Evan Longoria

Will the Orioles make a move before FanFest?

Will the Orioles make a move before FanFest?

Much has been written in this space over the past few months about a slow-moving free-agent market, so without regurgitating the conspiracy theories about why so many players still remain unsigned less than three weeks before pitchers and catchers report to spring training for most teams, the Orioles enter an important part of their offseason this week.

It’s just three days until the team hosts its annual offseason event, and the focus is supposed to be on drumming up excitement about the season. But so far the Orioles’ offseason acquisitions have amounted to a minor trade for outfielder Jaycob Brugman and three Rule 5 draft picks last month. That likely won’t be enough to electrify...

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