Found March 28, 2012 on Oriole Post:
From a press release distributed by the Baltimore Orioles this morning... *** Mike Mussina and Rich Dauer elected to Orioles Hall of Fame Walter Youse named Herb Armstrong Award winner Former Orioles pitcher MIKE MUSSINA has been elected to the Orioles Hall of Fame, the team announced today. Former O’s second baseman RICH DAUER will also be enshrined as a selection of the Veteran’s Committee, and longtime Orioles scout WALTER YOUSE will be inducted posthumously as this year’s Herb Armstrong Award winner. Mussina spent the first 10 of his 18 major league seasons with the Orioles from 1991-2000, going 147-81 with a 3.53 ERA in 288 starts. He ranks among the club’s all-time leaders in wins (3rd), strikeouts (2nd), starts (5th), innings (6th), shutouts (8th) and complete games (10th). Mussina led the Orioles in ERA eight times and in victories and innings pitched six times each in his 10 seasons with the club. The right-hander won at least 10 games in 17 consecutive seasons, a...

Ryan Flaherty Looks Like The O's Utility Infielder

With Matt Antonelli (and his Major League contract) getting sent down, it looks like Rule 5 pick Ryan Flaherty is going to be getting first crack at the utility infielder job for the Orioles this year. The 25 year-old, who was selected from the Cubs' system, has to stay with the O's all season or be offered back to Chicago.Flahery has no big league experience, and only 186...

Orioles Report: Old Lady In The Stands Has Better Hands Than Mark Reynolds

Your browser does not support iframes. Welcome to our newest column at With Leather, the Orioles Report! In the Report, we’ll be following along with the Birds’ 2012 season and chronicling the unique, exciting things that happen when the O’s take the field! NOTE: NO BASEBALL WILL BE FEATURED Today’s episode, wherein an elderly woman sitting in the crowd holds a bat longer...

Orioles 2B Roberts to start season on DL

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Blue Jays 9, Orioles 3

The Toronto Blue Jays tagged Dana Eveland, then roughed up Alfredo Simon in beating the Baltimore Orioles 9-3 Wednesday. Eveland allowed three runs and six hits in four innings. Simon, pitching for the first time in 10 days since leaving a game with a pulled groin, gave up three runs on two hits in the fifth, one scoring on a wild pitch. He yielded three more runs in the fourth...

Orioles Sign Zelous Wheeler; DFA Pitcher Dana Eveland

Well, it looks like the Orioles made another move, gaining an infielder; meanwhile, pitcher Dana Eveland was designate for assignment. He wants to stay with the organization according to the Baltimore Sun if he passes waivers or isn't released. Orioles claim INF Zelous Wheeler off waivers The Orioles today announced that they have claimed INF ZELOUS WHEELER off of waivers...

Indians work out OF Guerrero

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...

Odds, Thoughts, Wishes and Predictions

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. ...

Swarzak, Twins shut out Orioles

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- The first spring start for Japanese left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada didn't go exactly how the Baltimore Orioles planned it -- not in length of appearance, and certainly not in the results. Wada gave up four runs and four hits in three innings during the Minnesota Twins' 5-0 victory Tuesday. Wada walked two, struck out three and was pulled from his abbreviated...

The Pitching ... Again

Yesterday, the Oriole lost to the Blue Jays, 9-3, in Grapefruit League action. Right now, with the start of the season about a week away, it still is yet to be seen what is happening with the starting rotation. One potential member of it – albeit, a long shot at this point – Dana Eveland had a rocky day, allowing three runs in six innings. After the game, according to the Baltimore...

Twins 5, Orioles 0

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. Wada...

O's Unveil Plans For Camden Yards Renovations

The Orioles unveiled first rendering showcases for Camden Yards renovations.
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