| Feb 26, 2015
| 1:02 PM
Before his departure for the Atlanta Braves, Nick Markakis was one of the Orioles' most respected players because of the way he let his play on the field speak for him.
Usually quiet and reserved, Markakis — who signed a four-year contract with...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 3:39 PM
The last time Orioles first baseman Chris Davis was here in Sarasota, it seemed like he was as far away from the postseason spotlight as he could be.
Davis was playing in front of sparse crowds in instructional league games while serving a 25-game...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 4:00 AM
In reporting for the article in today's newspaper about first baseman-outfielder Chris Parmelee, I asked manager Buck Showalter yesterday about plate discipline.
Parmelee arrived in the major leagues with a .395 on-base percentage in Triple-A, partially...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 4:30 AM
The Orioles went to arbitration with outfielder Alejandro De Aza on Friday in St. Petersburg, Fla.
A decision is expected to be made by Saturday night.
De Aza and the Orioles were only $650,000 apart on salary figures. He is the team’s only...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 1:00 PM
Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette always has put a premium on defense, so no one should have been surprised when he played a little of it in his first media briefing of spring training.
Duquette and his team are...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 4:00 AM
The Orioles enter spring training coming off their best season in 17 years, and while most of the core players from last year's division title-winning team return, most national experts don't expect them to duplicate their 2014 success.
| Feb 17, 2015
| 9:26 AM
As the Orioles prepare to start spring training later this week at the Ed Smith Stadium complex in Sarasota, Fla., here's a look at what other media outlets are saying about the team.
* ESPN's Tim Kurkjian discusses Orioles center fielder Adam Jones'...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 12:46 PM
The Orioles will have 56 players in major league spring training camp, barring any late additions, the club announced Tuesday.
The group includes 41 members of the club's 40-man roster. Suspended first baseman Chris Davis does not count against the 40-...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 4:56 PM
The Orioles' annual winter convention, FanFest, is supposed to be a celebration of the upcoming season, a chance to talk to players and staff before they head down to spring training.
Often, though, other storylines are thrust to center stage,...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 12:02 PM
The New England Patriots "deflategate" controversy would be a silly pre-Super Bowl sideshow if it wasn't such a sad commentary on the current state of the scandal-ridden National Football League.
If you believe the latest reports, 11 of 12 Patriots game...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 6:05 PM
Based on the way salaries are structured in Major League Baseball, with players getting large raises after accruing three years of big-league service time, the Orioles knew they’d be doling out millions of dollars for arbitration-eligible players...