Two games and more cuts are coming for Orioles

SARASOTA, Fla. - The Orioles are playing two games today at the same time, leaving me to chose between the Ed Smith Stadium complex and Dunedin. Give me a half-second to decide. I'll be watching Miguel Gonzalez in Sarasota. The Twins are countering with Ricky Nolasco. I'll watch him, too. Gonzalez has allowed six runs in 12 2/3 innings, with no walks and 11 strikeouts. ... read more

Orioles option Tyler Wilson, and more from today's 10-2 win

TAMPA, Fla. - The Orioles optioned pitcher Tyler Wilson to Triple-A Norfolk following today's 10-2 victory over the Yankees. The camp roster has been reduced to 40 players and more cuts are coming on Sunday. Manager Buck Showalter said the roster will be down into the low 30s. Showalter joked that Wilson never should have given up that one hit in his four scoreless innings. ... read more

Tyler Wilson: "It was awesome" (Orioles win 10-2)

ORIOLES QUICK WRAP Score: Orioles 10, Yankees 2 Recap: Tyler Wilson, the 10th-round pick in 2011 out of the University of Virginia, was nothing short of sensational. He retired 12 of 13 batters, allowing a two-out single to Carlos Beltran in the first, and struck out two. Alejandro De Aza hit a three-run homer in the second and added a sacrifice fly in the sixth. ... read more

Game update and more notes and quotes (O's lead 7-1)

TAMPA, Fla. - The Orioles found out that Tyler Wilson reacts favorably after sitting in the dugout during a long inning. Wilson watched as the Orioles scored five runs off Yankees starter Scott Baker in the top of the second inning to lead 5-0. Alejandro De Aza capped the uprising with a three-run shot to right field, his second of the spring. De Aza was ... read more

Hardy to undergo MRA on left shoulder

TAMPA, Fla. - Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy will undergo an MRA on his left shoulder Monday in Sarasota and won't be available to play before the following day. Hardy jammed his shoulder while diving for a ball during Friday's game against the Rays and the discomfort worsened this morning. He wasn't scheduled to make today's trip to George M. Steinbrenner Field. An MRA involves the ... read more

Yankees lineup vs. Wilson and more notes

TAMPA, Fla. - Right-hander Tyler Wilson is facing most of the Yankees' regulars today in his first spring training start. Outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury is sidelined with an oblique injury. Catcher Brian McCann also is missing from the lineup. Otherwise, it's the A team. The Yankees are starting Scott Baker this afternoon after rain interrupted yesterday's game and prevented him from pitching. They listed CC Sabathia ... read more

Hardy updates shoulder injury

SARASOTA, Fla. - Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy offered an update this morning on his left shoulder. "It's a little bit more sore today than yesterday," he said, adding that he wouldn't have played this afternoon against the Yankees in Tampa if his name appeared on the travel roster. Hardy isn't sure whether he'll need to undergo tests on his shoulder. "I think everyone kind of ... read more

Hardy update and today's lineup vs. Yankees

SARASOTA, Fla. - Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy said his left shoulder is more sore this morning after slamming it into the ground yesterday while diving for a ground ball. Hardy will rest today - he wasn't scheduled to make the trip to Tampa - and be re-evaluated on Sunday. He took his first anti-inflammatory pill and joked that he tried to finally make it through ... read more