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2012 Outlook: – 31 (29th)
The Orioles would be a long shot to be a contender in any division in baseball, as their young pitching hasn’t emerged as they had hoped and the...
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With the start of the Orioles’ season less than nine games away, the odds for them on sports betting websites, fans, casual observers and with the media isn’t good. They aren’t simply just expected to bad, but bottom-feeders and a last place team in the division. The odds are 150-to-1 that they win the World Series. They are 100-to-1 odds to win the American League East...
Baltimore Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts will begin the season on the 15-day disabled list as he strives to return from a concussion.
Roberts played in only 39 games last year. He has practiced with the Orioles this spring but has not participated in an exhibition game.
Unlike last year, when the two-time All-Star rehabilitated alone in Florida, he will return with the team...
Baltimore Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts will begin the season on the 15-day disabled list as he continues to recover from a concussion.Roberts played in only 39 games last year, none after May 16. He has practiced this spring, but hasn't appeared in an exhibition game.The two-time All-Star batted .221 with three home runs and 19 RBIs in 2011.
On Sunday, the Baltimore Orioles and Philadelphia Phillies played to a 3-3 tie in Clearwater, Florida. Once again, Brian Matusz started a game in Grapefruit League action; however, this time, the result was mixed. Overall, he gave up three runs in 4 2/3 innings, gave up six hits, struck out and walked one. Philadelphia plated three runs in the third inning off an RBI-single from...
The Phils end up in an extra-innings tie with the Orioles, 3-3.
The Orioles took a quick 1-0 lead in the first as, with one man out, Nolan Reimold hits a solo home run, his second home run of the spring. The Orioles then added to their lead three batters later as, with one man on, and with two men out, Ronny Paulino hits an RBI single, knocking in Wilson Betemit, who had earlier...
On Saturday, the offense for the Baltimore Orioles has a huge day as they defeated the Washington Nationals, 12-3 at Ed Smith Stadium. Matt Wieters was the absolute star of the game, going 4-for-4 with six runs driven in. He had an opposite field three-run homer in the third inning; meanwhile, Adam Jones went 3-for-3 with a run driven in. Wilson Betemit – after a slow start...
Free agent outfielder Vladimir Guerrero has worked out for the Cleveland Indians in the Dominican Republic.
Guerrero, a .318 career hitter with 449 homers in 16 major league seasons, was looked at by Indians scouts on Monday at the team's baseball academy.
ESPN Deportes first reported Guerrero's workout.
The Indians have been looking for a right-handed hitter for months...
Free agent outfielder Vladimir Guerrero worked out for the Cleveland Indians at the team's baseball academy in the Dominican Republic on Monday.The 37-year-old batted .290 with 13 home runs and 63 RBIs for the Baltimore Orioles last season.The nine-time All-Star is a .318 career hitter with 449 homers in 16 major league seasons.Guerrero knows Indians manager Manny Acta from their...
According to Enrique Rojas of ESPN, Vladimir Guerrero worked out for Cleveland Indians’ scouts at the Indians’ Dominican academy. Guerrero hit .290/.317/.416 with 13 HR in 590 plate appearances last season with the Orioles.
According to one source cited by Rojas, “There seems to be a genuine interest by the Indians to see if he can help the team.”
If Guerrero cannot latch...
Matt Wieters had three hits and scored a run Monday night as the Baltimore Orioles beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-1.
Wieters began the seventh inning with a double and scored on Mark Reynolds' soft single to right field. Reynolds scored on a throwing error by third baseman Pedro Alvarez.
The Pirates managed just one hit in six innings against Tommy Hunter. The right-hander...
The Minnesota Twins scored four runs off Japanese left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada and held the Baltimore Orioles hitless until the eighth inning in a 5-0 exhibition victory Tuesday.
Making his first start since being signed in the offseason as a free agent, Wada was pulled after three innings because of a high pitch count. He threw 62 pitches, including 30 in a three-run second.
Orioles (9-9) at Pirates (8-13)
7:05 PM EST–McKechnie Field, Bradenton
TV: ROOT Sports
Here is the MLB.com Gameday
The Bucs will be trotting out their Opening Day lineup tonight against the Orioles. You can watch on ROOT Sports – the last ROOT broadcast of the spring.
Tommy Hunter will start for Baltimore.
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Optimism noun 1. Hopefulness and confidence about the future or the successful outcome of something. It has not paid to be an optimist when considering the Baltimore Orioles over the last decade and a half. I once stood in my office, phyiscally praying for a sunny day so a massive activity that I helped plan would not be cancelled. My boss asked me: "Are you a religious...