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  • Orioles' Miguel Gonzalez won't pitch for Mexico in World Baseball Classic

    Orioles' Miguel Gonzalez won't pitch for Mexico in World Baseball Classic
    Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez said he decided he won’t pitch for Mexico in the World Baseball Classic. “It was a tough decision because obviously I wanted to represent Mexico, but you always have to think about what’s going to...
  • O's notes: WBC rosters, Brian Roberts' health, Duquette seeks an arm

    O's notes: WBC rosters, Brian Roberts' health, Duquette seeks an arm
    Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, whose Cinderella 2012 season ended with an invitation to pitch for Mexico in the World Baseball Classic, has decided he won’t participate in the March tournament. Gonzalez, 28, rose from being a minor league...
  • Orioles reliever Pedro Strop excited about pitching for Dominican in World Baseball Classic

    Orioles reliever Pedro Strop excited about pitching for Dominican in World Baseball Classic
    Orioles right-handed reliever Pedro Strop, who will pitch for the Dominican Republic in this spring’s World Baseball Classic, said choosing to participate in the WBC was an easy decision. While Orioles teammates Jim Johnson (United States) and...
  • Jonathan Schoop says he will play in World Baseball Classic for Netherlands

    Jonathan Schoop says he will play in World Baseball Classic for Netherlands
    Orioles infield prospect Jonathan Schoop said Saturday that he plans to play for the Netherlands in this spring’s World Baseball Classic. Schoop is listed on the Netherlands’ provisional roster that came out this week, but he said was...
  • Report: Orioles and right-handed starter Jair Jurrjens agree to one-year deal

    The Orioles have agreed to terms with free agent right-hander Jair Jurrjens on a one-year deal, according to a report from CBSSports.com. According to the report, the former Atlanta Braves pitcher will receive a major league deal worth $1.5 million...
  • Orioles pre-game notes on Roberts, Reimold, Jones, Gonzalez, lineups

    Orioles pre-game notes on Roberts, Reimold, Jones, Gonzalez, lineups
    Just met with Orioles manager Buck Showalter prior to tonight’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Sarasota. Here are some highlights: Brian Roberts is back in the Orioles lineup Thursday after fouling a ball off his ankle in the sixth...
  • Pedro Strop returns to Orioles as a World Baseball Classic champion

    Reliever Pedro Strop, who threw 6 2/3 scoreless innings for the Dominican Republic’s World Baseball Classic championship team, was back with the Orioles on Thursday, doling out hugs to teammates while grinning non-stop. “It was unbelievable....
  • Jake Arrieta emerging as frontrunner for Orioles' No. 5 starter role

    Jake Arrieta emerging as frontrunner for Orioles' No. 5 starter role
    Orioles right-hander Jake Arrieta made a huge push toward solidifying his case for the team’s fifth starter spot on Thursday night, tossing six shutout innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates -- his third straight scoreless Grapefruit League outing...
  • Jair Jurrjens excited to join Orioles, says he feels healthy

    Jair Jurrjens excited to join Orioles, says he feels healthy
    Jair Jurrjens is eager to jump into a crowded Orioles rotation competition come spring training. The former Atlanta Braves right-hander — who agreed to terms with the Orioles on a one-year deal this week — said he feels healthy for the...
  • Jair Jurrjens still weighing World Baseball Classic

    Jair Jurrjens still weighing World Baseball Classic
    When right-hander Jair Jurrjens is in Baltimore to take a physical next week -- seemingly the final step before the Orioles’ one-year major league deal with the former Atlanta Braves pitcher comes to fruition -- he expects to speak with team...
  • Orioles notes: Expect Wright and Rodriguez to get important early spring innings, Nick Johnson retires

    Orioles notes: Expect Wright and Rodriguez to get important early spring innings, Nick Johnson retires
    When the Orioles open up spring training down in Sarasota two weeks from tomorrow, expect non-roster pitchers Mike Wright and Eduardo Rodriguez, who are among the organization’s top pitching prospects, to be among those looking to make an impression...