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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)

Orioles begin hopeful spring training in Year 2 of rebuild

Feb. 11, 2020 4:43 PM EST

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A year ago, Mike Elias and Brandon Hyde were in their first spring training together as Baltimore Orioles general manager and manager. After a season of 108 losses, they're back for Year 2. The Orioles have 67 players on their spring roster, and Elias said that he likes the group...

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...