| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:13 AM
At first blush, the New York Yankees signing this weekend of free-agent catcher Brian McCann to a five-year, $85 million deal could be considered good news for the Orioles, at least as it pertains to catcher Matt Wieters.
For one, the deep-pocket...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:10 AM
The Orioles’ signing of pitcher Kelvin De La Cruz on Monday was the latest addition to the club’s growing group of left-handed relievers who could compete for bullpen spots in 2014.
Last season, the Orioles carried three lefty relievers --...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:18 PM
The Orioles formally announced Monday afternoon the hiring of new bullpen coach Dom Chiti, who previously has worked closely with both manager Buck Showalter and new pitching coach Dave Wallace.
Meanwhile, former bullpen coach Bill Castro will not...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:29 PM
The Orioles are expected to hire Atlanta Braves special assistant Dom Chiti as their bullpen coach, an industry source confirmed Friday night.
An announcement is expected early next week.
Chiti has a history with Orioles manager Buck Showalter and new...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:59 AM
In conducting the Orioles' search for a new bullpen coach, manager Buck Showalter made it clear that new pitching coach Dave Wallace would play a big role in making the hire.
Showalter said he saw the bullpen coach as an assistant pitching coach, and...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:52 PM
Orioles third baseman Manny Machado won the third annual Rawlings Platinum Glove Award for the American League, given to the league’s best overall defensive player and chosen from among this season’s nine AL Gold Glove winners.
| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:47 AM
Today marks the first day that Major League Baseball’s free agents can sign with any club. In the previous period between today and the end of the World Series, players could only sign with their most recent clubs.
Orioles executive vice president...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 4:34 PM
The Orioles made several roster management moves Monday, including officially declining the $3 million option for 2014 in infielder Alexi Casilla's contract, buying it out for $200,000.
The 29-year-old infielder, who batted .214 in 62 games for the...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Now that the Orioles have hired Dave Wallace as their pitching coach, the focus turns to naming a bullpen coach.
That search hasn’t officially started yet, according to an industry source, but it will begin within the next few days.
| Oct 30, 2013
| 4:14 AM
I have to admit that I was a bit surprised when the Orioles named Dave Wallace their new pitching coach Tuesday. And it’s not because Wallace isn’t exceptionally qualified — he is. He has held the position for four other organizations...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:26 PM
Considered an experienced teacher of young pitchers, Dave Wallace said it was difficult to leave the Atlanta Braves organization and its impressive stable of young arms.
But the allure of again becoming a major league pitching coach, and for a playoff...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 3:43 PM
The Orioles probably couldn’t have gone terribly wrong with any of the four external candidates they interviewed for the pitching coach position before settling on Atlanta Braves minor league pitching coordinator Dave Wallace, but their choice...