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  • Bats come alive for the Orioles in win

    Bats come alive for the Orioles in win
    While all eyes this spring have been on the Orioles’ pitching competition, the offense hasn’t exactly flourished in March. Heading into Thursday, the Orioles had scored more than four runs just once in their last eight games. They blew that...
  • Chen produces his best outing of the spring

    – Orioles left-hander Wei-Yen Chen is still acclimating to the nuances of Major League Baseball. Case in point: On Thursday, the 26-year-old Taiwan native allowed just four hits in five innings against the Minnesota Twins in an 11-1 victory. Two of...
  • As expected, Adam Jones is only Oriole on U.S. roster for World Baseball Classic

    As expected, Adam Jones is only Oriole on U.S. roster for World Baseball Classic
    As expected, the Orioles' only representative on USA Baseball's 27-man provisional roster for the World Baseball Classic is center fielder Adam Jones. The rosters for the rest of the countries will be announced later today, so other Orioles could be...
  • Spring training: AL Central preview

    Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship. While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
  • Orioles travel to Fort Myers to face Twins

    Orioles travel to Fort Myers to face Twins
    The Orioles will head south to Fort Myers today to play the Twins for the second time this spring. The Twins will have a lineup that includes Joe Mauer, Josh Willingham and Justin Morneau, so they’re playing a number of regulars. As for the...
  • Orioles right-hander Jair Jurrjens struggles with control vs. Twins

    Orioles right-hander Jair Jurrjens struggles with control vs. Twins
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- After struggling mightily with his control in an ugly one-inning start Thursday, Orioles right-hander Jair Jurrjens acknowledged that lingering flaws in his mechanics are rooted from nagging problems with his right knee. Jurrjens, who...
  • Orioles prospect Kevin Gausman holds his own against Twins

    Orioles prospect Kevin Gausman holds his own against Twins
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Orioles pitching prospect Kevin Gausman struggled early but settled in his second inning of work Thursday, striking out major leaguers Chris Parmelee and Trevor Plouffe on a pair of 96 mph fastballs in his second career spring...
  • Orioles fall to Twins, 7-1, to lose for first time in Grapefruit League play

    Orioles fall to Twins, 7-1, to lose for first time in Grapefruit League play
    FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Orioles finally lost a Grapefruit League game. The Twins jumped out to a six-run lead Thursday afternoon, three of them off starter Jair Jurrjens in the first inning, as the Orioles lost their first spring game, 7-1, at...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag
    How did the White Sox get stuck with four blocks of 20 games without a day off (April, May-June, July-Aug, and Aug-Sept.)? I didn't go through the entire MLB schedule, but enough to see that some teams have maybe one of those blocks, and some teams have...
  • Question of the Day: Which baseball players have been the biggest disappointment and biggest surprise this season? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss the first several weeks of the MLB season. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own. Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times......
  • Former & current Phillies make SI's "Nicest players" list voted on by players

     
    I don't lie when I talk about who some of the nicest current/former Phillies are. In fact, there are 3 either current or former Phillies on Sports Illustrated's list, and all three have been great to deal with. The magazine......