Found February 26, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Pedro Strop
TEAMS: Baltimore Orioles
Orioles reliever Pedro Strop is one of 10 players on the 40-man roster out of options, and the right-hander is focused on cracking the team's Opening Day bullpen.

Hardy feeling more comfortable with Orioles

The Baltimore Orioles told J.J. Hardy to swing for the fences, and he responded with a career year. Hardy is back for his second season in Baltimore, with the comfort of a three-year $22.25 million extension he signed to stick around for a while. The Orioles locked him up after seeing Hardy flourish in their free-swinging system. He hit a career-high 30 homers with 80 RBIs in 129...

MLB Preview: Baltimore Orioles

2011 RecapThe Orioles were expected to become a more competitive team after an offseason that saw OF Vladimir Guerrero, 3B Mark Reynolds, 1B Derrek Lee and SS J.J. Hardy came over to pair with Baltimore stalwarts OF Nick Markakis, 2B Brian Roberts and future stars CF Adam Jones and C Matt Weiters. Baltimore's biggest problem was no doubt their pitching, which ranked at last...

Want to Be An Orioles Ball Girl or Ball Boy?

From the Orioles... Orioles to hold tryouts for ballgirls and ballboys on Sunday, March 4 The Orioles have announced they will conduct an open tryout to find ballgirls and ballboys for the 2012 season at Oriole Park on Sunday, March 4. The judges will include members of the Orioles’ front office as well as WBAL Broadcaster KEITH MILLS. Outgoing and athletic men and women...

Wondering About Brian Matusz

If the Orioles are going to start to climb out of the basement, the organization will need to rely on their pitching corps. With the season starting in a little bit more than a month, everyone is keeping a keen eye on southpaw Brian Matusz. As the team is still in a rebuilding phase, despite the addition of talent onto the roster – how they will do next season and beyond will...

O's lefty Wada experiencing elbow discomfort

Orioles pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada did not practice Sunday and is dealing with left elbow inflammation, although an X-ray on the area showed no new structural damage.

Showalter: Orioles pitcher Wei-Yin Chen has 'been impressive'

LHP threw first live batting practice Monday, showcasing his fastballIt's only a few days into Wei-Yin Chen 's introduction to Major League Baseball, but the Orioles are already impressed in what they've seen out of the Taiwanese left-hander.

Buck Showalter signing balls for the Amish is the best pic of spring training so far

‘Tis a fine middle infield you have there English, but ’tis your bullpen that needs fixing. Who knew the Amish were fans of the Baltimore Orioles?  I mean, it’s not like they can watch their games on TV or listen to them on the radio, which is probably not the worst thing in the world considering how awful the Orioles have been the last few years.  I wonder if these three...

Free and clear, Orioles pitcher Simon focused solely on baseball

Imprisoned at this time in 2011, right-hander in better place, literally and mentally, this yearThe nightmare is over now. Alfredo Simon wakes up in a cushy bed every morning and goes to work at one of the most beautiful spring training venues in baseball.

Armando Galarraga awaits a perfect opportunity

His history proves he's a great guy, but Armando Galarraga wants the Orioles to value his great armThis is the first thing that pops into your mind when you see Armando Galarraga jogging across the field at the Ed Smith Stadium complex in an Orioles jersey:

O's look to Wieters to build strong battery

To best understand what Matt Wieters means to the Baltimore Orioles, you need to look beyond the All-Star appearance and Gold Glove and into the video room.

Orioles' Wada out with discomfort in left elbow

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- Baltimore Orioles pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada has been held out of his scheduled bullpen session because of discomfort in his left elbow.

Orioles beat writer Eduardo A. Encina on Brian Roberts situation

SARASOTA, Fla. – There weren’t many concrete answers given during Brian Roberts’ news conference with the media Friday afternoon, but the words of the injured Orioles second baseman’s words resonated well.

Wada scratched from Sunday workout with elbow soreness

Orioles left-handed pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada, one of the club's top offseason acquisitions, has been shut down indefinitely after experiencing discomfort in his throwing elbow.
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