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  • Orioles outright infielder Cord Phelps to Triple-A Norfolk

    Orioles outright infielder Cord Phelps to Triple-A Norfolk
    A day after Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette mentioned Cord Phelps as an option for the starting second base job, the Orioles outrighted the 25-year-old to Triple-A Norfolk after he cleared waivers. Duquette said once the club acquired...
  • Thoughts on Orioles closer possibilities, trading prospects and the posting system

    Thoughts on Orioles closer possibilities, trading prospects and the posting system
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette is shopping for a closer, among other things, at this week's winter meetings here at the Walt Disney World Resort. The free-agent market presents several reasonably-priced...
  • Orioles focused on acquiring left-handed hitter, pitching at baseball's winter meetings

    Orioles focused on acquiring left-handed hitter, pitching at baseball's winter meetings
    In most years, baseball's winter meetings mark the unofficial starting line of the annual offseason spending spree on free agents. But as the Orioles arrive at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort this week, pay day for several high-priced free...
  • Orioles' Dan Duquette raves about Francisco Peguero while meeting with media

    Orioles' Dan Duquette raves about Francisco Peguero while meeting with media
    We will know soon enough whether Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette strikes gold with the signing of former San Francisco Giants prospect Francisco Peguero, but Duquette is definitely making it clear how highly he thinks of the 25-year-old...
  • Orioles didn't offer contracts to McLouth or Feldman

    Orioles didn't offer contracts to McLouth or Feldman
    The Orioles added another reliever to their roster on Friday, but also learned that two members of the 2013 club have gone elsewhere, including fan favorite Nate McLouth. According to sources, the Orioles on Friday signed right-handed reliever Ryan Webb...
  • Orioles manager Buck Showalter says 'there's a lot of offseason left'

    Orioles manager Buck Showalter says 'there's a lot of offseason left'
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter faces the task of reshuffling a roster that took a severe hit this week in a five-day span in which the club traded All-Star closer Jim Johnson and former Orioles Nate McLouth and Scott Feldman, two of the team's top...
  • Orioles lose out on Nate McLouth to Nationals

    Orioles lose out on Nate McLouth to Nationals
    The Orioles lost out on their second free-agent player in a span of hours Friday afternoon when outfielder Nate McLouth agreed to terms on a two-year deal with the Washington Nationals pending a physical, according to an industry source. McLouth will...
  • Orioles owner Peter Angelos must spend money to make money [Letter]

    Orioles owner Peter Angelos must spend money to make money [Letter]
    The Baltimore Orioles have traded Jim Johnson, a top closer in baseball for the past few years, to the Oakland A's for second baseman Jemile Weeks, who spent more time in the minor leagues than the majors last season ("As Johnson leaves for Oakland,...
  • Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz will compete for starting rotation spot again this spring

    Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz will compete for starting rotation spot again this spring
    The Orioles are looking to upgrade their starting rotation this offseason, but regardless of whether they are able to do that externally, there will likely be some competition come springtime. And left-hander Brian Matusz, who spent all of last season...
  • Duquette says Orioles' trade of Jim Johnson 'was a baseball decision,' not one from Angelos

    Duquette says Orioles' trade of Jim Johnson 'was a baseball decision,' not one from Angelos
    If you're waiting for the Jim Johnson trade to fit nicely into some offseason master plan that makes perfect sense, you’re probably going to be disappointed. The puzzle pieces are starting to fit together, and it looks like they’re going...
  • Orioles will tender contracts to all arbitration-eligible players, including Nolan Reimold

    Orioles will tender contracts to all arbitration-eligible players, including Nolan Reimold
    The Orioles don't have to make an official decision for a week, but they will tender contracts to all nine of their arbitration-eligible players, according to the club's top executive. “We are planning on tendering those guys,” Orioles...
  • Thoughts on Orioles closer Jim Johnson and a return to starting

    Thoughts on Orioles closer Jim Johnson and a return to starting
    Back in September, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said definitively that closer Jim Johnson would be tendered a contract and return next season. After leading the American League in both saves (50) and blown saves (9) in 2013, Johnson...