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MLB Injury News:
The Baltimore Orioles reached an agreement with starting
pitcher Jair Jurrjens earlier this offseason, but finalization of the deal was delayed over concerns of the right-hander’s injury issues. Baltimore and
Jurrjens were able to work through the problems, as the team finally announced the
Jurrjens came through the Braves system as a top prospect,
making his major league debut in 2007. The next season he started 31 games for
Atlanta, posting an ERA of 3.68 over 188 1/3 innings.
Jurrjens’ success continued, as he maintained season ERAs
south of 3.00 in two of the next three years. However, 2012 brought struggles
for the 27-year-old, as he was hit hard and finished the season with a 6.89
ERA. He was dealing with injuries, specifically to his knee, and the Orioles
are hoping he can get past this and return to the successful pitcher he was.
The initial agreement had Jurrjens making $1.5 million
guaranteed in 2013 with other potential ince...
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The Baltimore Orioles might consider signing free agent
Bobby Abreu, but they’re going to review the in-house options they already have
in camp first, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.
#orioles might consider @bobkellyabreu but they're going to see what they have in camp 1st
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) February 15, 2013
Abreu isn’t a clear fit for...
Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones gave rookie teammate Kevin Gausman a tasty spring training treat Sunday morning. Here is the scoop.Gausman, a top pitching prospect for the O's, apparently loves powdered doughnuts. In fact, one of his rituals includes eating four of the sugary gems in between each inning he pitches.So, in an effort to feed (no pun intended) Gausman'...
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The son of Cal Ripken Jr., Ryan Ripken, did not make his college baseball team's roster and will end up redshirting for the season.
Ryan Ripken, the son of Hall-of-Famer Cal Ripken Jr., did not make South Carolina’s roster and will redshirt this season, according to Associated Press. The Gamecocks released the roster on Friday.
Ripken was drafted in the 20th round by his father’s team, the Baltimore Orioles, last year in the MLB Draft. However, he was unable to make that team either, despite...
There are few things Orioles fans know of first round pick, top-prospect Kevin Gausman. Most know he’s good. Some know of his pre-game ritual of pounding down powdered donuts.
I think it’s safe to say that center fielder Adam Jones knows both:
EAT UP GAUS #WelcomeToTheGrindRookie instagr.am/p/V1TyCGpnBv/
— Adam Jones (@SimplyAJ10) February 17, 2013
Thanks to @simplyaj10...