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  • News and notes from Buck Showalter's media availability

    News and notes from Buck Showalter's media availability
    Here are some more nuggets from Buck Showalter’s meeting with the media. On Jim Johnson. Showalter said whether Johnson gets moved to the rotation or stays in the bullpen as a late-inning reliever is still dependent on what moves are made this...
  • Orioles displeased with suspensions stemming from Red Sox series

    Orioles displeased with suspensions stemming from Red Sox series
    The Orioles were already a little angry about the way they were treated in Boston, and that fire has been flamed by Major League Baseball's ruling Thursday to suspend two Orioles players and manager Buck Showalter and only one Red Sox player, slugger...
  • Orioles held to two hits in 4-0 loss to Red Sox

    Orioles held to two hits in 4-0 loss to Red Sox
    The inability of the Orioles' rotation to go deep into games during their current mid-season funk had been so prevalent, so expected, that the recent market correction has become almost as startling. For the third time in their past five contests, an...
  • Is there an underdog in the AL East this season?

    Is there an underdog in the AL East this season?
    Here’s another subplot in the build-up to what should be a free-for-all in the AL East this summer: Almost every team in the division can play the nobody-believed-in-us card. With the exception of maybe the Blue Jays, who generated the most...
  • Scouting director Gary Rajsich ready to put his first stamp on the Orioles organization

    Scouting director Gary Rajsich ready to put his first stamp on the Orioles organization
    When the Orioles officially hired baseball-lifer Gary Rajsich as their director of scouting in November, Toronto Blue Jays pro scouting director Perry Minasian sent a message to a friend. "You just stole one of my best scouts," Minasian texted Orioles...
  • Who would be best manager for Red Sox?

    Farrell is right guy Paul Doyle Hartford Courant After waving goodbye to Terry Francona a year ago, the Red Sox reportedly made a bid for Blue Jays manager John Farrell. The Jays asked for starting pitcher Clay Buchholz as compensation, and the talks...
  • Don't be surprised if Orioles go hard after Derek Lowe

    Don't be surprised if Orioles go hard after Derek Lowe
    A few recognizable names have been designated for assignment in the past few days, including outfielder Bobby Abreu and first baseman Lyle Overbay. But the one that can most easily be connected to the Orioles is right-hander Derek Lowe, whom the...
  • Orioles may find fit with players represented by agent Scott Boras

    Orioles may find fit with players represented by agent Scott Boras
    So the Prince Fielder truck rolled along I-95 without ever stopping on the interstate. Well, that doesn't mean the Orioles can't get on the Scott Boras Free Agent Bandwagon before spring training starts. Right-hander Edwin Jackson, the pitcher with...
  • MLB Draft: Picks 18-33 - Pitchers, pitchers, pitchers, including two local products

     
    The Major League Baseball draft. One round, 33 picks. There were 19 pitchers selected, including Alhambra's Robert Stephenson and Florida State's Sean Gilmartin, a former standout at Crespi High in Encino, Calif. Six more shortstops chosen. Four...
  • Jason Varitek’s brother to coach Lake Mary Prep baseball

     
    Lake Mary Prep has hired Justin Varitek, the brother of Boston Red Sox C Jason Varitek, as its baseball coach. Justin, who played at Lake Brantley, Murray State (Ky.) and in the Seattle Mariners’ organization, has coached at Rollins and in the...
  • Guthrie, Orioles squander 7-0 lead in loss to Red Sox

    Guthrie, Orioles squander 7-0 lead in loss to Red Sox
    The Orioles learned long ago that no lead is safe against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, but they had plenty to feel good about after the top of the second inning Friday night. They had a seven-run advantage and their ace, Jeremy Guthrie, on the...