Right-hander Dan Straily signed with the Orioles because the organization was one of the few that gave him the opportunity to be a starting pitcher. He also had plenty of familiarity with the coaching staff.
The Orioles announced Wednesday that their coaching staff under manager Brandon Hyde will include Tim Cossins, Doug Brocail, Don Long, Arnie Beyeler, José Flores, José Hernández, Howie Clark, and John Wasdin.
As multiple media outlets reported the Orioles had selected Chicago Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde to be their next manager Tuesday night, new general manager Mike Elias denied that a hire had been made.
Trey Mancini, 26, can rattle off many moments from the hardest four months of his baseball career as inflection points to the turnaround that has taken him come close to regaining his standout rookie form.
Trea Turner hit two homers, including his first career grand slam, and drove in eight runs to help the Washington Nationals rally from a nine-run deficit and defeat the Miami Marlins and end a five-game losing streak.
If Bryce Harper makes the National League All-Star team, and he's in good shape to do that with updated results being released Monday, he says he'll participate in the Home Run Derby at Nationals Park on July 16.
Laurel baseball fans hoping for a Beltway Series between the Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals have had to remain patient the past few years. The Orioles and Nationals both made the playoffs in 2012 and 2014, but Washington lost in the first round each year while the Orioles were eliminated in the American League Division Series in 2012 and the AL Championship Series in 2014. Those fans needed more than patience as the 2016 season began – they needed a strong umbrella and some
The Orioles had another South Korean player in camp on Tuesday, but it's not what you think. Former Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers and Miami Marlins first baseman Hee Seop Choi was at the Ed Smith Stadium complex as a guest of the team and will spend some time this spring coaching at the Twin Lakes Park minor league facility.
Orioles fans would love to live in a world where their team was willing to spend a guaranteed $230 million for Chris Davis and Wei-Yin Chen on top of $15.8 million next season for Matt Wieters and a record $31 million deal for setup man Darren O'Day. That would certainly show they are committed to fielding a competitive team after last year's .500 finish. What it would not have done, however, was make the Orioles a better team than they were last year.