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  • Orioles release 2015 spring training schedule

    Orioles release 2015 spring training schedule
    NEW YORK – The Orioles released next season's spring training schedule Tuesday, and they will open their Grapefruit League schedule March 3 against the Tigers on the road in Lakeland, Fla., then play their home opener the next day against Detroit at...
  • Twitter a fact of life in Major League Baseball

    Twitter a fact of life in Major League Baseball
    On a slow Monday night in Tacoma, Wash., Cubs' outfield prospect Jorge Soler retweeted some big news from the official Twitter account of Minor League Baseball: "BREAKING NEWS: No. 5 #Cubs prospect @JorgeSoler68 reportedly was called up, just after an...
  • Grapefruit League starts with old college try

    The first story line of the exhibition season: Can a college kid upstage the New York Yankees? No, seriously. The Yankees open the Grapefruit League season Tuesday against Florida State, and the Seminoles' roster includes Heisman Trophy winner Jameis...
  • Spring Training 2014: 10 games worth catching this spring

    Spring Training 2014: 10 games worth catching this spring
    The unfamiliar and unwanted chill in the Florida air will soon subside, and that means one thing -- it's time for spring training baseball in the Sunshine State.  Pitchers and catchers begin reporting for Grapefruit League teams in the second week of...
  • Norris 'champing at the bit' for first start of season for slumping O's

    Norris 'champing at the bit' for first start of season for slumping O's
    DETROIT — Bud Norris had to wait longer than last year to make his first of the regular season, but now that it is here, he couldn't be more psyched. "It's a little different, but we have such a good five-man rotation that as long as I get the...
  • Bud Norris pitches well in final spring start, but Orioles suffer 4-1 loss to Twins

    Bud Norris pitches well in final spring start, but Orioles suffer 4-1 loss to Twins
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Bud Norris pitched into the sixth inning in his last Grapefruit League tune-up before the regular season, but the Orioles dropped a 4-1 decision to the Minnesota Twins. Norris lasted 5 1/3 innings, giving up three runs (two earned),...
  • 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...