| Apr 12, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Like much of Baltimore, the Orioles organization has watched with interest as former closer Jim Johnson has struggled this early season with the Oakland Athletics.
Interest probably isn’t the right word. Try empathy.
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:17 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — The scene played out on a sun-soaked afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium last week with Orioles manager Buck Showalter watching intently and chuckling.
Atlanta Braves budding superstar shortstop Andrelton Simmons was on second base,...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:15 AM
Record: 66-96 Place: Fifth in American League East
Manager: Dave Trembley, Juan Samuel, Buck Showalter Most Valuable Oriole: Luke Scott
Batting leader: Nick Markakis (.297) Home run leader: Luke Scott (27)
RBI leader: Ty Wigginton (76) Wins...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Leave it to Adam Jones to cut past any bromides about staying in the moment.
"It is going to be dicey to see what goes on in the next year, year and a half," says the Orioles' All-Star center fielder, preparing for another day's work at the club's...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 2:01 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — If there is one thing you need to know about reliever Tommy Hunter, it is that he is the interpersonal opposite of the guy the Orioles hope he replaces in the critical closer role.
Jim Johnson, who last year became the first...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 6:18 PM
Eventually, new Orioles closer Tommy Hunter was going to get a big-boy, pressure-cooker, no-margin-for-error save opportunity — that's what happens when you pitch the ninth inning in the major leagues.
He got it out of the way quickly, allowing...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Chris Davis, the 2013 Most Valuable Oriole and third-place finisher in American League Most Valuable Player voting, avoided arbitration Friday and signed a one-year deal worth $10.35 million, more than tripling his $3.3 million salary from last season....
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:35 AM
The Orioles have signed infielder Chad Tracy, the son of former major league manager Jim Tracy, to a minor league deal.
He's not to be confused with nine-year major leaguer Chad Tracy -- though I was guilty of confusing them today -- who has agreed to a...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:16 PM
The Orioles have enough interest in signing Korean right-hander Suk-min Yoon that they have made him an offer, according to an industry source.
Yoon has received multiple offers to pitch in the major leagues in 2014, but he has not yet made a decision,...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:08 PM
The Orioles have agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Evan Meek on a minor league deal with an invitation to major league spring training, according to an industry source.
Meek, 30, spent five years with the Pittsburgh Pirates from 2008 to 2012,...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 4:08 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- In the past few days, it became more likely that right-hander A.J. Burnett was not going to sign with the Orioles, and Wednesday brought official word that the 37-year-old was heading elsewhere when he agreed to terms on a one-year,...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 11:20 AM
While there have been some international hiccups during executive vice president Dan Duquette's time in Baltimore, there's no question that the overall impact of the Orioles' recent effort to expand their global reach has been positive.
We'll have to...