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  • Orioles designate Rule 5 draft pick Michael Almanzar for assignment

    Orioles designate Rule 5 draft pick Michael Almanzar for assignment
    The Orioles have reinstated third baseman Michael Almanzar, the club’s Rule 5 pick, from the 60-day disabled list and designated him for assignment, the club announced Monday. The Orioles took Almanzar in the Rule 5 draft in December following a...
  • Ryan Ripken, other players with local ties begin pro baseball careers

    Ryan Ripken, other players with local ties begin pro baseball careers
    Several players with local ties who were picked in baseball's first-year player draft last month have started their professional careers. Ryan Ripken, a Gilman graduate and the son of Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr., has struggled in limited action...
  • Orioles' game Friday vs. Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park postponed

    Orioles' game Friday vs. Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park postponed
    BOSTON — As seen during this week’s homestand at Camden Yards, the Orioles typically do all they can to avoid doubleheaders — and the obstacles they bring — but playing one Saturday in Boston could prove beneficial to the Orioles...
  • Split announce booth eliminated for this week's Orioles-Nationals games

    Split announce booth eliminated for this week's Orioles-Nationals games
    Just a reminder from your friendly neighborhood sports blogger: when the Orioles play the pair of two-game series with the Washington Nationals this week, it will be your familiar commentators explaining the action for you. In previous Orioles-Nationals...
  • Orioles have little depth to trade from in Triple-A Norfolk

    Orioles have little depth to trade from in Triple-A Norfolk
    Last week’s trade between the Cubs and Athletics, which sent pitchers Jeff Samardziga and Jason Hammel to Oakland for a prospect package that includes top-10 prospect Addison Russell, kicked off the MLB trade season in spectacular fashion. This...
  • All-Stars, left-handed pitchers are Orioles' top trade chips in Double-A Bowie

    All-Stars, left-handed pitchers are Orioles' top trade chips in Double-A Bowie
    Last week’s deal between the Chicago Cubs and Oakland Athletics, which sent pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to Oakland for a prospect package that included top 10 prospect Addison Russell, kicked off baseball's trade season in...
  • The Samardzija factor; Cubs scouting Delmarva; Duquette on young pitching

    The Samardzija factor; Cubs scouting Delmarva; Duquette on young pitching
    Well, we have made it to Memorial Day.┬áStudents are graduating, pools are open and we have our first "Orioles have interest in trading for ..." story. I love annual traditions. This report comes out of CBS Chicago – that the Orioles are...
  • Johan Santana could join the Orioles by mid-June and other notes

    Johan Santana could join the Orioles by mid-June and other notes
    MILWAUKEE -- The Orioles could be three weeks away from having a former two-time American League Cy Young Award winner joining their rotation. With Johan Santana’s opt-out clause in his minor league deal looming Friday, manager Buck Showalter said...
  • Coffee Companion (5/29): Cruz bombs not enough as Orioles fall again

    Coffee Companion (5/29): Cruz bombs not enough as Orioles fall again
    I was definitely right about yesterday being a grind after Memorial Day weekend. Throw in the underrated impact of 8 p.m. Orioles games and its been a tough week after the holiday. So as we're all dragging again this morning, enjoy the Coffee Companion,...
  • Searching for series split in Houston today, Orioles to face Scott Feldman

    Searching for series split in Houston today, Orioles to face Scott Feldman
    HOUSTON -- As poorly as the first two games of their four-game series here at Minute Maid Park went, the Orioles can still salvage a split with a win this afternoon against the Astros. The Orioles will have to get through a familiar foe to get that win....
  • Coffee Companion (6/6): Orioles return home on down note

    Coffee Companion (6/6): Orioles return home on down note
    I said yesterday in the Coffee Companion, where every weekday we recap the local sports headlines, that the Orioles cursed themselves by saying a six-man rotation was a possibility. Well… - Chris Tillman failed to get out of the second inning for...
  • Terps' Jake Stinnett drafted by Chicago Cubs with the 45th overall pick

    Terps' Jake Stinnett drafted by Chicago Cubs with the 45th overall pick
    Maryland pitcher Jake Stinnett became the highest-drafted Terps player since 2007 when the Chicago Cubs selected him with the 45th overall pick in the second round in baseball's first-year player draft Thursday. Stinnett began his career at Maryland...