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  • Schoop hits two-run homer in Orioles intrasquad game

    Schoop hits two-run homer in Orioles intrasquad game
    SARASOTA, FLA. -- Orioles top position player prospect Jonathan Schoop made a quick impression today in the team’s first intrasquad game. Schoop hit a two-run homer to left field on the first pitch he saw from right-hander Steve Johnson in the top...
  • 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-...
  • Can Jonathan Schoop force his way into Orioles' Opening Day lineup?

    Can Jonathan Schoop force his way into Orioles' Opening Day lineup?
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- That was the question posed to manager Buck Showalter on Monday afternoon after top infield prospect Jonathan Schoop delivered another strong offensive performance in the Orioles' 9-2 exhibition loss to the Minnesota Twins. "I wouldn&...
  • New-look Orioles pitcher Kevin Gausman pitches three scoreless innings vs. Red Sox

    New-look Orioles pitcher Kevin Gausman pitches three scoreless innings vs. Red Sox
    FORT MYERS, Fla. — Making his second Grapefruit League appearance of the spring Saturday night, Kevin Gausman wore a pair of new prescription glasses in a game for the first time — and had a formidable Red Sox lineup seeing double. Gausman...
  • Buck Showalter says Orioles could open season with 13 pitchers, 12 position players

    Buck Showalter says Orioles could open season with 13 pitchers, 12 position players
    BRADENTON, Fla. – Orioles manager Buck Showalter is considering opening the season with a short bench in order to keep a 13th pitcher on the 25-man Opening Day roster. “This time of year, you’re considering everything,” Showalter...
  • Orioles agree to terms on one-year deals with 19 players

    Orioles agree to terms on one-year deals with 19 players
    The Orioles announced Tuesday that they had agreed to terms on one-year deals with 19 players for this season and renewed third baseman Manny Machado's contract. The 19 players who received the one-year deals are: right-handed pitchers Brad Brach, Kevin...
  • As Orioles complete 2014 contracts, Manny Machado reiterates disappointment

    As Orioles complete 2014 contracts, Manny Machado reiterates disappointment
    SARASOTA, Fla. — The Orioles officially completed their contracts for the current 40-man roster Tuesday, leaving one key player frustrated while — potentially, anyway — creating time to focus on signing players beyond 2014. In an...
  • Orioles' Jonathan Schoop comfortable with spot in second base competition

    Orioles' Jonathan Schoop comfortable with spot in second base competition
    SARASOTA, Fla. — When infielder Jonathan Schoop won the Orioles' Minor League Player of the Year award in September 2011, he traveled to Camden Yards to accept the honor. The shy, skinny Curacao native, then 19 years old, couldn't have looked more...
  • Alex Gonzalez making push for spot on Orioles' Opening Day roster as utility infielder

    Alex Gonzalez making push for spot on Orioles' Opening Day roster as utility infielder
    SARASOTA, Fla. — It already was expected. Now it’s pretty much a certainty that Manny Machado will begin the season on the 15-day disabled list. That means Ryan Flaherty likely will be the club’s Opening Day third baseman. With...
  • Which Orioles player do you most want to see on Opening Day?

    Which Orioles player do you most want to see on Opening Day?
    Welcome to a traveling version of the bar this morning. It’s real quiet in here after last night’s St. Patrick’s Day shenanigans. We hitched the bar to an RV and brought it down to Sarasota, Fla. Based on Monday’s rainstorm in...
  • Orioles add RHP Grant Balfour on two-year deal, lose 2B Brian Roberts to the Yankees

    Orioles add RHP Grant Balfour on two-year deal, lose 2B Brian Roberts to the Yankees
    The Orioles’ offseason overhaul took some time to gain steam, but two moves in one day have added a little more clarity to the team’s roster for next season. On Tuesday afternoon, the Orioles agreed to a two-year, $15 million deal with...
  • Thoughts and observations on free agency, roster moves, Mark Ellis and the Platinum Glove

    Thoughts and observations on free agency, roster moves, Mark Ellis and the Platinum Glove
    The free-agency season is officially underway, and the Orioles made their first pair of roster moves since it began, outrighting infielder Dan Johnson and outfielder Chris Dickerson to Triple-A Norfolk on Thursday. Both have the right to refuse the...