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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Orioles' Ayala and Schoop could also play in World Baseball Classic

    Orioles' Ayala and Schoop could also play in World Baseball Classic
    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...
  • As expected, Adam Jones is only Oriole on U.S. roster for World Baseball Classic

    As expected, Adam Jones is only Oriole on U.S. roster for World Baseball Classic
    As expected, the Orioles' only representative on USA Baseball's 27-man provisional roster for the World Baseball Classic is center fielder Adam Jones. The rosters for the rest of the countries will be announced later today, so other Orioles could be...