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  • What they're saying about the Orioles agreeing to terms with Ubaldo Jimenez

    What they're saying about the Orioles agreeing to terms with Ubaldo Jimenez
    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...
  • Could the Orioles trade closer Jim Johnson?

    Could the Orioles trade closer Jim Johnson?
    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...
  • As Orioles build left-handed relief depth, how will it affect major league bullpen?

    As Orioles build left-handed relief depth, how will it affect major league bullpen?
    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 --...
  • Peter Schmuck: J.J. Hardy and Matt Wieters aren't going anywhere

    Peter Schmuck: J.J. Hardy and Matt Wieters aren't going anywhere
    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...
  • Orioles not actively looking to trade J.J. Hardy or Matt Wieters, source says

    Orioles not actively looking to trade J.J. Hardy or Matt Wieters, source says
    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...
  • With Nelson Cruz in the fold, what would your Orioles batting order be?

    With Nelson Cruz in the fold, what would your Orioles batting order be?
    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:...
  • Orioles add Berry, Ohlman and Gamboa to 40-man roster

    Orioles add Berry, Ohlman and Gamboa to 40-man roster
    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...
  • Ubaldo Jimenez says he wants to bring 'a championship to the city of Baltimore'

    Ubaldo Jimenez says he wants to bring 'a championship to the city of Baltimore'
    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...
  • Orioles notes and observations (Phelps, Roberts, Reimold, contract extensions)

    Orioles notes and observations (Phelps, Roberts, Reimold, contract extensions)
    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...
  • Orioles initiate dialogue with J.J. Hardy regarding contract extension

    Orioles initiate dialogue with J.J. Hardy regarding contract extension
    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...
  • Dan Johnson called up and Steve Clevenger gets first start with Orioles

    Dan Johnson called up and Steve Clevenger gets first start with Orioles
    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...
  • Orioles notes on Nelson Cruz, Alexi Casilla, Quintin Berry

    Orioles notes on Nelson Cruz, Alexi Casilla, Quintin Berry
    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,...