| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:32 PM
When this offseason started, the Orioles appeared to be a couple of key players away from moving to the next level and heading into 2014 with a realistic chance of playing deep into next October.
Well, make it three.
Now, with Jim Johnson headed to...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Late Monday night the Orioles traded former All-Star closer Jim Johnson to the Oakland Athletics for second baseman Jemile Weeks and a minor league player to be named later.
Johnson, who saved 101 games for the Orioles in the past two seasons, was set...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:42 PM
The Orioles don't have to make an official decision for a week, but they will tender contracts to all nine of their arbitration-eligible players, according to the club's top executive.
“We are planning on tendering those guys,” Orioles...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:00 PM
The hot-stove Orioles rumor of the day involves the club being interested in signing free agent Jhonny Peralta to play left field, according to FOXSports.com.
First, let’s get out of the way why the Orioles would be intrigued by Peralta,...
| 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...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:24 AM
The free-agency season is officially underway, and the Orioles made their first pair of roster moves since it began, outrighting infielder Dan Johnson and outfielder Chris Dickerson to Triple-A Norfolk on Thursday.
Both have the right to refuse the...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Date: Aug. 31
Her story: Ruby Estayan, 26, grew up in Manila, Philippines. She moved to Maryland with her family in 2006. She is a geriatric nurse at Genesis HealthCare Heritage Center in Dundalk. Her parents, Tess and Raul Estayan, live in Abingdon....
| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:25 AM
With the last out of the World Series on Wednesday night, baseball's frenzied free agent period started. Well, at least technically.
There's no longer a free agency filing period. So all players who are eligible — they must have, in most cases,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:29 PM
There's always some impatience by baseball fans shortly after the regular season ends and before free agency really gets going.
And the Orioles' brass has been doing things -- most specifically, interviewing candidates for the club’s vacant...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:24 AM
In talking to Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette on Thursday, I asked whether he had made any progress on the club’s pending free agents,a group that includes pitchers Scott Feldman and Jason Hammel, infielder Brian Roberts and outfielder...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:09 AM
BOSTON — The Orioles' extra-inning battles in Boston last season helped build this franchise a new foundation of winning against the big, bad Red Sox.
And this year's version of the Orioles never needed a victory at Fenway Park as badly as it did...