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  • Spring training: AL East preview

    Go ahead, pick an American League East champion. Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
  • Mark Hendrickson hopes form is on good side

    Mark Hendrickson hopes form is on good side
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Mark Hendrickson is trying to re-invent himself at the age of 38. The Orioles, especially manager Buck Showalter, believe he can. The 6-foot-9 left-hander — a veteran of five different major league teams, including a stint...
  • Is there an underdog in the AL East this season?

    Is there an underdog in the AL East this season?
    Here’s another subplot in the build-up to what should be a free-for-all in the AL East this summer: Almost every team in the division can play the nobody-believed-in-us card. With the exception of maybe the Blue Jays, who generated the most...
  • Orioles notes and observations: Schoop, Strop, leadership, Huff

    Orioles notes and observations: Schoop, Strop, leadership, Huff
    The Orioles have a night game tonight in Bradenton against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Wei-Yin Chen gets the start and will be followed by Brian Matusz, Tommy Hunter and Daniel Schlereth. Chen pitched two scoreless innings in his Grapefruit League debut...
  • O's and their opponents prepared for a 'five-horse race' in the AL East

    O's and their opponents prepared for a 'five-horse race' in the AL East
    SARASOTA, Fla. — For most of the past two decades, the American League East has been considered the toughest division in baseball, primarily because it contained the sport's two financial behemoths, the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox....
  • Orioles rally against R.A. Dickey in 4-3 win over Blue Jays

    Orioles rally against R.A. Dickey in 4-3 win over Blue Jays
    The last time the Orioles faced knuckleballer R.A. Dickey, they were mystified by pitches with so little spin that you could nearly make out Bud Selig's signature on the baseball. But Tuesday, the Orioles figured out the reigning National League Cy...
  • Five Baltimore Orioles stats that stand out this week

    Five Baltimore Orioles stats that stand out this week
    Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles. 66 -- saves, most in the major leagues, for Orioles closer Jim Johnson since Sept. 7, 2011. With Tuesday’s win over the Toronto Blue...
  • Around the AL East: Storylines through the first few weeks

    Around the AL East: Storylines through the first few weeks
    We're almost a month into the season, and it seems an appropriate time for another trip "Around the AL East." Here’s a look at a main storyline for each opponent in the Orioles' division as well as a look at who's hot and who's not on each club:...
  • Zach Clark clears waivers, sent to Bowie to work on knuckler

    Zach Clark clears waivers, sent to Bowie to work on knuckler
    Right-hander Zach Clark had a crazy week -- he went from being promoted to the majors, to pitching in his first big league game, to being designated for assignment and then finally to clearing waivers on Monday. The 29-year-old UMBC graduate has been...
  • Orioles notes and observations (road trip, Hammel, Clark, Gavin Floyd)

    Orioles notes and observations (road trip, Hammel, Clark, Gavin Floyd)
    I was asked before the Orioles left for their 11-game, three-city swing out west what would constitute a successful trip. I said 6-5. Luckily I wasn’t asked to amend it after the Orioles won three of four in Oakland. They ended up 7-4. And that...
  • Orioles minor leaguers Clark and Gamboa hope knuckleball lands them in big leagues

    Orioles minor leaguers Clark and Gamboa hope knuckleball lands them in big leagues
    When right-hander Zach Clark was summoned to Orioles manager Buck Showalter's office two weeks ago and told he was being designated for assignment, the conversation suddenly veered off in a peculiar direction. Clark, who at that moment was still...