Orioles Camp Roster

Spring Training 2003

February 13, 2003

PITCHERS

Rick Bauer

Throws: Right

Height, weight: 6-6, 208

Born: Jan. 10, 1977

Skinny: Can handle a variety of roles in bullpen.

Steve Bechler

Throws: Right

Height, weight: 6-2, 239

Born: Nov. 18, 1979

Skinny: Starter will be only a phone call away at Ottawa.

Rigo Beltran

Throws: Left

Height, weight: 5-11, 200

Born: May 18, 1968

Skinny: Former Phillie spent 2002 in Japanese Central League.

Daniel Cabrera

Throws: Right

Height, weight: 6-7, 208

Born: May 28, 1981

Skinny: Brought some serious heat at Rookie-level Bluefield.

Darwin Cubillan

Throws: Right

Height, weight: 6-2, 170

Born: Nov. 15, 1974

Skinny: Has major-league experience with Expos; knows Ottawa well.

Omar Daal

Throws: Left

Height, weight: 6-3; 204

Born: Feb. 23, 1972

Skinny: First lefty in rotation with regular duty since Jimmy Key in '98.

Sean Douglass

Throws: Right

Height, weight: 6-6, 198

Born: April 28, 1979

Skinny: Winless in eight starts with the Orioles last season.

Travis Driskill

Throws: Right

Height, weight: 6-0, 225

Born: Aug. 1, 1971

Skinny: Made 19 starts last season but future is in relief.

Mike Drumright

Throws: Right

Height, weight: 6-4, 210

Born: April 19, 1974

Skinny: Was 5-7 with 3.46 ERA in Triple-A.

Eric DuBose

Throws: Left

Height, weight: 6-3, 231

Born: May 15, 1976

Skinny: Could stick if the Orioles keep three lefties in bullpen.

Scott Erickson

Throws: Right

Height, weight: 6-4, 227

Born: Feb. 2, 1968

Skinny: Status uncertain because of tear in labrum in right shoulder.

Rendy Espina

Throws: Left

Height, weight: 6-0, 180

Born: May 11, 1978

Skinny: An 8.69 ERA got him released at Triple-A Syracuse.

Mike Garcia

Throws: Right

Height, weight: 6-2, 220

Born: May 11, 1968

Skinny: Pitched in the Mexican League last year.

Buddy Groom

Throws: Left

Height, weight: 6-2, 201

Born: July, 10 1965

Skinny: Going for eighth straight year with 70 or more appearances.

Rick Helling

Throws: Right

Height, weight: 6-3, 220

Born: Dec. 15, 1970

Skinny: Former 20-game winner may find Camden Yards too confining.

Pat Hentgen

Throws: Right

Height, weight: 6-2, 202

Born: Nov. 13, 1968

Skinny: Quick healer made four starts after Tommy John surgery in 2001.

Jason Johnson

Throws: Right

Height, weight: 6-6, 219

Born: Oct. 27, 1973

Skinny: Losses in double digits for three consecutive seasons.

Jorge Julio

Throws: Right

Height, weight: 6-1, 215

Born: March 3, 1979

Skinny: His 25 saves were two short of Gregg Olson's club rookie record.

Kerry Ligtenberg

Throws: Right

Height, weight: 6-2, 215

Born: May 11, 1971

Skinny: Setup man signed as free agent; can close if needed.

Rodrigo Lopez

Throws: Right

Height, weight: 6-1, 188

Born: Dec. 14, 1975

Skinny: Runner-up for AL Rookie of the Year after going 15-9.

Mike Mohler

Throws: Left

Height, weight: 6-2, 208

Born: July 26, 1968

Skinny: Posted a 2.76 ERA in 49 innings in Triple-A.

Mike Paradis

Throws: Right

Height, weight: 6-3, 190

Born: May 3, 1978

Skinny: 1999 No. 1 draft pick was 8-13, 5.64 ERA in Double-A.

Rafael Pina

Throws: Right

Height, weight: 6-1, 170

Born: Aug. 16, 1971

Skinny: Was 6-5, 3.49 ERA and team-leading 10 saves in Triple-A.

Sidney Ponson

Throws: Right

Height, weight: 6-1, 237

Born: Nov. 2, 1976

Skinny: Approaching free agency without a winning season in majors.

Bill Pulsipher

Throws: Left

Height, weight: 6-3, 200

Born: Oct. 9, 1973

Skinny: One-time Mets phenom didn't pitch in majors last year.

Fernando Rijo

Throws: Right

Height, weight: 5-11, 155

Born: Nov. 15, 1977

Skinny: Was 8-8, 3.74 at Double-A Jacksonville last season.

Matt Riley

Throws: Left

Height, weight: 6-1, 201

Born: Aug. 2, 1979

Skinny: Went 4-10, 6.34 ERA in Double-A after Tommy John surgery in 2000.

Todd Rizzo

Throws: Left

Height, weight: 6-2, 220

Born: May 24, 1971

Skinny: Got spring invitation after pitching in independent Atlantic League.

Willis Roberts

Throws: Right

Height, weight: 6-3, 242

Born: June 19, 1975

Skinny: Hyperactive setup man had 1.96 ERA in late July before falling off.

Juan Rosario

Throws: Right

Height, weight: 6-4, 219

Born: Nov. 17, 1975

Skinny: Spent most of last season in Double-A; two Triple-A appearances.

B.J. Ryan

Throws: Left

Height, weight: 6-6, 244

Born: Dec. 28, 1975

Skinny: Allowed runs in seven of 34 appearances after June 30 (2.48 ERA).

John Stephens

Throws: Right

Height, weight: 6-1, 204

Born: Nov. 15, 1979

Skinny: Australian is a long shot to capture the fifth starter's job.

CATCHERS

Brook Fordyce

Bats/throws: R/R

Height, weight: 6-0, 195

Born: May 7, 1970

Skinny: Began the year 1-for-31 through his first 13 games.

Geronimo Gil

Bats/throws: R/R

Height, weight: 6-2, 228

Born: Aug. 7, 1975

Skinny: Threw out 36.3 percent of base stealers, second best in AL.

Steve Lomasney

Bats/throws: R/R

Height, weight: 6-0, 195

Born: Aug. 29, 1977

Skinny: Played in Red Sox system last year, mostly Double-A.

Carlos Mendez

Bats/throws: R/R

Height, weight: 6-0, 208

Born: Jan. 11, 1974

Skinny: Could become system's top catcher; .324 at Triple-A Sacramento.

Izzy Molina

Bats/throws: R/R

Height, weight: 6-1, 200

Born: June 3, 1971

Skinny: On Orioles' roster for two weeks in May; went 1-for-3 in only game.

Eli Whiteside

Bats/throws: R/R

Height, weight: 6-2, 203

Born: Sept. 22, 1979

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