| Nov 21, 2011
Split the difference
The realities of making changes are a million miles away from just throwing things down on paper, as fans want to do. You can't move a team without its approval, and the outcry in Houston against...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 6:07 PM
New Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette has begun the reconstruction of his front office, announcing the hiring of a new amateur scouting director Monday while re-assigning pro scouting director Lee MacPhail IV, one of the top lieutenants in the...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 5:20 PM
Dan Duquette made his first trade as executive vice president of the Orioles on Thursday, filling the club's vacant reserve catcher spot by adding defensive-minded backstop Taylor Teagarden from a familiar partner, the Texas Rangers' organization.
| Dec 7, 2011
| 7:00 PM
After weeks of waiting, Orioles manager Buck Showalter ultimately landed the third base coach he wanted.
On Wednesday, in an otherwise uneventful afternoon at the winter meetings, the Orioles announced they had completed their 2012 coaching staff, adding...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 3:00 AM
The Rule 5 draft is Thursday at 9 a.m., and it would be somewhat surprising if the Orioles didn’t take someone. They have the fourth pick, behind the Houston Astros, Minnesota Twins and Seattle Mariners, and obviously, the Orioles are always in...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 9:13 PM
The Orioles decided Monday not to tender a 2012 contract to outfielder Luke Scott, allowing their 2010 Most Valuable Oriole to become a free agent, according to an industry source.
The decision is not a surprise considering that Scott, 33, batted just...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 7:05 PM
The Orioles have agreed to minor league deals with right-handed pitchers Kyler Newby and Jon Link and outfielders Antoan Richardson and Lee Cruz.
A former 50th round draft pick, Newby, 26, spent the past seven seasons in the Arizona Diamondbacks...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 9:44 AM
After more than a week of speculation since the end of the season, Andy MacPhail is indeed stepping down as the Orioles' president of baseball operations after four-plus years at the helm, according to a club source.
MacPhail is leaving the Orioles to...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Angels hitting their stride
The Angels got off to a terrible start, but when you go out in the offseason and sign one of the game's all-time best hitters and add a high-quality starter to a team that's already got a very...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 2:26 PM
The Orioles have expressed some interest in the lone viable free-agent closer, Francisco Cordero, according to an industry source.
Although discussions are not considered far along, the Orioles have inquired about the 36-year-old right-hander, who has...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 8:36 PM
Like Rudolf Nureyev, the Tigers have turned on a dime.
They appeared to be downsizing less than two years ago when they traded Curtis Granderson and Edwin Jackson in moves that seemed to show owner Mike Ilitch's concern over a bloated payroll. But that...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 5:49 PM
There's never been a major league baseball player to come out of New Zealand. And despite reports from the country that 17-year-old first baseman Pita Rona has signed a seven-year "major league" contract with the Orioles, it's actually far from that.