| Feb 1, 2014
| 5:05 AM
As the Orioles prepared for last year's annual FanFest, it didn't seem to matter that the club had made only under-the-radar alterations to its roster. The organization was coming off its first winning season and first postseason appearance since 1997....
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Here is a statement from Seth Levinson, whose agency ACES represents Grant Balfour, whom the Orioles decided not to sign after reviewing his physical. They had a two-year, $15 million deal before the Orioles backed out Friday.
“Grant is completely...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Jim Johnson is not in an Orioles uniform anymore because, as executive vice president Dan Duquette explains it, the club needed to better allocate its financial resources throughout the 25-man roster.
In other words, paying roughly one-tenth of the...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:20 PM
The Orioles were in the race for free-agent starter Bronson Arroyo, one of their top offseason targets, until the very end, but ultimately saw the right-hander agree to a two-year deal worth a guaranteed $23.5 million with the Arizona Diamondbacks on...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 5:29 AM
With less than six weeks remaining until spring training, the Orioles are still trying to upgrade the team they will bring to Sarasota, Fla., in mid-February.
The shopping list hasn’t changed much in recent weeks, and executive vice president...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:30 AM
It’s tough to look backward in a bar (there’s this huge mirror behind us, and what I see isn’t flattering. Must be the lighting).
So let’s jump forward to the 2014 Orioles’ season now that 2013 and Ravens games are behind...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 11:51 AM
A new year is here and it’s time to look forward to 2014. There are 43 days until pitchers and catchers report to Sarasota, Fla., for spring training.
But first let’s look back to the past year. The Orioles had their share of successes and...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:44 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. -- In the midst of the fallout from the Orioles' trade of closer Jim Johnson last month, manager Buck Showalter received a comforting text message from reliever Tommy Hunter.
The message from Hunter, one of the club's top set-up men...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:30 AM
New Orioles right-hander Liam Hendriks doesn't have very many fond memories of Baltimore.
The 24-year-old Australian started for the Minnesota Twins in the Orioles' home opener last season and saw an early three-run lead disappear quickly. He lasted...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:54 PM
A potential deal with outfielder Tyler Colvin has been held up due to concerns the Orioles had about a physical he took last Wednesday, according to an industry source.
No specifics were given as to what questions the Orioles may have had or if the...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Grant Balfour will be pitching in the American League East after all.
And he’ll have up to 19 chances in 2014 to show a little “Balfour Rage” against the Orioles, the team that spiked a free-agent deal with him in December.
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:41 PM
The Orioles are continuing their pursuit of a starting pitcher and have been in recent contact with some of the top names left on the board, including Ervin Santana, Bronson Arroyo and Ubaldo Jimenez.
One source referred to the talks as “a...