| Mar 30, 2013
| 2:55 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Even though left-hander Brian Matusz will open the season pitching out of the Orioles' bullpen, where he flourished in the final five weeks of the season, manager Buck Showalter said he still sees Matusz as an option to start....
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:57 AM
Brad Ausmus has one thing going for him in this Marlins managerial search that no one seems to be talking about.
His Yankees background.
Of the six managers Jeffrey Loria has hired since becoming a big-league owner in the fall of 1999, four have...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen is leaning toward not pitching for his native Taiwan in this spring’s World Baseball Classic in March, according to an industry source.
Taiwan, which competes internationally as Chinese Taipei, is playing in a World...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Kyuji Fujikawa, a 32-year-old, hard-throwing right hander who is considered one of the best closers in Japan, toured Camden Yards on Friday and had lunch with, among others, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette.
Fujikawa, who is an unrestricted...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 5:49 PM
Chad Nacapoy and Jim Ramos were fairly familiar with each other whenever the Cal State Los Angeles and Cal Poly Pomona baseball teams met the last two seasons.
Nacapoy served as a catcher for Cal State L.A. and Ramos was the head coach at Cal Poly...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 5:46 PM
With football season in the rear-view mirror for much of the San Fernando and San Gabriel Valleys, we turn our attention to basketball--and to Marcus LoVett Jr.
The 5'10 sophomore shooting guard is the most talented and decorated player in the area,...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The clock is winding down to Friday’s deadline to tender contracts to arbitration-eligible players, and the Orioles must decide whether to tender contracts to 14 players on their 25-man roster.
The largest looming decision is whether the Orioles...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 7:45 AM
The Orioles' spring training begins with pitchers and catchers reporting to Sarasota, Fla. on Feb. 12, position players arriving by Feb. 15 and the first game at Ed Smith Stadium against the Minnesota Twins on Sat. Feb. 23.
It's all a little earlier this...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 9:15 AM
The Miami Marlins on Friday released their 2013 spring training schedule. Pitchers and catchers are on the field for their first official workout on Feb. 11. Four days later, the club will have its first full squad practice in preparation for the Feb....
| Dec 3, 2012
| 8:49 AM
A couple quick things to share with you from sunny Nashville (We can only assume it is sunny. But it is very temperate inside the hotel.)
Major League Baseball’s pre-integration committee reviewed candidates from the sport’s beginning...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 11:06 AM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Orioles are confident that their five-month wait for Cuban defector Henry Urrutia, stuck in Haiti unable to play because of visa issues, will end within the next two weeks.
Urrutia, a 25-year-old corner outfielder, has...