| Feb 24, 2014
| 1:48 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles made their one-year deal, $8 million deal with free-agent slugger Nelson Cruz official on Monday evening.
The club will introduce the 33-year-old Cruz during a Tuesday morning news conference at the Ed Smith Stadium...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:38 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles have released left-handed reliever Chris Jones, who was designated for assignment on Monday to make roster space for Nelson Cruz.
Jones, who was acquired from the Atlanta Braves in April in exchange for Luis Ayala, was...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 11:44 AM
NEW YORK -- Relievers are usually a different breed. They spend most of the game together in the bullpen, where they make up their own activities to keep themselves occupied.
But what about when nearly all of the relievers are in the dugout going into...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:15 PM
It didn't take long for right-hander Jake Arrieta to retreat to the video room inside the Orioles' clubhouse to go over another tough start Wednesday afternoon.
Shortly after the Orioles' 6-5 series-finale loss to the Boston Red Sox at Camden Yards,...
| May 4, 2012
| 8:50 PM
The Orioles had every right to strut out of Fenway Park on Friday night after the bullpen pitched eight scoreless innings in a 6-4 extra-inning victory over the banged-up Boston Red Sox, but there's a cloud inside that silver lining.
Trust me, I...
| May 4, 2012
| 10:01 PM
BOSTON – The clock crept on midnight at Fenway Park – and most of the announced sellout crowd of 37,223 – was likely dozing off.
But it was the Orioles bullpen that put the Red Sox bats to sleep Friday night, throwing eight shutout...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:34 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter calls it “having too much want-to,” those critical moments when his players' effort doesn't match up with their execution.
He's had to use the phrase far too often over the past 12 games. The offense's...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Orioles closer Jim Johnson, who hasn’t pitched since April 22 and spent four days in the hospital last week with food poisoning, said he threw a second bullpen session Sunday and is ready to get back into a game.
“It seems like it has been...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 5:25 PM
BOSTON -- The Orioles traded veteran reliever Luis Ayala to the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday, receiving minor league left-handed reliever Chris Jones in return. But the move was less about unloading Ayala than it was allowing the Orioles the opportunity to...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 3:47 PM
BOSTON -- The Orioles’ trade of veteran right-hander reliever Luis Ayala allowed the team the get back to a conventional 12-pitcher staff and seven-man bullpen – and the move was also a show of confidence in Rule 5 pick T.J. McFarland....
| Apr 8, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Miguel Gonzalez, who was scheduled to start Wednesday, will now start on Friday at Yankee Stadium in the series opener there. Gonzalez was 2-0 with a 2.63 ERA at Yankee Stadium in the regular season last year and threw seven innings of one-run ball in the...