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Spring Training

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  • Chris Davis has no excuse for failing a drug test in this era

    Chris Davis has no excuse for failing a drug test in this era
    The same simple question comes up every time another major league baseball player tests positive for a controlled substance during this era of universal testing, and it's fair to apply it to Orioles slugger Chris Davis. How could anyone be this stupid?...
  • With another opportunity, Steve Pearce playing key role for the Orioles

    With another opportunity, Steve Pearce playing key role for the Orioles
    Three weeks into this season, Steve Pearce walked out of the Orioles manager Buck Showalter's office in Toronto, sat down and just stared into his locker. It was an all-too-familiar feeling for Pearce, who had just been told he was being designated...
  • Orioles and Nationals could be on collision course [Commentary]

    Orioles and Nationals could be on collision course [Commentary]
    Editor's Note: Former Laurel sports editor David Driver wrote the following commentary in late August. It's worth a fresh look on Wednesday after the Orioles and Nationals won their division titles on Tuesday night. The Orioles' 8-2 victory over Toronto...
  • Delmon Young 'fortunate enough' to keep making playoff appearances

    Delmon Young 'fortunate enough' to keep making playoff appearances
    When the Orioles clinch their first division title in 17 years, outfielder Delmon Young will be in the middle of another postseason celebration — his sixth in six years with four different teams. “I’ve been fortunate enough to be on...
  • Buck Showalter talks about Steve Johnson, Ubaldo Jimenez, Peter Angelos, more

    Buck Showalter talks about Steve Johnson, Ubaldo Jimenez, Peter Angelos, more
    On what could be the last pregame news conference with Orioles manager Buck Showalter in which he won’t talk definitively about being in the playoffs, here’s what he had to say on several issues. Showalter on right-hander Steve Johnson,...
  • Orioles notes on Buck Showalter tying his mentor in wins, Chris Davis and more

    Orioles notes on Buck Showalter tying his mentor in wins, Chris Davis and more
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter fidgeted in his chair, admitting he was uncomfortable about the possibility of tying his mentor, Billy Martin, on the all-time managerial wins list. Monday night's 5-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays was the 1,253rd...
  • Orioles' Chris Davis to play in instructional league games while he's suspended

    Orioles' Chris Davis to play in instructional league games while he's suspended
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter spoke with Chris Davis on Sunday and expects the suspended first baseman to soon go to the organization's spring training complex in Sarasota, Fla., in an attempt to stay sharp. Showalter wouldn't specify when Davis will...
  • Before final game at Camden Yards, Yankees' Derek Jeter shares memories

    Before final game at Camden Yards, Yankees' Derek Jeter shares memories
    New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter said his final visit to Camden Yards this week brought back memories of his first full season in pinstripes. That year, he played against the Orioles in the American League Championship Series and he was in awe of...
  • Despite large lead in AL East, Orioles say they're not looking ahead to playoffs yet

    Despite large lead in AL East, Orioles say they're not looking ahead to playoffs yet
    Even though the Orioles entered Wednesday night’s game against the Reds with a 9 1/2-game lead in the American League East and had a magic number to clinch the division of 17, manager Buck Showalter said he’s far from thinking about postseason...
  • Quintin Berry 'thinking about' playing alongside high school teammate Adam Jones

    Quintin Berry 'thinking about' playing alongside high school teammate Adam Jones
    Quintin Berry, a speedy left-handed hitter who can play all three outfield positions, will be making his debut for the Orioles whenever he gets into a game. That means he soon will be on a major league field with his teammate from Morse High School in San...
  • Ex-Orioles outfielder McLouth to undergo season-ending surgery

    Former Orioles and current Washington Nationals outfielder Nate McLouth will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery Thursday to repair a torn right labrum. The Nationals feared the veteran's lingering shoulder injury was bad when it didn't respond as well...
  • Ex-Calvert Hall baseball star perseveres in minor leagues

    Ex-Calvert Hall baseball star perseveres in minor leagues
    It would an understatement to say that Calvert Hall graduate Pat Blair's first season in professional baseball did not go well. Playing in rookie Single-A Hudson Valley in the New York Penn League, the infielder missed more than half a season with the...