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Alex Gonzalez

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  • 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...
  • Alex Gonzalez making push for spot on Orioles' Opening Day roster as utility infielder

    SARASOTA, Fla. — It already was expected. Now it’s pretty much a certainty that Manny Machado will begin the season on the 15-day disabled list. That means Ryan Flaherty likely will be the club’s Opening Day third baseman. With...
  • Orioles' Jonathan Schoop comfortable with spot in second base competition

    SARASOTA, Fla. — When infielder Jonathan Schoop won the Orioles' Minor League Player of the Year award in September 2011, he traveled to Camden Yards to accept the honor. The shy, skinny Curacao native, then 19 years old, couldn't have looked more...
  • 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...
  • Which Orioles player do you most want to see on Opening Day?

    Welcome to a traveling version of the bar this morning. It’s real quiet in here after last night’s St. Patrick’s Day shenanigans. We hitched the bar to an RV and brought it down to Sarasota, Fla. Based on Monday’s rainstorm in...
  • Orioles infielder Jemile Weeks taking changes in stride

    Orioles infielder Jemile Weeks taking changes in stride
    In early December, Jemile Weeks' baseball career was thrown upside down. He was traded away from the only organization he had ever known, the Oakland Athletics, and sent to the Orioles for one of the franchise's most popular players, closer Jim Johnson,...
  • Report: Surgeon clears Orioles third baseman Manny Machado to continue rehab

    Orioles manager Buck Showalter said the team received good news about Manny Machado and his follow-up appointment Thursday in Los Angeles. "Nothing's changed, but it's good news to hear somebody else say what our training staff is saying," Showalter...