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  • Thoughts and observations on Dom Chiti, the Platinum Glove, Manny and Brooks, Ripken

    Thoughts and observations on Dom Chiti, the Platinum Glove, Manny and Brooks, Ripken
    In conducting the Orioles' search for a new bullpen coach, manager Buck Showalter made it clear that new pitching coach Dave Wallace would play a big role in making the hire. Showalter said he saw the bullpen coach as an assistant pitching coach, and...
  • Five Baltimore Orioles stats that stand out this week

    Five Baltimore Orioles stats that stand out this week
    Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles. .368 -- Manny Machado’s batting average on the road in 2013. Machado is batting .274 in 28 games at Camden Yards this season with 10...
  • Jason Kubel trade talk continues, but Orioles aren't convinced deal would make team dramatically better

    Jason Kubel trade talk continues, but Orioles aren't convinced deal would make team dramatically better
    The talk about the Orioles’ interest in Diamondbacks outfielder Jason Kubel is again gaining steam, and executive vice president Dan Duquette will always inquire about a power bat like Kubel, who hit 30 homers last season and averaged 25 homers...
  • Justin Upton traded, Jason Kubel staying put, Orioles go on

     Justin Upton traded, Jason Kubel staying put, Orioles go on
    Yes, now we can assume Jason Kubel is off the trade block and off the Orioles’ radar. Frankly, he wasn’t exactly in the center of their radar, but now the outfielder is expected to stay with the Arizona Diamondbacks, who agreed to trade...
  • Orioles have interest in Justin Upton, but Arizona's trade demands are high

    Orioles have interest in Justin Upton, but Arizona's trade demands are high
    The Orioles have shown interest in young slugging outfielder Justin Upton, whom the Arizona Diamondbacks appear willing to move, but like most of the Orioles’ trade discussions this offseason, the organization seems very unwilling to make a deal...
  • Some random Orioles thoughts (40-man roster, Kubel, Pearce)

    Some random Orioles thoughts (40-man roster, Kubel, Pearce)
    When the Orioles outrighted Steve Pearce to Triple-A Norfolk on Friday, there was obvious murmuring that the club must be ready to make another 40-man roster move. The timing, admittedly, is curious. But I've been told there are no roster moves...
  • Connolly's Bar: Which one player do you want the Orioles to acquire?

    Connolly's Bar: Which one player do you want the Orioles to acquire?
    We have less than a week now until the non-waiver trade deadline. As Buck Showalter says about trade talk, "[it's] good for the fans and that's the bottom line. They like it. It keeps them engaged." OK, so let's get engaged -- and no you don't have to...
  • Who will win MVP, Cy Young awards?

    No pitchers for MVP Steve Gould Baltimore Sun We'll start by throwing pitchers out of the MVP talk — deserving or not, they get overlooked by voters for what are, realistically, hitters-only awards. In a tight American League MVP race, we'll...
  • Dylan Bundy's odds of signing with the Orioles are '50-50'

    Dylan Bundy's odds of signing with the Orioles are '50-50'
    Dylan Bundy’s stock is rising, and he knows it. Last week the Orioles’ first-round pick¬†was named the "Baseball America" High School Player of the Year and "USA Today" National Player of the Year. Add those honors to Bundy’s Gatorade...
  • Statistically, Orioles don't look like contenders — but there are moves to be made

    Statistically, Orioles don't look like contenders — but there are moves to be made
    No sport lends itself more to comparative statistical analysis than major league baseball. Crunch the numbers in key areas, stack them up against the others in the league and simple conclusions can be made. Doing this with the Orioles' first half of the...
  • Which NL clubs make playoffs and beyond?

    Braun powers Brewers Juan C. Rodriguez Sun Sentinel Going from left to right, Justin Upton will carry the Diamondbacks to the NL West title. Even if Ian Kennedy regresses, the Diamondbacks' rotation will be solid. The Central is wide open. You can...
  • Orioles draft target: Byron Buxton

    Orioles draft target: Byron Buxton
    From now through Monday, we'll profile six players the Orioles might target with the No. 4 overall pick in Monday night's amateur draft. Today: Byron Buxton Name: Byron Buxton Position: Outfielder Age: 18 Height/Weight: 6-feet-2, 175 pounds Bats/...