| May 7, 2014
| 9:03 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter has said that as long as rookie Jonathan Schoop — like every young player growing into his role — plays well defensively, he can live with the infielder's struggles at the plate....
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:07 AM
ST. PETERSBURG -- Give Sean Rodriguez a few minutes with Tampa Bay Rays owner Stuart Sternberg and executive vice president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman and he would ask one question about David Price.
"I wish I could ask them, 'You can't...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:29 PM
The Orioles' plan all along was to let Kevin Gausman loose in the second half of this season. It took some rigid discipline — limiting his innings and pitch counts earlier this year — in order to preserve him for the stretch run.
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:12 PM
As trade talks heat up ahead of baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the biggest name available will be a left-handed starting pitcher — and another lefty ace could join him on the market.
With the Tampa Bay Rays tied for last place in...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:05 PM
In a battle of minor league pitchers promoted for the afternoon game of Friday’s day-night doubleheader, the Tampa Bay Rays’ Alex Colome bested the Orioles’ Kevin Gausman. And it wasn’t close.
Colome (1-0), who has spent much...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Orioles right-hander Bud Norris said he was "a little bummed out" about being placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday with a right groin strain, but he understands the club is best served when he is fully healthy.
"I want to do my job. I just want...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The Orioles bullpen went into the sixth inning of Sunday afternoon’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays having allowed just one run over its past 30 innings.
But a struggling Tampa Bay Rays offense came to life with a seven-run sixth inning -- all of...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 5:18 PM
If Brian Matusz had won the matchup with the Tampa Bay Rays’ James Loney in the sixth inning, the rest of the Orioles’ game Sunday afternoon could have looked a lot different.
But Loney hit a double, and Orioles manager Buck Showalter...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 4:17 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Just three batters into his outing against the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday afternoon, Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman was already on the brink of disaster.
From his first pitches of the day, Gausman knew the strike zone was...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:55 AM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman continues to show that he has grown from the flame-throwing pitcher he was in his previous major league stints to a much more polished starter who can use all his pitches to limit damage....
| Sep 1, 2014
| 4:19 PM
It was a look, and a feeling, that Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto came to dread, not only last season, but at times in April and May this year. The bullpen gate would open in the late innings of a close game and a sense of uncertainty would trot in...