| Apr 1, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Right-handed reliever Matt Lindstrom's minor league outing, his first game action since re-tweaking his hamstring, was quick and effective today.
Lindstrom pitched one inning, recording four outs against the Orioles' Triple-A team. He struck out two...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Two likely members of the Orioles' starting rotation — left-hander Wei-Yin Chen and right-hander Tommy Hunter — made their final spring starts Sunday afternoon to varying degrees of success.
Chen, pitching against the Tampa Bay Rays in the...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 7:01 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — It seemed apparent for a week, after Ryan Flaherty's competition for the Orioles' utility infielder spot departed camp, but on Monday, it became official.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter told Flaherty, the Orioles' Rule 5 Draft pick...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 5:04 PM
After his final outing of the spring Tuesday, Orioles left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada said he felt physically ready to join the big league club for Opening Day in Baltimore on Friday.
But the Orioles brass believes Wada, who signed a two-year, $8.14 million...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Much has been made about Dan Duquette's offseason focus of strengthening the Orioles' starting rotation — retooling it with pitchers capable of providing quality innings — but it's in the bullpen where the team's new executive vice president...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:06 PM
Weeks before the annual ritual of jogging down the orange carpet in front of a sellout crowd — before the loud ovation Nick Markakis received during his pre-game introduction — there was the isolation of those back fields in Sarasota. Doing...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 9:49 PM
The night was staged for Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen to take the spotlight. And with more than 1 million viewers in his native Taiwan watching his big league debut half a world away at 7 a.m. there, Chen nearly pitched well enough to earn his first...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Less than two weeks ago, Jason Hammel was ready for spring training in Arizona and preparing for another season in Colorado.
On Saturday, Hammel arrived at the Orioles spring training complex in Sarasota – a new player in a new place after...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 3:02 AM
The Orioles added yet another arm to their bullpen on Friday, signing reliever Luis Ayala to a one-year contract with a team option for 2013.
Ayala gives the Orioles five right-hander late-inning relievers, joining Jim Johnson, Matt Lindstrom, Kevin...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 7:40 PM
The Orioles' trade of right-handed pitcher Jeremy Guthrie leaves a significant void in the top of the club's starting rotation just a dozen days before pitchers and catchers report to spring training in Sarasota, but the move continues to fulfill new...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 7:55 PM
In an offseason that has been defined by a flurry of under-the-radar personnel additions, new Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette made his boldest move to date Monday, sending dependable veteran starter Jeremy Guthrie to the Colorado Rockies for...