Baltimore Orioles News and Rumors

O's sign lefty reliever Wright to 1-year deal

O's sign lefty reliever Wright to 1-year deal

MLB.com Updated Dec 19 (4 days ago)
The Orioles officially announced on Friday that they've signed free-agent left-hander Wesley Wright to a one-year deal.
Upvote Share Tweet
  • Chris Davis receives Adderall exemption following suspension

    Chris Davis receives Adderall exemption following suspension

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Dec 17 (5 days ago)
    After receiving a 25-game suspension on Sept. 12 for unauthorized use of the drug Adderall, Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis has requested and been granted a theraputic use exemption from the league in order to continue using it in 2015. This…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Royals sign Alex Rios, hoping to find one-year contract magic

    Royals sign Alex Rios, hoping to find one-year contract magic

    yahoo.com Dec 16 (7 days ago)
    Ahhh, the wonders of the one-year veteran contract. The best recent example one-year magic is Nelson Cruz, who signed an $8 million deal with the Baltimore Orioles before the start of the 2014 season, then led the league with 40 homers and drove in 108 …
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Nick Markakis takes out two-page ad in Baltimore Sun thanking O…

    Nick Markakis takes out two-page ad in Baltimore Sun thanking Orioles and fans

    yahoo.com Dec 11
    Change is inevitable. Although for Nick Markakis, it didn't seem likely in terms of where his baseball career was headed. Coming into the offseason, it was considered a foregone conclusion he would re-sign with the Baltimore Orioles, continuing a nine-y…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • O's hope to leave Meetings with 'couple of players'

    O's hope to leave Meetings with 'couple of players'

    MLB.com Dec 9
    Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette didn't have much for reporters Tuesday in his media session, but he did sound pretty optimistic something would get done before he leaves the Winter Meetings on Thursday.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • J. Upton not likely as Orioles seek outfield help

    J. Upton not likely as Orioles seek outfield help

    MLB.com Dec 8
    The Orioles' main priority at the Winter Meetings is adding an outfielder -- preferably a left-handed bat -- and the club continued to strategize and move in the right direction toward making that happen Monday.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • O's rumor mill starts early at Winter Meetings

    O's rumor mill starts early at Winter Meetings

    MLB.com Dec 7
    With the Orioles set to open the Winter Meetings on Monday, here has already been some excitement surrounding executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette, who was the subject of headlines Sunday when reports surfaced that he was a candi…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Duquette reportedly being considered for Blue Jays' post

    Duquette reportedly being considered for Blue Jays' post

    MLB.com Dec 7
    Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette, who has won two Executive of the Year Awards this winter, is a strong candidate to become the Blue Jays' next CEO and team president, according to a report from ESPN.com on Sunday mor…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • As long as Buck Showalter is at the helm, it would be foolhardy…

    As long as Buck Showalter is at the helm, it would be foolhardy to write off Orioles

    Buck Showalter is surveying the residue of the free agent defections from his AL East championship Orioles.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Yankees Sign Reliever Andrew Miller to Four-Year Deal

    Yankees Sign Reliever Andrew Miller to Four-Year Deal

    nytimes.com Dec 5
    Miller, 29, a left-hander, spent last season with the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles, finishing with a 2.02 earned run average over all.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Orioles have earned benefit of the doubt

    Orioles have earned benefit of the doubt

    MLB.com Dec 4
    Maybe the Orioles will one day see the week in which they said goodbye to Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis as one in which their discipline and smarts paid off. The Cardinals made a similar tough call three years ago in allowing Albert Pujols to depart, an…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Markakis parts ways with O's by joining Braves

    Markakis parts ways with O's by joining Braves

    The Orioles lost a key cornerstone of their organization on Wednesday night, as free-agent outfielder Nick Markakis agreed to a four-year, $44 million deal with the Atlanta Braves.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Baseball America tabs Duquette as Executive of Year

    Baseball America tabs Duquette as Executive of Year

    MLB.com Dec 2
    Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette has been named Executive of the Year by Baseball America.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • O's donate playoff shares to late PR director's charity and est…

    O's donate playoff shares to late PR director's charity and estate

    yahoo.com Nov 30
    The Baltimore Orioles enjoyed a remarkable season, running away with the American League East championship by 12 games over the New York Yankees. And though they may not have capped it the way they wanted to on the field โ€” they were eliminated in four g…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • O's donate playoff shares to late PR director's charity and est…

    O's donate playoff shares to late PR director's charity and estate

    yahoo.com Nov 30
    The Baltimore Orioles enjoyed a remarkable season, running away with the American League East championship by 12 games over the New York Yankees. And though they may not have capped it the way they wanted to on the field โ€” they were eliminated in four g…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Rumor roundup: Orioles, Dodgers have discussed Kemp

    Rumor roundup: Orioles, Dodgers have discussed Kemp

    MLB.com Nov 30
    While still trying to re-sign Nick Markakis and Nelson Cruz, the Orioles have looked at other outfield options -- including a potential trade with the Dodgers for All-Star Matt Kemp.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • O's Tommy Hunter goes undercover working at team store

    O's Tommy Hunter goes undercover working at team store

    yahoo.com Nov 30
    Your browser does not support iframes. In today's world, it seems impossible for a professional athlete to go anywhere incognito. However, Baltimore Orioles reliever Tommy Hunter was able to pull it off fairly successfully recently when he went undercov…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • O's Tommy Hunter goes undercover working at team store

    O's Tommy Hunter goes undercover working at team store

    yahoo.com Nov 30
    Your browser does not support iframes. In today's world, it seems impossible for a professional athlete to go anywhere incognito. However, Baltimore Orioles reliever Tommy Hunter was able to pull it off fairly successfully recently when he went undercov…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • O's Werner thankful for support during cancer battle

    O's Werner thankful for support during cancer battle

    MLB.com Nov 27
    Diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer in Spring Training, Orioles Minor League catching coordinator Don Werner was confined to his home and endured numerous surgeries, 16 chemotherapy treatments and 35 radiation treatments, the last of which came Friday …
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • O's acquire lefty Barnes from Indians for cash

    O's acquire lefty Barnes from Indians for cash

    MLB.com Nov 26
    The Indians traded left-hander Scott Barnes to the Orioles for cash considerations on Wednesday, with Baltimore also signing infielder Rey Navarro to a Major League contract.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Tigers add outfielder Avery on Minors deal

    Tigers add outfielder Avery on Minors deal

    MLB.com Nov 21
    The Tigers added depth to their outfield ranks and footspeed to their camp this week by signing former Orioles and Mariners farmhand Xavier Avery to a Minor League contract.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Janish among three to sign Minor League deals

    Janish among three to sign Minor League deals

    MLB.com Nov 21
    The Orioles signed a trio of players to Minor League deals on Friday, acquiring infielder Paul Janish, outfielder Quincy Latimore and right-handed pitcher Terry Doyle.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • O's have room on 40-man roster to protect prospects

    O's have room on 40-man roster to protect prospects

    MLB.com Nov 20
    The Orioles will have to make some important decisions on Thursday, as all Major League teams have until 11:59 p.m. ET to set their 40-man rosters and protect any eligible prospects from being taken in December's Rule 5 Draft.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Video - Nick Markakis, Braves Reach 4-Year Deal 03:19

    Nick Markakis, Braves Reach 4-Year Deal

    Dec 3
    Jerry Crasnick discusses the four-year deal between Nick Markakis and the Atlanta Braves.
  • Video - Buster's Blog: AL East Outlook 01:41

    Buster's Blog: AL East Outlook

    Dec 2
    Despite the moves by the Red Sox and Blue Jays, Buster Olney explains why there are still major holes to fill with those and every team in the AL East.
  • Video - Nelson Cruz Gives Mariners A Much-Needed Bat 02:43

    Nelson Cruz Gives Mariners A Much-Needed Bat

    Dec 1
    ESPN senior baseball writer Jayson Stark discusses the Mariners' deal with OF Nelson Cruz.
  • Video - Buck Showalter Named AL Manager Of The Year 03:14

    Buck Showalter Named AL Manager Of The Year

    Nov 11
    Jerry Crasnick discusses Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter winning the American League Manager of the Year award.

Sports Columnists

  • Inside the Game with Russell Wilson

    Dec 22
    Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
  • ESPN Now

    Dec 22
    Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy personally told Smith that he was being released shortly before noon today, sources tell ESPN's Marc Stein. Van Gundy str...
  • A Repeat Possibility

    Dec 22
    One year ago today, Arizona, on the outside of the playoffs looking in, went to Seattle and spanked the Seahawks, 17-10. The Seahawks were one of the best teams in the league, but as they walked off CenturyLink Field, a doubt or two had to be creeping i…
  • Which team makes the most sense for Cutler?

    Dec 22
    Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday