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  • Starting pitcher a priority for the Orioles as trade deadline nears

    Starting pitcher a priority for the Orioles as trade deadline nears
    The Orioles main priority heading into July 31’s non-waiver trade deadline is adding a starting pitcher, and the club has been actively scouting potentially available arms, according to several sources. Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette...
  • Working a trade to upgrade Orioles' rotation easier said than done

    Working a trade to upgrade Orioles' rotation easier said than done
    Since yesterday’s ugly loss to the Blue Jays, I’ve seen a lot of fans calling for an upgrade to the Orioles starting rotation. I don’t necessarily disagree with that notion, but the question is how? There will be plenty of rumors...
  • Looking at who could start a potential wild-card game for Orioles

    Looking at who could start a potential wild-card game for Orioles
    There were two important developments on Friday at Camden Yards that could shed a little more light on who might pitch a one-game wild-card playoff next Friday. Chris Tillman again pitched exceptionally well Friday night – a one-hitter over eight...
  • Talking Orioles with Birds Watcher's Amanda Redman

    Talking Orioles with Birds Watcher's Amanda Redman
    The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with...
  • For starters, Dan Duquette hasn't had same magic touch

    For starters, Dan Duquette hasn't had same magic touch
    If you believe that the Orioles’ unexpected run to the postseason in 2012 was something of magic, then the most dazzling trick the organization pulled off was consistently pulling productive starters out of their sleeves. Executive vice...
  • The continuing curious case of Joe Saunders

    The continuing curious case of Joe Saunders
    My guess is I am averaging about five questions a day for the past two weeks on the Orioles' pursuit of left-handed pitcher Joe Saunders. Pretty incredible considering when the Orioles dealt reliever Matt Lindstrom to Arizona for Saunders last August, the...
  • Some notes and observations (Duquette, Lohse, Bourn, relievers)

    Some notes and observations (Duquette, Lohse, Bourn, relievers)
    It’s now less than two weeks before pitchers and catchers report to Sarasota, Fla., but I still get a sense Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette isn’t done compiling his roster. Really, I’m not sure there is ever a time when...
  • Contract extensions give Duquette and Showalter a green light to carry out their visions

    Contract extensions give Duquette and Showalter a green light to carry out their visions
    Fifteen months ago, Dan Duquette was still outside looking in, trying to get back into major league baseball after nearly a decade away. Now, after a whirlwind stretch in which he was the surprise hire for the Orioles’ top executive post and then...
  • O's notes: WBC rosters, Brian Roberts' health, Duquette seeks an arm

    O's notes: WBC rosters, Brian Roberts' health, Duquette seeks an arm
    Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, whose Cinderella 2012 season ended with an invitation to pitch for Mexico in the World Baseball Classic, has decided he won’t participate in the March tournament. Gonzalez, 28, rose from being a minor league...
  • Heading into FanFest, Orioles excited about their pitching depth

    Heading into FanFest, Orioles excited about their pitching depth
    Buck Showalter knows it's a good problem to have. Biding time alone in his clubhouse office the past two months, the Orioles manager would look at the board wall that lists every player in the organization. In building for 2013 — and building...
  • Report: Orioles and right-handed starter Jair Jurrjens agree to one-year deal

    Report: Orioles and right-handed starter Jair Jurrjens agree to one-year deal
    The Orioles have agreed to terms with free agent right-hander Jair Jurrjens on a one-year deal, according to a report from CBSSports.com. According to the report, the former Atlanta Braves pitcher will receive a major league deal worth $1.5 million...
  • Jair Jurrjens excited to join Orioles, says he feels healthy

    Jair Jurrjens excited to join Orioles, says he feels healthy
    Jair Jurrjens is eager to jump into a crowded Orioles rotation competition come spring training. The former Atlanta Braves right-hander — who agreed to terms with the Orioles on a one-year deal this week — said he feels healthy for the...