| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:00 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles can enjoy their final day in Florida.
Their Grapefruit League schedule complete and their exhibition game at Triple-A Norfolk in limbo, they can enjoy a day off Friday.
The forecast for Norfolk on Saturday doesn’t...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:45 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles will travel just north to Bradenton, Fla., for a 7:05 p.m. game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at McKechnie Field.
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones and Nelson Cruz, who is batting fourth and playing right field tonight,...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:27 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles are working on a minor league deal with right-hander Luis Ayala, according to industry sources.
Ayala, who was a valuable reliever on the Orioles' 2012 playoff team, was released by the Washington Nationals on...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:38 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- It’s currently raining heavily here at the Ed Smith Stadium complex, but the Orioles still hope to get this afternoon’s 1:05 p.m. game in against the Boston Red Sox.
That could be difficult. The forecast is calling for rain...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 7:24 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- After being rained out Thursday, the Orioles will face the Phillies this afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium.
We will have an interesting pitching matchup, as Ubaldo Jimenez, who signed a four-year, $50-million deal with the Orioles last...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 1:01 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez didn't know what to expect in his return to the mound after taking a hard shot off his shin in a start against the Boston Red Sox last week.
"I thought it would be worse," he said after pitching...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 1:34 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. -- Third baseman Manny Machado is tentatively scheduled to see Dr. Neal ElAttrache on March 18 in Los Angeles, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said.
Showalter said he was uncertain whether that appointment would give Machado the green...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:23 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Top position player prospect Jonathan Schoop homered for the second straight day Thursday, hitting a solo homer off Bud Norris in the first inning of the Orioles' second intrasquad game.
Schoop’s homer was a blast to left-...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Even though Steve Clevenger (Mount St. Joseph) and Johnny Monell have experience playing elsewhere, don’t expect to see either anywhere but behind the plate this spring as they compete for the backup catching job.
Bench coach John Russell, a...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Delmon Young had two hits in three at-bats and has been swinging a hot bat since the intrasquad games.
“When you bring in guys who’ve been around, they know the gig,’’ Showalter said. “They’re not waiting to get their...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:32 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Orioles first baseman Chris Davis hit his first mammoth home run of the spring on Monday, a drive off the videoboard above the center field fence that temporarily gave the Orioles the lead in a game they would eventually lose, 9-2,...