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Kevin Gregg

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  • How the Orioles fared through 40 games in seasons they made the playoffs

    How the Orioles fared through 40 games in seasons they made the playoffs
    The Orioles play the Kansas City Royals in their 41st game of the season tonight at Kauffman Stadium. Orioles right-hander Bud Norris is scheduled to pitch against Royals left-hander Danny Duffy, and first pitch is set for 7:10 p.m. How does this year's...
  • After confrontation, Red Sox have last word in crucial 7th inning of 4-2 win vs. Orioles

    After confrontation, Red Sox have last word in crucial 7th inning of 4-2 win vs. Orioles
    BOSTON — Whether the Orioles’ dust-up with the Boston Red Sox on Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park galvanizes their clubhouse remains to be seen over the course of a season still in its infancy. Regardless, the dugout-emptying...
  • Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon talks about building confidence, bullpens

    Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon talks about building confidence, bullpens
    When the Orioles traded Jim Johnson in December and then spiked a potential deal with Grant Balfour weeks later, the likelihood of Tommy Hunter being the club’s 2014 closer increased. With a few weeks left in the offseason, the Orioles could still...
  • Fernando Rodney reportedly signs with Mariners

    Fernando Rodney reportedly signs with Mariners
    The Orioles’ pursuit of an established veteran closer has seemingly come to an end. Fernando Rodney, the lone remaining free agent viewed strictly as a closer, has reportedly signed a two-year, $14 million deal with the Seattle Mariners, according...
  • The Jim Johnson decision and the economic reality of closers

    The Jim Johnson decision and the economic reality of closers
    Jim Johnson is not in an Orioles uniform anymore because, as executive vice president Dan Duquette explains it, the club needed to better allocate its financial resources throughout the 25-man roster. In other words, paying roughly one-tenth of the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Possibility of Orioles using Tommy Hunter at closer looking more likely each day

    Possibility of Orioles using Tommy Hunter at closer looking more likely each day
    Don’t expect the Orioles to resolve their closer situation any time soon. As the club tries to distance itself from the mess the situation with Grant Balfour created, the Orioles' external search still seems to be focused on free-agent right-...
  • Down the Stretch (Sept. 12)

    Down the Stretch (Sept. 12)
    [Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.] About last night Hammel re-injures right knee in 9-2 win over Tampa Bay...
  • News of Kevin Gregg being designated comes as shock to Orioles' pitchers

    News of Kevin Gregg being designated comes as shock to Orioles' pitchers
    Veteran reliever Kevin Gregg, who signed a two-year, $10 million free agent contract after the 2010 season to be the Orioles’ closer, was designated for assignment Tuesday to make room for outfielders L.J. Hoes, a Mitchellville resident, and Endy...
  • Kevin Gregg 'really disappointed' to be leaving Orioles

    Kevin Gregg 'really disappointed' to be leaving Orioles
    Kevin Gregg, whom the Orioles designated for assignment on Tuesday, said he’s “really disappointed” that he will not be able to make a final postseason push with the Orioles this season. But he also felt like he couldn’t thrive in...
  • Orioles call up Hoes and Chavez; DFA Gregg and Adams

    Orioles call up Hoes and Chavez; DFA Gregg and Adams
    The Orioles have made two roster moves today, selecting the contracts of outfielders Endy Chavez and L.J. Hoes  from Triple-A Norfolk. To make room on the 40-man roster, they have designated right-hander Kevin Gregg and infielder Ryan Adams for...