders Jonathan Schoop and...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 1:21 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Making his first Grapefruit League start in more than two weeks, Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen allowed seven runs – six earned – in 3 1/3 innings in the Orioles’ 13-4 loss to the Phillies Saturday afternoon at Ed...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 11:10 AM
The Orioles acquired more minor league pitching depth Sunday, sending minor league outfielder Ronnie Welty to the Philadelphia Phillies for 22-year-old right-hander Julio Rodriguez.
Rodriguez, who is 6 feet 4 and 200 pounds, spent last season at Double-...