| May 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Orioles likely will soon announce an extension with center fielder Adam Jones.
Nick Markakis got his extension in 2009 – and is locked up through 2014 and has a team option for 2015.
J.J. Hardyreceived his last year – and is also...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 3:30 AM
Now that the Orioles have declined the $11 million option for next year on Mark Reynolds, the club has two options to try to keep the 29-year-old first baseman.
Since Reynolds has one year of arbitration eligibility remaining, the Orioles could tender...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 8:42 AM
It looks like Mark Reynolds is going to be the talk of November, unless you count those guys running for president, so I’m going to do a little early voting here and give you my opinion on what the Orioles should do now that they have declined to...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 12:36 PM
The Orioles have made a move to strengthen their infield defense, claiming 28-year-old second baseman Alexi Casilla from the Minnesota Twins on Friday.
Casilla, 28, is primarily a second baseman but has played shortstop and third base in his seven-year...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 5:37 PM
Deliberate misbehavior by Anne Arundel County employees could leave them on the hook for the county's legal costs under a new bill introduced Monday night.
The legislation requires the county attorney to try to recoup from employees whose conduct...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Oh, Lance. How could you?
Thursday’s announcement was stunning.
Seven-time winner of the Tour de France, testicular cancer survivor, Livestrong founder, cancer fundraiser, our hero, our real-life Superman — and you’re giving up without...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 12:54 PM
Anne Arundel County employees whose deliberate behavior leads to legal settlements or judgments against the county could be ordered to cut a check for the damages under a bill to be introduced Monday before the County Council.
One proposal would allow...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 5:08 PM
Anne Arundel County's public safety unions won a major court victory Friday, when Maryland's highest court threw out a County Council measure that gutted binding arbitration.
"This is a victory for all of our public safety agencies," said O'Brien...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 2:21 PM
A key labor battle in Anne Arundel County will go before the state's highest court next month, when the Court of Appeals tackles the dispute over binding arbitration for the county's public safety unions.
Angering the nine unions, the county moved last...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:30 AM
If you would have asked me in May if there were any chance of Mark Reynolds returning to the Orioles in 2013, it would have been a short conversation.
“Nope,” would have been the answer.
Honestly, as late as July, there was a sense that...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 6:00 AM
We’ve had a lot of questions since the season ended on who will be back next year with the Orioles.
We don’t have a crystal ball. But I can at least give you a sense – contractually, anyway – where guys are. I may be leaving a few...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The Orioles have scouted Shohei Otani, the Japanese high-school right-hander who was drafted by the Nippon-Ham Fighters of Japan’s professional baseball league this week. Otani made it known he’d like to play in the United States, and teams...