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  • In unsettled outfield, Orioles know versatility is no curse

    In unsettled outfield, Orioles know versatility is no curse
    If there is any upside to the departure of long-time right fielder Nick Markakis, it is that the opening in the outfield has turned manager Buck Showalter loose on another versatility quest this spring. On any given day, just about anybody might show up...
  • Orioles' regulars in the lineup for Wednesday's spring home opener

    Orioles' regulars in the lineup for Wednesday's spring home opener
    The Orioles are hosting their spring training home opener this afternoon against the Detroit Tigers at Ed Smith Stadium. The Orioles lost to the Tigers, 15-2, in Tuesday’s Grapefruit League opener in Lakeland. But this will be the first time we...
  • Rule 5 pick Jason Garcia impresses during Orioles' intrasquad game

    Rule 5 pick Jason Garcia impresses during Orioles' intrasquad game
    Right-hander Jason Garcia, one of the Orioles’ two Rule 5 picks this spring, is considered a long shot to make the Opening Day roster, especially considering the number of relievers in camp and the fact that he hasn’t pitched above Low-A....
  • Orioles' crowd noise drill draws a noise complaint

    Orioles' crowd noise drill draws a noise complaint
    How loud was it during the crowd-noise-enhanced popup drills at Ed Smith Stadium on Friday? The stadium speakers blasting the recorded reaction to Delmon Young’s dramatic base-loaded double in last year’s American League Division Series at...
  • As Orioles take stadium field, they're trying to simulate more than noise

    As Orioles take stadium field, they're trying to simulate more than noise
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter is taking his team onto the Ed Smith Stadium field Friday so that they can use the sound system to pump crowd noise into the venue. (That exercise had initially been planned for Saturday.) The noise -- which will...
  • Talking plate discipline, walks and splits with Orioles manager Buck Showalter

    Talking plate discipline, walks and splits with Orioles manager Buck Showalter
    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...
  • As pitchers, catchers get underway, Orioles' roster battles are few but fierce

    As pitchers, catchers get underway, Orioles' roster battles are few but fierce
    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. But despite...
  • Thoughts on the Orioles' pending acquisition of infielder Everth Cabrera

    Thoughts on the Orioles' pending acquisition of infielder Everth Cabrera
    Welcome to spring training. It is report day for Orioles pitchers and catchers, marking the end of that calendar countdown to the beginning of spring training. Several players have already reported to the Ed Smith Stadium facility in Sarasota, including...
  • Orioles closing in on one-year deal with former All-Star infielder Everth Cabrera

    Orioles closing in on one-year deal with former All-Star infielder Everth Cabrera
    The Orioles have been down this path before, as recently as last year. The club is preparing to open spring training while evaluating a list of free agents that all bear some level of risk. But they see the potential upside of signing infielder Everth...
  • What they're saying about the Orioles heading into spring training

    What they're saying about the Orioles heading into spring training
    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'...
  • Orioles' Delmon Young eager to play bigger role in 2015

    Orioles' Delmon Young eager to play bigger role in 2015
    It didn't become a top priority until they had already lost outfielders Nick Markakis and Nelson Cruz to free agency, but the Orioles always wanted to re-sign designated hitter-outfielder Delmon Young. Despite the fact that Young was initially seeking a...