3:37 AM EST, Mon February 18, 2019
Baltimore Sun 11 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 12 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 12 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...
BaltimoreBaseball.com 14 hours ago

Eric Young Jr. adds to the Orioles’ new aggressive baserunning identity

SARASOTA, Fla.—Brandon Hyde has made aggression on the bases a priority. Hyde’s predecessor, Buck Showalter didn’t make it a priority, disdained the stolen base, but suddenly these Orioles have accumulated a trio of basestealers. Jonathan Villar, who the team acquired last July, once stole 62 bases in 2016, and last year combined for 35 with […]
Baltimore Sun 15 hours ago

Veteran outfielder Eric Young Jr. is hoping to bring added value to the Orioles' rebuilding effort

Veteran outfielder Eric Young Jr. unpacked his Los Angeles Angels equipment bag on Sunday morning and explained to a small group of reporters why a 33-year-old guy signed a minor league contract to play for one of the youngest teams in the majors. There’s not much chance that he’ll be around when...