11:01 AM EST, Mon February 18, 2019
BaltimoreBaseball.com 4 hours ago

Orioles ready for first full-squad workouts; Grapefruit League starts Saturday

SARASOTA, Fla.-What’s happening? – The Orioles will take the field later this morning for their first full-squad workout of the spring. They hope that shortstop Alcides Escobar will arrive in time. He’d be the 60th player in camp. Right-handed pitcher Gregory Infante (illness) and Jesus Sucre (visa) remain in Venezuela. The first Grapefruit League game […]
Baltimore Sun 5 hours ago

Q&A: Orioles reliever Branden Kline on family, improving through injuries and measuring success

After a Sunday doubleheader last July in Harrisburg with the Double-A Bowie Baysox, Branden Kline used the team's day off for a night away from the club with his wife, Sarah, and young daughter, Adalyn, before another bus off to another city. He'd pitched well that day, but took the loss in extra...
Baltimore Sun 18 hours ago

Orioles writer Peter Schmuck provides Sunday's updates from spring training in Sarasota

Watch the video above for Orioles writer Peter Schmuck’s Sunday update from spring training in Sarasota, Fla. peter.schmuck@baltsun.com twitter.com/SchmuckStop Read more from columnist Peter Schmuck on his blog, "The Schmuck Stops Here," at baltimoresun.com/schmuckblog. Become a subscriber today...
Baltimore Sun 19 hours ago

Orioles notes: Brandon Hyde says aggressive base running will be a major priority this season

New manager Brandon Hyde expanded on his base-running philosophy while explaining why it was important for the team to add veteran players such as Alcides Escobar and Eric Young Jr., who both have been very successful base stealers. “It’s more being aggressive on the bases,’’ Hyde said. “Whether...
Baltimore Sun 19 hours ago

Rookie Steve Wilkerson arrives in camp with a suitcase full of gloves to compete for a utility role

Rookie infielder Steve Wilkerson didn't exactly light the baseball world on fire last year. He was suspended for part of the season for taking a banned amphetamine and struggled mightily at the plate in a couple of stays at the major league level, but he’s ready to make a fresh start in front of...