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  • Bud Norris finishes a strong spring and will likely slot fourth or fifth in rotation

    Bud Norris finishes a strong spring and will likely slot fourth or fifth in rotation
    FORT MYERS, Fla. — Right-hander Bud Norris has talked this spring about showing Orioles fans what he can do when he is healthy and pitching at the level he demands from himself. He used the Grapefruit League to make his point, finishing a good...
  • Handicapping the remaining roster spots

    Handicapping the remaining roster spots
    The Orioles are expected to make more cuts Wednesday. They actually may come in two waves, since the Orioles have split-squad road games -- one at 1:05 p.m. and 7:05 p.m. By my calculation – and in my opinion -- there are 21 guys who...
  • Miguel Gonzalez struggles, but Orioles rally for 5-4 win over Red Sox

    Miguel Gonzalez struggles, but Orioles rally for 5-4 win over Red Sox
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Miguel Gonzalez struggled in his final tune-up before the regular season, but the Orioles still rallied to beat the Boston Red Sox, 5-4, in the Orioles’ split-squad day game. Gonzalez, who said he will make his regular season...
  • Orioles make four roster cuts; Nolan Reimold removed from starting lineup

    Orioles make four roster cuts; Nolan Reimold removed from starting lineup
    PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- With just four days until Opening Day rosters must be finalized, the Orioles made four cuts Wednesday afternoon, optioning outfielder Henry Urrutia and right-hander Steve Johnson to Triple-A Norfolk and reassigning outfielder...
  • Notes on Henry Urrutia, Josh Stinson, more as O's prepare for Grapefruit League finale

    Notes on Henry Urrutia, Josh Stinson, more as O's prepare for Grapefruit League finale
    SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles will play their final spring game in Florida tonight, hosting the Tampa Bay Rays in their Grapefruit League finale under the lights at Ed Smith Stadium. The club then has an off day Friday before departing for...
  • Orioles and Rays starting lineups for the Grapefruit League finale tonight

    Orioles and Rays starting lineups for the Grapefruit League finale tonight
    SARASOTA, Fla. – The rain has subsided here at the Ed Smith Stadium complex, and it appears we’re going to play tonight as the Orioles are scheduled to host the Tampa Bay Rays at 7:05 p.m. Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez will make his final...
  • For Orioles' Delmon Young, another ride in the major leagues

    For Orioles' Delmon Young, another ride in the major leagues
    SARASOTA, Fla. — At age 20, Delmon Young was the top prospect in the game — a former No. 1 overall pick in a hurry to make his mark in the major leagues. But these days, after eight years in the big leagues, Young is definitely more patient...
  • CAT scan negative after Orioles designated hitter Nelson Cruz hit by pitch in helmet

    SARASOTA, Fla. — Before the Orioles’ final Grapefruit League game Thursday night, manager Buck Showalter said one of his main goals for the day was to get out of Florida having avoided an injury. The Orioles appeared to dodge a major scare...
  • Orioles lose to Rays, 4-3, in final Grapefruit League game

    Orioles lose to Rays, 4-3, in final Grapefruit League game
    SARASOTA, FlA. – The Orioles finished their Grapefruit League schedule with a 4-3 loss┬áto the Tampa Bay Rays under the lights at Ed Smith Stadium on Thursday night. The Rays plated the winning run in the top of the ninth off left-hander Troy...
  • As Orioles take a day of rest, a look back at spring training

    As Orioles take a day of rest, a look back at spring training
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles can enjoy their final day in Florida. Their Grapefruit League schedule complete and their exhibition game at Triple-A Norfolk in limbo, they can enjoy a day off Friday. The forecast for Norfolk on Saturday doesn’t...
  • Off-day Orioles updates on Nelson Cruz, Jonathan Schoop, Norfolk game and Johnny Monell

    SARASOTA, FLA. – Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz, who was hit in the helmet by a pitch during Thursday’s Grapefruit League finale and was forced out of the game, is feeling better today and will be ready for Opening Day on Monday. A...