| Feb 6, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The Orioles have finalized their spring training rosters -- or as finalized as they can be, barring any additional signings and with a week to go until pitchers and catchers report to the Ed Smith Stadium complex in Sarasota, Fla.
Below is the 40-man...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 5:27 AM
The Orioles’ search for a starting pitcher to upgrade their rotation took a major hit Friday when right-hander Bronson Arroyo -- one of the club’s top offseason targets -- chose the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Orioles.
The two sides agreed...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 3:30 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. – Orioles manager Buck Showalter raved about the power infielder Jonathan Schoop has showed in batting practice the past few days. Yesterday, he hit a home run that hit a car in the parking lot on a field where the wind...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:06 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. — Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette will not rule out another free agent acquisition to upgrade the team's offensive lineup, though top remaining hitter Kendrys Morales would require the club to give up its third pick in...
| 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.
| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:03 PM
Fate has not been friendly to the Orioles so far this offseason, but frustration might have reached its peak on Friday, when the team cut ties with a player who would have been its prize acquisition of the hot-stove season, further compounding the club&...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Orioles left-hander Troy Patton said he took an Adderall pill four days before this past season ended as a temporary fix to improve focus and then was tested for banned substances the next day.
On Friday, Major League Baseball announced that Patton...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:07 PM
If you view the attempt to complete a deal with veteran closer Grant Balfour totally in its own context, there’s no way to fault the Orioles for balking at the results of his physical and pulling out of the two-year contract that was agreed upon...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 8:41 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Reliever Francisco Rodriguez joined the Orioles before Wednesday's game in Kansas City still a little surprised he was suddenly wearing a Baltimore uniform after having been acquired in a trade.
Trade rumors had him linked to a...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 9:15 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. –- As promising as the Orioles’ seven-game road trip to Texas and Kansas City was through their first four games, this was not the way they wanted it to end.
After winning the first four games, including a three-game sweep...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:57 PM
Before a sold-out home crowd Saturday night, the Orioles lost an emotionally charged 7-3 contest to the Boston Red Sox, a game in the standings and chunks of their visiting dugout phone.
Maybe this has the potential to become an actual rivalry after all....