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What will be Brian Matusz's role with the Orioles in 2012? Is Jeremy Guthrie the favorite to start on Opening Day? Beat reporter Brittany Ghiroli answers O's fans questions.

2012 Fantasy Baseball: Zach Britton & The Baltimore Orioles Starting Rotation Preview

Zach Britton (credits below) Nothing seems to change in O-Town each year we discuss the starting pitching rotation. Good young talent filled with question marks and mediocrity is the norm in Baltimore. This year Jeremy Guthrie will lead the pack as the team's ace but how things shape up behind him still remains to be seen. I honestly can not find a pitcher in this rotation worth...

FanFest Notes & Thoughts: Nick Markakis

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...

FanFest Notes & Thoughts: Tommy Hunter

During Orioles FanFest, pitcher Tommy Hunter spoke with the media for a few minutes, and I’ll say that he’s one of the funnier, candid and more laid back athletes I’ve met on the team. It was certainly a delight to interview him, and he seemed very much ready for camp to open up towards the middle of this month. As we know, Tommy is a big boy – as he is currently listed...

Orioles Signing of 17-Year-Old Pitcher Brings Criticism From Korea

The Baltimore Orioles have signed 17-year-old baseball phenom Kim Seong-min, a high school sophomore from South Korea.

What Made Me A Fan...

It's been a tough stretch for Baltimore Orioles fans over the past decade. No matter where you reside - whether it's in Maryland, Florida, California or any part of the world - it's been startling to see what has happened to the Orioles. Sadly, they have not had a winning season since Bill Clinton was president of the United States of America. Yet, despite it all,...

Orioles to play exhibition game vs. State College of Florida

The Orioles will play an exhibition game against State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota on April 3 at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Fla.

Orioles' signing of 17-year-old pitcher draws criticism in Korea

The Orioles’ signing of a 17-year-old high school sophomore from South Korea has drawn the ire of the Korean Baseball Organization, which is threatening to petition Major League Baseball for what it deems the fleecing of its young talent.

Orioles notes: arbitration hearings, Jackson, free agency, Robinson

Barring a last minute change, the Orioles are expected to go to arbitration hearings with starter Jeremy Guthrie and swingman Brad Bergesen -- which would be the first time the club has met with the three-person, independent panel since before the 2006 season.

Ex-big league pitcher Fossum signed to minor league deal

The Orioles have agreed to a minor league deal with former major league left-hander Casey Fossum, according to an industry source. It's unclear whether he will receive a spring invitation to big league camp.

Johnny Damon, Vladimir Guerrero still looking for work

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Orioles set to play Manatees in exhibition game

The Orioles announced Tuesday that they will play an exhibition game against the State College of Florida at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Fla., on April 3.
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