| Mar 30, 2013
| 2:55 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Even though left-hander Brian Matusz will open the season pitching out of the Orioles' bullpen, where he flourished in the final five weeks of the season, manager Buck Showalter said he still sees Matusz as an option to start....
| 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...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Baseball’s winter meetings begin in earnest Monday, and this was supposed to be the year that a lot of the impact signings were made before the sport’s annual powwow.
The thought was that changes in compensation for free agents would...
| 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...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 3:20 PM
This spring's competition for the fifth spot in the Orioles' starting rotation came a little bit closer to a conclusion Saturday when the team optioned left-hander Zach Britton to Triple-A Norfolk.
The team also optioned infielders Jonathan Schoop and...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis took batting practice for the second straight day Monday and could DH tomorrow in Fort Myers against the Twins.
Markakis, dealing with a small disk herniation in his neck, hasn't played in a spring game since March...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 4:55 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles’ clouded roster picture became a lot clearer Wednesday with a couple obvious proclamations, one health setback and a top prospect heading to Double-A.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter announced his rotation for the...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 8:05 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Right-hander Jair Jurrjens was hoping to show the Orioles once more what he can do on the mound before the club makes its final roster decisions.
A line drive off the bat of Thomas Neal ended Jurrjens' last audition 21 pitches...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 8:04 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles’ goal in the last few games of spring training is to get out of Sarasota healthy.
In an 11-8 loss to the New York Yankees, the Orioles saw two players – both likely headed to the minors – leave the...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Jair Jurrjens was pretty bummed after he had to leave Wednesday’s game in the second inning because he took a batted ball in the ribs.
He looked at it as his last chance this spring to make an impression on the Orioles as they prepare for final...