| Mar 17, 2012
| 6:27 AM
The Orioles and Red Sox are playing a pair of simutaneous split-squad contests today -- one here at Ed Smith Stadium and another down south at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers.
We'll have double-barrel coverage. Follow me on Twitter at @EddieInTheYard for...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 3:19 PM
– Before Orioles infielder Steve Tolleson arrived at spring training last month, he received some advice from his father, Wayne, who briefly played for Orioles manager Buck Showalter in the minor leagues.
"Try not to worry about tomorrow," Tolleson...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 6:34 PM
– The Orioles thinned out their spring roster Monday, with eight players sent out of camp, including right-handers Brad Bergesen and Jason Berken and middle infielder Matt Antonelli, all of whom were optioned to Triple-A Norfolk.
Two more players,...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 7:17 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. – Tommy Hunter had a solid outing the last time he took the mound Wednesday, but he was disappointed with his lack of command.
That wasn’t a problem on Monday night, when Hunter absolutely breezed through six scoreless innings...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:15 PM
When the Orioles finished their largest round of spring cuts Monday, left-hander Troy Patton was still in the clubhouse, still hanging on to a roster spot.
It's unfamiliar position for the 26-year-old reliever, but at this point in his career, he'll take...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:25 PM
TAMPA – For new Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel, this spring had been a re-introduction to the American League East. After three seasons in Colorado, he’s getting re-adjusted to the lineups he saw during his first major league seasons in...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 6:28 PM
When executive vice president Dan Duquette began assembling the 2012 Orioles, he kept in mind one of manager Buck Showalter's requests.
If possible, Showalter did not want to be saddled with a strict designated hitter this season like he was in 2011 when...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 6:24 PM
The Orioles finalized their 25-man roster Wednesday for Friday's season opener against the Minnesota Twins, and there was one mild surprise: veteran sidearmer Darren O'Day and left-hander Troy Patton made the bullpen over lefty Zach Phillips.
| Apr 7, 2012
| 9:07 PM
There will be no early proclamations, no wild “Curse of the Andino” celebrations on the field after two impressive wins to kick off the 2012 season.
These Orioles have been through this before — plenty of times — a quick start...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 1:05 AM
BALTIMORE - Tommy Hunter took a four-hitter into the eighth inning, Nick Markakis went 3 for 4 with a homer and the Baltimore Orioles cruised past the Minnesota Twins 8-2 Saturday night.
Adam Jones and Matt Wieters also homered for the Orioles, who will...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 10:25 AM
The Orioles are going for a 3-0 start and a season sweep of the Twins today at Camden Yards.
Third baseman Mark Reynolds won't be in the lineup today. He took a batted ball of his left calf last night, but both Reynolds and manager Buck Showalter said he...