Orioles manager Brandon Hyde pulled David Hess while he was in the seventh inning of a no-hit performance, which is never going to be a popular decision, but it's early in the season and Hess wasn't going nine innings regardless.
If there's anything worth taking away from the Orioles' series win in New York to start the season, it's not how often they'll be able to replicate it, but that they're unburdened from anything but that day's game and can actually enjoy it.
On Thursday, 11 of the 25 Orioles in uniform at Yankee Stadium for the 1:05 p.m. first pitch will be taking part in their first major league Opening Day, a milestone in every young ballplayers' life that none will take for granted.
After right-hander Andrew Cashner makes the Orioles' Opening Day start in place of the injured Alex Cobb, the team's reshuffled rotation will feature Nate Karns starting the second game as the "opener" of a bullpen game Saturday in New York.
On a day when manager Brandon Hyde spoke pregame about how in-game decisions regarding whether starting pitchers would get to face a batting order a third time when they're statistically shown to be more vulnerable, Andrew Cashner dazzled.
Projecting the Orioles' Opening Day roster after a round of cuts including Austin Hays, Anthony Santander, and Cody Carroll provided plenty of clarity into Mike Elias and Brandon Hyde's reasoning as they build the 25-man roster.
In sending Austin Hays out of major league camp despite his standout spring performance, the Orioles made the clearest indicator yet that even fielding the best or most exciting major league team possible won't get in the way of the player development plans they're putting in place.
Alex Cobb struck out the first four batters he faced — one apiece on a fastball, curveball and split-change in the first inning — and didn't allow any of his four hits until the Blue Jays’ three-run fifth inning in an eventual 4-3 Orioles win at Dunedin Stadium.
Orioles manager Brandon Hyde said the team has had discussions about using an opener to begin games as opposed to a traditional starter, but there's too much undecided on the team to determine that at this point.
A pair of veterans with eight years of big league service time apiece — designated hitter Mark Trumbo and right-hander Andrew Cashner — hit important benchmarks on their paths to Opening Day in the Orioles' 6-4 Grapefruit League win over the Toronto Blue Jays.
Outfielder Dwight Smith Jr. is the latest addition to the Orioles' loaded outfield mix, and the third trade executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias has made using international signing bonus pool money this spring.
With Richie Martin and Drew Jackson lined up beside each other on the infield for the first Orioles road game of the spring, manager Brandon Hyde said he had a good impression of the two Rule 5 players.
When he learned about Manny Machado’s reported $300 million deal with the San Diego Padres, young Yankees fan Jacob Carpenter argued he was glad the former Orioles star would not be suiting up in pinstripes, as some in New York had hoped.
Longtime Orioles radio voice Joe Angel won't return for the 2019 season, the team announced Thursday, having spent 19 seasons on the Orioles Radio Network and causing a shakeup on the team's broadcast.
As the Orioles search for a top executive stretches on, the work former Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington did in building the 2018 World Series champion should stand out for how he ran a complete organization before his dismissal.
Steve Pearce, who has played for all five American League East teams, including the Orioles, is named World Series MVP after helping the Boston Red Sox defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2018 World Series.
Considering the type of candidates the Orioles went after in 2011 — young, analytics-minded executives who have vast experience in the baseball world — here are a handful of people who fit that mold now.