| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
.341 -- Matt Wieters’ career batting average against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Orioles catcher Matt Wieters has been slumping over the...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 4:26 PM
There aren't a whole lot of roster questions revolving around the Orioles' 25-man roster, but one of the more intriguing ones is whether Ryan Flaherty will go north for the second consecutive year.
Flaherty, an infielder/outfielder who was selected from...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:04 AM
At this time of year, pitchers like to say they are right on schedule as they navigate through the drawn-out process that is spring training.
Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel put a different spin on the old cliché after his four-inning stint in...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 1:34 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- It was nowhere near the same atmosphere as a Grapefruit League game, but Orioles right-hander Jair Jurrjens said his three-inning outing in Tuesday’s intrasquad game was another step forward in returning to his past form.
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:16 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- While the consensus is that Brian Matusz will make the Orioles’ 25-man roster and pitch in the bullpen like he did superbly at the end of last season, the 26-year-old lefty has said repeatedly that he is approaching this spring...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 1:40 PM
DUNEDIN, Fla. -- As the competition for the Orioles’ fifth rotation spot begins to heat up, right-hander Jake Arrieta made his case Saturday afternoon, throwing 4 2/3 shutout innings in a 3-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays at Florida Auto Exchange...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 8:01 PM
When Orioles catcher Matt Wieters threw out Tampa Bay's speedy center fielder Desmond Jennings trying to steal second base in the ninth inning Thursday night, it wasn't just an important play in a game the Orioles eventually won in 10 innings.
| Apr 22, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Buck Showalter and the Orioles are obviously set at catcher with Matt Wieters, who has represented the club at the All-Star Game the past two years and has a pair of Gold Glove awards collecting dust somewhere.
But Showalter is also quite fond of backup...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Right-hander Josh Stinson said he’s had a heck of a “vacation/traveling” junket the past few days and weeks.
The 25-year-old right-hander learned late last night that he would be starting for the Orioles on Wednesday against the...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:58 PM
When the topic of winning streaks arose before Wednesday afternoon’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Orioles manager Buck Showalter insisted that his players don’t pay much attention to them.
“I don’t think they had a thing up...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Right-hander Jake Arrieta spoke to the media Saturday for the first time since returning to the Orioles from Triple-A Norfolk.
Arrieta, who was called up Friday to bolster a thin bullpen after the Orioles’ 13-inning win on Thursday night, has...