| Jul 10, 2012
| 5:22 PM
Greinke with O's
Zack Greinke, providing the Orioles can pry him away from the Brewers in a trade. They need him more than anyone else to finally get back to the playoffs in baseball's toughest division.
Greinke (9-3, 3.32...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 4:27 PM
The Orioles have signed left-hander Dontrelle Willis to a minor-league contract, according to an industry source.
It is a split contract, which would pay him $700,000 if he remains in the major leagues all season.
He is scheduled to report to Sarasota...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 5:23 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Each time Orioles outfielder Jai Miller crosses the plate after hitting a home run, his eyes turn upward and both of his hands point to the sky.
It's a routine he's been doing since he was a teenager, one of many ways he tries to...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 6:40 PM
The Orioles have purchased the contract of 24-year-old minor leaguer Peter Fatse from the Newark (N.J.) Bears of the independent Can-Am Baseball League, according to the Bears’ team website.
Fatse played for the Pittsfield (Mass.) Colonials of...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 12:53 PM
Though he never had the chance to wear the cartoon bird on his cap day-in and day out, former Orioles outfielder and current Tampa Bay Ray Luke Scott is doing his best to, well, remain a cartoon character with his new ballclub -- and he’s still...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 11:25 AM
UPDATE: Wilson Betemit's deal is for $3 million over two years, but the value can grow to $6 million with a 2014 vesting option based on performance incentives, according to an industry source.
The Orioles made their signing of infielder Wilson Betemit...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 2:38 PM
The bidding war for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is about to begin.
The 26-year-old Cuban defector was granted free agency Wednesday by Major League Baseball, meaning teams can begin contract negotiations. This week, Cespedes established Dominican...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 6:39 PM
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The last time slugger Albert Pujols faced the Orioles in a regular-season matchup, Friday's starter Brian Matusz was in high school, Buck Showalter was in his first year managing the Texas Rangers and outfielder Nick Markakis had...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:13 PM
Power trumps defense
That depends on how you define "work."
Miguel Cabrera will not be a good third baseman. He's not a good first baseman, and he'll be asked to field more balls at the hot corner. In fact, the Tigers are set...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 12:43 PM
The Orioles remain interested in signing free-agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, according to an industry source.
Cespedes, the highly-touted Cuban defector, received free-agent status from MLB on Wednesday and can now begin negotiating with clubs. MLB...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Right-handed pitcher Rick VandenHurk, who was designated for assignment last week when the Orioles signed infielder Wilson Betemit, cleared waivers and was released Friday. He becomes a free agent and can sign with another team.
VandenHurk, 26, was 0-1...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Jason Hammel and Matt Lindstrom were on today’s conference call to discuss Monday’s trade that sent them from the Colorado Rockies to the Orioles in exchange for Jeremy Guthrie.
Here is Hammel on learning of the deal: “Obviously, it was...