Tue, 11 Mar 2014 08:50:29 -0700
Baltimore Orioles SP Miguel Gonzalez (back, shin) was slowed early in camp with back spasms, and he needed X-rays on his left shin at the end of last week after being hit with a comebacker. He'll make his third spring outing Tuesday, March 11. Gonzalez has allowed one run and five hits in 2 1/3 innings with no walks or strikeouts.
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:42:06 -0700
Baltimore Orioles SP Miguel Gonzalez (leg) will make the spring start Tuesday, March 11.
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:50:29 -0800
Baltimore Orioles SP Miguel Gonzalez (leg) is dealing with a left tibia contusion.
Sun, 23 Feb 2014 18:29:27 -0800
Baltimore Orioles SP Miguel Gonzalez (back) is scheduled to throw live batting practice Monday, Feb. 23, and is tentatively scheduled to start a spring training camp Saturday, March 1, if he does not have any setbacks.
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 19:25:50 -0800
Baltimore Orioles SP Miguel Gonzalez (back) throw a 35-pitch bullpen session Friday, Feb. 21, and said he is completely recovered from his back spasms. He expects to start throwing live batting practice Monday, Feb. 24.
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 00:49:17 -0800
With Baltimore Orioles SP's Ubaldo Jimenez, Chris Tillman, Wei-Yin Chen and Miguel Gonzalez ticketed for the first four rotation spots, the battle for the fifth slot is expected to be fierce. SP's Suk-Min Yoon, Bud Norris and out-of-options Zach Britton will battle for the fifth slot, with SP Kevin Gausman likely headed to the minors.
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 12:27:19 -0800
Baltimore Orioles SP Miguel Gonzalez (back) and RP Kelvin De La Cruz (hamstring) will throw bullpen sessions Wednesday, Feb. 19, and Gonzalez played catch again Tuesday, Feb. 18. Gonzalez has already thrown five bullpen sessions and appears to be fine.
Sat, 15 Feb 2014 20:34:14 -0800
Baltimore Orioles SP Miguel Gonzalez (back) left the team's workout early Saturday, Feb. 15, because of back spasms. Manager Buck Showalter said he left as a precaution and was not scheduled to throw Saturday.
Wed, 05 Feb 2014 19:28:25 -0800
The Baltimore Orioles rotation is definitely not set in stone, according to Brittany Ghiroli, with only SP Chris Tillman considered a lock. SPs Zach Britton, Kevin Gausman and Brian Matusz will likely battle for the fifth starter job, and maybe more, if SPs Wei-Yin Chen, Miguel Gonzalez and Bud Norris falter. SP Steven Johnson is also considered to be in the mix.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 10:33:43 -0800
Baltimore Orioles SP Brian Matusz will be in competition to earn a starting rotation spot this spring, according to manager Buck Showalter. Matusz was 2-1 with a 3.53 ERA and held lefties to a .168 average in relief last season. He has a 5.51 ERA in his career as a starter. SPs Chris Tillman, Wei-Yin Chen and Miguel Gonzalez appear to have locked down spots in the rotation, and SP Bud Norris will also likely be a starter. However, the O's have considered the idea of using Norris as their closer, too. Matusz will likely compete with SPs Zach Britton, Steven Johnson, T.J. McFarland and Kevin Gausman.