| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:59 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, who left Saturday’s workout with back spasms and had his bullpen session Sunday pushed back, said Monday morning that his back feels better.
Gonzalez won't throw a bullpen today, but he...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 5:02 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — The Orioles' sudden spring training spending spree continued Saturday as the club agreed to terms on a one-year deal with free-agent outfielder Nelson Cruz, according to industry sources.
The deal, which is pending a physical...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 11:32 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Lest anyone think that Chris Davis had any reservations about the expected arrival of designated hitter Nelson Cruz, he said Sunday that he is very excited about playing again with his former Texas Rangers teammate.
Davis has been...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:09 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Nelson Cruz was introduced to the media this morning during a news conference at the Ed Smith Stadium Complex that was well attended by his new teammates.
Adam Jones, Chris Davis, Matt Wieters, J.J. Hardy, Nick Markakis, Manny...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 3:38 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. — While Nelson Cruz's one-year, $8 million deal with the Orioles was being finalized, players spent the past few days answering questions about how Cruz would be accepted inside the Orioles clubhouse.
The 33-year-old gives the...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:50 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. — Evan Meek's journey from Rule 5 pick, to All-Star reliever, to nonroster spring training invitee has taken its share of wild twists and turns, but the Orioles hope that they've snagged the 30-year-old at just the right time.
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:23 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Top position player prospect Jonathan Schoop homered for the second straight day Thursday, hitting a solo homer off Bud Norris in the first inning of the Orioles' second intrasquad game.
Schoop’s homer was a blast to left-...
| 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...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 1:54 PM
The Orioles announced Thursday that they've signed four players -- infielders Ivan De Jesus Jr. and Chris Marrero, outfielder Xavier Paul and right-hander Fabio Castillo -- to minor league deals and invited all four to spring training.
| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:45 PM
The highlight of the Orioles’ offseason was supposed to take place Friday morning, when the club would emerge from a sleepy offseason and introduce new closer Grant Balfour during a news conference at the Warehouse.
But Balfour’s two-year,...
| 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...