| 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...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman had a rough go of it at Camden Yards on Saturday night, not making it out of the fourth inning. But down on the farm, the Orioles got mixed results from a pair of noteworthy starters.
Kevin Gausman, the team’s...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 7:46 PM
SEATTLE — Orioles left-hander Zach Britton was hoping to get more than one start to show the organization that he had regained the form that made him one of the club's most promising pitchers a few years ago.
He is going to have to do that again...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:31 PM
ANAHEIM, Calif. — As a veteran of 14 major league seasons, it took a while for right-hander Freddy Garcia to get used to those long bus rides in Triple-A.
But when the 36-year-old pitcher decided to sign a minor league deal with the Orioles before...
| May 3, 2013
| 10:24 PM
The Norfolk Tides (19-9) set a franchise record with their 10th home win in a row and increased their overall winning streak to eight, beating the Syracuse Chiefs 8-2 Friday night behind Jair Jurrjens’ eight innings of pitching.
| May 11, 2013
| 8:46 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Steve Johnson might have been the best feel-good story in an Orioles season filled with them last year.
The local boy, St. Paul's graduate and son of a former Oriole stormed onto the big league stage and won all four of his decisions,...
| May 11, 2013
| 8:59 PM
This may come as a surprise to loyal Orioles fans, but the club is going to make a roster move on Sunday.
I was kidding about the surprise part.
The Orioles’ Norfolk Express, which in the last three weeks has brought Josh Stinson, Zach Britton,...
| May 14, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Lots of pre-game notes here in addition to the roster moves (Wei-Yin Chen to the disabled list with a strained right oblique; infielder Yamaico Navarro and pitcher Alex Burnett recalled from Triple-A).
** Miguel Gonzalez, currently on the...
| May 15, 2013
| 1:33 PM
If you’ve watched Orioles right-hander Freddy Garcia through the last few years, you know he doesn’t have a lot of margin for error.
He’s around the plate a lot – and he doesn’t throw hard.
So when he gets hit, he...