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  • Here's your Orioles tender-deadline primer

    Here's your Orioles tender-deadline primer
    Today marks another significant day in the hot stove season because it is the annual tender deadline, the day when teams must tender contracts to their arbitration-eligible players. In tendering a player a contract, it ensures that the player will be...
  • Orioles agree to a one-year deal with Nolan Reimold

    Orioles agree to a one-year deal with Nolan Reimold
    The Orioles have agreed to a one-year, $1.025 million deal with outfielder Nolan Reimold, according to an industry source. Reimold, who batted .195 with five homers in just 40 games last year due to a spine/neck injury that required surgery in July,...
  • Orioles trade closer Jim Johnson to Oakland A's for 2B Jemile Weeks

    Orioles trade closer Jim Johnson to Oakland A's for 2B Jemile Weeks
    Late Monday night the Orioles traded former All-Star closer Jim Johnson to the Oakland Athletics for second baseman Jemile Weeks and a minor league player to be named later. Johnson, who saved 101 games for the Orioles in the past two seasons, was set...
  • Orioles tender six arbitration-eligible players: Davis, Wieters, Norris, Hunter, Matusz and Patton

    Orioles tender six arbitration-eligible players: Davis, Wieters, Norris, Hunter, Matusz and Patton
    Lost in Monday night’s 11th-hour drama that saw the Orioles trade closer Jim Johnson to the Oakland A's were several roster moves the club also made prior to the midnight tender deadline. The Orioles tendered contracts to their six remaining...
  • With Jim Johnson gone, who closes games for the Orioles now?

    With Jim Johnson gone, who closes games for the Orioles now?
    If you went to bed early last night, you woke up this morning to the news that the Orioles suddenly have an opening at closer. In a trade that was literally made in the 11th hour prior to Monday’s midnight tender deadline, the Orioles dealt closer...
  • In terms of baseball economics, trading Jim Johnson makes sense for Orioles

    In terms of baseball economics, trading Jim Johnson makes sense for Orioles
    It's understandably hard for Orioles fans to look past Jim Johnson's consecutive 50-save seasons, especially given that the club received an uninspiring infielder Monday night in exchange for its closer. But this trade had little to do with the relative...
  • As Johnson leaves for Oakland, Orioles look for new answer at closer inside, outside club

    As Johnson leaves for Oakland, Orioles look for new answer at closer inside, outside club
    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...
  • Thoughts on Orioles closer Jim Johnson and a return to starting

    Thoughts on Orioles closer Jim Johnson and a return to starting
    Back in September, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said definitively that closer Jim Johnson would be tendered a contract and return next season. After leading the American League in both saves (50) and blown saves (9) in 2013, Johnson...
  • The Orioles still have time to make a run in the AL East

    The Orioles still have time to make a run in the AL East
    Entering Saturday night’s game on a four-game losing streak, the Orioles could have been seen as a reeling ballclub clawing to stay in the American League playoff race with a must-win matchup against the Colorado Rockies on deck. But after the...
  • Orioles test their pingpong skills against Maryland Table Tennis Center stars

    Orioles test their pingpong skills against Maryland Table Tennis Center stars
    Before Wednesday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Camden Yards, the Orioles were joined in the clubhouse by kids from the Maryland Table Tennis Center for an exhibition -- and then some competition. Under the guidance of USA Table Tennis...
  • Chris Davis will do his best to avoid Sports Illustrated cover jinx

    Chris Davis will do his best to avoid Sports Illustrated cover jinx
    With the announcement he will be on a regional cover of Sports Illustrated this week, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis joined some elite company. Former Orioles including Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson and Cal Ripken Jr. have graced the cover of the...
  • Roberts hits grand slam and Johnson closes out Orioles' win over A's

    Roberts hits grand slam and Johnson closes out Orioles' win over A's
    Given the rallies and momentum swings in the Orioles' series opener against the Oakland Athletics on Friday night, it became a game the Orioles needed to win to not only gain ground in the playoff chase but also boost the team's psyche. The biggest...