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Orioles' Davis to return from suspension

By The Sports Network, 1 year 8 months ago
St. Petersburg, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis has been reinstated from the restricted list after completing his 25-game suspension for amphetamine use. The 2013 MLB home run champion will bat fifth as the designated hitter for Tuesday's game at Tampa Bay. Davis' suspension, the result of a positive test for the stimulant Adderall, began in September of...

Orioles designate Webb for assignment; add Lavarnway

By The Sports Network, 1 year 8 months ago
St. Petersburg, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Baltimore Orioles have designated pitcher Ryan Webb for assignment to make room on the roster for catcher Ryan Lavarnway. Webb appeared in 51 games for the Orioles last year and posted a record of 3-3 with a 3.83 ERA. The 29-year-old right-hander cleared waivers last week after Baltimore tried to trade him and was apparently the odd-man out, as...

Recap: Baltimore vs. Pittsburgh

By The Sports Network, 1 year 8 months ago
Sarasota, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Gregory Polanco knocked in the tying run in the bottom of the eighth on a groundout and Pittsburgh pulled into a 3-3 deadlock with Baltimore in Grapefruit League action. Pedro Alvarez accounted for the Bucs' remaining runs on a second-inning two- run homer. Neil Walker and Josh Harrison each posted a pair of hits. Everth Cabrera finished 2-for-3 with a...

Orioles assign C Arencibia to minor league camp

By The Sports Network, 1 year 8 months ago
Sarasota, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Baltimore Orioles assigned catcher J.P. Arencibia to minor league camp on Monday. Arencibia, signed as a free agent in January, appeared in nine spring training games and had two singles in 17 at-bats. The former Toronto Blue Jays starting catcher received a cortisone shot in his throwing arm on Monday morning, according to the Baltimore Sun. 

Orioles shut Wieters down due to tendinitis

By The Sports Network, 1 year 8 months ago
Sarasota, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters has been shut down for a week due to tendinitis in his right elbow. Wieters, 28, underwent Tommy John surgery in the same elbow last June and missed the remainder of the 2014 season, his sixth with the Orioles. The three-time All-Star batted .308 with five home runs and 18 RBI in 26 games before hitting the...

Recap: Baltimore vs. Detroit

By The Sports Network, 1 year 9 months ago
Sarasota, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - A day after being hit by a pitch, Nick Castellanos hit a two-run homer to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 5-4 Grapefruit League win over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday. Anibal Sanchez struck out one in two scoreless innings in his spring debut for the Tigers. The Orioles mounted a late rally with four runs over the final two innings, culminating in...

Baltimore Orioles 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 year 9 months ago
After posting a winning record in three consecutive seasons, the Orioles could be challenged to finish above .500 in 2015 due to a lack of significant activity over the winter. They re-signed Delmon Young shortly before Christmas, but he’s more of a DH-type and not a suitable replacement for outfielders Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis, two important bats that departed via free agency. There...

O's sign INF Everth Cabrera

By The Sports Network, 1 year 9 months ago
Sarasota, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Baltimore Orioles signed infielder Everth Cabrera to a one-year contract on Wednesday. Cabrera, 28, joins the Orioles after spending the previous six seasons with the San Diego Padres. He batted. 232 with three home runs and 20 RBI in 90 games last year. The switch-hitter was batting a career-best .283 in 2013 when his season ended because of a...

O's, Britton agree to 1-year deal

By The Sports Network, 1 year 10 months ago
Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - The Baltimore Orioles and pitcher Zach Britton avoided arbitration on Wednesday, agreeing to terms on a contract for the 2015 season. Britton went 3-2 with a 1.65 earned run average and recorded a career-high 37 saves for the AL East champions. The left-hander finished the season ranked fourth among Junior Circuit relievers in saves and became the 10th...

Pirates acquire Lombardozzi from O's

By The Sports Network, 1 year 10 months ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired infielder Steve Lombardozzi from the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday in exchange for cash considerations. Lombardozzi, 26, spent the majority of the 2014 season playing for Baltimore's Triple-A club in Norfolk, hitting .270 over 78 games. The switch-hitter batted .264 with five home runs and 50 RBI in 257 games with the...