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  • Rule 5 pick Michael Almanzar headed for MRI on left knee and other Orioles notes

    Rule 5 pick Michael Almanzar headed for MRI on left knee and other Orioles notes
    Orioles Rule 5 pick Michael Almanzar is scheduled for a MRI of his left knee Monday afternoon, according to manager Buck Showalter. Showalter said the 23-year-old corner infielder injured his knee while playing first base Saturday in Port Charlotte,...
  • Orioles trade Alex Gonzalez for Steve Lombardozzi

    Orioles trade Alex Gonzalez for Steve Lombardozzi
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles added another player to their infield mix Monday, acquiring switch-hitting local product Steve Lombardozzi Jr. in a trade that sent veteran infielder Alex Gonzalez to the Detroit Tigers. Lombardozzi, 25, who is from...
  • No matter what happens, Orioles' deal for Steve Lombardozzi a winner

    No matter what happens, Orioles' deal for Steve Lombardozzi a winner
    Steve Lombardozzi may not end up as a fulltime infielder for the Orioles. It doesn’t matter. And maybe Alex Gonzalez’s bat has been dipped into the fountain of youth and he ends up hitting this season like he did in winter ball and this...
  • Late additions could boost Orioles in wide-open American League East race

    Late additions could boost Orioles in wide-open American League East race
    — As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette sat in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on a sunny afternoon earlier this month, overlooking a well-manicured cloverleaf of fields, a bitter winter seemed like an eternity ago in more ways...
  • Pigtown's Steve Clevenger goes from watching Opening Day in the stands to being on the field

    Pigtown's Steve Clevenger goes from watching Opening Day in the stands to being on the field
    Orioles catcher Steve Clevenger regularly made it to Opening Day at Camden Yards growing up, even if it meant missing school. Clevenger grew up just across the street from Oriole Park in the Pigtown neighborhood of Baltimore, so making his first Opening...
  • Jonathan Schoop is not here by default

    Jonathan Schoop is not here by default
    Glad to say that the Orioles proved me wrong when they decided to keep rookie second baseman Jonathan Schoop on the 25-man roster and start him at second base in the season opener against the Boston Red Sox. I have been saying all along that the club...
  • Columbia native Steve Lombardozzi talks about first Orioles start, other pregame notes

    Columbia native Steve Lombardozzi talks about first Orioles start, other pregame notes
    Steve Lombardozzi, who grew up in Columbia and graduated from Atholton High School, made his Orioles debut Wednesday, batting ninth and playing second base. “It definitely means something. It’s very exciting to be part of this organization...
  • Hardy in lineup; Flaherty rests (lineups, Alex Gonzalez starts for Tigers)

    Hardy in lineup; Flaherty rests (lineups, Alex Gonzalez starts for Tigers)
    J.J. Hardy, who sat out Friday’s game because of “light lower back spasms,” was back in the lineup Saturday, playing shortstop and hitting sixth. He said he dealt with the spasms for two days and just wanted to get themresolved. He...
  • Orioles' split-squad game on road vs. Phillies canceled due to rain

    Orioles' split-squad game on road vs. Phillies canceled due to rain
    CLEARWATER, Fla. — Less than an hour after the Orioles' team bus pulled into Bright House Field on Monday afternoon, the team was on its way back to Sarasota. The Orioles' split-squad road game against the Philadelphia Phillies was canceled...
  • Rain cancels both Orioles split-squad games Monday

    Rain cancels both Orioles split-squad games Monday
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Both of the Orioles’ split-squad games Monday were canceled due to a persistent rain in Florida, and neither will be made up. The afternoon game in Clearwater against the Philadelphia Phillies was canceled, and then, a few...
  • Bud Norris throws three scoreless innings as Orioles beat Red Sox, 7-3

    SARASOTA, Fla. — Right-hander Bud Norris continued to put up zeros this spring and the Orioles’ offense touched up one of the Boston Red Sox's top pitching prospects to pick up a 7-3 win at Ed Smith Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Norris, who...