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Orioles Insider | Baltimore Sun

Orioles and Rays lineups for Friday

The Orioles and Rays are scheduled to play Friday afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium.

MASN Sports

Showalter updates Gausman's pitching schedule and more - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - Orioles manager Buck Showalter has Kevin Gausman scheduled to start Tuesday's game against the Rays in Sarasota. The pitching schedule will change if today's game is rained out, but the Orioles are taking batting practice and the...

Orioles Insider | Baltimore Sun

Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy to be re-evaluated Saturday after collision with Jonathan Schoop

SARASOTA, Fla. – Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy will be re-evaluated on Saturday after banging his left shoulder in a collision with second baseman Jonathan Schoop during Friday’s Grapefruit League game against the Tampa Bay Rays.

MASN Sports

Hardy and Schoop collide on infield hit - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy banged his left shoulder today in the second inning while diving for a ball hit up the middle by the Rays' Jake Elmore. He would have come out of the game if it...

School of Roch | MASN Sports

Quick hits before today's game - School of Roch

LAKELAND, Fla. - Catcher Matt Wieters will return to Sarasota for workouts after joining the Orioles for the three-game series against the Rays at Tropicana Field that opens the 2015 season. The Orioles want Wieters to eventually begin playing in extended spring training games while he's on the disabled list....

Baltimore Sun

Rays to honor the late Don Zimmer before season opener vs. Orioles

The Tampa Bay Rays will honor former longtime senior adviser Don Zimmer by retiring uniform No. 66 before their April 6 season opener against the Orioles. Zimmer spent 2004 to 2014 with the Rays. It was his longest stint in his 66 years with 14 major league teams as a player, coach, manager...

Orioles Insider | Baltimore Sun

Wieters: 'I'd much rather be playing for the playoffs as opposed to playing on that Opening Day'

SARASOTA, Fla. – Orioles catcher Matt Wieters -- speaking for the first time since manager Buck Showalter said he is unlikely to be recovered from Tommy John surgery in time for Opening Day – expressed disappointment in knowing he wasn’t going to make the target date he set...

MASN Sports

Injury bug hits Orioles, plus a few more Florida quotes - Steve Melewski

With Wieters sidelined, who will start season as backup to O's catcher Joseph?

Twins Now | St. Paul Pioneer Press

Twinsights: Josmil Pinto diagnosed with concussion

 JUPITER, Fla. -- Twins catcher Josmil Pinto has been diagnosed with a minor concussion and will be held out of baseball activities for a minimum of four or five additional days, Twins manager Paul Molitor said Sunday. Pinto left Saturday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles after Adam Jones hit him three times on the follow-through of his swing. All three swings came during the Orioles’ four-run second inning, with the last one striking Pinto on the top of his helmet. One of the blows was “particularly direct,” said Molitor, who was managing the split-squad game at Port Charlotte...

School of Roch | MASN Sports

Buck Showalter speaks after 5-3 win over Twins - School of Roch

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Orioles pitching prospect Hunter Harvey is having precautionary X-rays taken on his shin after being hit by a comebacker today in a minor league game in Fort Myers. The Orioles ran their winning streak to four games today with a 5-3 win over a Twins split-squad....

Boston Herald

Red Sox Notebook: Rusney Castillo's return proves pretty powerful

FORT MYERS — All it took was one swing for Rusney Castillo to awaken the crowd at JetBlue Park and smack some of the doubt out of anybody who wondered if he would be ready for Opening Day.In his first career Grapefruit League game yesterday, after he had been away from the big league team since March 4 with a left oblique injury, Castillo hammered a pitch from Baltimore Orioles Triple-A pitcher Steve Johnson high over the left field wall for a three-run home run.“I felt like I got that one today,” Castillo said afterward through an interpreter.

School of Roch | MASN Sports

Another Matusz start, another road game, the latest on Urrutia - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - Left-hander Brian Matusz is making another start today for the Orioles after throwing three scoreless innings with no walks on March 14 against the Rays. Matusz hasn't issued a walk in 6 1/3 innings this spring. He's allowed one run and five hits and struck out eight...

Boston Red Sox Blog | ESPN Boston

Rusney Castillo returns from oblique injury with bang

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Takeaways from the Fort, where Rusney Castillo sent a majestic message to Mookie Betts in the Boston Red Sox’s 11-5 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Friday at JetBlue Park: While Castillo has been nursing a strained oblique that has prevented him from playing in any spring training games, Betts has been starting in center field -- Castillo’s presumed spot -- and tearing it up with a .437 batting average. But Castillo, in his first at-bat of the Grapefruit League, launched a stunning three-run home run off the top façade of the Green Monster in left-center field,...

Orioles Insider | Baltimore Sun

Matt Wieters shut down with elbow tendinitis one day after return to catching

On the day Matt Wieters played catcher for the first time since elbow ligament replacement surgery, Orioles manager Buck Showalter offered a dose of reality, saying on Tuesday he’d get more answers about Wieters’ recovery 24 hours after his first Grapefruit League appearance...

Orioles Insider | Baltimore Sun

Matt Wieters' return behind the plate marks a big day for Orioles

As Orioles catcher Matt Wieters takes his place behind the plate in a non-controlled game Tuesday for the first time since May 4, he has now overcome the biggest hurdles in his recover from last season’s Tommy John surgery.

Orioles Insider | Baltimore Sun

Orioles Rule 5 pick Jason Garcia recovering from hamstring injury

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles Rule 5 pick Jason Garcia, who hasn’t pitched in a week after tweaking his left hamstring, is slated to throw a live batting practice session today.

MASN Sports

Matt Wieters talks about his day catching against the Twins - Steve Melewski

SARASOTA, Fla. - There were no steal attempts and it was not a very eventful day for Orioles catcher Matt Wieters, but his comeback from Tommy John surgery took a significant step today when he caught six innings in the...

MASN Sports

Now healthy, Steve Johnson is showing some of his old form at O's camp - Steve Melewski

SARASOTA, Fla. - The Orioles started this camp with six non-roster pitchers and now only Steve Johnson and Chaz Roe remain. Johnson said his right shoulder feels good following surgery in September to shave down a bone spur. He has...

The Ledger

Karns Strengthens Case for Rotation

Nathan Karns, who is challenging for a job in the Tampa Bay Rays starting rotation, pitched four perfect innings as the Rays defeated the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 on Saturday.

Baltimore Sun

Brian Matusz starts as Orioles face Rays

After back-to-back road games, the Orioles are home Saturday and face the Tampa Bay Rays at Ed Smith Stadium.

MASN Sports

Orioles lineup vs. Rays - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - Steve Clevenger gets the start behind the plate today for the Orioles in their 1:05 p.m. game against the Rays at Ed Smith Stadium. Alejandro De Aza is leading off. Rey Navarro is starting at second base...

Orioles Insider | Baltimore Sun

Brian Matusz makes most of start, but little offense in Orioles' 3-2 loss to Rays

Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz got his first chance to start an exhibition game this spring and made the most of it, giving up just two hits over three scoreless innings in Saturday’s 3-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays at Ed Smith Stadium.

School of Roch | MASN Sports

Matusz on today's start - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - Orioles left-hander Tim Berry recovered from a poor fourth inning today to retire the Rays in order in the fifth. Berry allowed two runs and three hits in the fourth, with one walk and one strikeout. The first 14 Orioles were retired in order before Manny Machado...

School of Roch | MASN Sports

Another Orioles lineup and updating today's game vs. Rays - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - The Orioles are allowed to play fast and loose with the rules for today's game against the Puerto Rico Development Program on Field 4. Manager Buck Showalter's lineup card includes 10 players overall and three designated hitters - Paul Janish, Caleb Joseph and Ryan Lavarnway. Janish also...

MASN Sports

Hearing from Showalter and Russell - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - The Orioles aren't expected to make any cuts until Sunday. Manager Buck Showalter hustled into the prep room to meet with reporters following today's 3-2 loss to the Rays. He wanted to get over to Field 4...

School of Roch | MASN Sports

Today's games, Urrutia and the catching situation - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - The Orioles are back home today to play the Rays at 1:05 p.m. They also have a game scheduled against the Puerto Rico Development Program at 2 p.m. on Field 4. Brian Matusz, Darren O'Day, Wesley Wright, Logan Verrett and Tim Berry are scheduled to pitch in...

Orioles Insider | Baltimore Sun

Orioles notes: Ryan Webb closer to return from knee injury

DUNEDIN, Fla. – Orioles right-hander Ryan Webb, shelved since tweaking his left knee on Sunday, resumed throwing on Friday manager Buck Showalter said.

Baltimore Sun

Chris Tillman to make next start in minor league exhibition (and other notes)

Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman will make his next start in a minor league exhibition game Saturday against the Puerto Rico developmental team, rather than pitch in that day's Grapefruit Leagie game against the Tampa Bay Rays.

YESNetwork

Mark Teixeira discusses his injury and lack of Yankees offense in loss to Orioles

Mark Teixeira talks about the injury he sustained and the lack of offense generated by the Yankees in their 8-0 loss to the Orioles.

MLB

5/19/13: Moore improves to 8-0 as Rays complete sweep

Daily Recap: Matt Moore picked up his eighth win and Luke Scott and Matt Joyce each homered to lead the Rays to a 3-1 win over the Orioles Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on Jan

MLB

TB@BAL: Scott crushes a solo home run in the fifth

5/19/13: Luke Scott drills a solo home run to right-center field to put the Rays on top of the Orioles, 2-1, in the top of the fifth inning Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on Ja