How are the O's going to account for the absence of Chris Tillman? Who's the best candidate to bat leadoff? Beat reporter Brittany Ghiroli answers those questions and more in the Opening Day Inbox.
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Wade Miley came through an important start on Tuesday with no health concerns, pitching four innings against the Braves as the lefty showed no ill effects of a recent sickness.
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Wade Miley needed to show the Orioles today that he could do more than get outs. He had to stay strong while doing it. Stamina was an important element of Miley's start, a prolonged scuffle with the flu leaving him weak. He made it through ... Read More
The Orioles optioned Mike Wright to Triple-A Norfolk on Tuesday, giving the club 37 players in camp with more cuts expected to come soon.
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One way the Orioles have been able to overachieve in the Buck Showalter and Dan Duquette era is by milking every last drop out of the major league roster. That means constantly scouring the waiver wire, hoarding players with minor league options, using those options for both roster gymnastics purposes and to give players extra rest, selecting and keeping Rule 5 draft picks, and sending...
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"April is the cruelest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land, mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with spring rain." T.S. Eliot, the Wasteland Spring is full of hope. That is certainly true with baseball where projections and predictions can be forgotten and a vision of success can intoxicate the mind. Wins can be exaggerated in importance and losses can...
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Opening day is eight days away. Can you believe it?! That means this is the last full week of "Orioles Classics" on MASN before the 2017 season opens April 3. Before we get to this week's classics schedule, here are a couple of reminders for you to mark your calendars: ... Read More
SARASOTA, Fla. - Pedro Álvarez is in right field for today's game against the Blue Jays in Dunedin. Joey Rickard is leading off and playing left field, followed by Craig Gentry in center. Trey Mancini is the first baseman. Chance Sisco is catching starter Jayson Aquino. Relievers Mychal Givens and ... Read More
Yadier Molina says Adam Jones made some uneducated comments about his opponent after the World Baseball Classic championship game, and the Puerto Rican team captain is demanding that Jones apologize for it.After the United States dominated Puerto Rico with an 8-0 win on Wednesday, Jones said the U.S. team was motivated by the Puerto Rican players planning a celebration and having...
The United States beat Puerto Rico 8-0 on Wednesday night in the championship game of the World Baseball Classic to clinch their first ever title in the event.After the game, Adam Jones, who was stellar as a team leader, said on MLB Network that the team was motivated about some celebratory plans for Puerto Rico they heard about before the game.“Before the game, we got a note that...
Pedro Alvarez returns to the Orioles for his second season with the organization.
Manny machado speaks with the Baltimore media after representing the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic.
The Baltimore Orioles are participating in the Grapefruit League this offseason in Florida, which consists of teams from the American and National Leagues. Currently, the Orioles have a record of 12-11, which is fifth best in the 15-team Grapefruit League. Though Baltimore has the lowest team batting average at .227, the team has found ways to win games. Spring Training should not...
Adam Jones’s remarkable catch robbing Baltimore Orioles teammate Manny Machado of a home run in the World Baseball Classic drew a lot of attention, but Orioles manager Buck Showalter may have had the best reaction.Showalter enjoyed the play, but the part he liked most was probably fairly unique to him.“Oh, my goodness,” Showalter said of the catch, via Eduardo A. Encina of...
Opening Day is Monday, April 3 for the Baltimore Orioles. Baltimore will face the Toronto Blue Jays at 3:05 PM to start a two-game series with Toronto. There will be some new faces in their lineup, but fans will still recognize most of the team. This is the lineup I expect Buck Showalter using on Opening Day. 1. Adam Jones, CF Jones played well in the 108 games he was in the leadoff...
Baltimore Orioles’ third baseman Manny Machado has made plenty of dazzling plays in the field over the years, and he came up with a really impressive one for the Dominican Republic Thursday in the World Baseball Classic. With the Dominican team up 1-0 on Venezuela in the top of the sixth inning, Miguel Cabrera hit a hard ground ball down the third-base line. Machado managed to...
Next week, we’re bringing back our annual Positional Power Rankings season preview, where we go through every team’s depth charts, position by position, to identify strengths and weaknesses. In preparation for the PPRs, we spend a lot of time checking over every team’s depth chart here on the site to try and make the playing time distributions as accurate as possible, and make...
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