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  • Jair Jurrjens' last audition cut short by comebacker

    SARASOTA, Fla. — Right-hander Jair Jurrjens was hoping to show the Orioles once more what he can do on the mound before the club makes its final roster decisions. A line drive off the bat of Thomas Neal ended Jurrjens' last audition 21 pitches...
  • 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...
  • What are you looking forward to the most about Orioles spring training?

    What are you looking forward to the most about Orioles spring training?
    Now that football season is officially over – and Baltimore is planning a parade for its Super Bowl champion Ravens on Tuesday–  the city’s sports focus will quickly turn to baseball. On Sunday night, Joe Flacco starred, Beyonce...
  • Orioles notes on spring training, Joel Pineiro and Jair Jurrjens

    Orioles notes on spring training, Joel Pineiro and Jair Jurrjens
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter leaves for spring training today, a week before pitchers and catchers report to Sarasota, Fla., on Feb. 12. Expect everything to be set up exactly to Showalter’s liking by that date. He ignores no detail, especially...
  • Orioles news and notes (Jair Jurrjens, Luke Scott, arbitration)

    Orioles news and notes (Jair Jurrjens, Luke Scott, arbitration)
     As I wrote for Thursday’s newspaper, right-hander Jair Jurrjens believes he and the Orioles are “getting close” to finalizing a deal, which would put the free agent in a position to compete for a spot in the Orioles’ rotation this...
  • Spring training: NL West preview

     Spring training: NL West preview
    Will we ever see the Giants coming? The team Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy put together since saying goodbye to Barry Bonds is the only National League team to win the World Series twice within three seasons since the Big Red Machine, yet the Giants...
  • Dylan Bundy and Kevin Gausman are in Orioles' plans for late 2013

    Dylan Bundy and Kevin Gausman are in Orioles' plans for late 2013
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Orioles manager Buck Showalter made it clear Tuesday that top pitching prospects Dylan Bundy and Kevin Gausman are part of the club’s major league plans by late 2013. Meeting with the media on the day pitchers and catchers...
  • Under Armour introduces workout monitoring system Armour 39, new commercial

    Under Armour introduces workout monitoring system Armour 39, new commercial
    Baltimore-based Under Armour hosted a press event in New York City Tuesday to introduce what the company has dubbed "its biggest ever global marketing campaign." While the new "I Will" campaign recalls the old "Will you protect this house?" commercial...
  • Preparations for Orioles in World Baseball Classic a case-by-case approach

    Preparations for Orioles in World Baseball Classic a case-by-case approach
    This year’s World Baseball Classic will throw a wrench into spring preparations at every camp in the majors. The Orioles will be without six players – center fielder Adam Jones (USA), right-hander Pedro Strop (Dominican Republic), right-...