Zach Davies done in fourth inning (O's lead 6-3 in ninth)

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - Zach Davies pitched into the fourth inning today against the Rays and left with a 5-1 lead. The only run off Davies in 3 1/3 innings came on Evan Longoria's leadoff homer in the fourth. Desmond Jennings doubled with one out and David DeJesus walked, bringing manager Buck Showalter to the mound and sidearmer Mychal Givens into the game. Givens, the ... read more

Game update and more notes (O's lead 5-0)

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - The Orioles scored a run off Rays starter Matt Andriese in the top of the first inning today on Nolan Reimold's walk, a Jimmy Paredes single and Delmon Young's infield hit. Reimold has drawn eight walks this spring. Paredes is 19-for-48 (.396). Zach Davies walked a batter and struck out two, including Evan Longoria, in the bottom of the first inning. ... read more

Arencibia on injury, plus Rays lineup (updated)

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - Catcher J.P. Arencibia received a cortisone injection in his right forearm this morning and will be shut down for the next few days, further damaging his chances of breaking camp with the Orioles. Arencibia has been diagnosed with a strained right flexor mass. His arm was wrapped in ice this morning while standing at his locker. "Got a shot and wait ... read more

J.J. Hardy says shoulder much improved (J.P. Arencibia update)

SARASOTA, Fla. - Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy rushed out of the clubhouse this morning to make his 8:45 a.m. appointment to undergo an MRA on his left shoulder, confident that the results would be positive and he'd be ready for opening day. "I feel much better today than I did yesterday and I felt much better yesterday than I did the day before," said Hardy, ... read more

Orioles lineup vs. Rays

SARASOTA, Fla. - Everth Cabrera is starting at shortstop today for the Orioles, while J.J. Hardy has an MRA on his sore left shoulder. Alejandro De Aza is in center field with David Lough unavailable due to a hamstring injury. Ryan Lavarnway is catching and Ryan Flaherty is starting at first base. Minor league right-hander Zach Davies is starting against the Rays. The bullpen includes ... read more

What's happening with Ryan Webb?

SARASOTA, Fla. - Orioles reliever Ryan Webb said he's scheduled to pitch again today against the Rays in Port Charlotte. It's one of the few certainties in his baseball life. Webb is out of options and unsure whether he's breaking camp with the team. He's narrowing his focus to getting ready for the 2015 season and letting the front office worry about the composition of ... read more

Orioles reassign three players to minor league camp

SARASOTA, Fla. - The Orioles made three cuts tonight, reassigning outfielder Dariel Alvarez, infielder/outfielder Chris Parmelee, and pitcher Chaz Roe to minor league camp. The major league camp roster has been reduced to 37 players, including five non-roster invitees. Alvarez figures to get most of his starts in right field at Norfolk, with Julio Borbon playing center. He was one of the most impressive players ... read more

Showalter on Lough and much more

SARASOTA, Fla. - Why do injuries always seem to crop up late in camp? Here's Orioles manager Buck Showalter following today's 6-5 loss to the Twins: On David Lough: "Still don't like where his hamstring is. I was going to play him in the 10:30 a.m. game over at Twin Lakes today, but he's not going to be able to play tomorrow, either. He might ... read more