The Orioles will play Game 2 of the American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers at Camden Yards at 12:07 p.m. on Friday, less than 19 hours after they begin Game 1 at 5:37 p.m. on Thursday.
The Orioles arrived home from Canada on Sunday night and will get a day off before having workouts Tuesday and Wednesday ahead of Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers on Thursday.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter has been able to pick-and-choose how he used his bullpen against the White Sox this week mainly because he¿s received at least seven innings from his starters in each of the past three games.
There is a clear favorite in the pending vote to determine who replaces longtime commissioner Bud Selig, but the coronation of Major League Baseball chief operating officer Rob Manfred is not a foregone conclusion.
Designated hitter Nelson Cruz and injured catcher Matt Wieters still lead their respective positions in American League All-Star Game voting, according to fan voting results released by Major League Baseball on Monday afternoon.
Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman continues to show that he's grown from the flame-throwing pitcher he was in his previous big league stints to a much more polished starter who can use all his pitches to limit damage.
While growing up in San Diego, Orioles center fielder Adam Jones idolized Tony Gwynn as a player, then later gained greater admiration for him after getting to know the Padres Hall of Famer as a person.
When he became the first black manager in the Major Leagues the 1975 as a player/manager with the Cleveland Indians, Orioles Hall of Famer Frank Robinson was shocked to see that the Indians still specified a player¿s race on their scouting reports.
The Orioles will be wearing the road grays of the Negro League Baltimore Elite Giants later this month when they travel to Houston to play the Astors in MLB¿s eighth annual Civil Rights Game on May 30.
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.
He didn't pick up the position on a regular basis until midway through high school, but now Johnny Monell Jr. — acquired from the San Francisco Giants in November — is battling for the Orioles' backup catcher job this spring, fighting Steve Clevenger for the right to play behind starter Matt Wieters. His father was a longtime catcher and outfielder.
Veteran pitcher Alfredo Aceves and reserve catcher candidate Johnny Monell made their first appearances in the Orioles spring clubhouse on Sunday morning, so all of the pitchers and catchers who got spring training invitations are in camp.
Steve Clevenger, a Mount St. Joseph's graduate, grew up an Orioles fan, living just a stone's throw from Oriole Park at Camden Yards, in Pigtown. The trade that brought him to his hometown organization last summer gave him an opportunity few players have.
Second baseman Jemile Weeks, who came to the Orioles from Oakland in December's Jim Johnson trade, and catcher Johnny Monell, acquired in a deal with the San Francisco Giants, will likely both have to show their flexibility.
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Saturday at FanFest that the club offered first baseman Chris Davis a long-term contract extension this winter, but that "it really hasn't progressed."
Back in October, we asked how many of the Orioles' nine free agents were likely to return in 2014. With less than five weeks until spring training, it could end up that none of them return to Baltimore.
The Orioles announced Thursday that they've signed four players -- infielders Ivan De Jesus Jr. and Chris Marrero, outfielder Xavier Paul and right-hander Fabio Castillo -- to minor league deals and invited all four to spring training.
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.
When Orioles season-ticket holders receive their renewal packages in the mail over the next few days, they will find slightly higher average ticket prices and an expanded version of the variable-pricing plan that the club has used for single-game ticket sales over the past seven years.