| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:45 PM
The highlight of the Orioles’ offseason was supposed to take place Friday morning, when the club would emerge from a sleepy offseason and introduce new closer Grant Balfour during a news conference at the Warehouse.
But Balfour’s two-year,...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 4:09 AM
Today was supposed to be a day of celebration at The Warehouse, with the Orioles ushering in their new closer, Grant Balfour, who agreed to a two-year, $15 million deal earlier this week.
But the news conference won’t happen. The deal is teetering...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Right-hander Jair Jurrjens, who was originally signed this winter to a big league contract before health concerns led to protracted negotiations and, ultimately, a minor league deal, has become a free agent after just two appearances with the Orioles....
| May 29, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Let’s start with the obvious: the first two starts of Kevin Gausman’s Orioles career didn’t go quite as planned.
The 22-year-old right-hander, who had allowed just six earned runs in his final five starts at Double-A Bowie before the...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 10:50 AM
First baseman Travis Ishikawa, who was designated for assignment on June 29, was claimed by the New York Yankees on waivers Sunday afternoon.
Ishikawa, 29, had two hits in 17 at-bats in his brief time with the Orioles. He had batted .316 with a .413 on-...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 3:38 PM
In need of an extra bullpen arm, the Orioles recalled right-hander Jair Jurrjens from Triple-A Norfolk before Saturday's game against the New York Yankees and designated first baseman Travis Ishikawa for assignment.
“I just felt like we needed some...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 9:05 PM
To suggest that there has been a reversal of fortune — that after an 11-3 bludgeoning of the New York Yankees on Saturday night at Camden Yards the Orioles and Bronx Bombers have swapped places — would be premature.
The Yankees, after all,...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 6:20 PM
To make room for Brian Roberts on the roster, the Orioles designated right-hander Jair Jurrjens off the 25-man roster. He’ll clear option waivers and report to Triple-A Norfolk after 72 hours. Jurrjens said he’ll take some time off before...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:13 PM
The Orioles’ hope of having four elected starters for the annual All-Star Game took a hit Monday when Major League Baseball announced that Toronto’s Jose Bautista has surged ahead of Nick Markakis for the last outfield spot.
The top three...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 11:09 AM
The Orioles are now listed as having 16-1 odds to win the 2013 World Series, according to betting site Bovada.lv. Typically, the Orioles have had 25-1 odds or worse in the past year.
They are currently tied with the ninth-best odds, along with the...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:48 AM
What happens in Toronto stays in Toronto.
After being swept by the Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre this weekend, the Orioles quickly wanted to turn the page on their trip here.
Just forget about it and move on.
"The game is over with -- we can't go...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 12:43 PM
With this year’s spring training longer because of the World Baseball Classic, the Orioles are pacing some of their pitchers a little slower.
Jason Hammel, Wei-Yin Chen, Miguel Gonzalez, Darren O’Day and Jim Johnson did not pitch through...