Orioles spring training roster

Spring Training 2002

February 14, 2002

Pitchers

Player................Throws Ht. Wt. Born........... Roch Kubatko's skinny

John Bale..............L.......... 6-4...195... 5/22/74 ...Left-hander can fill many rolesif

........................................ ..............................................forearm is healthy.

Rick Bauer............ R..........6-6...212.....1/10/77......Solid candidate to fill out

........................................ ...............................................rotation despite 0-5 debut.

Steve Bechler.......R..........6-2....210....11/18/79.....Has emerged as one of team's

........................................ ................................................top 15 prospects.

Erik Bedard............L..........6-1.....180......3/6/79.......Perhaps only Richard Stahl is

........................................ ..............................................better pitching prospect.

Chris Brock...........R........... 6-0....185......2/5/70.......Winter meetings pickup

........................................ ........................................from Phillies could help in relief.

Sean Douglass.....R...........6-6.....198.....4/28/79......Will make a strong push for

........................................ .................................................fifth starter's job.

Travis Driskill........R...........6-0......185......8/1/71......Spent last season with

Astros'................................. ........................................Triple-A affiliate.

Eric DuBose...........L..........6-3......215......5/15/76.... Left-hander was Athletics'

........................................ ..................................................sandwich pick in '97 draft.

Scott Erickson......R...........6-4......230.......2/2/68.....From Tommy John surgery to

........................................ ...................................................staff ace in two years.

Kris Foster.............R.......... 6-1.......200......8/30/74.....A power arm who joins

........................................ ...................................................competition for closer's job.

Buddy Groom........L..........6-2........207......7/10/65....Seventy games are a given;

........................................ ..................................................could close some.

Pat Hentgen...........R..........6-2........195....11/13/68.....Key starter may miss '02

........................................ ...............................................after Tommy John surgery.

Jason Johnson.....R..........6-6........235....10/27/73.....Had a breakthrough year

........................................ ......................................................but winless after Aug. 6.

Jorge Julio.............R..........6-1.........190.......3/3/79...Fastball that tickles 100mph;

........................................ ...................................................closer-in-waiting.

Rodrigo Lopez......R..........6-1.........180.......12/14/75....Made six starts with the

........................................ ...........................................................Padres in 2000.

Calvin Maduro.......R..........6-0..........175.........9/5/74.....Veteran candidate for fifth

........................................ ........................................................starter's job.

Lee Marshall...........R...........6-5...... ...217.......9/25/76....Reliever had seven

........................................ ........................................saves,1.83 ERA in winter league.

Mike Paradis..........R...........6-3.........190........5/3/78.......1999 first-round pickwent

........................................ ................................................8-13 at Double-A Bowie.

John Parrish...........L.........5-11........ .165.......11/26/77......Inconsistent lefty has

........................................ .....................................bounced from rotation to bullpen.

Sidney Ponson.....R...........6-1...........225........11/2/76.....Patience running out on

........................................ .....................................No. 2 or 3 starter.

Matt Riley................L...........6-1.... .......205..........8/2/79......Ex-phenom starts over

........................................ .........................................after Tommy John surgery.

Luis Rivera.............R...........0-0...........163.........6/21/78..... May eventually crack

........................................ ....................................rotation if shoulder is healthy.

Willis Roberts........R............6-3......... .175.........6/19/75.......Demonstrative pitcher

........................................ ...........................................may close games by default.

Sean Runyan.........L...........6-3...........210.........6/21/74....... Left-hander appeared

........................................ ............................................in 88 games with Tigers in '98.

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