The Orioles continue to be at a standstill regarding the status of outfielder Hyun Soo Kim.
Led by Jonathan Schoop’s three-run homer, the Orioles capped Grapefruit League play with a 6-1 win over the Braves on Thursday afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium.
The Orioles have placed right-hander Miguel Gonzalez on release waivers, multiple sources confirmed to MLB.com on Wednesday afternoon.
Mike Wright and Tyler Wilson will both head north with the Orioles, as manager Buck Showalter announced on Thursday that both have made the team and Wright will be the O’s fourth starter.
What if the Orioles’ rotation stepped up in 2016 and each starting pitcher took a step forward? A bold prediction, for sure, as the O’s rotation has struggled and will open the season without Kevin Gausman (disabled list) and Miguel Gonzalez (released).
Likely Tigers fifth starter Shane Greene turned in 5 2/3 scoreless innings and James McCann hit his fourth home run of the spring as the Tigers edged the Orioles, 2-1, on Wednesday night.
Following Wednesday’s 2-1 loss to the Tigers, Joey Rickard was summoned into manager Buck Showalter’s office. As soon as the Rule 5 Draft pick stepped in, the lights came on and the entire coaching staff was in there with a message: Rickard had made the team.
Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman took a brief trip down memory lane on Tuesday, when he was asked how his reaction to an Opening Day assignment has evolved over the past three years.
Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman, who received a cortisone injection in his throwing shoulder on March 20 to treat his tendinitis, played catch from 90 feet on Monday and reported no ill effects.
The Orioles optioned Dariel Alvarez to Triple-A Norfolk prior to Tuesday night’s game against the Braves, leaving the outfield picture a little clearer in the final week of camp.
The Braves used an offensive attack that featured double-digit hits, but the Orioles scored a run in the ninth on Garabez Rosa’s RBI single as the two clubs played to a 4-4 tie in 10 innings Tuesday.