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  • Jonathan Schoop leads Orioles to 6-3 win over Tampa Bay Rays

    Jonathan Schoop leads Orioles to 6-3 win over Tampa Bay Rays
    The Orioles' top position prospect, Jonathan Schoop, had been away for most of the spring while representing the Netherlands in the World Baseball Classic. He finally returned Wednesday and, on Friday, he led the Orioles to a 6-3 win over the Tampa Bay...
  • Orioles notes: Some good, some bad for Steve Johnson vs. Tampa Bay

    Orioles notes: Some good, some bad for Steve Johnson vs. Tampa Bay
    For three of the four innings he pitched Friday, right-hander Steve Johnson showed why he remains in consideration to be the Orioles' fifth starter. The other inning, though, the 25-year-old St. Paul's alum would like to forget. In the Orioles' 6-3...
  • After playing huge role in WBC, Pedro Strop ready to use experience with Orioles

    After playing huge role in WBC, Pedro Strop ready to use experience with Orioles
    Orioles reliever Pedro Strop assembled with his new World Baseball Classic Dominican teammates three weeks ago for their first workout in Tampa, and that's when the tone for an undefeated championship run was set. The Dominican Republic has become the...
  • Orioles left-hander Zach Britton optioned to Triple-A Norfolk

    Orioles left-hander Zach Britton optioned to Triple-A Norfolk
    This spring's competition for the fifth spot in the Orioles' starting rotation came a little bit closer to a conclusion Saturday when the team optioned left-hander Zach Britton to Triple-A Norfolk. The team also optioned infielders Jonathan Schoop and...
  • Notebook: Mark Hendrickson returns to camp after daughter's birth

    Notebook: Mark Hendrickson returns to camp after daughter's birth
    Orioles left-hander Mark Hendrickson returned to camp on Saturday after joining his wife, Cortney, for the birth of the couple's third child back home in York, Pa. Hendrickson missed the child's birth -- he was standing in the line at the airport for...
  • 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...
  • Brian Matusz will start in Orioles' bullpen, but he's still an option to start

    SARASOTA, Fla. — Even though left-hander Brian Matusz will open the season pitching out of the Orioles' bullpen, where he flourished in the final five weeks of the season, manager Buck Showalter said he still sees Matusz as an option to start....
  • 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"...