| 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 24, 2013
| 3:08 PM
In an attempt to lessen their glut of big league pitchers, the Orioles have contacted teams to let them know veteran right-handed reliever Luis Ayala is available in a trade, according to an industry source.
It’s unclear exactly what the Orioles...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Much has been made – yes, by me as well as others – on the Orioles’ vacant fifth starter spot. It really is one of the only interesting battles in camp.
The way I see it, Jake Arrieta has made the team and the rotation with a good...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 1:47 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Predicting the path of the baseball through 26-mph winds at Hammond Stadium on Tuesday afternoon was difficult for both the Orioles and Twins.
In their final road game of the spring, the Orioles lost, 9-5, while playing in a fierce...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:53 AM
The Orioles have a night game tonight in Bradenton against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Wei-Yin Chen gets the start and will be followed by Brian Matusz, Tommy Hunter and Daniel Schlereth. Chen pitched two scoreless innings in his Grapefruit League debut...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Here’s the Orioles’ lineup for tonight’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Bradenton. It’s not exactly representative of the Opening Day lineup we are expecting:
Alexi Casilla 6, Ryan Flaherty 4, Wilson Betemit 5, Jason...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 7:44 PM
In his second outing of the spring, Orioles lefty Wei-Yin Chen struggled occasionally with his command Friday night, but overall he continued his progression for the regular season.
Starting in a 6-3 Grapefruit League win over the Pittsburgh Pirates,...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Orioles’ lefty Wei-Yin Chen threw 51 pitches (33 strikes) Friday in an exhibition start against the Pittsburgh Pirates that lasted 2 1/3 innings. His fastball sat between 89 and 91 mph and with the exception of his command – especially his...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Tommy Hunter, the Orioles' affable and outspoken right-hander, has a simple plea for team management as it begins to craft the 2013 roster.
"I don't want to go anywhere. Don't trade me away. That's all I am asking," Hunter says with a smile,...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:51 PM
Over the past few years, Buck Showalter has become pretty consistent when it comes to his valuations of starting pitchers during his postgame news conferences.
If a pitcher throws well, Showalter will note it – but he’ll also pick out a...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:40 AM
Brian Matusz threw his ballcap into the ring for the open fifth starter spot Wednesday with a dominant outing: four innings pitched, no hits, one walk, seven strikeouts and no flyball outs.
Granted it was the Minnesota Twins without Joe Mauer (World...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 12:43 PM
With this year’s spring training longer because of the World Baseball Classic, the Orioles are pacing some of their pitchers a little slower.
Jason Hammel, Wei-Yin Chen, Miguel Gonzalez, Darren O’Day and Jim Johnson did not pitch through...