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World Baseball Classic

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Top World Baseball Classic Articles

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  • 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...
  • Orioles catcher Chris Robinson returns to camp after eventful World Baseball Classic

    Orioles catcher Chris Robinson returns to camp after eventful World Baseball Classic
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- Catcher Chris Robinson returned to Orioles camp on Wednesday after playing a key role in a brawl in last week’s World Baseball Classic pool play game between Canada and Mexico. Robinson, the starting catcher for Canada, reached...
  • Breaking down the Orioles' competition for a fifth starter

    Breaking down the Orioles' competition for a fifth starter
    Brian Matusz threw his ballcap into the ring for the open fifth starter spot Wednesday with a dominant outing: four innings pitched, no hits, one walk, seven strikeouts and no flyball outs. Granted it was the Minnesota Twins without Joe Mauer (World...
  • 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...
  • After performing well at WBC, Jonathan Schoop likely starting season as Triple-A shortstop

    After performing well at WBC, Jonathan Schoop likely starting season as Triple-A shortstop
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- After playing a strong World Baseball Classic with the Netherlands, Orioles top position prospect Jonathan Schoop is slated to return to major league camp on Tuesday, where manager Buck Showalter said he intends to get a few more looks...