4:45 AM EDT, Sat March 23, 2019
Baltimore Sun 7 hours ago

Mike Wright completes his spring audition in Orioles' 4-0 loss to Blue Jays

Right-hander Mike Wright made his last start of the Grapefruit League exhibition season Friday night, pitching four innings in the Orioles’ 4-0 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays at Dunedin Stadium. Wright has been at the front of the competition for one of the last slots in the starting rotation and...
BaltimoreBaseball.com 14 hours ago

Orioles release Eric Young Jr.

SARASOTA, Fla.—The Orioles released outfielder Eric Young Jr. on Friday. The 33-year-old outfielder, who signed a minor league contract on Feb. 12, batted .323 (10-for-31) with a home run and 3 RBIs. Young admitted he was “a little bit,” surprised by the move, which leaves the Orioles with 34 players in camp. “I told you […]
Baltimore Sun 15 hours ago

Orioles update: Outfielder Eric Young Jr. gets released after solid spring performance

The Orioles’ outfield situation got a little clearer on Friday when the club released Eric Young Jr. The 33-year-old outfield candidate, who was signed right at the start of spring training, said he was surprised when he was informed that he wouldn’t be making the club, but left open the possibility...
Baltimore Sun 18 hours ago

After finally hitting first home run of spring, Orioles' Trey Mancini seeks consistency

Orioles outfielder Trey Mancini finally hit his first home run of the Grapefruit League season Thursday, but nobody has seemed too worried about his exhibition power shortage. “It was not anything I was concerned about whatsoever,’’ Mancini said. “I mean, I have 20-something at-bats. You have to...
BaltimoreBaseball.com 21 hours ago

Orioles make more cuts; Hess improves; Mancini hits first homer

BRADENTON, Fla.-What’s happening? –The Orioles must add catcher Jesus Sucre to their 40-man roster today or else he can opt out of his contract. The Orioles would have to drop a player from the 40-man to add Sucre. The Orioles reassigned right-handed pitcher Josh Lucas and infielder Jack Reinheimer to minor league camp Thursday. “I […]
Baltimore Sun Mar 21, 2019

At Hall of Fame tour, former Orioles pitcher Mike Mussina still soaking in 'surprise' election

Two months after he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Mike Mussina still had a hard time believing his good fortune. “Gratifying is a good word,” Mussina said Thursday after touring baseball's shrine to prepare for his July induction. “I'm an example of someone that didn't win a ton of...
Baltimore Sun Mar 21, 2019

David Hess might have shored up rotation spot with solid performance in Orioles' 7-5 loss to Pirates

Right-hander David Hess was looking for a bounce-back effort after giving up nine runs in his previous Grapefruit League start, and, after allowing a couple of early home runs Thursday, it didn’t look good. He’s competing for one of the last spots in the Orioles’ season-opening starting rotation,...
BaltimoreBaseball.com Mar 21, 2019

Orioles face decisions on Mark Trumbo, Jesus Sucre

SARASOTA, Fla.—A week remains between now and Opening Day at Yankee Stadium, and the Orioles don’t know if Mark Trumbo is going to be ready to play. Trumbo had surgery on his right knee last September, and since returning to the lineup on March 13, he’s 2-for-10 (.200) with a walk. He was not in […]
Baltimore Sun Mar 21, 2019

Orioles notes: Dwight Smith Jr. is making up for lost time after late arrival

Outfielder Dwight Smith Jr. has been swinging a hot bat since the Orioles acquired him from the Toronto Blue Jays on March 8 for international pool money, which is a good thing when you’ve only got two or three weeks to win a place on the big league roster. He has six hits in his first 14 spring...
Baltimore Sun Mar 21, 2019

Orioles outfielder Cedric Mullins starting to roll out his entire offensive repertoire

It hasn’t been a particularly glitzy spring for new Orioles center fielder Cedric Mullins, which is why his all-around offensive performance in Wednesday night’s game against the Boston Red Sox garnered such notice. Mullins led off the Orioles first inning with a home run, put down a perfect bunt...
Baltimore Sun Mar 21, 2019

Orioles' Chance Sisco showing veterans improvement behind plate: 'He's making pitch calls with confidence'

A pair of standout pitching performances by Orioles veterans Alex Cobb and Andrew Cashner over the past week came in spring training games that don't mean much, save for one factor that could be a difference-maker. Cobb and Cashner both had good days on the mound with Chance Sisco behind the plate,...
BaltimoreBaseball.com Mar 21, 2019

Orioles grant Alcides Escobar his release; Bundy rolls; players association head Tony Clark visits

SARASOTA, Fla.-What’s happening? – Infielder Alcides Escobar invoked his opt-out clause and was granted his release from the Orioles. “It was unfortunate,” manager Brandon Hyde said. “Esky’s a pro. We have a lot of infield depth here, and it just wasn’t going to fit.” Hyde said that Esobar’s departure doesn’t ensure that Rule 5 draft […]
Baltimore Sun Mar 21, 2019

Schmuck: No matter how many games the Orioles lose, this season is still important to Baltimore

Conventional wisdom tells us this is not going to be a good year for the Orioles. The first full season of a rebuilding project seldom is, so it would be easy enough to write the whole thing off as irrelevant to the fans and the city. It is anything but. The Orioles might lose 100 games or more....
Baltimore Sun Mar 20, 2019

Dylan Bundy stretches out but Orioles can't hold off Red Sox in 6-4 Grapefruit League loss

Orioles right-hander Dylan Bundy has been looking for a performance like this all spring, and it appears to have come at just the right time. Bundy, who had allowed 10 earned runs over his previous two starts, held the Boston Red Sox to just a run on five hits over 5 1/3 innings in the Orioles’...
Baltimore Sun Mar 20, 2019

Yankees guest instructor Lee Mazzilli, former Orioles manager, struck by ball in batting practice

New York Yankees guest instructor and former Orioles manager Lee Mazzilli was struck in the head by a ball in batting practice Wednesday and taken to a local hospital. Yankees spokesman Jason Zillo said in an email that Mazzilli “will spend the night at the hospital for observation.” In his only...

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  • 1 Mike Wright

    Mike Wright

    Mike Wright completes his spring audition in Orioles' 4-0 loss to Blue Jays

  • 1 Trey Mancini

    Trey Mancini

    After finally hitting first home run of spring, Orioles' Trey Mancini seeks consistency

  • Alex Cobb

    Alex Cobb

    Orioles' Chance Sisco showing veterans improvement behind plate: 'He's making pitch calls with confidence'

  • Dylan Bundy

    Dylan Bundy

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    Nate Karns

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