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  • Orioles minor league pitcher Jonatan Isenia injures elbow in WBC

    Orioles minor league pitcher Jonatan Isenia injures elbow in WBC
    Orioles minor league pitcher Jonatan Isenia suffered a strained right elbow injury while pitching for the Netherlands in the World Baseball Classic. The 19-year-old Curacao native will be replaced on the Netherlands roster by Dodgers reliever Kenley...
  • Orioles minor-league pitcher Jonatan Isenia, injured in WBC, having MRI on elbow

    Orioles minor-league pitcher Jonatan Isenia, injured in WBC, having MRI on elbow
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- An MRI revealed that Orioles minor league pitcher Jonatan Isenia has a UCL strain in his elbow, an injury sufferef while he was pitching for the Netherlands in the World Baseball Classic. The team will take a conservative approach"...
  • Zach Britton's sinker looked strong in 3-3 tie with the Red Sox

    SARASOTA, Fla. – The Boston Red Sox, because they have another game at night in Fort Myers, brought no regulars here for Friday’s contest against the Orioles. The Orioles sent starter Miguel Gonzalez to pitch against minor leaguers so he...
  • Jake Arrieta pitches well -- with room for improvement

    DUNEDIN, Fla. — Buck Showalter took a seat in the visiting manager's office after the Orioles' 3-1 Grapefruit League win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday and flipped over his lineup card to reveal the notes he scribbled in red on the back....
  • Orioles center fielder Adam Jones back from WBC

    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones back from WBC
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones described himself as “marvelous” this morning, his first day back with his teammates since leaving for the World Baseball Classic on March 3. He’ll be taking today and tomorrow off, and will play for...
  • Jason Hammel and Miguel Gonzalez feel good as they ease into spring

    Jason Hammel and Miguel Gonzalez feel good as they ease into spring
    With this year’s spring training longer because of the World Baseball Classic, the Orioles are pacing some of their pitchers a little slower. Jason Hammel, Wei-Yin Chen, Miguel Gonzalez, Darren O’Day and Jim Johnson did not pitch through...
  • Matt Wieters explains why he preferred not to play in World Baseball Classic

    Matt Wieters explains why he preferred not to play in World Baseball Classic
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Matt Wieters seemed like the perfect choice to catch for the U.S. team in the World Baseball Classic, but the two-time All-Star made it clear early on that he wanted to spend as much time as possible in spring camp with the Orioles....
  • Sarasota is diamond destination for Orioles fans

    For Baltimore baseball fans inspired by the Orioles' surprising success last year, spring training couldn't have come soon enough. Those who never wanted that magic season to end along with newbie Birds fans are already flocking in droves to the team's...
  • Orioles right-hander Jake Arrieta's fastball fluid vs. Yankees, but walks were costly

    TAMPA, Fla. – One of Jake Arrieta’s goals in the early part of spring training is to pound the lower part of the strike zone with his mid-90s fastball, to tempt hitters to chop balls into the ground and let his defense make plays behind him....
  • Orioles fall to Twins, 7-1, to lose for first time in Grapefruit League play

    Orioles fall to Twins, 7-1, to lose for first time in Grapefruit League play
    FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Orioles finally lost a Grapefruit League game. The Twins jumped out to a six-run lead Thursday afternoon, three of them off starter Jair Jurrjens in the first inning, as the Orioles lost their first spring game, 7-1, at...
  • Henry Urrutia expected to join Orioles this weekend

    Henry Urrutia expected to join Orioles this weekend
    Cuban defector outfielder Henry Urrutia, displaced in Haiti since the Orioles signed him to a $778,500 bonus in the summer, is expected to report to the club’s minor league facility at Twin Lakes Park some time this weekend. “There’s...