The Orioles' search for a new hitting coach appears to be coming to a close, but Orioles manager Buck Showalter is expected to talk to one more candidate before a decision is made.
I had a chance to communicate with Orioles outfielder Henry Urrutia on Wednesday after President Barack Obama announced that full diplomatic relations would be restored with Cuba.
The consensus within baseball circles is that President Barack Obama's decision to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba only can be a good thing for the sport — although it's too early to tell exactly what changes may occur.
I had a chance to talk at length with former Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis on Monday, shortly after he packed up the remaining items that were in his locker at Camden Yards.
On Monday morning, Nick Markakis went to Camden Yards to fully clean out his locker, the final step of separation for him and the team that he had been with for his entire professional career.
This is typically a big week in Major League Baseball, right after the winter meetings and right before Christmas. Free agents like to have their situations figured out before the holidays; for personal reasons, not baseball ones.
The Chicago White Sox have agreed to a three-year deal with free-agent outfielder Melky Cabrera, pending a physical, according to Bruce Levine of 670thescore.com in Chicago.
Outfielder Nick Markakis, who had been the longest tenured member of the Orioles before signing a free-agent deal with the Atlanta Braves last week, has taken out a two-page advertisement in Wednesday’s Baltimore Sun to thank fans, the city and the organization for his nine seasons with...