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Baltimore Orioles catching prospect Adley Rutschman works with a pitcher during spring training baseball camp Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Sarasota, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Top pick Rutschman not awed in 1st Orioles' big league camp

Feb. 22, 2020 3:40 PM EST

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A year ago, Adley Rutschman was a student at Oregon State, and now he's in his first major league camp. Nothing overwhelming about that, he says. Rutschman was the top pick in last June's draft and signed with the Baltimore Orioles for an $8.1 million bonus. He's played just 37 minor...

Orioles claim INF Andrew Velazquez off waivers from Indians

Feb. 19, 2020 2:38 PM EST

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles claimed infielder Andrew Velazquez on waivers from the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday. Velazquez, a 25-year-old from the Bronx, has hit .152 in 28 games with Tampa Bay and Cleveland and joins a crowded competion for an infield spot with Baltimore. Last season,...

Slumping Davis considered retirement, back with Orioles

Feb. 18, 2020 3:48 PM EST

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Chris Davis was so despondent last September about his prolonged woes, the slumping slugger considered drastic action. He thought about walking away from the Baltimore Orioles, the game of baseball and a rich contract. A two-time major league home run champion with a $161 million,...

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Alex Cobb (17) throws during spring training baseball, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Sarasota, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Alex Cobb hopes to justify Orioles' huge investment in him

Feb. 15, 2020 3:05 PM EST

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — This is not the kind of start Alex Cobb envisioned when he signed a four-year, $57 million contract with Baltimore Orioles during the latter stages of spring training in 2018. That first year was awful for the Orioles and not a very good one for Cobb, either, who struggled to a 5-15...

FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2019, file photo, Baltimore Orioles manager Brandon Hyde watches from the dugout during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Baltimore. Hyde enters his second spring training as manager of the Baltimore Orioles with the same goal as last year: to oversee the rebuild of a last-place team that lost more than 100 games. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Hyde eager to start Year 2 of Orioles rebuild at spring camp

Feb. 7, 2020 3:00 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Brandon Hyde enters his second spring training as manager of the Baltimore Orioles with the same goal as last year: to oversee the rebuild of a last-place team that lost more than 100 games. This time, at least, Hyde is familiar with his coaching staff and knows most of the players. A...