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  • Nick Markakis leading off and playing right field; Schoop at second; Flaherty at third, Young at DH

    Nick Markakis leading off and playing right field; Schoop at second; Flaherty at third, Young at DH
    Nick Markakis, the longest-tentured Orioles player, will make his eighth straight Opening Day start in right field this afternoon. After testing his stiff neck during batting practice today, Markakis will be in the starting lineup batting leadoff....
  • Nelson Cruz hits solo home run in 7th to lift Orioles to 2-1 win over Red Sox on Opening Day

    Nelson Cruz hits solo home run in 7th to lift Orioles to 2-1 win over Red Sox on Opening Day
    The path that brought Nelson Cruz to the orange carpet for Opening Day introductions at Camden Yards on Monday afternoon wasn’t the one he imagined months ago when he became a free agent. But if there was any doubt in his mind whether he landed in...
  • Instant analysis of the Orioles' 2-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Opening Day

    Instant analysis of the Orioles' 2-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Opening Day
    Baltimore Sun reporters and editors give their thoughts on the Orioles' 2-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Opening Day at Camden Yards. Eduardo A. Encina, reporter: With all the anticipation and buzz thats comes with Opening Day, the beginning of the...
  • Orioles left-hander Zach Britton shines in new role out of bullpen

    Orioles left-hander Zach Britton shines in new role out of bullpen
    Left-hander Zach Britton was so pumped after throwing two scoreless innings Monday and picking up the win in the Orioles' 2-1 Opening Day victory against the Boston Red Sox that he talked after the game about how great it was to make his first major...
  • Orioles show off the lessons of spring training under Opening Day spotlight

    Orioles show off the lessons of spring training under Opening Day spotlight
    Of course it’s only one game, but if the Orioles can make it a habit of winning low-scoring, one-run games, 2014 really could be a special season. The Orioles had their chances to score in their 2-1 Opening Day win over the defending champion...
  • Near-misses, hot-hitting Red Sox foil Orioles in 4-3 series-ending loss

    Near-misses, hot-hitting Red Sox foil Orioles in 4-3 series-ending loss
    The Orioles had plenty of time to digest their 4-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox at Camden Yards on Thursday night. After dropping two of three to the defending World Series champions to open the season, they lingered in the home clubhouse, waiting to...
  • Which Orioles player do you most want to see on Opening Day?

    Welcome to a traveling version of the bar this morning. It’s real quiet in here after last night’s St. Patrick’s Day shenanigans. We hitched the bar to an RV and brought it down to Sarasota, Fla. Based on Monday’s rainstorm in...
  • Orioles infielder Jemile Weeks taking changes in stride

    Orioles infielder Jemile Weeks taking changes in stride
    In early December, Jemile Weeks' baseball career was thrown upside down. He was traded away from the only organization he had ever known, the Oakland Athletics, and sent to the Orioles for one of the franchise's most popular players, closer Jim Johnson,...
  • Orioles notes on Matusz, Peguero and Escalona, plus starting lineups

    SARASOTA, Fla. – Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz threw five innings in a minor league game Tuesaday against the Minnesota Twins' Triple-A team at Ed Smith Stadium. Matusz, who pitched the entire season as a reliever last year, is continuing to be...
  • In his third season, Wei-Yin Chen 'really important' for Orioles' success

    In his third season, Wei-Yin Chen 'really important' for Orioles' success
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Orioles manager Buck Showalter thinks it's unfair to dismiss Wei-Yin Chen's 2013 season as a disappointment. After all, the Taiwanese left-hander posted a 4.07 ERA, just a tick above the 4.02 mark from his rookie year in which...
  • Miguel Gonzalez becomes first Oriole to pitch six innings in 8-0 win

    SARASOTA, FLA. -- Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez turned in arguably the best performance by an Orioles starter this spring, tossing six scoreless innings in a 8-0 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday afternoon. Gonzalez allowed just three hits with...