| 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...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Chris Davis, the 2013 Most Valuable Oriole and third-place finisher in American League Most Valuable Player voting, avoided arbitration Friday and signed a one-year deal worth $10.35 million, more than tripling his $3.3 million salary from last season....
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:41 PM
The Orioles are continuing their pursuit of a starting pitcher and have been in recent contact with some of the top names left on the board, including Ervin Santana, Bronson Arroyo and Ubaldo Jimenez.
One source referred to the talks as “a...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:00 AM
When the Orioles traded Jim Johnson in December and then spiked a potential deal with Grant Balfour weeks later, the likelihood of Tommy Hunter being the club’s 2014 closer increased.
With a few weeks left in the offseason, the Orioles could still...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Saturday at FanFest that the club offered first baseman Chris Davis a long-term contract extension this winter, but that “it really hasn’t progressed.”
Davis, who finished third in...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 3:25 PM
The Orioles have signed veteran Jack Cust to a minor league deal, an industry source confirmed Wednesday.
The 35-year-old Cust will not receive an invitation to major league spring training, so he will report to the club’s minor league camp at...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:15 AM
The Orioles didn’t land veteran right-hander Bronson Arroyo this week; he signed a two-year deal with a third-year option with the Arizona Diamondbacks worth a guaranteed $23.5 million.
A.J. Burnett is still on the open market, but there is a...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 9:09 AM
There was a sense throughout the industry that the Orioles' decision to back away from closer Grant Balfour after his failed physical in December could adversely affect the club going forward.
That reality apparently played a part in them not landing...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:38 PM
Rick Adair, who took a leave of absence as the Orioles pitching coach on Aug. 15, will not return to the club next season, according to an industry source.
The club will conduct interviews next week and would like to have a decision made by the end of...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:59 PM
With the baseball season heading into its final quarter, the Orioles likely will be making their pennant push without pitching coach Rick Adair, who was granted a leave of absence for personal reasons Friday and was replaced, at least temporarily, by...