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Sports Injury Alert:
For Orioles fans, the story of Nolan Reimold is something of a frustration. When he’s healthy he’s capable of contributing to any big league offense he hits for. But that’s been the issue. Staying healthy. Since his debut in 2009, he hasn’t appeared in more than 87 games for Baltimore. And just 56 games total since opening day 2012.
His 2013 ended on May 18th when he was put on the DL with a hamstring injury that is believed to be a result of over-compensating for discomfort he was feeling as a lingering effect of spinal fusion surgery. Initially thought to be a herniated disk, Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Dr. Ziya Gokaslan recommended and performed the pseudarthrosis, the same procedure that Peyton Manning had.
Reimold was given a clean bill of health to start 2013. The procedure has a 95% success rate, but Reimold’s disks did not fuse properly causing him require a second procedure in which Dr. Robert Kowalski inserted a metal disk and transplanted marrow from Reimold’s hip.
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One of the decisions awaiting the Orioles involves outfielder Nolan Reimold and whether to tender him a contract for the 2014 season.
Reimold doesn't know what's going to happen, but he's certain that he'll be ready to play for someone in spring training.
Reimold told me that he goes to his rehab sessions two or three times a week and is having a much easier time...
There's always some impatience by baseball fans shortly after the regular season ends and before free agency really gets going.
And the Orioles' brass has been doing things -- most specifically, interviewing candidates for the club’s vacant pitching coach position. But as for some of the other avenues to improve the team, nothing appears to be particularly hot.
Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado, center fielder Adam Jones and shortstop J.J. Hardy were honored with this year’s American League Gold Glove Awards for defensive excellence at their respective positions. This is the second straight year the Orioles have had three Gold Glove players. They tied the Kansas City Royals for most Gold Gloves […]
Following a surprise run to the playoffs in 2012, the Orioles fought to return to the postseason this year but ultimately couldn't hang with the Red Sox and Rays in the AL East and buckled in the wild-card race as well. General manager Dan Duquette and manager Buck Showalter made few changes last offseason, taking the chance that the same team could make the playoffs again. The...
The Baltimore Orioles have hired 66-year-old Dave Wallace as their pitching coach on Tuesday.
Wallace, who has spent the past four years as Atlanta's minor league pitching coordinator, replaces Rick Adair, who left the Orioles in mid-August for personal reasons.
He's been the pitching coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros. The...
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The Baltimore Orioles may have ended the 2013 season in disappoint, however the individuals that have made the team what they are over the last two years were recognized today. Adam Jones, Manny Machado and J.J. Hardy all took home Gold Gloves for this season’s fielding performances. The Orioles are the first team since the 2003-2004 St. Louis Cardinals...
It was a banner day for the Orioles on Tuesday as three of their players - third baseman Manny Machado, shortstop J.J. Hardy and outfielder Adam Jones - all won Gold Gloves yesterday.
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Atlanta Braves minor league pitching co-coordinator Dave Wallace has been hired to coach the Baltimore Orioles pitching staff for 2014.
Wallace has over 30 years in pro baseball and has served as pitching coach with four clubs including the Dodgers, Mets, Astros, and most notably, a World Series title with the 2004 Red Sox. He also served as special assistant to the general manager...