| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:38 AM
Back in October, we asked how many of the Orioles' nine free agents were likely to return in 2014. Now, with less than five weeks until spring training, it could end up that none of them return to Baltimore.
The Orioles wanted to keep right-hander Scott...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 1:27 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles announced Tuesday that they've signed right-handed pitcher Luis Vizcaino and infielder Brock Bond to minor league contracts.
The deals don't include invitations to major league spring training, so both players will report...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 2:43 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Veteran free-agent hitter Jack Cust has been waiting for an opportunity to get back into the major leagues for nearly a year. He will now have that opportunity this week at the Orioles’ minicamp at the Ed Smith Stadium...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Grant Balfour will be pitching in the American League East after all.
And he’ll have up to 19 chances in 2014 to show a little “Balfour Rage” against the Orioles, the team that spiked a free-agent deal with him in December.
| Jan 23, 2014
| 1:26 PM
The Orioles have signed left-hander Aaron Laffey, a Cumberland native and Allegany High graduate, to a minor league contract, the team announced Thursday.
The deal does not include an automatic invitation to major league spring training camp. Laffey...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:40 AM
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...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:18 AM
The Orioles remain interested in free-agent relief pitcher John Axford as the potential replacement for closer Jim Johnson.
The team met with Axford's representatives at Major League Baseball's winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., this week,...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:42 PM
When Orioles season-ticket holders receive their renewal packages in the mail over the next few days, they will find slightly higher average ticket prices and an expanded version of the variable-pricing plan the club has used for single-game ticket...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Now that the Orioles have hired Dave Wallace as their pitching coach, the focus turns to naming a bullpen coach.
That search hasn’t officially started yet, according to an industry source, but it will begin within the next few days.
| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:40 AM
We will find out tonight which Orioles win Gold Gloves.
In today’s edition of The Baltimore Sun, I broke down each of the six positions in which Orioles are nominated for Gold Gloves and predicted wins for third baseman Manny Machado, catcher Matt...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:12 PM
His manager, Earl Weaver, called him "the best leadoff man in the game," and who's to argue? In five years with the Orioles, Don Buford batted .270, ran the bases with ferocity and helped the club reach three World Series.
It's no coincidence that,...
| May 28, 2013
| 6:05 PM
WASHINGTON — In baseball circles, especially among pitchers, a visit to Los Angeles Angels team doctor and renowned orthopedist Dr. Lewis Yocum was often seen as a prelude to surgery and a lengthy disabled list stint.
But there were plenty of...