| Dec 16, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis enjoys the offseason.
He likes to hunt and he grows his beard out to the point where he could have powdered it and made a very believable Santa Claus at the 35th annual OriolesREACH Holiday Party for Kids on Monday at...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:03 PM
Fate has not been friendly to the Orioles so far this offseason, but frustration might have reached its peak on Friday, when the team cut ties with a player who would have been its prize acquisition of the hot-stove season, further compounding the club&...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:37 AM
The Orioles still hope to add another hitter this offseason, and they have discussed acquiring first baseman Ike Davis from the New York Mets, according to an industry source.
Those talks, however, apparently hit a roadblock because the Mets were asking...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 3:43 PM
The Orioles probably couldn’t have gone terribly wrong with any of the four external candidates they interviewed for the pitching coach position before settling on Atlanta Braves minor league pitching coordinator Dave Wallace, but their choice...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:13 AM
As the postseason continues, the old baseball adage is getting dusted off again.
Pitching and defense wins championships.
The Orioles have the defense -- statistically, they were the best in the majors in 2013 and, perhaps, they are the best all-...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 6:23 AM
Next week will be a busy one at The Warehouse as the Orioles intensify their search for a new pitching coach.
As we reported over the past few days, Rick Adair -- who took a personal leave of absence in August -- will not return as pitching coach in...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:24 AM
In talking to Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette on Thursday, I asked whether he had made any progress on the club’s pending free agents,a group that includes pitchers Scott Feldman and Jason Hammel, infielder Brian Roberts and outfielder...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:29 PM
There's always some impatience by baseball fans shortly after the regular season ends and before free agency really gets going.
And the Orioles' brass has been doing things -- most specifically, interviewing candidates for the club’s vacant...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:25 AM
With the last out of the World Series on Wednesday night, baseball's frenzied free agent period started. Well, at least technically.
There's no longer a free agency filing period. So all players who are eligible — they must have, in most cases,...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 4:34 PM
The Orioles made several roster management moves Monday, including officially declining the $3 million option for 2014 in infielder Alexi Casilla's contract, buying it out for $200,000.
The 29-year-old infielder, who batted .214 in 62 games for the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:47 AM
Today marks the first day that Major League Baseball’s free agents can sign with any club. In the previous period between today and the end of the World Series, players could only sign with their most recent clubs.
Orioles executive vice president...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 6:44 PM
While the Orioles' trade of closer Jim Johnson late Monday night immediately offered more questions than answers about the club's direction this offseason, executive vice president Dan Duquette insisted Tuesday that the deal can't truly be evaluated for...