| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:45 AM
— As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette sat in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on a sunny afternoon earlier this month, overlooking a well-manicured cloverleaf of fields, a bitter winter seemed like an eternity ago in more ways...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Two springs ago, Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman was desperately trying to prove he could pitch in the major leagues. Last year at this time, he was attempting to show he was healthy and wasn’t a fluke.
And this March?
Well, Tillman is now...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:50 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. — Let the record show that there were 29 pitchers on the field when the Orioles opened training camp at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on Friday, and at least three late arrivals will join the team in the next week or so.
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:15 AM
The Orioles didn’t land veteran right-hander Bronson Arroyo this week; he signed a two-year deal with a third-year option with the Arizona Diamondbacks worth a guaranteed $23.5 million.
A.J. Burnett is still on the open market, but there is a...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 10:39 PM
Blast rallies past Syracuse, clinches playoff berth
The visiting Blast scored the last three goals to defeat the Syracuse Silver Knights, 12-10, on Friday night, clinching a Major Indoor Soccer League playoff spot and moving into a...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:37 PM
The Orioles have signed veteran infielder Alex Gonzalez to a minor league deal with an invitation to major league spring training, the club confirmed.
Gonzalez, who turns 37 in February, hit .177 with a .203 on-base percentage in 118 plate appearances...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Wednesday that he is still attempting to land a starter to improve the club’s rotation.
The winter isn’t over yet, he points out. There are several pitchers who intrigue the Orioles –...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:38 AM
Back in October, we asked how many of the Orioles' nine free agents were likely to return in 2014. Now, with less than five weeks until spring training, it could end up that none of them return to Baltimore.
The Orioles wanted to keep right-hander Scott...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:24 AM
In talking to Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette on Thursday, I asked whether he had made any progress on the club’s pending free agents,a group that includes pitchers Scott Feldman and Jason Hammel, infielder Brian Roberts and outfielder...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:29 PM
There's always some impatience by baseball fans shortly after the regular season ends and before free agency really gets going.
And the Orioles' brass has been doing things -- most specifically, interviewing candidates for the club’s vacant...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:25 AM
With the last out of the World Series on Wednesday night, baseball's frenzied free agent period started. Well, at least technically.
There's no longer a free agency filing period. So all players who are eligible — they must have, in most cases,...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 4:34 PM
The Orioles made several roster management moves Monday, including officially declining the $3 million option for 2014 in infielder Alexi Casilla's contract, buying it out for $200,000.
The 29-year-old infielder, who batted .214 in 62 games for the...