| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:04 PM
While the National Baseball Hall of Fame was announcing Wednesday that three players in their first year of eligibility — pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine and slugger Frank Thomas — had been elected by the writers' association in the...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 6:31 AM
There's little arguing that on paper, the Orioles don't appear to be better now than they were last season, but they can still lay claim to having the best defense in baseball.
ESPN’s Buster Olney points this out, naming the Orioles as the best...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:46 PM
The Orioles made a significant attempt to bring Gavin Floyd home to Baltimore, according to an industry source, but the free-agent right-hander decided on a lesser, shorter deal with the Atlanta Braves in order to re-enter the open market again next...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Local product Gavin Floyd might not pitch in a major league game until May after having elbow surgery last season, but the prospect of his healthy return in 2014 was enough for the Atlanta Braves to sign the free-agent right-hander to a one-year,...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 4:30 AM
In doing some number-crunching this weekend, I noticed a pretty astounding fact about the New York Yankees' current financial situation for 2014. I'm not one who is easily surprised, and nothing should ever surprise anyone when it comes to the Yankees and...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:15 PM
A day after Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette mentioned Cord Phelps as an option for the starting second base job, the Orioles outrighted the 25-year-old to Triple-A Norfolk after he cleared waivers.
Duquette said once the club acquired...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:42 PM
When Orioles season-ticket holders receive their renewal packages in the mail over the next few days, they will find slightly higher average ticket prices and an expanded version of the variable-pricing plan the club has used for single-game ticket...
| 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...