| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
My guess is I am averaging about five questions a day for the past two weeks on the Orioles' pursuit of left-handed pitcher Joe Saunders. Pretty incredible considering when the Orioles dealt reliever Matt Lindstrom to Arizona for Saunders last August, the...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 3:45 AM
It’s now less than two weeks before pitchers and catchers report to Sarasota, Fla., but I still get a sense Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette isn’t done compiling his roster.
Really, I’m not sure there is ever a time when...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Jair Jurrjens said late last week that he didn’t expect he’d have his physical in Baltimore until at least mid-week. I am being told it likely will be Thursday and could bleed into Friday before an announcement is made. Nothing unusual there....
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:26 PM
The Orioles were the team of opportunity last year — and that has not changed this winter.
According to a club source, this week the team worked out two ex-Orioles to see if they have anything left in the tank: lefty reliever Arthur Rhodes and...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:28 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter leaves for spring training today, a week before pitchers and catchers report to Sarasota, Fla., on Feb. 12. Expect everything to be set up exactly to Showalter’s liking by that date. He ignores no detail, especially...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:25 PM
The Orioles and right-handed pitcher Jair Jurrjens still have not finalized a one-year deal, nearly a week after the 27-year-old began his team physical.
But Jurrjens remains hopeful that he’ll soon be a member of the team and will join the...
| 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...