Out with the old, in with the new. Three banks of pay phones at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport have been converted to charging stations for electronic devices, a small upgrade big on symbolism and commentary on our changing times.
Orioles third baseman Manny Machado began running through first base and landing on the bag last week. Base running is one of the final drills Machado has to perform before he can be fully cleared and return to games.
Left-hander Brian Matusz pitched two scoreless innings in his first start of the exhibition season, but the Orioles suffered their first loss in three Grapefruit League games, 8-1, to the Boston Red Sox at JetBlue Stadium.
A plane headed from Boston to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia Sunday evening after smoke was detected in the cabin, according to a passenger.
Dylan Bundy got the start, but Kevin Gausman had the smoother and more eye-popping outing as the duo combined to allow just one unearned run through five innings in the Orioles' 5-2 win at JetBlue Park.
In Sunday's night game against the New York Yankees, the 25-year-old Ryan Flaherty made his first start for the Orioles in right field. The day before he started in left — in front of the replica Green Monster wall at the Boston Red Sox spring facility, JetBlue Park.
Right-hander Armando Galarraga, who is hoping to make the Orioles after missing much of last season because of injury, tired after a solid early performance and ended up allowing four runs in four innings as the Boston Red Sox beat the Orioles, 7-4, in a split-squad game at JetBlue Park.
In his first Grapefruit League game, Orioles top prospect Dylan Bundy settled in and set down the Red Sox. The 19-year-old right-hander issued one walk in one scoreless inning against the top of Boston's batting order.
Orioles top prospect Dylan Bundy made his professional spring debut Tuesday afternoon against the Red Sox at JetBlue Park. Bundy threw a scoreless fifth inning, overcoming an early four-pitch walk to retire the top of Boston¿s order.
Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport posted its best month ever in terms of passenger counts in July as 2.2 million fliers landed at or took off from the airport, the Maryland Aviation Administration said Tuesday.