| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:00 PM
The lobby at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort quickly emptied out as Major League Baseball's winter meetings ended Thursday. While the Orioles only added a pair of Rule 5 draft picks this week, the club continued efforts to land a free-...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:48 PM
Three days have come and gone at these winter meetings and the Orioles have yet to make an acquisition, but it doesn’t appear to be due to a lack of trying.
For the first time this week, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette made...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:07 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Signing a closer to replace former All-Star Jim Johnson is high on Dan Duquette's shopping list at this week's winter meetings, but word that the Orioles executive vice president was close to acquiring a free-agent closer...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:37 AM
The Orioles continue their search for a new closer to replace Jim Johnson, but manager Buck Showalter said the club has yet to focus on a certain player.
Earlier in the day, several media reports said that the Orioles were close to signing former...
| 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...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The Orioles’ process of hiring a new pitching coach is winding down, according to the club’s top executive, with the hope of having someone in place by next week.
“We have a little more work to do on our due diligence; we want to...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 7:44 PM
For years after he took his last hit, Sammy Stewart dreamed the same dream.
He'd climb a set of stairs under a dogwood tree, and at the top, a man would hand him some rocks of crack cocaine. Stewart would take them home and place them by his bedside...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 4:42 AM
So the Orioles added a second baseman to their 40-man roster Monday. And it wasn’t Brian Roberts.
It was Cord Phelps, a former third-round pick by the Cleveland Indians who was put on waivers and claimed by the Orioles.
According to executive...
| 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 25, 2013
| 12:24 PM
The Orioles added more organizational depth Monday, claiming infielder Cord Phelps off waivers from the Cleveland Indians.
Phelps -- primarily a second baseman who has also played left field, third base and shortstop in the minors – played 53...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:14 AM
When teams add players to their 40-man roster to protect them from the Rule 5 draft, the moves don’t usually get a lot of fanfare.
The moves don't always involve the organization’s top prospects. Being protected means the player has been...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:45 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – It started out as a must-win.
It eventually became a must-end.
On Friday night (and Saturday morning), the Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays combined for the longest game, time-wise, in both franchises’ histories, a six...