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  • Adam Jones on 'a big winter'; talking Silver Sluggers and the value of power

    Adam Jones on 'a big winter'; talking Silver Sluggers and the value of power
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones, speaking to reporters Wednesday afternoon, was mum about his thoughts on what the Orioles need to do this offseason to improve, but he said he’s been sharing his opinion with Orioles manager Buck Showalter since...
  • Orioles make history with three Silver Slugger winners

    Orioles make history with three Silver Slugger winners
    For the first time in franchise history, three Orioles players received the Silver Slugger award, given annually to the top offensive player at each position in each league. Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, center fielder Adam Jones and shortstop J.J....
  • Orioles' Manny Machado wins American League Platinum Glove Award

    Orioles' Manny Machado wins American League Platinum Glove Award
    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado won the third annual Rawlings Platinum Glove Award for the American League, given to the league’s best overall defensive player and chosen from among this season’s nine AL Gold Glove winners. Machado, 21,...
  • Thoughts and observations on Dom Chiti, the Platinum Glove, Manny and Brooks, Ripken

    Thoughts and observations on Dom Chiti, the Platinum Glove, Manny and Brooks, Ripken
    In conducting the Orioles' search for a new bullpen coach, manager Buck Showalter made it clear that new pitching coach Dave Wallace would play a big role in making the hire. Showalter said he saw the bullpen coach as an assistant pitching coach, and...
  • Thoughts and observations on free agency, roster moves, Mark Ellis and the Platinum Glove

    Thoughts and observations on free agency, roster moves, Mark Ellis and the Platinum Glove
    The free-agency season is officially underway, and the Orioles made their first pair of roster moves since it began, outrighting infielder Dan Johnson and outfielder Chris Dickerson to Triple-A Norfolk on Thursday. Both have the right to refuse the...
  • Orioles' Manny Machado, Adam Jones, J.J. Hardy win Gold Glove awards

    Orioles' Manny Machado, Adam Jones, J.J. Hardy win Gold Glove awards
    Along the hallway that connects the Orioles clubhouse to the dugout, hanging not far from large photos of the franchise's Hall of Famers, are pictures of each of the current Orioles who have won Gold Glove awards. The organization's dedication to...
  • Why O's pitching coach Dave Wallace's hire was a slight surprise

    Why O's pitching coach Dave Wallace's hire was a slight surprise
    I have to admit that I was a bit surprised when the Orioles named Dave Wallace their new pitching coach Tuesday. And it’s not because Wallace isn’t exceptionally qualified — he is. He has held the position for four other organizations...
  • Orioles third baseman Manny Machado says knee rehabilitation is 'going great'

    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado says knee rehabilitation is 'going great'
    During Tuesday’s teleconference with the Orioles’ Gold Glove Award winners, third baseman Manny Machado was asked about his left knee and his recovery from the Oct. 14 surgery in California that repaired his torn medial patellofemoral...
  • Thoughts and observations on the Gold Gloves, Fielding Bible, pitching coach search and Eduardo Rodriguez

    Thoughts and observations on the Gold Gloves, Fielding Bible, pitching coach search and Eduardo Rodriguez
    We will find out tonight which Orioles win Gold Gloves. In today’s edition of The Baltimore Sun, I broke down each of the six positions in which Orioles are nominated for Gold Gloves and predicted wins for third baseman Manny Machado, catcher Matt...
  • For first time, sabermetrics to play role in Gold Glove awards

    For first time, sabermetrics to play role in Gold Glove awards
    The winners of the annual Gold Glove awards, the benchmark for defensive excellence for nearly 60 years, have typically been decided by the discerning eye of those who are closest to the game. Most recently, the award has been selected by a vote of...
  • Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists

    Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists
    In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense. Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
  • Nate McLouth has found success by just being Nate McLouth

    Nate McLouth has found success by just being Nate McLouth
    Triple-A Norfolk manager Ron Johnson had seen enough. All year the Orioles had sifted through the scrap heap and shipped former All-Stars and wanna-bes alike to the minors to be evaluated by Johnson, a baseball lifer with a keen eye for talent....