| Feb 21, 2013
| 3:34 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles played on the Ed Smith Stadium main field for the first time this spring on Thursday afternoon, making it the site for their second straight day of intrasquad games.
Much like the back-to-back intrasquad games on Wednesday,...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 1:25 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — As the Orioles open their Grapefruit League schedule Saturday with a home game against the Minnesota Twins at Ed Smith Stadium, hitters will take varying approaches at the plate.
Some will take more pitches than usual to get a...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 8:37 AM
The exhibition season is underway, but it’ll be awhile before anybody should draw any conclusions from the makeup of the Orioles’ Grapefruit League starting lineups or the early performances of the pitchers.
Manager Buck Showalter has...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 1:52 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Trayvon Robinson's two-run homer in the eighth inning gave the Orioles a 5-3 win over the Twins in their Grapefruit League opener at Ed Smith Stadium.
Robinson, who is competing for a reserve spot in a cluttered outfield mix, took...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Right-hander Jair Jurrjens, making his first spring appearance in an Orioles uniform, allowed one run and four hits over two innings against the Blue Jays on Sunday at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium.
Pitching the game's first two innings against a lineup...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 1:33 PM
The Orioles rallied for two runs in the eighth inning for their second straight comeback victory -- a 5-4 win over the Blue Jays on Sunday at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium.
With the score tied at 3, Trayvon Robinson and Jason Pridie led off the inning...
| 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-...