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A once promising arm is now just trying to find a place on a team. Dontrelle Willis, who won the 2003 Rookie of the Year award with the Florida Marlins has seen his career take a turn for the worse since then. Signed as a reliever, Willis was reportedly unhappy with his role and has left the Orioles' Triple-A Norfolk team without permission and is at least temporarily on the restricted list
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The former Rookie of the Year has left the O's minor league affiliate without permission, after reportedly disagreeing with management over his future role with the team.
Matt Sosnick feels very strongly about the situation his client, Dontrelle Willis, currently finds himself in. Per Jerry Crasnick’s post on the Willis-Orioles drama at ESPN.com:
“I can’t imagine making this kind of deal over something so trivial. We’re talking about a minor league player that Baltimore has relatively no financial investment in whatsoever. It’s the dumbest...
Orioles pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada will get a second opinion on his ailing left elbow from orthopedist Dr. Lewis Yocum.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter says Wada was diagnosed with ligament damage after undergoing a magnetic resonance angiogram. The Japanese left-hander intends to visit Yocum to determine whether the ligament is severely torn and if surgery will be required.
The Baltimore Orioles finished up their long ten-game road trip as they defeated the Los Angeles Angels, 3-2, in ten innings on Sunday afternoon.
They finished up their road trip with a 6-4 record – a good thing – considering how recent history has gone. Right now, the Orioles have a 9-7 record, and we all should enjoy it. The young players – especially Adam Jones and Matt...
Lefty Tsuyoshi Wada has an injury to his left elbow and could be facing surgery. There was no specific terminology given to the injury, which Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter deemed "a problem" following Tuesday's 2-1 win over Toronto. Showalter stopped short of calling it a tear, but the issue is with the ligament in his
pitching elbow. It's an injury...
Still holding Nick Johnson in your A.L. fantasy league? We have bad news for you fantasy dorks. According to ESPN’s MLB projectors, the Orioles DH, who is off to a hot 0-for-23 start, will go an entire year without getting a hit. Of course it’s crazy, but then again Johnson is well into April without slapping one through the infield.
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Jason Hammel pitched seven innings of four-hit ball, Wilson Betemit and Chris Davis homered, and the Baltimore Orioles blanked the Toronto Blue Jays 3-0 Wednesday night.
After limiting Toronto to one run on Tuesday, Baltimore became the first team this season to shut out the Blue Jays. The Orioles are 4-1 against Toronto after going 6-12 last year.
Hammel (3-0) struck out seven...
While Matt Kemp (.450 AVG), David Wright (.439 AVG), and David Ortiz (.436) are seemingly hitting everything that is thrown to them, Orioles DH Nick Johnson is having a rough go at it.Johnson has had 23 at bats and he has been unable to muster one single hit. So of course he’s batting a meager .000.Just thought you would like to know that.Via ESPN’s Gamelog
Wow, the Orioles are on one heck of a roll. For the second night, they beat the Toronto Blue Jays, this time shutting them down, 3-0.
Baltimore has won three in a row.
Jason Hammel – who has been a big-time revelation for Baltimore – had yet another impressive start, stifling the Blue Jays with seven shutout innings. Pedro Strop got the save, his second on the year, despite...
The Baltimore Orioles have traded third baseman Josh Bell to the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange of a Player To Be Named Later or cash considerations according to Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun.
Bell was designated for assignment last week after the Orioles claimed Luis Exposito off waivers from the Red Sox. Bell last played in the Majors in 2011 and hit .164/.215/.164 in 61...