| Mar 9, 2014
| 6:56 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — If this winter has taught the Orioles, their staff and their players anything, it's that they need to be ready to adjust.
The roster will shuffle. Don't think too hard about projections because you can't do anything about the...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:28 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles third baseman Manny Machado has agreed to a $519,000 contract renewal for 2014 -- slightly above this year’s league minimum of $500,000 -- but the 21-year-old is somewhat disappointed with the figure.
Machado will also...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:56 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — The Orioles officially completed their contracts for the current 40-man roster Tuesday, leaving one key player frustrated while — potentially, anyway — creating time to focus on signing players beyond 2014.
| Mar 16, 2014
| 6:38 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — When the Orioles signed right-handed relief pitcher Ryan Webb in December, executive vice president Dan Duquette quickly compared him to Jim Johnson, who had been traded earlier that month.
And while the comparison wasn't...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Two springs ago, Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman was desperately trying to prove he could pitch in the major leagues. Last year at this time, he was attempting to show he was healthy and wasn’t a fluke.
And this March?
Well, Tillman is now...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 4:48 PM
NEW YORK – Orioles center fielder Adam Jones, whose postgame comments Tuesday about fans who run onto the field during games sparked national headlines, said Wednesday that he doesn’t regret that he said players should be able to “kick...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:32 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — The ink has only just dried on the Orioles' monumental four-year deal with starter Ubaldo Jimenez, but the club remains interested in acquiring at least one other big-ticket free agent.
The Orioles have intensified their pursuit...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 9:41 AM
In what has to be one of the most stunning career reversals in recent baseball history, former Orioles closer Jim Johnson -- who saved at least 50 games in each of the past two seasons -- has been removed from that role after barely two weeks in Oakland....
| Feb 22, 2014
| 8:47 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Orioles manager Buck Showalter had praise for new outfielder David Lough, but also tempered expectations for the 28-year-old.
The Orioles acquired Lough in December for third baseman Danny Valencia, who emerged as the team’s...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 2:37 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – After adding two big-ticket free-agent acquisitions over the past week, the Orioles now appear to be focused on locking up shortstop J.J. Hardy to a contract extension.
The Orioles had a face-to-face meeting with Hardy’s...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 8:24 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Gold Glove and Silver Slugger shortstop J.J. Hardy has been very open about his desire to remain in Baltimore beyond the 2014 season, but he said Tuesday that he'd like his future at short to be spelled out during upcoming negotiations....
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:09 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Nelson Cruz was introduced to the media this morning during a news conference at the Ed Smith Stadium Complex that was well attended by his new teammates.
Adam Jones, Chris Davis, Matt Wieters, J.J. Hardy, Nick Markakis, Manny...