| Mar 27, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
3.94 -- Kevin Gausman’s ERA this spring.
Gausman had an underwhelming performance in his final spring start with the big league club,...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 8:32 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Standing on the mound at Ed Smith Stadium on Monday afternoon, with 30 mph winds swirling around him and ESPN cameras capturing his every move, Orioles left-hander T.J. McFarland was the perfect picture of calm.
Sitting in an...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Here’s the Orioles’ lineup for tonight’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Bradenton. It’s not exactly representative of the Opening Day lineup we are expecting:
Alexi Casilla 6, Ryan Flaherty 4, Wilson Betemit 5, Jason...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 2:17 PM
The Orioles have signed the remaining 17 players on their 40-man roster that had zero to three years service time. All received one-year contracts.
They are: Right-handers Jake Arrieta, Zach Clark, Miguel Gonzalez, Steve Johnson, Pedro Strop and Chris...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 4:26 PM
There aren't a whole lot of roster questions revolving around the Orioles' 25-man roster, but one of the more intriguing ones is whether Ryan Flaherty will go north for the second consecutive year.
Flaherty, an infielder/outfielder who was selected from...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 7:43 PM
MESA, Ariz. — A persistent father leaned into the Cubs dugout Tuesday at Hohokam Stadium to get Theo Epstein's attention.
For several minutes in excruciating detail, the man asked Epstein's advice in dealing with a son struggling to make his...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:46 PM
TAMPA, Fla. – One of Jake Arrieta’s goals in the early part of spring training is to pound the lower part of the strike zone with his mid-90s fastball, to tempt hitters to chop balls into the ground and let his defense make plays behind him....
| Mar 7, 2013
| 5:42 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Nolan Reimold hasn’t played left field since last Friday, and if he can’t get out there consistently this spring, he could end up on the disabled list when the Orioles break camp.
That’s so far away in Reimold&...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 1:54 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – One day after an ugly game against Team Spain in which they dominated, the Orioles took on an American League East rival in another sloppy game.
They nearly gave it away, but in the ninth inning Ryan Flaherty hit a three-run, two-...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 5:40 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — On the eve of the first full workout of the spring, Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts stood in front of his locker and gave one of the first proclamations of camp.
Roberts, who has been limited to 115 games over the past...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:15 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette went to December's winter meetings with several ideas in mind to improve on last season's success.
His work in Nashville — the Orioles were able to re-sign outfielder Nate...