| Jul 10, 2012
| 5:22 PM
Greinke with O's
Zack Greinke, providing the Orioles can pry him away from the Brewers in a trade. They need him more than anyone else to finally get back to the playoffs in baseball's toughest division.
Greinke (9-3, 3.32...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 6:40 PM
The Orioles have purchased the contract of 24-year-old minor leaguer Peter Fatse from the Newark (N.J.) Bears of the independent Can-Am Baseball League, according to the Bears’ team website.
Fatse played for the Pittsfield (Mass.) Colonials of...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 11:25 AM
UPDATE: Wilson Betemit's deal is for $3 million over two years, but the value can grow to $6 million with a 2014 vesting option based on performance incentives, according to an industry source.
The Orioles made their signing of infielder Wilson Betemit...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 2:38 PM
The bidding war for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is about to begin.
The 26-year-old Cuban defector was granted free agency Wednesday by Major League Baseball, meaning teams can begin contract negotiations. This week, Cespedes established Dominican...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:13 PM
Power trumps defense
That depends on how you define "work."
Miguel Cabrera will not be a good third baseman. He's not a good first baseman, and he'll be asked to field more balls at the hot corner. In fact, the Tigers are set...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 12:43 PM
The Orioles remain interested in signing free-agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, according to an industry source.
Cespedes, the highly-touted Cuban defector, received free-agent status from MLB on Wednesday and can now begin negotiating with clubs. MLB...
| Sep 18, 2011
Ryne Sandberg has done it again.
Cast aside by the Cubs a year ago, he has turned in another highly successful season as a minor league manager. Sandberg guided the Lehigh Valley IronPigsto the Governor's Cup championship series in the International...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 10:37 AM
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| Sep 28, 2011
| 8:28 PM
How much is one of the best players in baseball history worth?
We may soon find out if Albert Pujols follows through on his threat to test the free-agent market this winter.
The Cardinals slugger probably won't be the only big-name player available....
| Feb 3, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Right-handed pitcher Rick VandenHurk, who was designated for assignment last week when the Orioles signed infielder Wilson Betemit, cleared waivers and was released Friday. He becomes a free agent and can sign with another team.
VandenHurk, 26, was 0-1...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Jason Hammel and Matt Lindstrom were on today’s conference call to discuss Monday’s trade that sent them from the Colorado Rockies to the Orioles in exchange for Jeremy Guthrie.
Here is Hammel on learning of the deal: “Obviously, it was...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 2:34 PM
The Orioles' hierarchy is starting to shake out, with one decision-maker officially walking away and another remaining in the same role.
On Saturday afternoon, the Orioles announced that president of baseball operations Andy MacPhail will not seek an...