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  • Orioles 'are keeping active' on potential waiver trades, Dan Duquette says

    Orioles 'are keeping active' on potential waiver trades, Dan Duquette says
    The Orioles have until Sunday at midnight to add players from other organizations who can be eligible for their playoff roster. Club executive vice president Dan Duquette said he is still trying to make a move, but it’s not easy to find a fit....
  • With Manny Machado out, Orioles come to a crossroads in postseason philosophy

    With Manny Machado out, Orioles come to a crossroads in postseason philosophy
    Now that it has become clear the Orioles will be without third baseman Manny Machado for the remainder of the season, the club's front office is going to have to decide just how confident it is in the ability of the current roster to hold on to the top...
  • Is the July 31 trade deadline overrated?

    Is the July 31 trade deadline overrated?
    Major league teams obsess throughout the month of July about the deadline for making trades without passing players through waivers, then some of them sacrifice their best young talent for the prospect of some instant postseason gratification. There...
  • Baseball owners on verge of vote for Bud Selig's replacement as commissioner

    Baseball owners on verge of vote for Bud Selig's replacement as commissioner
    There is a clear favorite in the pending vote to determine who replaces longtime commissioner Bud Selig, but the coronation of Major League Baseball chief operating officer Rob Manfred is not a foregone conclusion. Baseball owners and their...
  • For the Orioles, the American League East is suddenly there for the taking

    For the Orioles, the American League East is suddenly there for the taking
    Suddenly, it seems like it's all right there for the taking, and everyone — the Orioles, their fans and maybe even their closest competition — senses the leaves are going to turn orange and black in the fall. The Orioles moved to six games...
  • In Baltimore, waiting for Jim Johnson

    In Baltimore, waiting for Jim Johnson
    The Oakland Athletics released former Orioles closer Jim Johnson on Friday, which means that any club will be able to sign him at just the prorated portion of the minimum major league salary soon. Chances are, that club will be the Orioles, who dealt...
  • Orioles players say addition of Andrew Miller 'just makes us better'

    Orioles players say addition of Andrew Miller 'just makes us better'
    The Orioles' trade with the Boston Red Sox on Thursday that added left-handed reliever Andrew Miller to the bullpen was received with positive reviews in the clubhouse, both for what he does on the mound and what he won't be doing anymore. Miller, a...
  • Orioles still interested in Jim Johnson after 10-minute side session in Florida

    Orioles still interested in Jim Johnson after 10-minute side session in Florida
    Right-hander Jim Johnson worked out for the Orioles on Monday morning at the club’s spring training complex in Sarasota, Fla. He threw for about 10 minutes in front of minor league pitching rehab coordinator Scott McGregor and minor league medical...
  • Orioles continue to win, but offense needs to wake up soon

    Orioles continue to win, but offense needs to wake up soon
    Maybe this is one of those gift horse situations that you shouldn't analyze too closely, but it's hard not to notice that the Orioles are in one of the most productive offensive slumps ever. Their 1-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday is...
  • Kevin Gausman shines as Orioles hold on for 4-3 win over Los Angeles Angels

    Kevin Gausman shines as Orioles hold on for 4-3 win over Los Angeles Angels
    When Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman walked off the mound after the fourth inning Wednesday, moments after third baseman Manny Machado turned in another stunning defensive gem, the rookie said he wasn't dreaming of his potential moment in history....
  • Trade for Jon Lester shows Oakland A's are all in this season

    Trade for Jon Lester shows Oakland A's are all in this season
    If reports are true that the Oakland Athletics have made their second blockbuster deal of the summer and sent Cuban slugger Yoenis Cespedes to the Red Sox for Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes, then there’s really only one way to look at the situation:...
  • Lester goes to A's and other trade thoughts

    Lester goes to A's and other trade thoughts
    The big trade deadline shoe dropped early Thursday morning, and it landed in an unexpected place for an unexpected value. The Boston Red Sox dealt their ace and pending free agent left-hander Jon Lester as well as outfielder Jonny Gomes and some cash to...