| Feb 16, 2014
| 6:20 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Minutes after Manny Machado began taking ground balls at third base Sunday morning in isolation on the artificial turf field of the Ed Smith Stadium complex, Orioles manager Buck Showalter’s golf cart zoomed across the...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 6:04 PM
The Orioles signed all but one of their remaining arbitration-eligible players Friday while making slugger Chris Davis the third-highest paid member of the team by more than tripling his 2013 salary.
The lone arbitration question now centers on...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 2:37 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – After adding two big-ticket free-agent acquisitions over the past week, the Orioles now appear to be focused on locking up shortstop J.J. Hardy to a contract extension.
The Orioles had a face-to-face meeting with Hardy’s...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 8:24 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Gold Glove and Silver Slugger shortstop J.J. Hardy has been very open about his desire to remain in Baltimore beyond the 2014 season, but he said Tuesday that he'd like his future at short to be spelled out during upcoming negotiations....
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:02 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. – This morning we'll see Nelson Cruz put on an Orioles uniform for the first time.
The club is holding a 9:30 a.m. news conference to introduce Cruz, who signed a one-year $8-million deal. After the conference, he will participate...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 1:02 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Several questions remain as to when and how — or even if — two-time Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana will help the Orioles, but the club believes signing him is worth the chance and could end up paying dividends...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 4:49 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. — Orioles catcher Johnny Monell Jr. needed to put on catcher's gear just once — back when he was 12 years old and wandered onto the field before one of his father's games — for him to know that he wanted to make his career...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 3:45 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. -- Showalter still won’t estimate when All-Star Manny Machado might return from offseason left-knee surgery, but said Friday the Gold Glove third baseman’s rehab was on schedule.
“Everything that he’s supposed to...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 12:41 PM
ESPN’s Baseball Tonight tallied up its 2013 Web Gems – the best featured defensive plays each night – and Orioles third baseman Manny Machado is tops among all major leaguers with 18 through Thursday’s games.
The next closest...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette has had many discussions here at the winter meetings this week, but he has made it clear that this isn’t the time to engage agent Scott Boras on the subject of extending first baseman Chris Davis and...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:24 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Although Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette doesn’t plan to pursue extension talks with any of the club’s core players until next month, he indicated Wednesday evening that he would like to engage J.J....
| Sep 21, 2013
| 4:13 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – It was perhaps an unfair test, especially with outstanding right-hander Alex Cobb on the mound for the Tampa Bay Rays, but the bleary-eyed, sleep-deprived Orioles had a chance Saturday afternoon to make a statement in a once-...