Tyler Wilson shows you don't need prospect hype to pitch well (plus AL East notes)

"That's what they look like," Orioles manager Buck Showalter will say from time to time. He's usually referring to a young prospect when using that phrase. While Tyler Wilson is 25, not 21, Showalter certainly could have used the phrase after Saturday's game when Wilson buzzed through a mostly first-string Yankees lineup over four scoreless innings, needing just 43 pitches. Optioned to Triple-A after Saturday's ... read more

O's release pitcher Matt Price, two others from minor league camp

The Orioles have released three players from their minor league camp: right-handed pitcher Matt Price, outfielder Jake Luce and catcher Zane Chavez. Price was drafted by the Orioles in round seven in 2012 out of the University of South Carolina, where he played on two national championship teams. He was taken three rounds after the O's drafted his college teammate, first baseman Christian Walker. Over ... read more

After solid debut, an even bigger Jomar Reyes readies for second season on O's farm

At just 17, the Orioles felt Dominican-born prospect Jomar Reyes had progressed enough this time last year to bypass playing in the Dominican Summer League and move right to the minor leagues in the United States. That decision proved to be the right one. Reyes played third base for the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League Orioles and performed well in 2014. Over 53 games, he batted ... read more

Updating Chen and Gausman at minor league complex

SARASOTA, Fla. - Wei-Yin Chen and Kevin Gausman got in their work this afternoon on adjacent fields at the Twins Lakes Park complex. That was pretty much the goal besides staying healthy. Chen and Gausman were facing Single-A teams in the Red Sox organization. Chen, pitching for the Frederick Keys, allowed one run and two hits in five-plus innings, with one walk and three strikeouts. ... read more

A few notes from Twin Lakes Park, where O's minor league games start today

SARASOTA, Fla. - Today is an important day at the Orioles minor league facility. It is the first day of exhibition games at the Buck O'Neil Baseball Complex at Twin Lakes Park. The Orioles' two highest-level affiliates, Triple-A Norfolk and Double-A Bowie, are on the road playing against the Red Sox in Fort Myers. The O's two Single-A clubs, Frederick and Delmarva, play here at ... read more

Mike Wright among young O's pitchers making a positive spring impression

CLEARWATER, Fla. - Some young pitchers from the minor leagues continue to show well in major league exhibition games with the Orioles. Mike Wright, Hunter Harvey and Tyler Wilson have combined to pitch 11 2/3 scoreless innings over their last seven appearances. Wright was the latest to take the mound and tossed 2 2/3 scoreless frames yesterday in Bradenton against the Pirates, allowing just one ... read more

Dylan Bundy says his arm feels great, talks about pitching with his brother

SARASOTA, Fla. - Until Thursday, the last time the two Bundy brothers saw their names in the same box score it was April 2008. Dylan Bundy was a freshman and Bobby Bundy a senior at Owassa (Okla.) High School. But on Thursday, two Bundys pitched in one game when the Orioles played in Jupiter, Fla., against St. Louis. Dylan went two innings, allowing two hits ... read more

Orioles' minor league spring camp roster and schedule

The Orioles have a group of 72 pitchers and 14 catchers scheduled to report to their minor league spring training camp at the Buck O'Neil Baseball Complex at Twin Lakes Park on Friday, March 6. They will be joined by 40 infielders and 26 outfielders due to report on March 10. That group of 152 players is due to begin minor league exhibition games on ... read more