| Feb 23, 2013
| 1:52 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Trayvon Robinson's two-run homer in the eighth inning gave the Orioles a 5-3 win over the Twins in their Grapefruit League opener at Ed Smith Stadium.
Robinson, who is competing for a reserve spot in a cluttered outfield mix, took...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 4:47 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Travis Ishikawa doesn't remember getting hit square in the right cheek, only the glance of a fastball speeding at his head, then waking up on the ground thinking his jaw was shattered.
"I have to say it was the best hit by pitch...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:46 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — Conor Jackson knows every spring at-bat is valuable. The way the 30-year-old sees it, there are only so many opportunities to show you belong.
And over the first five games of spring training — as opponents have stacked left-...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Good morning from Sarasota; apparently, I escaped the Mid-Atlantic just in time.
Although, in case you were wondering, it is only 60 degrees here this morning. I guess that doesn’t make things better when you have a snow shovel in your hand. I&...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 1:35 PM
The Orioles took a break from their exhibition schedule to play a true exhibition game – one in which the stats don’t count in Grapefruit League action – against Spain's World Baseball Classic team on Wednesday afternoon.
| Mar 8, 2013
| 9:00 AM
We’ve been telling you for the last year that the Orioles clubhouse is pretty loose. Here was another example of that, courtesy of newcomer Russ Canzler’s big day on Wednesday against a Team Spain club made up of minor leaguers and independent...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 2:13 PM
This will be one of the more interesting spring training games of the year. The Orioles throw top pitching prospects Dylan Bundy and Kevin Gausman tonight against the Boston Red Sox in Fort Myers, Fla.
Unfortunately, it’s not a fully...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 6:58 PM
Left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada, a former Japanese All Star who signed a two-year deal with the Orioles last offseason but didn’t pitch because of an elbow injury, threw off a full mound again Saturday.
And manager Buck Showalter was there to watch the...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 7:13 AM
The Orioles play in Bradenton again this afternoon against the Pittsburgh Pirates – that’s the 723rd game between the two teams this spring (I’m only slightly exaggerating).
Here’s the Orioles' lineup: Alexi Casilla 6, Lew Ford...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 5:28 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Chris Dickerson's revelation occurred while playing in the minor leagues, when the outfielder noticed how often his Triple-A teammates used plastic water bottles and — without a thought — tossed them in the trash....
| Mar 25, 2013
| 10:23 AM
The Orioles made two outfield roster cuts before Monday’s game, optioning Russ Canzler to Triple-A Norfolk and reassigning Jason Pridie to minor league camp.
The moves trim the Orioles spring training roster to 38 players, including 10 non-...