| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:30 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- It appears that right-hander Tommy Hunter will enter the Grapefruit League exhibition season with the inside track to win the Orioles' closer role, but he said he isn't going to change much about his bullpen routine.
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The Orioles’ pursuit of an established veteran closer has seemingly come to an end.
Fernando Rodney, the lone remaining free agent viewed strictly as a closer, has reportedly signed a two-year, $14 million deal with the Seattle Mariners, according...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 11:21 PM
Yes He Did returns from layoff with win
Yes He Did won Saturday's $42,000 feature at Laurel Park off a 14-month layoff when he rallied from far back to beat seven rivals. Dismissed at 10-1 and breaking from the extreme outside post, the...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:37 AM
The Orioles still hope to add another hitter this offseason, and they have discussed acquiring first baseman Ike Davis from the New York Mets, according to an industry source.
Those talks, however, apparently hit a roadblock because the Mets were asking...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:38 AM
Back in October, we asked how many of the Orioles' nine free agents were likely to return in 2014. Now, with less than five weeks until spring training, it could end up that none of them return to Baltimore.
The Orioles wanted to keep right-hander Scott...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Don’t expect the Orioles to resolve their closer situation any time soon.
As the club tries to distance itself from the mess the situation with Grant Balfour created, the Orioles' external search still seems to be focused on free-agent right-...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:29 PM
There's always some impatience by baseball fans shortly after the regular season ends and before free agency really gets going.
And the Orioles' brass has been doing things -- most specifically, interviewing candidates for the club’s vacant...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:47 AM
Today marks the first day that Major League Baseball’s free agents can sign with any club. In the previous period between today and the end of the World Series, players could only sign with their most recent clubs.
Orioles executive vice president...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:19 PM
The Orioles entered Tuesday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays needing a miraculous sequence of events to make the playoffs, but they were still mathematically alive in the chase for the second American League wild-card spot.
But the Orioles' 3-2, 10-...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:15 PM
Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette was definitive Friday afternoon when asked whether closer Jim Johnson would be tendered a contract for 2014.
"Oh, yeah," Duquette said.
Johnson, who leads the American League in...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:32 PM
Agent Scott Boras, who represents several Orioles including Chris Davis, Matt Wieters, Wei-Yin Chen, Francisco Rodriguez and Zach Britton, was in Baltimore this week to meet with some of his clients.
Orioles executive vice president of baseball...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Despite not making the playoffs this season, the Orioles can say they got the best of the American League East champion Boston Red Sox.
The Orioles’ 6-5 comeback win over Boston clinched a season-series win over the Red Sox, 10-8, making them...