| May 23, 2013
| 9:09 PM
TORONTO — Kevin Gausman's first moments as a big league pitcher mixed a combination of rare talent with a slice of naivete needed to remind you he's just 22 and less than a year removed from being a sophomore in college.
In the first inning of his...
| May 24, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Last season, Orioles reliever Troy Patton did a tremendous job serving as a left-handed bridge between the team’s starters and late-inning relievers.
But this season Patton has struggled with his control, and that fact was glaring Thursday, when he...
| May 27, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Some of you are wondering why manager Buck Showalter stuck with closer Jim Johnson in the ninth inning of the Orioles’ 6-5 loss to Toronto on Sunday afternoon.
The bottom line it that right now this Orioles bullpen is spent. This game was Johnson&...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:54 PM
The Orioles have reduced their number of arbitration eligible players to five, agreeing on Thursday with right-hander Bud Norris to a 2014 contract valued at $5.3 million, according to an industry source.
Norris, 28, made $3 million last year when...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 7:48 PM
Steve Lombardozzi, who grew up in Columbia and graduated from Atholton High School, made his Orioles debut Wednesday, batting ninth and playing second base.
“It definitely means something. It’s very exciting to be part of this organization...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:36 AM
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Between the raindrops, the Orioles will try to fit in a split-squad road game against the Philadelphia Phillies this afternoon at Bright House Field.
A massive band of storms is heading to Florida’s Gulf Coast, threatening this...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:45 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles will travel just north to Bradenton, Fla., for a 7:05 p.m. game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at McKechnie Field.
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones and Nelson Cruz, who is batting fourth and playing right field tonight,...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 7:11 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. — When left-hander Brian Matusz arrived in the major leagues in 2009, his changeup was an essential part of his four-pitch arsenal.
But as Matusz struggled as a starter before finding a home in the Orioles bullpen last season, he...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 9:09 AM
The Orioles will host the Pittsburgh Pirates this afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium for their final spring training meeting.
Kevin Gausman will make the start today for the Orioles. He’s allowed two runs and four hits over seven Grapefruit League...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 3:58 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter has talked often this spring about the challenge of selecting the club’s Opening Day roster, saying the best 25 players might not necessarily be the right 25 players to start the season.
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:08 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Since Manny Machado's freak knee injury occurred last September under one of the most routine circumstances — his left knee buckled when his foot landed awkwardly as he rounded first base —the 21-year-old couldn't help...