| Mar 21, 2013
| 8:24 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles right-hander Jake Arrieta and Pirates left-hander Jonathan Sanchez dueled into the late innings on Thursday night with neither starter allowing a run.
Arrieta – who emerged as the front runner for the team’s open...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 6:23 AM
We’re back at the bar this weekend. I’m still in Florida, so we’ll stick with the Tiki and palm tree motif.
Besides, the palm leaves are effectively covering the Ed Reed mural behind the bar until we can get the painters out here.
| Mar 24, 2013
| 3:08 PM
In an attempt to lessen their glut of big league pitchers, the Orioles have contacted teams to let them know veteran right-handed reliever Luis Ayala is available in a trade, according to an industry source.
It’s unclear exactly what the Orioles...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Much has been made – yes, by me as well as others – on the Orioles’ vacant fifth starter spot. It really is one of the only interesting battles in camp.
The way I see it, Jake Arrieta has made the team and the rotation with a good...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
3.94 -- Kevin Gausman’s ERA this spring.
Gausman had an underwhelming performance in his final spring start with the big league club,...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 8:32 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Standing on the mound at Ed Smith Stadium on Monday afternoon, with 30 mph winds swirling around him and ESPN cameras capturing his every move, Orioles left-hander T.J. McFarland was the perfect picture of calm.
Sitting in an...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 5:02 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Orioles manager Buck Showalter spent much of Friday afternoon telling players who will and won’t be making the club’s 25-man roster — leaving him with only one decision remaining.
Steve Pearce and Conor Jackson...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 1:35 PM
The Orioles took a break from their exhibition schedule to play a true exhibition game – one in which the stats don’t count in Grapefruit League action – against Spain's World Baseball Classic team on Wednesday afternoon.
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:09 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – One of the major reasons the Orioles were able to outlast the Tampa Bay Rays — a team built on a foundation of strong pitching — for a postseason berth last season was because of the strength of their bullpen.
| Apr 7, 2013
| 6:22 PM
The new season is just six games old and the Orioles are already struggling to hold the 25-man roster together.
Left fielder Nolan Reimold had to be removed from Sunday's game with a tight hamstring and reliever Luis Ayala was taken to a local...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 6:22 PM
There was supposed to be a feel-good ending to the first weekend of baseball in Baltimore since last year’s surprise playoff run — a pronouncement to all the doubters that this club is for real and ready to knock around with the big boys of...