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  • Orioles' Chris Davis picked as runner-up for The Sporting News' Player of the Year award

    Orioles' Chris Davis picked as runner-up for The Sporting News' Player of the Year award
    After a record-setting season, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis will receive consideration for most of the major awards this fall. But he finished a distant second-place in one vote announced Thursday. The Sporting News picked Davis as the runner-up to...
  • Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists

    Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists
    In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense. Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
  • Orioles-Red Sox season opener to be televised on ESPN2

    Orioles-Red Sox season opener to be televised on ESPN2
    The Orioles' 2014 season opener will have a national television audience. The team’s opener March 31 against the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox will be broadcast on ESPN2 at part of the network’s Opening Day coverage. The...
  • Taking a look at the Orioles free agents' landing spots

    Taking a look at the Orioles free agents' landing spots
    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...
  • Talking with Tommy Hunter on closer role, Hunter Harvey on glimpse of major leagues

    Talking with Tommy Hunter on closer role, Hunter Harvey on glimpse of major leagues
    SARASOTA, Fla. – Today is the first official workout day for Orioles minicamp here in Sarasota, and it’s currently raining. So, instead of working outside, camp participants will retreat to the indoor batting cages and into meetings for now....
  • Free-agent hitter Jack Cust participates in tryout at the Orioles' minicamp

    Free-agent hitter Jack Cust participates in tryout at the Orioles' minicamp
    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...
  • Yankees' winning millionaires' race; Roberts, Floyd, Burnett

    Yankees' winning millionaires' race; Roberts, Floyd, Burnett
    In doing some number-crunching this weekend, I noticed a pretty astounding fact about the New York Yankees' current financial situation for 2014. I'm not one who is easily surprised, and nothing should ever surprise anyone when it comes to the Yankees and...
  • Thomas J. "Arky" Vaughan, city constable

    Thomas J. "Arky" Vaughan, city constable
    Thomas J. "Arky" Vaughan, a retired constable and a Senior Olympian who played basketball for 75 years, died Dec. 19 of a massive stroke at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 85. "Arky was one of the best two-hand set shooters I've ever seen," said Al "Goldy"...
  • In 2014, Orioles might be better than last season's record-setting defense

    In 2014, Orioles might be better than last season's record-setting defense
    There's little arguing that on paper, the Orioles don't appear to be better now than they were last season, but they can still lay claim to having the best defense in baseball. ESPN’s Buster Olney points this out, naming the Orioles as the best...
  • Orioles hire Jeff Manto as new minor league hitting coordinator

    Orioles hire Jeff Manto as new minor league hitting coordinator
    The Orioles have hired Jeff Manto -- who played third base for the Orioles in 1995 -- to be the organization's new minor league hitting coordinator, the club announced Tuesday. For the past two seasons, Manto was the hitting coach for the Chicago...
  • Thoughts and observations on Silver Slugger Awards, Jeff Manto and expanded instant replay

    Thoughts and observations on Silver Slugger Awards, Jeff Manto and expanded instant replay
    The annual Silver Slugger Awards will be announced at 6 p.m. tonight on MLB Network, and the Orioles should be well represented. The awards are decided by a vote of major league managers and coaches, and lean heavily toward run-production numbers....
  • Impact of Marlon Byrd signing, looking at Henry Urrutia's fall strides and a trip to the Hall of Fame

    Impact of Marlon Byrd signing, looking at Henry Urrutia's fall strides and a trip to the Hall of Fame
    The Orioles continued to meet with possible trade partners and free-agent representatives on Day 2 of the general managers meetings Tuesday in Orlando, Fla. Meanwhile, the Philadelphia Phillies made perhaps the most interesting move of the week so far,...