| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Zach Britton, who is in the mix for the club’s fifth starter spot, really struggled Wednesday, lasting just 1 2/3 innings against the Toronto Blue Jays.
The lefty gave up five runs on seven hits and two walks while retiring only four batters. He...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Reliever Pedro Strop, who threw 6 2/3 scoreless innings for the Dominican Republic’s World Baseball Classic championship team, was back with the Orioles on Thursday, doling out hugs to teammates while grinning non-stop.
“It was unbelievable....
| Mar 21, 2013
| 8:32 PM
Orioles right-hander Jake Arrieta made a huge push toward solidifying his case for the team’s fifth starter spot on Thursday night, tossing six shutout innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates -- his third straight scoreless Grapefruit League outing...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:59 PM
When the Orioles open up spring training down in Sarasota two weeks from tomorrow, expect non-roster pitchers Mike Wright and Eduardo Rodriguez, who are among the organization’s top pitching prospects, to be among those looking to make an impression...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 6:20 AM
How about a pitcher of grapefruit spritzers for weekend brunch? Grapefruit are in season and the juice is a refreshing alternative to orange juice-laced mimosas. Check out the recipe at OrlandoSentinel.com/thedish. In the meantime, let's dish:
| Mar 22, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Having been cleared to resume baseball activities Thursday, Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis said he's confident he will have enough time -- and at-bats -- to be ready for the regular season.
Markakis hasn’t played since March 1, when he was...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 3:20 PM
This spring's competition for the fifth spot in the Orioles' starting rotation came a little bit closer to a conclusion Saturday when the team optioned left-hander Zach Britton to Triple-A Norfolk.
The team also optioned infielders Jonathan Schoop and...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Orioles left-hander Mark Hendrickson returned to camp on Saturday after joining his wife, Cortney, for the birth of the couple's third child back home in York, Pa.
Hendrickson missed the child's birth -- he was standing in the line at the airport for...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 3:30 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter hasn’t announced the winner of the team’s No. 5 starter competition, but this week’s pitching schedule, which was announced Saturday, would indicate that right-hander Jake Arrieta appears to be in line...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 10:04 AM
After throwing 62 pitches over four innings against Orioles minor leaguers Sunday, right-hander Chris Tillman said he could have continued to add to his pitch count, and still thinks he will be ready for the regular season.
“It went really good,&...
| Dec 5, 2012
Waking up hungover on Jan. 1 isn't a stellar way to start the New Year, but neither is discovering that you didn't even put a dent in all that champagne you bought in a pre-party frenzy. Unless you want to be drinking bubbly with every meal from now until...