Orioles Augment Drills With Fake Crowd Noise; Neighbors Call The Cops
deadspin.com Updated Feb 27 (yesterday)
Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter came up with a fun new spring training drill by forcing his players to field pop-ups while piping loud-ass fake crowd noise through the stadium's PA system. Unfortunately, some sensitive baby called the cops on t…Upvote Share Tweet
Ubaldo tabbed for Grapefruit League openerMLB.com Feb 26 (2 days ago)Ubaldo Jimenez will start the Orioles' first Grapefruit League game on Tuesday in Lakeland, Fla., against the Detroit Tigers, manager Buck Showalter announced on Thursday.Upvote Share TweetFormer All-Star infielder Everth Cabrera and the Baltimore Orioles have finalized their $2.4 million, one-year contract.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 24 (4 days ago)Baltimore Orioles legend Cal Ripken Jr. says the recently made public tales of him as an abusive clubhouse hazer are completely false, a stance corroborated by other Orioles of the era. Journeyman catcher Gregg Zaun, who played with the Orioles in 1995 …Upvote Share Tweet
Machado's right knee OK, a full-go in campMLB.com Feb 24 (4 days ago)Manny Machado was one of numerous Orioles who arrived in camp early, and the 22-year-old is incredibly anxious for Spring Training to begin. Coming off his second consecutive season-ending knee surgery, Machado is a full-go in camp this time around and …Upvote Share TweetThere were rumblings a few days ago that the Baltimore Orioles were close to a deal with free agent infielder Everth Cabrera. On Monday, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports confirmed that the two sides had come to terms on a one-year contract for $2.4 million. Cab…Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Feb 22 (6 days ago)Orioles manager Buck Showalter does everything for a reason. So, it's highly unlikely it's a coincidence that veteran pitchers Darren O'Day and Tommy Hunter have been in pitching prospect Hunter Harvey's group during Spring Training's early workouts.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Feb 21 (7 days ago)In the final case of a busy year, Seattle bested pitcher Tom Wilhelmsen, and major league teams went 8-6 over all.Upvote Share Tweet
Orioles' Wieters (elbow) eyes Opening DayESPN.com Feb 21Matt Wieters has a definite goal this spring. He wants to be ready to catch on Opening Day.Upvote Share TweetBaltimore has beaten outfielder Alejandro de Aza in salary arbitration.Upvote Share Tweet
Ubaldo looking for success with simplified deliveryMLB.com Feb 21Ubaldo Jimenez was among the Orioles pitchers who threw a bullpen session on Friday, and the right-hander is sticking with the simplified delivery he incorporated last year.Upvote Share Tweet
Orioles report to camp, ready to get jump on springMLB.com Feb 19The Orioles have officially started Spring Training, with pitchers and catchers reporting as the first sign of a new camp. There will be an informal workout Thursday, as there has been the past few days, with the first actual practice on Friday.Upvote Share Tweet
Orioles on verge of signing Cabrera to one-year dealMLB.com Feb 18The Orioles are on the verge of signing infielder Everth Cabrera to a one-year deal, a source confirmed to MLB.com. Cabrera, who has already taken his physical, will be part of the O's 40-man roster, and he presents a speedy option that could alter how …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 17Jeffrey Maier's glove used to corral Derek Jeter's infamous home run in Game 1 of the 1996 ALCS between the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles can be yours, if you're willing to pay a hefty price. The Associated Press reports that the glove is going…Upvote Share Tweet
No Hitter Has Ever Been More Terrifying Than Albert Belle In This Gamedeadspin.com Feb 16July 25, 1999. Orioles versus Angels in Turn Ahead the Clock Day at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, hence the hideous monochrome sleeveless trashbag novelty jerseys. Albert Belle batting cleanup. Read more...Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 15While new commissioner Rob Manfred ponders eliminating extreme defensive shifts from MLB all together, Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis is considering his own strategy to beat the analytically based strategy that tortured him throughout the 2014 se…Upvote Share Tweet
Orioles in position to prove us wrong once againMLB.com Feb 8Have you seen the projections? They're not kind to your defending American League East champion Orioles. The big question we encounter as we enter 2015 is how much benefit of the doubt Baltimore deserves for past precedent -- the '12 Wild Card berth, a …Upvote Share Tweet
Manfred expects resolution in MASN disputeESPN.com Feb 4New baseball commissioner Rob Manfred predicts an end to the long-running dispute between the Nationals and Baltimore Orioles over payments to Washington from the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network, which the teams co-own.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Feb 4The Orioles and closer Zach Britton have avoided arbitration by coming to terms on a one-year contract, a source told MLB.com's Brittany Ghiroli on Wednesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Cards land catcher Ohlman in deal with OriolesMLB.com Feb 3The Cardinals acquired 24-year-old Minor League catcher Michael Ohlman from the Orioles on Tuesday in exchange for cash considerations.Upvote Share Tweet
Slimmer Schoop seeking to increase speed on basesMLB.com Feb 3Asked at last weekend's FanFest to name a few under-the-radar players on the roster, Orioles manager Buck Showalter's first thought was infielder Jonathan Schoop.Upvote Share Tweet
Sports Briefing | Baseball: Blue Jays Pursued Executivenytimes.com Feb 1Dan Duquette, the Baltimore Orioles’ president for baseball operations, acknowledged that “there was substance” to reports that the Toronto Blue Jays were in pursuit of him this off-season to be their club president.Upvote Share Tweet
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