| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:49 AM
Going over the list of the nearly 60 players who will be in Sarasota, Fla., when major league spring training opens for the Orioles next week and trying to project the club's 25-man roster for Opening Day is a tough task.
However, there are roughly 13...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 8:57 AM
When you woke up this morning, I hope you spent a few minutes perusing the American League East standings. The Orioles are only at the top because tied teams are listed in alphabetical order, but first place is first place.
Sure, it's only...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 7:29 AM
If you had to go to Las Vegas and bet your house on who will be the Opening Day starter for the Orioles in two months, I would suggest you start looking for a cheap apartment. There is no obvious candidate, which is not exactly a positive way to open...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter talks a lot about "passing the baton," but he usually is referring to hitters having the patience to take a walk and trust the next guy in the lineup to keep a rally going.
Apparently, it also applies to the starting...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 3:00 AM
When it comes to the building blocks of making the Orioles a winning franchise, Manny Machado is obviously a key piece. But executive vice president Dan Duquette inherited the 20-year-old phenom.
And when you look at the Orioles’ 7-1 win over the...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:16 PM
NEW YORK– Back in 2005, when current Orioles manager Buck Showalter was with the Texas Rangers, he and two others convinced R.A. Dickey that the only way he would be a successful major league pitcher was to attempt to master the knuckleball.
| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:15 PM
When the Orioles finished their largest round of spring cuts Monday, left-hander Troy Patton was still in the clubhouse, still hanging on to a roster spot.
It's unfamiliar position for the 26-year-old reliever, but at this point in his career, he'll take...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 5:20 PM
Orioles pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada emerged from the trainer's room Tuesday afternoon with his left arm heavily wrapped in ice from shoulder to elbow. The true damage, however, was to the 31-year-old left-hander's psyche, at least initially.
Wada, a five-...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter just met with the media, and the club’s 25-man roster is coming into a little clearer focus.
Here are the highlights:
Catcher Taylor Teagarden will receive a second epidural in his injured back Monday. Because of...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 2:33 PM
– Heading into the final week of spring training, Orioles manager Buck Showalter was noncommittal Friday about several club issues including the team's Opening Day starter and closer.
Yet the pending 25-man roster is becoming much clearer, with...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 6:20 AM
Given the Orioles' need for a corner infielder, Miami third baseman Hanley Ramirez might have made sense in Baltimore.
But early Wednesday morning, the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the O's to the punch, acquiring Ramirez (and left-handed reliever Randy...