| Feb 8, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Jason Hammel's breakout season in 2012 was rewarded Friday when he agreed to a one-year, $6.75 million deal with the Orioles to avoid arbitration. He could make up to $300,000 more in performance incentives.
Closer Jim Johnson also agreed to a one-...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 9:58 AM
The Orioles' official reporting day has been uneventful, so far. Some players are working out already, but the first organized pitcher/catcher workout will be Wednesday afternoon, following physicals.
Pitcher Wei-Yin Chen spent some time with the...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 3:06 PM
The Orioles had their focus on Joe Saunders since he was on the free-agent market this offseason, and the club had been discussing the possibility of acquiring the left-hander in a trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks for the past few weeks. Orioles...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 6:30 PM
Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel threw five shutout innings in a minor league rehab assignment start at advanced Class-A Frederick on Saturday night.
Hammel, who had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee in mid-July, held the Carolina Mudcats to...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 6:05 PM
Manny Machado’s major league debut overshadowed a reunion of sorts Thursday.
Former Orioles ace Jeremy Guthrie returned to Camden Yards for the first time since being traded to the Colorado Rockies in early February. The 33-year-old right hander,...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 7:30 AM
It was a wild, wacky weekend in the world of American pro sports with NFL free agency hitting full swing on Friday and Major League Baseball’s annual non-waiver trade deadline passing on Sunday afternoon.
Things were relatively quiet in Baltimore,...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 6:33 PM
Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel says he's a much different pitcher from the one who last faced the New York Yankees in 2008.
Through four starts this season, Hammel — acquired in the February trade that sent No. 1 starter Jeremy Guthrie to the...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 8:31 PM
NEW YORK – As smoothly as this early season has started for the Orioles, they know they’ll never be considered serious threats in the American League East if they can’t beat the New York Yankees.
On Monday, in their first trip to new...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 5:11 PM
In their rubber match against the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday afternoon, the Orioles committed two errors, left seven runners on base, walked two batters with the bases loaded and nearly coughed up a five-run lead.
And they still won, 7-5, before a...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 7:17 PM
Right-hander Jake Arrieta turned in the longest big league outing this spring for an Orioles starter, fluctuating between unhittable and utterly shaky Thursday evening.
In the Orioles' 11-7 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates, Arrieta allowed two homers in...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 10:15 AM
Thanks to a solo home run from Matt Wieters, the Orioles knocked Mariners starter Erik Bedard out in the seventh inning of Tuesday’s game. But in allowing two runs in 6 1/3 innings, Bedard helped the Mariners hang around long enough to break through...