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  • Orioles agree to terms with free-agent outfielder Nelson Cruz on one-year deal

    Orioles agree to terms with free-agent outfielder Nelson Cruz on one-year deal
    SARASOTA, Fla. — The Orioles' sudden spring training spending spree continued Saturday as the club agreed to terms on a one-year deal with free-agent outfielder Nelson Cruz, according to industry sources. The deal, which is pending a physical...
  • How Camden Yards got a cameo in 'House of Cards' episode

    How Camden Yards got a cameo in 'House of Cards' episode
    SARASOTA, Fla. – Spoiler alert! A scene in the recently-released second season of "House of Cards" that features fictional politician Frank Underwood throwing out a pregame first pitch before an Orioles game at Camden Yards was less than three...
  • Orioles agree to 2-year deal with reliever Ryan Webb

    Orioles agree to 2-year deal with reliever Ryan Webb
    The Orioles have added another reliever to the roster, agreeing to a two-year, $4.5 million deal with right-hander Ryan Webb, according to an industry source. Webb, 27, is scheduled for a physical early next week and the deal will become official once...
  • With Jim Johnson gone, who closes games for the Orioles now?

    With Jim Johnson gone, who closes games for the Orioles now?
    If you went to bed early last night, you woke up this morning to the news that the Orioles suddenly have an opening at closer. In a trade that was literally made in the 11th hour prior to Monday’s midnight tender deadline, the Orioles dealt closer...
  • Tommy Hunter says he'll be himself if he wins closer role

    Tommy Hunter says he'll be himself if he wins closer role
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- It appears that right-hander Tommy Hunter will enter the Grapefruit League exhibition season with the inside track to win the Orioles' closer role, but he said he isn't going to change much about his bullpen routine. "If that...
  • Jonathan Schoop goes deep again and Henry Urrutia shows strides

    Jonathan Schoop goes deep again and Henry Urrutia shows strides
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- Top position player prospect Jonathan Schoop homered for the second straight day Thursday, hitting a solo homer off Bud Norris in the first inning of the Orioles' second intrasquad game. Schoop’s homer was a blast to left-...
  • Orioles right-hander Ryan Webb sinking into role at back of bullpen

    Orioles right-hander Ryan Webb sinking into role at back of bullpen
    SARASOTA, Fla. — When the Orioles signed right-handed relief pitcher Ryan Webb in December, executive vice president Dan Duquette quickly compared him to Jim Johnson, who had been traded earlier that month. And while the comparison wasn't...
  • In terms of baseball economics, trading Jim Johnson makes sense for Orioles

    In terms of baseball economics, trading Jim Johnson makes sense for Orioles
    It's understandably hard for Orioles fans to look past Jim Johnson's consecutive 50-save seasons, especially given that the club received an uninspiring infielder Monday night in exchange for its closer. But this trade had little to do with the relative...
  • As Johnson leaves for Oakland, Orioles look for new answer at closer inside, outside club

    As Johnson leaves for Oakland, Orioles look for new answer at closer inside, outside club
    While the Orioles' trade of closer Jim Johnson late Monday night immediately offered more questions than answers about the club's direction this offseason, executive vice president Dan Duquette insisted Tuesday that the deal can't truly be evaluated for...
  • Jim Johnson on trade: I wasn't emotional until I started getting messages from Orioles teammates

    Jim Johnson on trade: I wasn't emotional until I started getting messages from Orioles teammates
    Jim Johnson spent most of the day Tuesday at the Major League Baseball Players Association's annual executive-board meeting in La Jolla, Calif. Hours removed from the news he had been traded by the Orioles to the Oakland Athletics, word was still...
  • Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts signs with Yankees

    Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts signs with Yankees
    The longest tenured Oriole left for pinstripes. Veteran second baseman Brian Roberts, who has played his entire 13-year career with the Orioles and has been the face of the franchise through many of those seasons, has agreed to a one-year deal worth...
  • Sources: Orioles' deal with Grant Balfour now in jeopardy as shoulder concerns arise

    Sources: Orioles' deal with Grant Balfour now in jeopardy as shoulder concerns arise
    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,...