Trey Mancini is ready to contribute after making the Opening Day roster

The inevitable has been confirmed; Trey Mancini will be putting his number 67 jersey on and jogging down the orange carpet on Monday afternoon. Mancini has been consistently good this spring, and he has earned the opportunity to be on the 25-man roster to open the season.  Mancini, who turned 25 earlier this month, will …

It may not be a bad thing if the Orioles don’t lead the world in home runs again

It shouldn't come as a surprise that the Orioles are destined to hit a ton of home runs, yet again. Guys like last year's home run champion, Mark Trumbo, Chris Davis, Adam Jones, Manny Machado, Jonathan Schoop, Welington Castillo, and eventually Trey Mancini, are ready to begin teeing off at Camden Yards and ballparks around …

After a rough beginning to the month, Tyler Wilson gives one last push to join the rotation

In a camp that has been crowded with pitchers vying for a rotation spot since its open, Tyler Wilson has set out to show that he is good enough to pitch in the starting rotation. With the injury to Chris Tillman, Wilson's chances of making the rotation increased, but a shaky beginning may have hurt …

After years of discussion the future is now

Yesterday, Orioles skipper Buck Showalter confirmed what most us had already assumed. Kevin Gausman will be getting the nod on Opening Day to pitch against the Toronto Blue Jays. This will be Gausman’s first Opening Day start, and after speaking with Roch Kubatko yesterday, you can already sense the excitement coming from the former first-round …

Joey Rickard’s situation is one of those rare, “good” problems to have

If you're amidst an 0-20 slump, and can't seem to buy a hit, you may have a problem. If you get picked off first base, and haven't been able to read the movement on a fastball, you may have a problem. If you have a pitcher that can't locate his 95-mph fastball, and it rides …

The fifth spot in the rotation could be narrowed between three candidates

It shouldn't come as a surprise that there is some good competition for that all important fifth spot in the Orioles starting rotation. They won't need a fifth starter until they travel north of the border on April 15 to take on the Blue Jays, but manager Buck Showalter would love to get this thing …

No cuts come easy this spring

With just under two weeks remaining until the Opening Day festivities commence in Baltimore, Buck Showalter and company are still looking at 46 players in camp, with 12 non-roster invitees. On Sunday, the Orioles optioned RHP Jesus Liranzo to AA Bowie, while assigning OF Logan Schafer, INF/OF David Washington, and C Austin Wynns to minor …