| Mar 30, 2012
| 2:33 PM
– Heading into the final week of spring training, Orioles manager Buck Showalter was noncommittal Friday about several club issues including the team's Opening Day starter and closer.
Yet the pending 25-man roster is becoming much clearer, with...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Just before their unofficial end to spring training here in Sarasota, the Orioles made two roster moves to trim their active roster to 27 players.
The club reassigned nonroster right-handed pitcher Pat Neshek to minor league camp and outrighted...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 5:04 PM
After his final outing of the spring Tuesday, Orioles left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada said he felt physically ready to join the big league club for Opening Day in Baltimore on Friday.
But the Orioles brass believes Wada, who signed a two-year, $8.14 million...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 6:24 PM
The Orioles finalized their 25-man roster Wednesday for Friday's season opener against the Minnesota Twins, and there was one mild surprise: veteran sidearmer Darren O'Day and left-hander Troy Patton made the bullpen over lefty Zach Phillips.
| Apr 4, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Much has been made about Dan Duquette's offseason focus of strengthening the Orioles' starting rotation — retooling it with pitchers capable of providing quality innings — but it's in the bullpen where the team's new executive vice president...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 5:20 PM
Dan Duquette made his first trade as executive vice president of the Orioles on Thursday, filling the club's vacant reserve catcher spot by adding defensive-minded backstop Taylor Teagarden from a familiar partner, the Texas Rangers' organization.
| Dec 12, 2011
| 9:13 PM
The Orioles decided Monday not to tender a 2012 contract to outfielder Luke Scott, allowing their 2010 Most Valuable Oriole to become a free agent, according to an industry source.
The decision is not a surprise considering that Scott, 33, batted just...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 3:14 PM
Today was report day for Orioles position players here at the Ed Smith Stadium Complex, but it was pretty uneventful because most of the team's position players were already here.
The left wall of the Orioles' clubhouse, which is where most of the team's...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 4:09 PM
After a dozen days of being limited to the back fields of the Ed Smith Stadium complex, sometimes lost in the monotony of pitchers' fielding practice, bullpen sessions and bunting drills, the Orioles finally put on their game faces Friday afternoon....
| Mar 4, 2012
| 8:20 PM
As the Orioles open their Grapefruit League schedule Monday with a day-night, split-squad doubleheader, expect manager Buck Showalter to examine all of his potential leadoff hitter options with Brian Roberts' health still uncertain.
"We'll move some...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:18 PM
Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel graded out his first Grapefruit League outing with his new team Thursday afternoon — in which he tossed a pair of scoreless innings in a 2-1 win over the Atlanta Braves at Ed Smith Stadium — as a "B, C-plus."...