Jason Vargas

As Orioles resume work after holiday break, club's shopping list remains full

As Orioles resume work after holiday break, club's shopping list remains full

In a baseball offseason marked by a lack of activity around the game, the Orioles arrive at their latest checkpoint in the winter calendar with their focus exactly where it's been at each previous one.

After being outbid on some of their starting pitching targets ahead of the winter meetings, they looked to use franchise cornerstone Manny Machado to rebuild their rotation. By the holiday shutdown, they'd moved on to other priorities after the widespread interest in the three-time All-Star didn't yield a sufficient offer.

Now, with the club's three-day pitching minicamp beginning Monday and ending Wednesday — barely a month before spring...

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