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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Could the Orioles trade closer Jim Johnson?

    Could the Orioles trade closer Jim Johnson?
    It appears the discussion revolving around Orioles closer Jim Johnson and his future with the club will be one of the most interesting topics of the hot-stove season. On Wednesday morning, ESPN’s Buster Olney tweeted that the Orioles are willing...
  • Orioles will tender contracts to all arbitration-eligible players, including Nolan Reimold

    Orioles will tender contracts to all arbitration-eligible players, including Nolan Reimold
    The Orioles don't have to make an official decision for a week, but they will tender contracts to all nine of their arbitration-eligible players, according to the club's top executive. “We are planning on tendering those guys,” Orioles...
  • 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...
  • Thoughts on the Orioles' pitching coach search, Cal Ripken Jr., Arizona Fall League

    Thoughts on the Orioles' pitching coach search, Cal Ripken Jr., Arizona Fall League
    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...
  • Rick Adair speaks about leaving the Orioles

    Rick Adair speaks about leaving the Orioles
    Rick Adair, who took a leave of absence in August to deal with personal issues including the impending death of his father, will not be back as Orioles pitching coach despite having a contract that runs through the 2014 season. In his first public...
  • Orioles pitching coach Rick Adair taking a leave of absence for personal reasons

    Orioles pitching coach Rick Adair taking a leave of absence for personal reasons
    With the baseball season heading into its final quarter, the Orioles likely will be making their pennant push without pitching coach Rick Adair, who was granted a leave of absence for personal reasons Friday and was replaced, at least temporarily, by...
  • Orioles close out the season series against the Blue Jays with a 3-2 win

    Orioles close out the season series against the Blue Jays with a 3-2 win
    It was the kind of game the Orioles needed desperately earlier this month. Paced by a tremendous outing from starter Miguel Gonzalez, a bullpen that preserved the lead and some timely hitting, the Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 3-2, on Thursday...