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

O's reach agreement with former draft pick Pedro Beato

Once a high draft pick of the Orioles, right-hander Pedro Beato has agreed to terms on a minor league contract with the club, pending a physical. The deal does not include an invitation to major league spring camp. The 28-year-old Beato, who has pitched in the majors with the Mets, Red Sox and Braves, was the 32nd overall selection by the Orioles in the 2006 ... read more

Orioles' early minor league camp roster

The Orioles have a list of 38 players that reported to their minor league complex in Sarasota, Fla., at Twin Lakes Park today. This group of players will get a jump on the rest of the minor league players and will be available to help the Orioles in early major league exhibitions. Their workouts begin tomorrow. Here is the roster: Beal, Jesse - RHP Bleeker, ... read more

A look at where Bundy and Harvey landed on another top 100 list

As the opening of a new baseball season gets closer by the day, the end of prospects ranking season is just about here. At a time when many publications produce their top 100 prospects list, the Baseball America list is still the granddaddy of them all - and still very respected. Published for the first time in 1990 when Steve Avery was the No. 1 ... read more

Graham: "We are absolutely one of the premier development systems in baseball"

It was a question that took only a few words to ask, but a long, passionate and well-thought out answer was provided. I asked Orioles director of player development Brian Graham this week to provide his take on the Orioles taking a fall in several publications' organizational rankings. Last year the Orioles farm system was rated No. 10 by ESPN.com and No. 12 by Baseball ... read more

A few minor league notes and a look at Chris Davis' opposite-field homers

When the Orioles announced their minor league staff assignments this week, it became official that some staff members do return to the organization, but at different affiliates from 2014. Not that this is all that unusual on the farm. It happens pretty much every year. As for the managers, Orlando Gomez moves back to Single-A Frederick after two years as Gulf Coast League skipper. He ... read more

A few notes on the minor league staff announcements (plus prospect notes)

The Orioles made their minor league managing and coaching assignments official yesterday and they sure have a solid list of eight managers, counting four at full-season affiliates, two with short-season clubs and two for their Dominican Summer League teams. The managers at their top three affiliates either already are or could become the winningest managers for those teams by the end of 2015. Ron Johnson, ... read more

Orioles announce minor league coaching staffs

The Orioles announced their minor league coaching staffs today for their affiliates this afternoon. All six managers for their U.S.-based clubs will return for next year, but a few are with new teams. As previously reported here at MASNSports.com, Ron Johnson will return as manager at Triple-A Norfolk with Gary Kendall at Double-A Bowie, Orlando Gomez at Single-A Frederick and Ryan Minor returning to Single-A ... read more