| 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...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 7:13 PM
The Orioles are in continuing negotiations with free-agent right-hander Bronson Arroyo, according to an industry source.
They are not the only serious suitor, however, as the sweepstakes for Arroyo appears to be nearing a close.
The 36-year-old, who...
| 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...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 7:30 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — After sitting idle through the offseason, the Orioles finally struck with a long-awaited impact signing on Monday, just days after settling into spring training.
The club agreed to terms with free-agent Ubaldo Jimenez —...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 10:58 AM
The Orioles finally made a necessary splash Monday, agreeing to terms with free-agent starter Ubaldo Jimenez on a four-year, $48 million that gives the club a veteran starter to bolster a substandard rotation.
There are some things to like about the...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 8:18 AM
The Orioles made their biggest free-agent splash in years Monday night, agreeing to terms with right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez on a four-year deal worth $48 million.
We have a number of stories and blogs posted on what this signing means, but here's a...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:31 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Let’s not get too carried away. Free agent pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez is not going to be mistaken for Clayton Kershaw any time soon, but the 30-year-old right-hander who agreed to a four-year deal with the Orioles on Monday is the...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 3:15 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. -- The Orioles made their four-year deal with right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez official on Wednesday afternoon, setting the stage for a Thursday morning press conference to introduce the club’s top free-agent acquisition.
To make room on...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:49 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Just minutes into the news conference that introduced him Thursday morning as the Orioles’ largest signing of a free-agent pitcher in franchise history, right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez acknowledged the club’s uncommonly...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 9:48 AM
With the decision on Grant Balfour in limbo, the Orioles are expected to turn their sights to former Tampa Bay Rays closer Fernando Rodney, according to an industry source.
The Orioles had several discussions with Rodney before Balfour agreed to a two-...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:45 PM
The highlight of the Orioles’ offseason was supposed to take place Friday morning, when the club would emerge from a sleepy offseason and introduce new closer Grant Balfour during a news conference at the Warehouse.
But Balfour’s two-year,...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 2:41 PM
The Orioles have competition in the quest to sign Grant Balfour. They are one of three teams who have made the 35-year-old free-agent closer a two-year offer, according to an industry source.
Among the three offers Balfour is considering, one includes a...