Right-hander Kevin Gausman, who was sent to Triple-A Norfolk following Friday's game to allow the Orioles to add relief pitcher Brad Brach on Saturday, started Monday afternoon's game for the Tides against Indianapolis at Harbor Park.
Left-hander Troy Patton, who is currently serving a 25-game suspension for testing positive for an amphetamine, is eligible to come off the restricted list on April 30, and the Orioles might have a tough time finding a spot for him when he is able to return.
The Orioles made a pair of significant roster cuts following their 7-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday, optioning South Korean right-hander Suk-min Yoon and catcher Johnny Monell to Triple-A Norfolk.
Francisco Peguero hit a three-run triple with two outs in the eighth inning to cap a seven-run frame to give the Orioles a 9-7 comeback win over the Toronto Blue Jays in their Grapefruit League home opener in front of 6,901 at Ed Smith Stadium.
He opened the Orioles¿ Grapefruit League season by striking out three and giving up just one hit over two innings against a representative Tampa Bay Rays lineup in the Orioles 4-2 win at Charlotte Sports Park.
The Orioles are expected to announce the signing of outfielder Tyler Colvin to a major league deal today, as we first reported last night, pending a physical. He will be the 12th outfielder who will be invited to spring training.
SARASOTA, Fla. -- New Orioles designated hitter/outfielder Delmon Young arrived at minicamp in Sarasota on Wednesday morning, participating in the club¿s position player workout by taking batting practice and shagging fly balls in left field.
The Orioles added a left-handed outfield bat they had been pursuing this offseason on Wednesday, acquiring 27-year-old David Lough from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for infielder/designated hitter Danny Valencia.
We will know soon enough whether Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette strikes gold with the signing of former Giants top prospect Francisco Peguero, but Duquette is definitely making it clear how highly he thinks of the 25-year-old.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter faces the task of reshuffling a roster that took a severe hit this week in a five-day span in which the club traded All-Star closer Jim Johnson and former Orioles Nate McLouth and Scott Feldman, two of the team's top priorities to resign, signed elsewhere.