| Feb 18, 2014
| 8:18 AM
The Orioles made their biggest free-agent splash in years Monday night, agreeing to terms with right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez on a four-year deal worth $48 million.
We have a number of stories and blogs posted on what this signing means, but here's a...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 3:23 PM
It appears the discussion revolving around Orioles closer Jim Johnson and his future with the club will be one of the most interesting topics of the hot-stove season.
On Wednesday morning, ESPN’s Buster Olney tweeted that the Orioles are willing...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:10 AM
The Orioles’ signing of pitcher Kelvin De La Cruz on Monday was the latest addition to the club’s growing group of left-handed relievers who could compete for bullpen spots in 2014.
Last season, the Orioles carried three lefty relievers --...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 1:04 PM
I think it was Einstein who said that a hot stove abhors a vacuum. Though I didn’t know that there were such rivalries among household appliances, that should be food for thought as the rumor mill begins to churn this offseason.
There have been...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:48 AM
While reports out of the final day of Major League Baseball's general managers' meetings Wednesday in Orlando, Fla., said that the Orioles could explore trades involving cornerstone players J.J. Hardy and Matt Wieters, the team is not actively shopping...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 4:33 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- In today’s Baltimore Sun, I gave a projected Orioles Opening Day lineup now that the club has added designated hitter/outfielder Nelson Cruz as a middle-of-the order bat.
Here was my batting order, as it ran in the paper today:...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:21 PM
The Orioles added left-handed pitcher Tim Berry, catcher Michael Ohlman and right-hander Eddie Gamboa to the organization's 40-man roster Wednesday in order to protect the trio from being selected in next month’s Rule 5 draft.
The club had to...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:49 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Just minutes into the news conference that introduced him Thursday morning as the Orioles’ largest signing of a free-agent pitcher in franchise history, right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez acknowledged the club’s uncommonly...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 4:42 AM
So the Orioles added a second baseman to their 40-man roster Monday. And it wasn’t Brian Roberts.
It was Cord Phelps, a former third-round pick by the Cleveland Indians who was put on waivers and claimed by the Orioles.
According to executive...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 2:37 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – After adding two big-ticket free-agent acquisitions over the past week, the Orioles now appear to be focused on locking up shortstop J.J. Hardy to a contract extension.
The Orioles had a face-to-face meeting with Hardy’s...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:21 PM
TORONTO -- The Orioles selected the contract of first baseman Dan Johnson from Triple-A Norfolk to add another left-handed bat in place of rookie outfielder Henry Urrutia, who is not with the team in Canada because of visa issues.
The club placed Urrutia...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 1:08 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Several Orioles players made a statement by filing into this morning's introductory news conference for Nelson Cruz.
Eight of the Orioles' core players – Adam Jones, Chris Davis, Matt Wieters, J.J. Hardy, Nick Markakis,...