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  • Transcript of Buck Showalter's winter meetings news conference

    Transcript of Buck Showalter's winter meetings news conference
    A transcript of Buck Showalter's news conference Tuesday afternoon at the winter meetings in Nashville, Tenn (provided by ASAP Sports):   Q. Buck, is it any more special having the winter meetings here in Nashville?  Obviously, a place you spent a lot...
  • Orioles select left-hander T.J. McFarland in Rule 5 draft

    Orioles select left-hander T.J. McFarland in Rule 5 draft
    In their continual pursuit of unearthing undervalued commodities, the Orioles reached into the pool again Thursday during the annual Rule 5 draft, grabbing a potential candidate for the 2013 rotation. With the 23rd pick of the Rule 5 draft — the...
  • Being held captive at gunpoint just one obstacle Orioles' Ayala has overcome

    Being held captive at gunpoint just one obstacle Orioles' Ayala has overcome
    Luis Ayala said he has never thought about giving up baseball, never imagined doing something else. Could anyone blame the 34-year-old, though, if he did consider just saying enough is enough? Like maybe back when he was a scared kid who went from the...
  • Orioles notes: RHP Pedro Strop activated from disabled list

    Orioles notes: RHP Pedro Strop activated from disabled list
    The Orioles activated right-hander Pedro Strop off the disabled list before Saturday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays, but how Strop will be used in the club's constantly morphing bullpen remains to be seen. Strop allowed multiple runs in his last...
  • Pedro Strop's struggles continue as Angels take series finale from Orioles, 9-5

    Pedro Strop's struggles continue as Angels take series finale from Orioles, 9-5
    Orioles reliever Pedro Strop has heard the boos from the Camden Yards crowd this year as he’s struggled to find the form that made him one of the best setup men in baseball for most of last season. But as Strop walked off the mound Wednesday...
  • Orloff retires in minors

    Ben Orloff, the most decorated player in UC Irvine baseball history, retired as a professional player on Friday, in the middle of his fifth minor-league season with the Houston Astros organization. Orloff, who won the Brooks Wallace Award that goes to...
  • Pedro Strop bothered by boos, says fans care about results, not players

    Pedro Strop bothered by boos, says fans care about results, not players
    While most players don't acknowledge being affected when they're the target of fan angst, Orioles reliever Pedro Strop admitted Thursday that he was bothered by the loud chorus of boos he received as he walked off the mound during Wednesday's 9-5 loss...
  • As Roberts nears return, second base is still one of Orioles' biggest question marks

    As Roberts nears return, second base is still one of Orioles' biggest question marks
    TORONTO — The last time Orioles fans saw second baseman Brian Roberts on the field, he was being carried off in Tampa Bay, his face wincing in pain, in the Orioles' third game of the regular season. Behind the scenes, Roberts has been working...
  • 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...