| Dec 9, 2011
| 4:42 AM
The bar is open, but we are walking slowly and talking quietly in here today.
I have a baseball winter meetings hangover.
It’s impossible to explain the event unless you have attended it -- or worse yet -- covered it. I literally didn’...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 3:03 PM
The Orioles' primary search this offseason continues to be pitching, and one free agent they have had multiple conversations with is lefty Joe Saunders, according to an industry source.
Saunders, 30, was 12-13 with a 3.69 ERA in 212 innings last year...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 11:44 AM
The Orioles made two minor trades today, sending former first-round pick Brandon Snyder to the Texas Rangers for cash while acquiring outfielder Jai Miller from the Oakland A’s, also for cash.
Miller, 26, was designated for assignment by the A&...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 12:16 PM
Just catching up with some recent minor league signings made by the Orioles that I don’t believe we had mentioned here before.
The Orioles have signed right-handed pitchers Ross Wolf and Willie Eyre and lefty Ryan Edell to minor league deals....
| May 27, 2011
| 8:17 PM
Orioles catcher Matt Wieters knows the San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey well.
They competed against each other in the Atlantic Coast Conference, as Wieters went to Georgia Tech and Posey starred at Florida State. They attended the Johnny Bench ceremony...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 8:22 PM
Braun powers Brewers
Juan C. Rodriguez
Going from left to right, Justin Upton will carry the Diamondbacks to the NL West title. Even if Ian Kennedy regresses, the Diamondbacks' rotation will be solid.
The Central is wide open. You can...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 8:23 PM
MIAMI — After years of playing baseball between rain delays and on sticky summer nights, the Marlins started with two non-negotiable features for the design of their new ballpark: a retractable roof and air conditioning.
Keeping fans comfortable...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:45 PM
In 1912, when Fenway Park opened as the home of the Boston Red Sox, fans went to a baseball game because they wanted to watch a baseball game.
One hundred years later, stadiums are much more complicated places, filled with fans hoping for a variety of...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Much has been made about Dan Duquette's offseason focus of strengthening the Orioles' starting rotation — retooling it with pitchers capable of providing quality innings — but it's in the bullpen where the team's new executive vice president...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 6:37 PM
The Orioles have showed up on a list of major league teams with debt beyond what baseball permits. But experts said Friday that the finding doesn't mean the team is financially unsound.
The Orioles were among nine teams in violation of MLB debt service...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 6:16 PM
On his third team in as many seasons, J.J. Hardy said he would like to stay in one spot for a while. The Orioles have seen enough from the shortstop over the past couple of months to want to accommodate his wishes.
Orioles president of baseball...
| Jun 17, 2011
Rodriguez in bad spot
Down goes Bob Geren! Who will follow him out the door?
It's possible that there will be no other midseason firings, as an overall period of stability should follow the rash of changes in 2010. But...