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.
Thu, 13 Feb 2014 12:23:29 -0800
Baltimore Orioles SP Wei-Yin Chen (knee) is slightly behind the other pitchers this spring, but he's confident he'll be ready for the season.
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.
Sat, 01 Feb 2014 11:11:04 -0800
Baltimore Orioles SP Wei-Yin Chen (knee) said his knee is fine and added that he should be ready for spring training.
Thu, 16 Jan 2014 19:27:39 -0800
The Baltimore Orioles are hoping SP Wei-Yin Chen (knee) will be ready for spring training after an examination of his knee went well. The team was worried Chen may have suffered a setback in his recovery.
Thu, 09 Jan 2014 16:32:59 -0800
Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter said SP Wei-Yin Chen (knee) has been "a little slow" in his recovery from knee surgery, but he's not too concerned.
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.
Thu, 10 Oct 2013 20:25:00 -0700
Baltimore Orioles SP Wei-Yin Chen (knee) recently underwent surgery to remove bone spurs in his right knee.
Sun, 01 Sep 2013 13:15:55 -0700
The Baltimore Orioles have promoted Cs Chris Snyder and Steve Clevenger from Triple-A Norfolk. In addition, SP Wei-Yin Chen was recalled from the organization's Gulf coast League affiliate. In corresponding moves, C Taylor Teagarden and OF Eric Thames were designated for assignment.
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 13:14:18 -0700
The Baltimore Orioles have recalled SP Kevin Gausman from Triple-A Norfolk. In a corresponding move, the team optioned SP Wei-Yin Chen to their Gulf Coast League team.