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  • Orioles notebook: Tired O's wanted to play Saturday after 18-inning marathon

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – A few minutes after 2 a.m. on Saturday morning, shortly after the Orioles lost the longest game, time-wise, in the franchise's history, manager Buck Showalter informally canvassed a few veterans to see whether they wanted to...
  • Orioles' Buck Showalter on expectations, Brian Roberts and more

    Orioles' Buck Showalter on expectations, Brian Roberts and more
    Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said earlier this week that he is content with the team’s current options at second base, but manager Buck Showalter expressed his desire to re-sign free agent Brian Roberts during his news conference...
  • Orioles outright infielder Cord Phelps to Triple-A Norfolk

    Orioles outright infielder Cord Phelps to Triple-A Norfolk
    A day after Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette mentioned Cord Phelps as an option for the starting second base job, the Orioles outrighted the 25-year-old to Triple-A Norfolk after he cleared waivers. Duquette said once the club acquired...
  • Orioles manager Buck Showalter says 'there's a lot of offseason left'

    Orioles manager Buck Showalter says 'there's a lot of offseason left'
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter faces the task of reshuffling a roster that took a severe hit this week in a five-day span in which the club traded All-Star closer Jim Johnson and former Orioles Nate McLouth and Scott Feldman, two of the team's top...
  • Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz will compete for starting rotation spot again this spring

    Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz will compete for starting rotation spot again this spring
    The Orioles are looking to upgrade their starting rotation this offseason, but regardless of whether they are able to do that externally, there will likely be some competition come springtime. And left-hander Brian Matusz, who spent all of last season...
  • As Orioles build left-handed relief depth, how will it affect major league bullpen?

    As Orioles build left-handed relief depth, how will it affect major league bullpen?
    The Orioles’ signing of pitcher Kelvin De La Cruz on Monday was the latest addition to the club’s growing group of left-handed relievers who could compete for bullpen spots in 2014. Last season, the Orioles carried three lefty relievers --...
  • Johnson will return to Orioles in 2014, Duquette says

    Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette was definitive Friday afternoon when asked whether closer Jim Johnson would be tendered a contract for 2014. "Oh, yeah," Duquette said. Johnson, who leads the American League in...
  • Agent Scott Boras meets with Duquette, Orioles clients

    Agent Scott Boras meets with Duquette, Orioles clients
    Agent Scott Boras, who represents several Orioles including Chris Davis, Matt Wieters, Wei-Yin Chen, Francisco Rodriguez and Zach Britton, was in Baltimore this week to meet with some of his clients. Orioles executive vice president of baseball...
  • Orioles seek more consistent starting pitching, better run production

    Orioles seek more consistent starting pitching, better run production
    An argument could be made that the Orioles fielded a club this season with more stability — and talent — than the one that won 93 games and advanced to the American League Division Series in 2012. But playing in the rough-and-tumble AL East,...
  • Looking a little deeper into the O's rotation situation

    Looking a little deeper into the O's rotation situation
    As the postseason continues, the old baseball adage is getting dusted off again. Pitching and defense wins championships. The Orioles have the defense -- statistically, they were the best in the majors in 2013 and, perhaps, they are the best all-...
  • The Orioles are wise to stick with rookie right-hander Kevin Gausman a little longer

    The Orioles are wise to stick with rookie right-hander Kevin Gausman a little longer
    Let’s start with the obvious: the first two starts of Kevin Gausman’s Orioles career didn’t go quite as planned. The 22-year-old right-hander, who had allowed just six earned runs in his final five starts at Double-A Bowie before the...
  • Orioles' uncertainly leads Rays to post two lineups

    Orioles' uncertainly leads Rays to post two lineups
    Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon posted two starting lineups for Wednesday night’s final game of the regular season. He had them side-by-side, one in case Chris Tillman took the mound for the Orioles and the other in case there was a change in...