| Jan 11, 2013
| 6:39 PM
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...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 10:14 AM
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...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:00 AM
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,...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez hasn’t made a formal decision on whether he is going to pitch for Mexico in March’s World Baseball Classic. The sense is Gonzalez may decide to stay in spring training with the Orioles, considering he...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 10:27 PM
Jake Lemmerman, a Corona del Mar High product who has spent the last three baseball seasons in the minor leagues as a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals for utility man Skip Schumaker on Wednesday....
| 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...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 1:48 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter just met with the media for his annual winter meetings news conference. Here are some highlights:
** On the health front, Showalter said he believes outfielder Nolan Reimold (neck surgery), Brian...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 6:58 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Orioles third baseman Manny Machado suffered from a bout of meningitis this offseason, but the organization’s top young position player has recovered and is expected to be ready for spring training.
Machado was hospitalized...