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  • 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...
  • Ex-CdM baseball star Lemmerman traded

    Ex-CdM baseball star Lemmerman traded
    Jake Lemmerman, a Corona del Mar High product who has spent the last three baseball seasons in the minor leagues as a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals for utility man Skip Schumaker on Wednesday....
  • Orioles release 2013 spring training schedule

    Orioles release 2013 spring training schedule
    The Orioles' spring training begins with pitchers and catchers reporting to Sarasota, Fla. on Feb. 12, position players arriving by Feb. 15 and the first game at Ed Smith Stadium against the Minnesota Twins on Sat. Feb. 23. It's all a little earlier this...
  • Marlins spring training schedule features Yankees, Red Sox

    Marlins spring training schedule features Yankees, Red Sox
    The Miami Marlins on Friday released their 2013 spring training schedule. Pitchers and catchers are on the field for their first official workout on Feb. 11. Four days later, the club will have its first full squad practice in preparation for the Feb....
  • Early moves at the MLB winter meetings

    Early moves at the MLB winter meetings
    A couple quick things to share with you from sunny Nashville (We can only assume it is sunny. But it is very temperate inside the hotel.) Major League Baseball’s pre-integration committee reviewed candidates from the sport’s beginning...
  • Despite visa issues, Orioles still have high hopes for Cuban defector Henry Urrutia

    Despite visa issues, Orioles still have high hopes for Cuban defector Henry Urrutia
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Orioles are confident that their five-month wait for Cuban defector Henry Urrutia, stuck in Haiti unable to play because of visa issues, will end within the next two weeks. Urrutia, a 25-year-old corner outfielder, has...
  • Highlights from Buck Showalter's media session at the winter meetings

    Highlights from Buck Showalter's media session at the winter meetings
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter just met with the media for his annual winter meetings news conference. Here are some highlights: ** On the health front, Showalter said he believes outfielder Nolan Reimold (neck surgery), Brian...
  • Notes: Orioles third baseman Manny Machado has overcome meningitis scare

    Notes: Orioles third baseman Manny Machado has overcome meningitis scare
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Orioles third baseman Manny Machado suffered from a bout of meningitis this offseason, but the organization’s top young position player has recovered and is expected to be ready for spring training. Machado was hospitalized...
  • Transcript of Buck Showalter's winter meetings news conference

    Transcript of Buck Showalter's winter meetings news conference
    A transcript of Buck Showalter's news conference Tuesday afternoon at the winter meetings in Nashville, Tenn (provided by ASAP Sports):   Q. Buck, is it any more special having the winter meetings here in Nashville?  Obviously, a place you spent a lot...