| Feb 7, 2013
| 3:00 AM
As I wrote for Thursday’s newspaper, right-hander Jair Jurrjens believes he and the Orioles are “getting close” to finalizing a deal, which would put the free agent in a position to compete for a spot in the Orioles’ rotation this...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Now that former Orioles left-hander Joe Saunders has reportedly agreed to terms with the Mariners on a one-year deal, we know who is not going to be in Sarasota when spring training opens next week.
Right-hander Jair Jurrjens could be on that list, too....
| Feb 12, 2013
| 2:23 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Orioles manager Buck Showalter made it clear Tuesday that top pitching prospects Dylan Bundy and Kevin Gausman are part of the club’s major league plans by late 2013.
Meeting with the media on the day pitchers and catchers...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 1:32 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Orioles reliever Luis Ayala, who is listed on Mexico’s provisional roster for next month’s World Baseball Classic, said Thursday that he has yet to decide whether he will pitch in the event.
The 35-year-old right-...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 7:17 PM
The wait on Jair Jurrjens is finally over.
Three weeks after the right-hander reportedly agreed to a major league deal with the Orioles, the club announced Friday night that it has instead signed Jurrjens to a minor league deal with an invitation to...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 8:07 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles right-hander Jair Jurrjens, signed to a minor league contract Friday evening, joined spring training camp this morning for the team’s first full squad workout of the spring.
Jurrjens, who initially agreed to a major...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 11:14 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said the team was “more comfortable” signing right-hander Jair Jurrjens to a minor league deal than a major league one after closely vetting the results of a physical on his right...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 2:43 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Trayvon Robinson suited up for the first time as an Oriole on Saturday and took part in the first official full-squad workout, but the outfielder had hoped to be in camp a lot earlier after being acquired in the November deal that...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Right-hander Jair Jurrjens, who signed a minor league deal Friday, threw his first bullpen session in an Orioles uniform Sunday, mixing 45 pitches between a 20-minute session off a full mound and 10 minutes in the team’s indoor batting cages...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Wednesday will mark the first of two consecutive days of Orioles intrasquad games leading up to Saturday’s Grapefruit League opener against the Minnesota Twins at Ed Smith Stadium.
The Orioles will play a pair of three-inning intrasquad games...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:32 AM
You try not to make too much of the first intrasquad games of the season, because they’re just the first time we’re seeing anything remotely close to game action.
Pitchers were held to pitch counts of about 10-15 pitches, so they'd stay...