Bud Norris starts his Bowie outing with two scoreless innings (Norris out after five)

BOWIE, Md. - Showing a mid 90s fastball and a solid slider, Orioles right-hander Bud Norris started his outing tonight at Double-A Bowie with two scoreless innings against the Erie Seawolves. Norris retired the side in order on 13 pitches in the top of the first, hitting 95 mph on the Prince George's Stadium radar gun. Shortstop Ozzie Martinez made a very nice play getting ... read more

O's game blog: Jimenez on the mound in series finale against Houston

The Orioles latest chance to get their offense going comes this afternoon when they host Houston in the finale of a three-game series. The Orioles were held to one run and five hits in Tuesday's 4-1 loss, and they've scored two runs or less in eight of their last 15 games. They have scored just seven runs over the last 40 innings. The O's team ... read more

In Bowie, Dylan Bundy provides an update on his MRI today

BOWIE, Md. - Orioles top pitching prospect Dylan Bundy had an MRI this morning in Baltimore that found inflammation, but no structural damage, in his right shoulder. Bundy said he will rest for a week and then have a follow-up MRI. Why does he need a second MRI? "Just to re-check it in case the inflammation covered up some other stuff," he told MASNsports.com this ... read more

Bowie's Branden Kline to have PRP injection, plus other minor league updates

As of late this morning, there was no information available yet on Dylan Bundy's MRI today but the Orioles at this point are expecting the same news from yesterday - that the shoulder issue is on the minor side. Today's precautionary MRI was just to take a closer look, but if this does in fact turn out to be shoulder/rotater cuff tendinitis, it could set ... read more

Alan Mills on Givens and Bundy (plus more on O's struggling offense)

He was drafted as a shortstop, but now he is playing to rave reviews as a pitcher in the Orioles farm system. Mychal Givens was selected by the Orioles out of Plant High School in Tampa, Fla., in the second round of the 2009 draft. He was signed to an $800,000 bonus, and the Orioles envisioned him developing into an athletic shortstop that could eventually ... read more

Matt Wieters on night in Bowie and returning soon to the Orioles

BOWIE, Md. - Orioles catcher Matt Wieters went 2-for-4 with a pair of singles and threw out a runner trying to steal tonight in his first rehab game for Double-A Bowie as the Baysox beat Erie 4-2. Wieters said the plan calls for him to work out in Baltimore tomorrow and not play here. He'll return to catch for Bowie on Thursday and Saturday, and ... read more

Matt Wieters rehabbing tonight at Bowie (updated)

BOWIE, Md. - Orioles catcher Matt Wieters, playing for Double-A Bowie tonight for the first time since the Eastern League playoffs in 2008, is 1-for-2 with a fourth-inning single. Beginning a rehab assignment that he hopes will lead him back to the Orioles when he can be activated off the disabled list on June 4, Wieters flied out to shallow center field on a 2-0 ... read more

O's game blog: It's Tillman against Feldman at Camden Yards

Well, the Orioles are not exactly setting the world on fire with their win-loss record, but they keep gaining ground slowly but surely. Since May 11, the Orioles are over .500 at 7-6. In that stretch, they have gone from 5 1/2 games out of first place to two games beginning play tonight. This is the closest they've been to first since they were two ... read more