| Mar 9, 2013
| 6:58 PM
Left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada, a former Japanese All Star who signed a two-year deal with the Orioles last offseason but didn’t pitch because of an elbow injury, threw off a full mound again Saturday.
And manager Buck Showalter was there to watch the...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter has been monitoring the weather this morning and hopes to still play today’s scheduled intrasquad game.
The game was scheduled to be played this morning at 10:30, but has been moved back to 11:45 a.m. Jason Hammel,...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 1:34 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- It was nowhere near the same atmosphere as a Grapefruit League game, but Orioles right-hander Jair Jurrjens said his three-inning outing in Tuesday’s intrasquad game was another step forward in returning to his past form.
| Mar 13, 2013
| 4:19 AM
Intrasquad games don’t have much intrigue. The environment is so controlled that it really doesn’t allow for it.
And Tuesday’s instrasquad game -- which most notably gave starters Jason Hammel, Jair Jurrjens and Steve Johnson their...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:16 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- While the consensus is that Brian Matusz will make the Orioles’ 25-man roster and pitch in the bullpen like he did superbly at the end of last season, the 26-year-old lefty has said repeatedly that he is approaching this spring...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:40 AM
Brian Matusz threw his ballcap into the ring for the open fifth starter spot Wednesday with a dominant outing: four innings pitched, no hits, one walk, seven strikeouts and no flyball outs.
Granted it was the Minnesota Twins without Joe Mauer (World...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 6:54 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Brian Matusz's roller-coaster season had landed him in Triple-A Norfolk last August, and he was walking along the city's harbor in the shadows of majestic naval battleships with his father, Mike.
Days earlier, the Orioles left-...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 3:59 PM
DUNEDIN, Fla. -- Outwardly, Dylan Bundy made it clear that he came to his second big league spring training with the goal of winning a starting rotation spot with the Orioles. But despite the tremendous amount of upside and talent the organization’s...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Steve Johnson, as is his nature, isn’t going away quietly in the fight for the fifth spot in the rotation.
Johnson, who has earned a reputation as a never-give-up battler, threw four scoreless innings to lead the Orioles to a victory over the...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:00 AM
One of the main competitions – really, one of the only competitions – in Orioles spring training this year is for the fifth starter’s role.
A whole lot of names have been thrown into the mix: Jake Arrieta, Zach Britton, Steve Johnson,...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 3:58 PM
For three of the four innings he pitched Friday, right-hander Steve Johnson showed why he remains in consideration to be the Orioles' fifth starter.
The other inning, though, the 25-year-old St. Paul's alum would like to forget.
In the Orioles' 6-3...