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  • Rafael Palmeiro falls off Hall of Fame ballot; Mike Mussina receives 20.3 percent of vote

    Rafael Palmeiro falls off Hall of Fame ballot; Mike Mussina receives 20.3 percent of vote
    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...
  • Getting to know Orioles pitching coach Dave Wallace

    Getting to know Orioles pitching coach Dave Wallace
    Dave Wallace Age: 66 Birthplace: Waterbury, Conn. Resides: Wrentham, Mass. Most recent position: Atlanta Braves' minor league pitching coordinator (2010-2013) Major league pitching coach experience: Los Angeles Dodgers (1995-1997), New York Mets...
  • After years away from the majors, Dave Wallace lends Orioles arms a helping hand

    After years away from the majors, Dave Wallace lends Orioles arms a helping hand
    SARASOTA, Fla. — When the Orioles first contacted Dave Wallace in October about their pitching coach vacancy, the 66-year-old baseball veteran took pause. Wallace already had a nice job as the minor league pitching coordinator for the Atlanta...
  • Matt Wieters, the Brian McCann factor and the Braves

    Matt Wieters, the Brian McCann factor and the Braves
    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...
  • Talking aces, Orioles and growing your own playoff pitchers

    Talking aces, Orioles and growing your own playoff pitchers
    Since the season ended, I’ve been asked several times whether the Orioles are going to get an ace this offseason. My answer is no. I don’t even hesitate. The reasoning is simple. There are no true aces on the market (Matt Garza? Japan’...
  • As Orioles build left-handed relief depth, how will it affect major league bullpen?

    As Orioles build left-handed relief depth, how will it affect major league bullpen?
    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 --...
  • Orioles haven't made pitching coach offer yet; still expected this week

    Orioles haven't made pitching coach offer yet; still expected this week
    The Orioles have not yet made an offer to a pitching coach candidate, according to executive vice president Dan Duquette, but he said the team still hopes to have a resolution this week. “We have a few more things to do with our search, a little...
  • Orioles announce Dom Chiti hire; Bill Castro declines offer to stay in other role

    Orioles announce Dom Chiti hire; Bill Castro declines offer to stay in other role
    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...
  • As Adair, Orioles part ways, club eyes replacement pitching coach

    As Adair, Orioles part ways, club eyes replacement pitching coach
    Former Orioles pitching coach Rick Adair, who took a leave of absence in August for personal reasons and will not return to the club next season, said he's not sure whether he'll be in baseball in 2014. "I'm not looking, I'll put it to you that way,"...
  • Orioles' Manny Machado wins American League Platinum Glove Award

    Orioles' Manny Machado wins American League Platinum Glove Award
    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. Machado, 21,...
  • Thoughts and observations on Dom Chiti, the Platinum Glove, Manny and Brooks, Ripken

    Thoughts and observations on Dom Chiti, the Platinum Glove, Manny and Brooks, Ripken
    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...
  • Thoughts on the Orioles' pitching coach search, Cal Ripken Jr., Arizona Fall League

    Thoughts on the Orioles' pitching coach search, Cal Ripken Jr., Arizona Fall League
    Next week will be a busy one at The Warehouse as the Orioles intensify their search for a new pitching coach. As we reported over the past few days, Rick Adair -- who took a personal leave of absence in August -- will not return as pitching coach in...