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  • In 2014, Orioles might be better than last season's record-setting defense

    In 2014, Orioles might be better than last season's record-setting defense
    There's little arguing that on paper, the Orioles don't appear to be better now than they were last season, but they can still lay claim to having the best defense in baseball. ESPN’s Buster Olney points this out, naming the Orioles as the best...
  • Orioles sign outfielder Quintin Berry to minor league deal

    Orioles sign outfielder Quintin Berry to minor league deal
    The Orioles have signed outfielder Quintin Berry to a minor league contract with an invitation to big league spring training camp, the club announced Friday. Berry, 29, made his major league debut two years ago with the Detroit Tigers, hitting .258/....
  • Taking a look at the Orioles free agents' landing spots

    Taking a look at the Orioles free agents' landing spots
    Back in October, we asked how many of the Orioles' nine free agents were likely to return in 2014. Now, with less than five weeks until spring training, it could end up that none of them return to Baltimore. The Orioles wanted to keep right-hander Scott...
  • Addition of Alexi Casilla on minor league deal gives Orioles important middle-infield insurance

    Addition of Alexi Casilla on minor league deal gives Orioles important middle-infield insurance
    In this space 24 hours ago, I wrote an update on the Orioles' nine free agents. One of those players -- second baseman Alexi Casilla -- had yet to sign with a team. But on Friday, the Orioles announced that they were re-signing Casilla, whose $3 million...
  • Henry Urrutia and Danny Valencia expected to be called up by Orioles this weekend

    Henry Urrutia and Danny Valencia expected to be called up by Orioles this weekend
    Because Henry Urrutia hadn't played organized baseball in more than two years when he reported to Orioles spring training, the club was comfortable letting the 26-year-old Cuban outfielder get adjusted to professional baseball in the United States in...
  • Orioles announce rotation for Kansas City series

    Orioles announce rotation for Kansas City series
    The Orioles have announced their probable starters for their upcoming series in Kansas City and the rotation will stay in line with one exception: The club has flipped Scott Feldman and Jason Hammel. Feldman, who started the Orioles’ final game...
  • Orioles notes and observations (Hardy, Jones, homers, fans)

    Orioles notes and observations (Hardy, Jones, homers, fans)
    With his fifth-inning home run Thursday, J.J. Hardy became the ninth shortstop since 1901 to have 25 home runs in three different seasons. He is the fourth active player to achieve that as a shortstop – though I guess it depends on your definition...
  • Indians are born to be wild (cards); Orioles don't care

    Indians are born to be wild (cards); Orioles don't care
    If you’re trying to handicap the race for the second American League wild-card slot, don’t spend too much time agonizing over it. Just look at the soft schedule the Cleveland Indians have the rest of the way. While the Orioles, Yankees,...
  • Orioles notes and observations (deflating series, Johnson, Valencia, O'Day)

    Orioles notes and observations (deflating series, Johnson, Valencia, O'Day)
    After covering baseball for years, I’m always reluctant to proclaim the sky is falling on a team or, as Orioles manager Buck Showalter likes to say, pull the dirt up around them. One of the beauties of the sport is its length and the importance of...
  • Orioles' struggles with runners in scoring position have come at inopportune time

    Orioles' struggles with runners in scoring position have come at inopportune time
    TORONTO — Orioles manager Buck Showalter readily admits that his team has gone through bad streaks with runners in scoring position. And he said he's guilty of not harping on their struggles when they happen, fearing it could make the situation...
  • Orioles Sunday morning thoughts and observations

    Orioles Sunday morning thoughts and observations
    The math doesn’t look good for the Orioles. As they wake up this morning, they are 3 1/2 games out of the final American League wild card spot with 14 games remaining. You can’t say that the other wild-card contenders haven’t tried...
  • The Sun Remembers July 21-27

    The Sun Remembers July 21-27
    July 23, 1996: Construction begins on the Ravens' $200 million stadium at Camden Yards, which is due to open in 1998. "We will deliver a football stadium that will do for the NFL what Oriole Park has done for baseball," Maryland Stadium Authority chairman...