Rolando Arrojo

Potential arbitration hearings nearing for Orioles

Potential arbitration hearings nearing for Orioles

The Orioles have not gone before an arbitration panel with a player since prior to the 2006 season, but with potential hearing dates approaching, it’s becoming more likely that that trend will be broken.

According to multiple sources, the Orioles have tentative hearings scheduled with right-handed starter Jeremy Guthrie on Monday, Feb. 6, with swingman Brad Bergesen on Wednesday, Feb. 8, and with center fielder Adam Jones on Friday, Feb. 17. All are scheduled for mornings at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort and Golf Club in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Guthrie is the first on the slate for the Orioles and seemingly is the most likely to go before the three-person arbitration...