| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:57 AM
At the Swan and Dolphin Resort during this week's winter meetings, there are a lot of baseball experts talking about talent, resorting to on-base percentage and WAR to evaluate value.
But how do you measure chemistry? How does having a good clubhouse...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 3:00 AM
I received plenty of feedback on Twitter — and, you can imagine, most of it wasn’t positive — regarding my story that the Orioles did not make official offers to either outfielder Nate McLouth or right-hander Scott Feldman before both...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:30 PM
It took a while, but New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera finally got his sendoff in what was likely his final appearance at Camden Yards.
A rain delay pushed back the Orioles' ceremony honoring the retiring Rivera. But when the future Hall of Famer...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:21 PM
TORONTO -- The Orioles selected the contract of first baseman Dan Johnson from Triple-A Norfolk to add another left-handed bat in place of rookie outfielder Henry Urrutia, who is not with the team in Canada because of visa issues.
The club placed Urrutia...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 1:02 PM
TORONTO – With the Yankees losing to the Red Sox 5-1 this afternoon, the Orioles could jump in front of New York in the division and wild-card standings with a win over the Blue Jays.
Last night’s game was a big step for Jason Hammel in...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 5:31 PM
TORONTO — Orioles right-hander Bud Norris, who has been shelved since Wednesday with lingering stiffness in his elbow, will resume throwing Sunday in hopes of returning to the starting rotation next week.
If everything goes well Sunday –...
| 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...
| 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 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...