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  • Alexi Casilla scratched with hyper-extended left knee

    Alexi Casilla scratched with hyper-extended left knee
    Infielder Alexi Casilla, who has been limited this spring to a right hamstring strain, was scratched from Friday’s lineup with a hyper-extended left knee. The Orioles weren’t immediately sure of the extent of the injury. Casilla, a non-...
  • MLB announces new collision rule

    MLB announces new collision rule
    Major League Baseball made official new rules to protect catchers from flagrant home-plate collisions. Starting this season, a runner who deviates from a direct path to the plate to initiate contact with a catcher will be called out even if the catcher...
  • Coffee Companion (5/2): Orioles win two, regroup for Minnesota

    Coffee Companion (5/2): Orioles win two, regroup for Minnesota
    After an extra-innings doubleheader that went until almost 1 a.m, coffeemakers around the city are probably deep into their second pot this morning. While you're waiting for the first few cups to kick in, here's a summary of the morning's local sports...
  • Orioles' Adam Jones, Evan Meek sent home with illness

    Orioles' Adam Jones, Evan Meek sent home with illness
    The flu that hit the Orioles clubhouse last week affected two more players Tuesday. The Orioles sent center fielder Adam Jones and right-handed relief pitcher Evan Meek home from Camden Yards before the game against the Tampa Bay Rays was postponed...
  • Peanut allergy links Orioles reliever Brian Matusz with young fan

    Peanut allergy links Orioles reliever Brian Matusz with young fan
    Orioles reliever Brian Matusz remembers laughing when he opened the piece of fan mail in Sarasota, Fla., last month. He immediately showed the contents of the manila envelope to Orioles head athletic trainer Richie Bancells before informing manager Buck...
  • Orioles begin road trip with 5-4 loss to Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night

    Orioles begin road trip with 5-4 loss to Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- In spring training, Orioles manager Buck Showalter preached that the key to his team remaining competitive in the American League East was going to be getting consistent starting pitching. And while the Orioles rotation isn't...
  • Thursday morning Orioles thoughts and observations on Gausman, Hunter and Showalter

    Thursday morning Orioles thoughts and observations on Gausman, Hunter and Showalter
    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....
  • In return to Texas, Nelson Cruz hits three-run HR in Orioles' 8-3 win over Rangers

    In return to Texas, Nelson Cruz hits three-run HR in Orioles' 8-3 win over Rangers
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Orioles left fielder Nelson Cruz almost didn’t take his final at-bat Tuesday night against the Texas Rangers, but he wasn’t going to give manager Buck Showalter any reason pull him with the score tied heading into the...
  • Orioles notes on Nelson Cruz, Alexi Casilla, Quintin Berry

    Orioles notes on Nelson Cruz, Alexi Casilla, Quintin Berry
    SARASOTA, Fla. – Several Orioles players made a statement by filing into this morning's introductory news conference for Nelson Cruz. Eight of the Orioles' core players – Adam Jones, Chris Davis, Matt Wieters, J.J. Hardy, Nick Markakis,...
  • Schoop hits two-run homer in Orioles intrasquad game

    Schoop hits two-run homer in Orioles intrasquad game
    SARASOTA, FLA. -- Orioles top position player prospect Jonathan Schoop made a quick impression today in the team’s first intrasquad game. Schoop hit a two-run homer to left field on the first pitch he saw from right-hander Steve Johnson in the top...
  • Meek, a reliever on the comeback trail, hopes it leads to Baltimore

    Meek, a reliever on the comeback trail, hopes it leads to Baltimore
    SARASOTA, FLA. — Evan Meek's journey from Rule 5 pick, to All-Star reliever, to nonroster spring training invitee has taken its share of wild twists and turns, but the Orioles hope that they've snagged the 30-year-old at just the right time. "A...