| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:39 AM
Welcome to a traveling version of the bar this morning. It’s real quiet in here after last night’s St. Patrick’s Day shenanigans.
We hitched the bar to an RV and brought it down to Sarasota, Fla. Based on Monday’s rainstorm in...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:50 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz threw five innings in a minor league game Tuesaday against the Minnesota Twins' Triple-A team at Ed Smith Stadium.
Matusz, who pitched the entire season as a reliever last year, is continuing to be...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:27 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles are working on a minor league deal with right-hander Luis Ayala, according to industry sources.
Ayala, who was a valuable reliever on the Orioles' 2012 playoff team, was released by the Washington Nationals on...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:38 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- It’s currently raining heavily here at the Ed Smith Stadium complex, but the Orioles still hope to get this afternoon’s 1:05 p.m. game in against the Boston Red Sox.
That could be difficult. The forecast is calling for rain...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 12:44 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles' power-packed lineup has gotten a lot of attention over the past couple seasons, and it looks like the hitters aren’t ready to surrender the stage to the upgraded pitching staff.
In two games against the Boston Red...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:04 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. – Orioles manager Buck Showalter is considering opening the season with a short bench in order to keep a 13th pitcher on the 25-man Opening Day roster.
“This time of year, you’re considering everything,” Showalter...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:56 AM
The Orioles announced Tuesday that they had agreed to terms on one-year deals with 19 players for this season and renewed third baseman Manny Machado's contract.
The 19 players who received the one-year deals are: right-handed pitchers Brad Brach, Kevin...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:34 PM
TAMPA, FLA. – The results weren’t particularly impressive, but Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen seemed happy with his performance in his first competitive appearance since undergoing offseason surgery to remove bone spurs from his right knee....
| May 5, 2014
| 9:10 AM
All eyes have been on Triple-A Norfolk this weekend, not for its players’ performances, but its pitchers’ availability to hop a plane and join the Orioles’ drained bullpen.
Brad Brach joined the team in Minnesota, with Josh Stinson and...
| May 11, 2014
| 4:32 PM
After he pitched three innings Sunday against the Houston Astros, the Orioles optioned left-hander T.J. McFarland to Triple-A Norfolk.
The club wanted options in its bullpen for the upcoming three-game series against the Detroit Tigers -- and especially...
| May 12, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Even though Preston Guilmet has been primarily a one-inning pitcher at Triple-A Norfolk this season, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he believes the right-hander can provide the club with the long reliever it needs.
Three of Guilmet’s 13...