Infielder Jayson Nix, whom the Orioles signed to a minor league deal Tuesday, may not be the last player to join the team for spring training in Sarasota, Fla.
The Orioles have added another player to their spring training camp, signing utility infielder Jayson Nix to a minor league deal worth $750,000 if he makes the team. He can add another $50,000 in incentives, a source confirmed.
When I saw that the infamous Jeffrey Maier glove -- the black Mizuno used by the 12-year-old Maier to deflect a fly ball into a homer in Game 1 of the 1996 American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium -- is being auctioned off this week, I had to laugh.
The black Mizuno glove that hung over the wall in right field at Yankee Stadium in 1996 and still lingers in the nightmares of Baltimore baseball fans nearly 20 years later is up for auction.
Unless things change dramatically, the Orioles this week will participate in their first arbitration hearing since 2012, when they were victorious against right-hander Brad Bergesen.
Major League Baseball announced Friday that the 2017 All-Star Game will be held in Miami. Last month, it announced that the 2016 All-Star Game will be held in San Diego. This year’s will be in Cincinnati.
The Orioles will have 56 players in major league spring training camp, barring any late additions, the club announced Tuesday.
There are only 10 days before pitchers and catchers report to Sarasota, Fla., to embark on a new baseball season (the reporting date is Thursday, Feb. 19, their first workout is Friday, Feb. 20 and the first full squad workout is Wednesday, Feb. 25).