| Nov 30, 2012
| 7:37 PM
The Orioles never doubted that Mark Reynolds was a valuable piece to last season's success.
But the $9 million Reynolds figured to make through the arbitration process simply didn't fit within the team's numbers crunch.
They already declined Reynolds'...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 8:07 PM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said the club tried to find a way to figure Mark Reynolds' impending 2013 salary into its budget, but couldn't.
So instead of paying him roughly $9 million in arbitration, the Orioles did not tender the first...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 2:56 PM
If this is December, then there are a lot of Orioles fans who are wondering the same thing.
Why is it that every year at this time, the other American League East teams do their holiday shopping at Lord &Taylor and the Orioles seem to do most of...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 7:47 AM
Now that the San Francisco Giants have sealed their second World Series title in three years – officially ending the 2012 baseball season – the focus shifts to next season.
And over the next week, we will begin seeing the Orioles’...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Trayvon Robinson, the 25-year-old outfielder the Orioles received in Tuesday’s trade with the Seattle Mariners for infielder Robert Andino, is an intriguing player, though the reality is he may never become a big league regular. The Orioles view him...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 4:49 PM
It's late November and all is relatively quiet on the Orioles front, which has got to be frustrating for a still-wary fan base that has watched the Toronto Blue Jays undergo a startling competitive transformation over the past few weeks and knows that the...
| 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 27, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The clock is winding down to Friday’s deadline to tender contracts to arbitration-eligible players, and the Orioles must decide whether to tender contracts to 14 players on their 25-man roster.
The largest looming decision is whether the Orioles...
| 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...