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  • David Buchanan struggles with command as Red Sox take game, series from Phillies

    David Buchanan struggles with command as Red Sox take game, series from Phillies
    PHILADELPHIA — David Buchanan followed up a solid rookie season last year with a terrific spring, compiling a 3-0 record with a 1.29 ERA during Grapefruit League play. What might have been most impressive was that Buchanan walked just two...
  • Orioles catcher Matt Wieters now throwing, but giving no target date for return

    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters now throwing, but giving no target date for return
    Matt Wieters has resumed throwing and is now testing his surgically repaired right elbow, but the Orioles catcher wouldn’t say whether he believes he could return from the 15-day disabled list by the beginning of next month. “I think it&...
  • Mario Hollands has Tommy John surgery; Phillies tweak lineup for game two against Red Sox

    Mario Hollands has Tommy John surgery; Phillies tweak lineup for game two against Red Sox
    PHILADELPHIA — When Phillies reliever Mario Hollands found out he had a strained left common flexor tendon this spring and met with team doctor Michael Ciccotti, he was leaning toward surgery. The Phillies announced Hollands went through with it,...
  • Jeff Francoeur powers Phillies past Red Sox as Aaron Harang makes solid debut

    Jeff Francoeur powers Phillies past Red Sox as Aaron Harang makes solid debut
    PHILADELPHIA — Aaron Harang stood in the clubhouse at Bright House Field after his final Grapefruit League start March 29 and mentioned the reason he wore sleeves all spring in 70- and 80-degree weather was to get used to the feeling of having...
  • Mario Hollands has Tommy John surgery; Ethan Martin, Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez shut down

    Mario Hollands has Tommy John surgery; Ethan Martin, Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez shut down
    When Mario Hollands found out he had a strained left common flexor tendon this spring and met with Phillies team doctor Michael Ciccotti, he was leaning toward surgery. The Phillies announced Hollands went through with it, having successful Tommy John...
  • Zach Britton carries strong spring training into regular season

    Zach Britton carries strong spring training into regular season
    Buck Showalter said it throughout spring training. Zach Britton’s sinker was so sharp that he was just hoping his closer would be able to keep it going once the season began for real. Two games in, there are no worries. Britton’s sinker...
  • Orioles hit three home runs, Chris Tillman allows one run in 6-2 win over Rays

    Orioles hit three home runs, Chris Tillman allows one run in 6-2 win over Rays
    The Orioles were ready for the regular season to start a week ago. They had long since had enough of meaningless Grapefruit League games and the drills on the back fields in Sarasota. They were ready to make it count. It wasn’t the anticipation of...
  • Orioles purchase catcher Ryan Lavarnway's contract, designate reliever Ryan Webb

    Orioles purchase catcher Ryan Lavarnway's contract, designate reliever Ryan Webb
    The Orioles' 14-man pitching staff didn't last long -- not even through the first pitch of Opening Day.  Monday morning, just a few hours before the Orioles' season opener in Tampa Bay, the club designated right-handed Ryan Webb for assignment and...
  • Orioles announce Opening Day roster

    Orioles announce Opening Day roster
    The Orioles on Sunday afternoon set their Opening Day roster, which included a couple of mild surprises, and announced that Ubaldo Jimenez initially will serve as the club's fifth starter. Like most things on a team run by Dan Duquette and Buck...
  • Bob Brookover: The Phillies' case for keeping Cole Hamels

    The conversation has become more lopsided than a first-round women's NCAA tournament game between UConn and whatever poor 16th seed the Huskies happen to draw that year. It's no longer about whether the Phillies should trade Cole Hamels. It's all about...
  • Schmuck: Kevin Gausman again looking like odd man out of Orioles' rotation

    Schmuck: Kevin Gausman again looking like odd man out of Orioles' rotation
    Spring training has come to an end and the Orioles still have too many starting pitchers, which is a good problem to have if you're not the guy who will have to wait around indefinitely for his chance to join the rotation. That apparently will be top...