| Feb 18, 2013
| 7:07 AM
It’s another chilly day here in Sarasota. Driving into the Orioles spring training facility, it was a brisk 37 degrees.
The sun is out however – as are the palm trees – which makes up for the chill.
Twelve pitchers will throw bullpen...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
When sifting through the national media's coverage of the Orioles this offseason, it isn’t tough to notice a trend.
The pundits love Dylan Bundy, they really like Buck Showalter – but ultimately they’re pretty sold that the Orioles are...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 11:25 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- With 16 players capable of playing the outfield in Orioles camp this spring, manager Buck Showalter will spend a lot of time with his eyes on the outfield.
In deciding reserve roles, defensive flexibility will play a large factor. Four...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 1:52 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Trayvon Robinson's two-run homer in the eighth inning gave the Orioles a 5-3 win over the Twins in their Grapefruit League opener at Ed Smith Stadium.
Robinson, who is competing for a reserve spot in a cluttered outfield mix, took...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 9:35 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Before the Orioles’ Grapefruit League game against the Yankees on Monday afternoon, left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada threw from a full mound for the first time in more than 10 months.
Wada, who is rehabbing from Tommy John surgery, last...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 7:31 PM
Through the opening week of the new season, the Orioles have delighted their fans with an offensive cornucopia and a handful of exciting victories over the Tampa Bay Rays and Minnesota Twins, which is just the kind of first impression they were hoping...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 12:53 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – For the second time this spring, Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen went to the team’s minor league complex at Twin Lakes Park on Monday’s off day to build his innings and work on his pitches.
Chen has made just two...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 7:43 AM
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 3:50 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Although the Orioles aren't making any proclamations about their rotation with Opening Day looming in less than two weeks, Zach Britton's chances of going north with the club seemingly took a hit Wednesday as he failed to get out of...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 4:00 AM
With several American League East opponents on the spring schedule, Orioles manager Buck Showalter has chosen to pitch some of his starters in minor league games at Twin Lakes Park.
Left-hander Wei-Yin Chen got his work in during a Class-A game Monday....
| 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.