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  • Showalter on Schoop's dental issues, Lough, lineup change

    Orioles manager Buck Showalter covered several topics in his pregame meeting Wednesday. Nothing earth-shattering, but here’s what he said: ** Second baseman Jonathan Schoop likely will miss several days as he deals with dental issues. He visited...
  • Lough wants to build on second-half success with Orioles

    Lough wants to build on second-half success with Orioles
    Orioles outfielder David Lough was watching a baseball show on TV recently when a quote caught his attention. "Players who make teams great are more important than a great player." It stuck with Lough — because at age 29 with fewer than 600...
  • Orioles' Steve Pearce not taking anything for granted

    Orioles' Steve Pearce not taking anything for granted
    After hitting a career-best 21 homers at age 31 last year, Steve Pearce knows critics wonder if he can do it again. That's one of the reasons he's maintaining his intensity and focus this spring, despite having a spot on the Orioles' roster. "I don't...
  • Johnson, Urrutia sent down; De Aza returns

    Johnson, Urrutia sent down; De Aza returns
    The Orioles announced two cuts today, reassigning pitcher Steve Johnson (St. Paul's) to the minor-league camp and optioning outfielder Henry Urrutia to Triple-A Norfolk. Urrutia acquitted himself well, batting .320 with one homer and seven RBIs in 25...
  • Orioles catcher Matt Wieters says he's not shutting down his rehab, just slowing it

    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters says he's not shutting down his rehab, just slowing it
    Matt Wieters prefers to call the Orioles' decision to sideline him from catching in games for a week with right elbow soreness more of a "slow down" than a "shut down." Even though the Orioles catcher was shelved one day after making his Grapefruit...
  • Brian Matusz turns in another strong start in Orioles' win over Red Sox

    Brian Matusz turns in another strong start in Orioles' win over Red Sox
    Orioles lefty Brian Matusz has heard the rumors that he is on the trading block — and he knew that a good showing as a starter against a tough Boston Red Sox lineup on Friday afternoon may further that speculation. It’s not a distraction, he...
  • Wieters won't DH on Sunday, Wright optioned, and other Orioles notes

    Wieters won't DH on Sunday, Wright optioned, and other Orioles notes
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter said his tentative plan to use Matt Wieters as a designated hitter on Sunday won’t happen, simply because he wants to give Wieters a little more time to rest his surgically repaired right elbow. Wieters has been...
  • Ubaldo Jimenez shows more progress in Wednesday's win over Twins

    Ubaldo Jimenez shows more progress in Wednesday's win over Twins
    After becoming the first Orioles pitcher to make it into the fifth inning this spring, embattled right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez said Wednesday he is “pretty close” to being ready to begin the season. His manager isn’t committing to Jimenez...
  • Orioles notes: Wieters getting X-rays, Lough dealing with hamstring issues, latest on Cuba from MLBPA's Tony Clark

    Orioles notes: Wieters getting X-rays, Lough dealing with hamstring issues, latest on Cuba from MLBPA's Tony Clark
    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters was scheduled to have precautionary X-rays taken before Thursday's Grapefruit League game against the Pittsburgh Pirates as Ed Smith Stadium. On Wednesday, the Orioles shut Wieters down from catching activities for...
  • Orioles catcher Matt Wieters bothered by elbow tendinitis

    Baltimore catcher Matt Wieters has elbow tendinitis following his return from Tommy John surgery and won't play until at least Sunday. The three-time All-Star caught six innings Tuesday against Minnesota in his first game behind the plate since elbow...
  • Matt Wieters shut down with elbow tendinitis one day after return to catching

    Matt Wieters shut down with elbow tendinitis one day after return to catching
    On the day Matt Wieters played catcher for the first time since elbow ligament replacement surgery, Orioles manager Buck Showalter offered a dose of reality, saying on Tuesday he’d get more answers about Wieters’ recovery 24 hours after his...