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  • Orioles' Miguel Gonzalez won't pitch for Mexico in World Baseball Classic

    Orioles' Miguel Gonzalez won't pitch for Mexico in World Baseball Classic
    Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez said he decided he won’t pitch for Mexico in the World Baseball Classic. “It was a tough decision because obviously I wanted to represent Mexico, but you always have to think about what’s going to...
  • O's notes: WBC rosters, Brian Roberts' health, Duquette seeks an arm

    O's notes: WBC rosters, Brian Roberts' health, Duquette seeks an arm
    Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, whose Cinderella 2012 season ended with an invitation to pitch for Mexico in the World Baseball Classic, has decided he won’t participate in the March tournament. Gonzalez, 28, rose from being a minor league...
  • Orioles reliever Pedro Strop excited about pitching for Dominican in World Baseball Classic

    Orioles reliever Pedro Strop excited about pitching for Dominican in World Baseball Classic
    Orioles right-handed reliever Pedro Strop, who will pitch for the Dominican Republic in this spring’s World Baseball Classic, said choosing to participate in the WBC was an easy decision. While Orioles teammates Jim Johnson (United States) and...
  • Jonathan Schoop says he will play in World Baseball Classic for Netherlands

    Jonathan Schoop says he will play in World Baseball Classic for Netherlands
    Orioles infield prospect Jonathan Schoop said Saturday that he plans to play for the Netherlands in this spring’s World Baseball Classic. Schoop is listed on the Netherlands’ provisional roster that came out this week, but he said was...
  • Report: Orioles and right-handed starter Jair Jurrjens agree to one-year deal

    The Orioles have agreed to terms with free agent right-hander Jair Jurrjens on a one-year deal, according to a report from CBSSports.com. According to the report, the former Atlanta Braves pitcher will receive a major league deal worth $1.5 million...
  • Jair Jurrjens excited to join Orioles, says he feels healthy

    Jair Jurrjens excited to join Orioles, says he feels healthy
    Jair Jurrjens is eager to jump into a crowded Orioles rotation competition come spring training. The former Atlanta Braves right-hander — who agreed to terms with the Orioles on a one-year deal this week — said he feels healthy for the...
  • Jair Jurrjens still weighing World Baseball Classic

    Jair Jurrjens still weighing World Baseball Classic
    When right-hander Jair Jurrjens is in Baltimore to take a physical next week -- seemingly the final step before the Orioles’ one-year major league deal with the former Atlanta Braves pitcher comes to fruition -- he expects to speak with team...
  • Adam Jones commits to play for Team USA in World Baseball Classic

    Adam Jones commits to play for Team USA in World Baseball Classic
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has accepted an invitation to play for the United States in the upcoming World Baseball Classic in March. Team USA manager Joe Torre called Jones before Christmas and extended the offer. And what was the Orioles’...
  • Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez invited to pitch for Mexico in World Baseball Classic

    Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez invited to pitch for Mexico in World Baseball Classic
    Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez has been invited to pitch for Mexico in this spring’s World Baseball Classic. Gonzalez, who was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, but spent most of his childhood in Southern California, said he is waiting for the...
  • Orioles players face tough decisions whether to play in World Baseball Classic

    Orioles players face tough decisions whether to play in World Baseball Classic
    Orioles closer Jim Johnson wrestled with his decision to decline an invitation to play for Team USA in this spring’s World Baseball Classic. The right-hander was honored to be considered, but believed being in Orioles spring training would best...
  • Orioles notes and observations on Showalter, mini-camp, Gonzalez and Hendrickson

    Orioles notes and observations on Showalter, mini-camp, Gonzalez and Hendrickson
    Here are some Orioles odds and ends this morning: -- We’re still waiting for an announcement about an extension for manager Buck Showalter. This was the week it was supposed to be announced, but I wouldn’t expect it for the next few days,...