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  • Phillies option a handful of players to minor league camp

     
    With Grapefruit League play almost halfway over, the Phillies sent five more players to minor league camp. RHP Tyler Cloyd, RHP B.J. Rosenberg, LHP Mauricio Robles, OF Tyson Gillies and C Sebastian Valle all were optioned today. These moves come......
  • Halladay saw this coming, but didn't show an ounce of bitterness

     
    Roy Halladay's streak has come to a close. With Cole Hamels officially being named the Phillies' Opening Day starter Wednesday, Halladay's string of making 10 consecutive Opening Day starts is now more. Hamels, who signed a six-year, $144 million...
  • Sports-Breaks-On-Steroids bill takes shape in Senate

     
    TALLAHASSEE – An attempt to give the Miami Dolphins the ability to make stadium improvements morphed Tuesday into a catch-all sports incentive package that could provide tax dollars for everything from Major League Soccer in Orlando to spring...
  • Chris Davis wants to go from defensive disappointment to 'Team Gold Glove'

    Chris Davis wants to go from defensive disappointment to 'Team Gold Glove'
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Chris Davis blames himself. He came to the Orioles in 2011 with the reputation of being a pretty good defensive first baseman during his formative years with the Texas Rangers, but he never looked comfortable at first base last...
  • Real test is yet to come for Orioles' Manny Machado

    Real test is yet to come for Orioles' Manny Machado
    The Orioles first tested Manny Machado back in spring training, when they brought the then 19-year-old to big league camp to play in several Grapefruit League games. The 2010 No. 3 overall pick dressed in the auxiliary clubhouse away from the major league...
  • Kevin Gausman arrives and 'the future is now'

    Kevin Gausman arrives and 'the future is now'
    Reality didn't set in for Orioles pitching prospect Kevin Gausman that he was heading to the major leagues until the moment he boarded his connection flight to Baltimore on Wednesday morning. "Then, I just kinda was thinking, you know, 'Wow, I'm...
  • Orioles fall to Twins, 7-1, to lose for first time in Grapefruit League play

    Orioles fall to Twins, 7-1, to lose for first time in Grapefruit League play
    FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Orioles finally lost a Grapefruit League game. The Twins jumped out to a six-run lead Thursday afternoon, three of them off starter Jair Jurrjens in the first inning, as the Orioles lost their first spring game, 7-1, at...
  • UMBC product Zach Clark inching closer to the big leagues

    FORT MYERS, Fla. — Zach Clark's professional baseball career has had its share of bumps and turns, just like those long bus trips through the minor leagues as he clutched the dream of one day breaking into the big leagues. "A lot of ups and downs,...
  • Jason Hammel to make spring debut as Orioles host Pirates w/ starting lineups

    Jason Hammel to make spring debut as Orioles host Pirates w/ starting lineups
    SARASOTA, Fla. --The Orioles face the Pirates today at Ed Smith Stadium. This will be the first time they face the Buccos after Tuesday’s road game in Bradenton was canceled by strong showers. Today will mark right-hander Jason Hammel’s...
  • Four homers propel Orioles to 6-5 Grapefruit League win over Pirates

    Four homers propel Orioles to 6-5 Grapefruit League win over Pirates
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles hit a spring-high four homers off Pittsburgh Pirates pitching Friday afternoon in a 6-5 win at Ed Smith Stadium. It was the Orioles' sixth victory in seven  Grapefruit League games this spring. Second baseman Brian Roberts...
  • Spring training: Finding something new in something old

    Spring training:  Finding something new in something old
        Spring training has always been a great assignment for photojournalists.  When I worked up North, it might have been the most coveted assignment of the year, to escape the bitter cold and constant overcast skies for warm, sun-soaked baseball...