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Jason Hammel

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  • Late additions could boost Orioles in wide-open American League East race

    Late additions could boost Orioles in wide-open American League East race
    — 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...
  • After breakthrough year, Orioles RHP Chris Tillman named Opening Day starter

    After breakthrough year, Orioles RHP Chris Tillman named Opening Day starter
    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...
  • Showalter sees quality in his large quantity of pitchers

    Showalter sees quality in his large quantity of pitchers
    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. The exact...
  • Orioles must choose to buy top remaining starter or fill spot from within

    Orioles must choose to buy top remaining starter or fill spot from within
    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...
  • Blast rallies past Syracuse, clinches playoff berth

    Indoor soccer 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...
  • Orioles sign veteran SS Alex Gonzalez to minor league deal

    Orioles sign veteran SS Alex Gonzalez to minor league deal
    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...
  • Making a pre-FanFest move and other Orioles notes (Burnett, Hammel, Machado and a Tom Glavine connection)

    Making a pre-FanFest move and other Orioles notes (Burnett, Hammel, Machado and a Tom Glavine connection)
    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 –...
  • Taking a look at the Orioles free agents' landing spots

    Taking a look at the Orioles free agents' landing spots
    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...
  • Some thoughts on the O's early free-agency process, Scott Feldman's market value and more

    Some thoughts on the O's early free-agency process, Scott Feldman's market value and more
    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...
  • Orioles taking it slow with their free agents so far this offseason

    Orioles taking it slow with their free agents so far this offseason
    There's always some impatience by┬ábaseball 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...
  • At end of World Series, free agency begins -- technically

    At end of World Series, free agency begins -- technically
    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,...
  • Orioles decline Alexi Casilla's option for 2014, make other procedural moves

    Orioles decline Alexi Casilla's option for 2014, make other procedural moves
    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...