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  • Orioles notes and observations: Chen, Hunter, Matusz, Jones, WBC

    Orioles’ lefty Wei-Yin Chen threw 51 pitches (33 strikes) Friday in an exhibition start against the Pittsburgh Pirates that lasted 2 1/3 innings. His fastball sat between 89 and 91 mph and with the exception of his command – especially his...
  • Some pregame Orioles notes as Bundy and Gausman prepare to face Boston

    Some pregame Orioles notes as Bundy and Gausman prepare to face Boston
    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...
  • Tsuyoshi Wada impresses Buck Showalter in Saturday side session

    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...
  • Ryan Flaherty staking claim for Orioles roster spot

    Ryan Flaherty staking claim for Orioles roster spot
    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...
  • Adam Jones powers U.S. to 9-4 win over Canada in World Baseball Classic

    Adam Jones powers U.S. to 9-4 win over Canada in World Baseball Classic
    Adam Jones drove in three runs – including a go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning – as the U.S. beat Canada, 9-4, Sunday to advance to the World Baseball Classic’s second round. The U.S. was trailing 3-2 and five outs from...
  • Power ranking the best in Baltimore sports this week

    Power ranking the best in Baltimore sports this week
    Power ranking the best in Baltimore sports this week Every Monday, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will rank the most significant athletes and events in Baltimore sports that week based on accomplishments on and off the field. Because,...
  • Orioles news and notes on intrasquad, Tillman and Reimold

    Orioles news and notes on intrasquad, Tillman and Reimold
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter has been monitoring the weather this morning and hopes to still play today’s scheduled intrasquad game. The game was scheduled to be played this morning at 10:30, but has been moved back to 11:45 a.m. Jason Hammel,...
  • Right-hander Jair Jurrjens says he was 'more powerful' in intrasquad outing

    Right-hander Jair Jurrjens says he was 'more powerful' in intrasquad outing
    SARASOTA, Fla. --┬áIt 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. Of the...
  • Adam Jones drives in another run in U.S. win over Puerto Rico at World Baseball Classic

    Adam Jones delivered again at the World Baseball Classic, driving home a run in the seventh inning of the U.S. team's 7-1 win over Puerto Rico in Miami on Tuesday night. Jones' single up the middle against former Orioles lefty J.C. Romero stretched...
  • Orioles catcher Chris Robinson returns to camp after eventful World Baseball Classic

    Orioles catcher Chris Robinson returns to camp after eventful World Baseball Classic
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- Catcher Chris Robinson returned to Orioles camp on Wednesday after playing a key role in a brawl in last week’s World Baseball Classic pool play game between Canada and Mexico. Robinson, the starting catcher for Canada, reached...
  • Breaking down the Orioles' competition for a fifth starter

    Breaking down the Orioles' competition for a fifth starter
    Brian Matusz threw his ballcap into the ring for the open fifth starter spot Wednesday with a dominant outing: four innings pitched, no hits, one walk, seven strikeouts and no flyball outs. Granted it was the Minnesota Twins without Joe Mauer (World...