| May 29, 2013
Roster overhaul notwithstanding, Brian O'Connor didn't buy the Virginia-is-rebuilding chatter. Not after nine consecutive NCAA tournament bids. Not after College World Series appearances in 2009 and '11. Not after another stout recruiting class.
| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:31 PM
A few days ago, I wrote about the goings-on in Sarasota and how some players are already working out with Double-A Bowie manager Gary Kendall. There will be more to come once minor league minicamp opens at the Twin Lakes Complex in less than two weeks....
| Feb 27, 2013
| 2:08 PM
TAMPA, Fla. -- Each of the Orioles' first five batters facing Yankees starter Nik Turley scored before the New York left-hander could record a single out Wednesday afternoon as the O’s ran out to a quick seven-run lead in a 10-7 win.
| Mar 1, 2013
| 1:42 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles hit a spring-high four homers off Pittsburgh Pirates pitching Friday afternoon in a 6-5 win at Ed Smith Stadium. It was the Orioles' sixth victory in seven Grapefruit League games this spring.
Second baseman Brian Roberts...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 12:24 PM
BOSTON -- The official rosters have been announced for the Arizona Fall League, where teams often send their top prospects for a few weeks each offseason.
The Orioles will have eight prospects play for the Surprise Saguaros, including Cuban...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 12:00 PM
When the Major League Baseball season starts March 31, Brett Harman won't be on a pitcher's mound. Instead, the 23-year-old Westminster resident will be preparing for a career as a physician assistant.
But Harman, who had a standout career at...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Right-hander Jason Hammel turned in one of the worst pitching lines of his Orioles career on Friday night, giving up seven earned runs on 10 hits and two walks while striking out four batters in 4 2/3 innings.
That’s his worst outing since...
| May 23, 2013
| 9:19 PM
TORONTO — Right-hander Jake Arrieta, who hasn't pitched in 16 days, was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk before Thursday's game to make space on the 25-man roster for starter Kevin Gausman.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said the team was deciding...
| May 24, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Last season, Orioles reliever Troy Patton did a tremendous job serving as a left-handed bridge between the team’s starters and late-inning relievers.
But this season Patton has struggled with his control, and that fact was glaring Thursday, when he...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Orioles prospect Henry Urrutia had three singles in the Surprise Saguaros' 7-6 victory over the Peoria Javelinas in the Arizona Fall League opener Tuesday.
Urrutia, who batted .276 with two RBIs in 24 games for the Orioles this season, had an RBI single...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:24 AM
In talking to Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette on Thursday, I asked whether he had made any progress on the club’s pending free agents,a group that includes pitchers Scott Feldman and Jason Hammel, infielder Brian Roberts and outfielder...