| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez hasn’t made a formal decision on whether he is going to pitch for Mexico in March’s World Baseball Classic. The sense is Gonzalez may decide to stay in spring training with the Orioles, considering he...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, whose Cinderella 2012 season ended with an invitation to pitch for Mexico in the World Baseball Classic, has decided he won’t participate in the March tournament.
Gonzalez, 28, rose from being a minor league...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Orioles right-handed reliever Pedro Strop, who will pitch for the Dominican Republic in this spring’s World Baseball Classic, said choosing to participate in the WBC was an easy decision.
While Orioles teammates Jim Johnson (United States) and...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Buck Showalter knows it's a good problem to have.
Biding time alone in his clubhouse office the past two months, the Orioles manager would look at the board wall that lists every player in the organization. In building for 2013 — and building...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Orioles infield prospect Jonathan Schoop said Saturday that he plans to play for the Netherlands in this spring’s World Baseball Classic.
Schoop is listed on the Netherlands’ provisional roster that came out this week, but he said was...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 3:37 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – The Boston Red Sox, because they have another game at night in Fort Myers, brought no regulars here for Friday’s contest against the Orioles.
The Orioles sent starter Miguel Gonzalez to pitch against minor leaguers so he...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones described himself as “marvelous” this morning, his first day back with his teammates since leaving for the World Baseball Classic on March 3.
He’ll be taking today and tomorrow off, and will play for...
| 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...