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  • Orioles select left-hander T.J. McFarland in Rule 5 draft

    Orioles select left-hander T.J. McFarland in Rule 5 draft
    In their continual pursuit of unearthing undervalued commodities, the Orioles reached into the pool again Thursday during the annual Rule 5 draft, grabbing a potential candidate for the 2013 rotation. With the 23rd pick of the Rule 5 draft — the...
  • Orioles prospect Jonathan Schoop seeing back specialist

    Orioles prospect Jonathan Schoop seeing back specialist
    The Orioles’ top position prospect, Jonathan Schoop, was scheduled to see back specialist Lee Riley at Johns Hopkins on Tuesday to receive further evaluation on a lower back strain that has landed him on the seven-day minor league disabled list....
  • Orioles prospect Jonathan Schoop headed to DL; Wada makes first minor league rehab start

    Orioles prospect Jonathan Schoop headed to DL; Wada makes first minor league rehab start
    The Orioles' top position player prospect, Jonathan Schoop, was placed on the seven-day minor league disabled list Thursday with a lower back strain. The 21-year-old Schoop, who raised his stock after strong offseason performances in the Arizona Fall...
  • Miguel Tejada back in Baltimore as a reserve infielder with Royals

    Miguel Tejada back in Baltimore as a reserve infielder with Royals
    Kansas City Royals infielder Miguel Tejada, who spent five seasons with the Orioles, was back at Camden Yards on Tuesday for the first time as a visitor since 2008 when he was with the Houston Astros. “I’m excited, and not just because it...
  • Looking at Adam Jones' latest outfield miscue

    Looking at Adam Jones' latest outfield miscue
    There’s really only one subject that is necessary to discuss after the Orioles’ 8-3 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday. Yes, Wei-Yin Chen had his worst start of the season. And UMBC product Zach Clark made his big league debut....
  • Hammel squeezes out six innings in Game 1 of doubleheader

    Hammel squeezes out six innings in Game 1 of doubleheader
    Members of the Orioles starting rotation have had their struggles getting deep into games, but right-hander Jason Hammel gave the team a gritty six-inning effort against the Dodgers in Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader. Through 16 games, no Orioles...
  • Japanese closer Kyuji Fujikawa tours Camden Yards, meets Duquette

    Japanese closer Kyuji Fujikawa tours Camden Yards, meets Duquette
    Kyuji Fujikawa, a 32-year-old, hard-throwing right hander who is considered one of the best closers in Japan, toured Camden Yards on Friday and had lunch with, among others, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette. Fujikawa, who is an unrestricted...
  • Jason Hammel and Miguel Gonzalez feel good as they ease into spring

    Jason Hammel and Miguel Gonzalez feel good as they ease into spring
    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...
  • Matt Wieters explains why he preferred not to play in World Baseball Classic

    Matt Wieters explains why he preferred not to play in World Baseball Classic
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Matt Wieters seemed like the perfect choice to catch for the U.S. team in the World Baseball Classic, but the two-time All-Star made it clear early on that he wanted to spend as much time as possible in spring camp with the Orioles....
  • Orioles running out of time to offer contract to Reynolds

    Orioles running out of time to offer contract to Reynolds
    The clock is winding down to Friday’s deadline to tender contracts to arbitration-eligible players, and the Orioles must decide whether to tender contracts to 14 players on their 25-man roster. The largest looming decision is whether the Orioles...
  • Orioles left hander Wei-Yin Chen leaning toward skipping World Baseball Classic

    Orioles left hander Wei-Yin Chen leaning toward skipping World Baseball Classic
    Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen is leaning toward not pitching for his native Taiwan in this spring’s World Baseball Classic in March, according to an industry source. Taiwan, which competes internationally as Chinese Taipei, is playing in a World...
  • Adam Jones on defensive miscues: 'I've got to clean it up'

    Adam Jones on defensive miscues: 'I've got to clean it up'
    OAKLAND, Calif. — When Orioles center fielder Adam Jones came off the Oakland Coliseum field after the bottom of second inning Thursday, he threw his glove dejectedly into the dugout and then made a pronouncement: "I'm going to pick us up. I got it....