| May 29, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Even Ryan Flaherty was surprised when he received a call Wednesday morning telling him he was being recalled by the Orioles after just eight games at Triple-A Norfolk.
When the Orioles sent Flaherty to the minors, the purpose was to get him more at-...
| May 30, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Through the first two months of the Orioles' season, second baseman Ryan Flaherty's reputation hinged much more on his glove than his bat.
In 30 games, Flaherty was perfect in the field. At the plate, though, he struggled, starting the year 0-for-17...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 4:26 PM
There aren't a whole lot of roster questions revolving around the Orioles' 25-man roster, but one of the more intriguing ones is whether Ryan Flaherty will go north for the second consecutive year.
Flaherty, an infielder/outfielder who was selected from...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Welcome to a spring training version of Connolly’s Bar
We’re in Florida, so we’ll put some boat drinks on special. I’m afraid to light the Tiki torch, though. I don’t want to burn the whole place down.
So we’ll just...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:24 PM
— In three weeks the Orioles will take the field against the Tampa Bay Rays on Opening Day in St. Petersburg, Fla., and Brian Roberts is expected to be starting at second base.
Nothing new there.
Roberts, the former All-Star and once the face of...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 6:28 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Just before Wednesday's workout began at the Ed Smith Stadium Complex, Orioles manager Buck Showalter called for 10-year-old Johnny Oates II and his younger brother Jackson to hop the fence and join the team on the field.
| Mar 15, 2013
| 7:14 AM
The Orioles play the Boston Red Sox this afternoon in Sarasota.
Or they’re playing a team in Red Sox uniforms anyway. Boston has a split squad today, and let’s just say they didn’t send their A lineup to Ed Smith Stadium. Or their B or...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 3:37 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – The Boston Red Sox, because they have another game at night in Fort Myers, brought no regulars here for Friday’s contest against the Orioles.
The Orioles sent starter Miguel Gonzalez to pitch against minor leaguers so he...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 11:01 AM
The Orioles play split-squad games today in Sarasota versus the Minnesota Twins and at Clearwater against the Philadelphia Phillies.
The Orioles have dispatched bench coach John Russell and Rick Adair to Clearwater while Buck Showalter will stay in...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 7:43 AM
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 2:42 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla -- Danny Valencia launched a solo homer in the ninth inning off Red Sox reliever Terry Doyle to give the Orioles an 8-7 win over Boston at JetBlue Park on Tuesday afternoon.
The Orioles survived a furious Red Sox rally – Boston...