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CSN: It’s a different Matt Wieters these days. When the most ballyhooed young catcher in Orioles history came to town nearly three years ago, he seemed sweet and innocent. Wieters’ salad days are over.
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The Baltimore Orioles agreed to minor league deals with right-handers Armando Galarraga and Pat Neshek on Monday.
Both players will receive invitations to spring training.
Galarraga went 4-4 with a 5.91 ERA in eight starts with Arizona last season. He is famously known for falling one out shy of a perfect game against Cleveland in 2010.
Neshek appeared in 25 games out of the bullpen...
The Baltimore Orioles have signed Mr. Perfect Armando Galarraga to a minor league deal, the Detroit Free Press reports.
Last season, Galarraga went 3-4 with Arizona while posting a 5.91 era.
Prior to last season Galarraga agreed to a one-year $2.3mm deal with Detroit and then released the next day. At that time, the Orioles were interested in the right hander.
The 29-year-old shot...
Oriole right fielder Nick Markakis spoke with the media at FanFest. He updated everyone on his injury, status heading into Spring Training, Brian Roberts, the pitching, and also the offense.
Here are some quotes and notes I was able to pick up from him.
Commenting about his recent surgery…
Um, I’m doing good. It’s a sensitive area where I got cut open; as far as pain...
As most of us fans know, it’s been a very tough road for Nolan Reimold during the past few seasons.
Between personal problems, battling for playing time, plus bouncing up and down between the minors and majors, it’s been a wait-and-see game with him; however, when given a chance to play, he’s delivered.
His ability to come through in the clutch was evident in game 162...
The Baltimore Orioles have signed 17-year-old baseball phenom Kim Seong-min, a high school sophomore from South Korea.
Couple of minor moves, as the Orioles added some minor league depth by signing reliever Pat Neshek and catcher Ronny Paulino.Neshek, now 31 years old, broke into the majors with the Twins back in 2006, posting two fine seasons as a middle reliever before getting hurt and missing most of 2008 and all of 2009. He came back somewhat less effective, showing worsening control (in 2011...
Pitchers Armando Galarraga and Pat Neshek have been signed by the Baltimore Orioles and invited to participate in spring training camp.
Pitchers Armando Galarraga and Pat Neshek have been signed by the Baltimore Orioles and invited to participate in spring training.
The Orioles will play an exhibition game against State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota on April 3 at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Fla.
The Baltimore Orioles continue to plug along this offseason making tiny moves that, while solid, divide the fanbase. Some feel that the Orioles are making specific targeted moves, like an engineer replacing a key cog or spring to make a glorious machine operational again; others feel that the team is rearranging the deck charis on the Titanic, on Alderaan and the Death Star is approaching...
Baseball Pitcher Armando Galarraga was signed by the Baltimore Orioles Monday and invited to spring training camp.
The Orioles unveiled a list of 14 non-roster invitees to Major League Spring Training on Monday, including a trio of new signings in right-handed pitchers Armando Galarraga and Pat Neshek and catcher Ronny Paulino.