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Tigers add outfielder Avery on Minors deal

Tigers add outfielder Avery on Minors deal

MLB.com Updated 6 hours ago
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.
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  • Janish among three to sign Minor League deals

    Janish among three to sign Minor League deals

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    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.
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  • 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 (yesterday)
    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.
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  • Reports: Talks between Markakis, O's pick up

    Reports: Talks between Markakis, O's pick up

    MLB.com Nov 13
    It would be tough to imagine Nick Markakis not in an Orioles uniform next season. And after Thursday's latest batch of reports, it's looking more and more like that's a scenario the O's won't have to worry about.
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  • Ninth-inning triple key to final pitch-clock game

    Ninth-inning triple key to final pitch-clock game

    MLB.com Nov 12
    Orioles farmhand Jason Esposito drove in the go-ahead run with a two-RBI triple in the ninth inning of Glendale's 5-4 victory Wednesday night at Salt River Fields. The Arizona Fall League matchup was the 16th and final game using the 20-second pitch clo…
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  • Ubaldo discussed as potential trade target

    Ubaldo discussed as potential trade target

    MLB.com Nov 11
    Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, who made only two starts and three relief appearances in the final 41 games of the regular season and didn't appear in a postseason game, is being made available by the Baltimore Orioles, according to Major League sources.
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  • O's hope to bring back free agent Cruz

    O's hope to bring back free agent Cruz

    MLB.com Nov 11
    The Orioles remain interested in re-signing slugger Nelson Cruz, who turned down Baltimore's qualifying offer to test the free-agent market.
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  • Showalter, Williams Win Manager of the Year Awards

    Showalter, Williams Win Manager of the Year Awards

    The neighboring teams were not able to book a Beltway World Series, but their skippers swept the Manager of the Year awards as Matt Williams of the Nationals and Buck Showalter of the Orioles won the honors on Tuesday.
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  • Orioles, Royals earn most Gold Gloves while six first-timers al…

    Orioles, Royals earn most Gold Gloves while six first-timers also get nods

    yahoo.com Nov 4
    Defensive wizards across MLB were honored Tuesday as the annual Rawlings Gold Gloves were handed out. The Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles fetched the most Gold Gloves — three apiece — while six first-timers also earned honors. The winners list …
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  • Orioles, Royals earn most Gold Gloves while six first-timers al…

    Orioles, Royals earn most Gold Gloves while six first-timers also get nods

    Defensive wizards across MLB were honored Tuesday as the annual Rawlings Gold Gloves were handed out. The Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles fetched the most Gold Gloves — three apiece — while six first-timers also earned honors. The winners list …
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  • Orioles extend Cruz $15.3M qualifying offer

    Orioles extend Cruz $15.3M qualifying offer

    ESPN.com Nov 3
    The Baltimore Orioles have made a qualifying offer to Nelson Cruz, the team announced on Monday.
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  • O's extend offer to Cruz; reinstate Machado, Wieters

    O's extend offer to Cruz; reinstate Machado, Wieters

    MLB.com Nov 3
    The Orioles have made a qualifying offer to outfielder Nelson Cruz, and they also have reinstated Manny Machado and Matt Wieters from the 60-day disabled list.
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  • Deadline Looms for Baseball Teams on Eligible Free Agents

    Deadline Looms for Baseball Teams on Eligible Free Agents

    nytimes.com Nov 1
    Monday is the deadline when teams will have to decide whether to offer their eligible free agents a $15.2 million qualifying offer that protects them if the player decides to sign elsewhere.
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  • Orioles decline OF Markakis' $17.5M option

    Orioles decline OF Markakis' $17.5M option

    ESPN.com Nov 1
    The Baltimore Orioles declined their $17.5 million mutual option on Nick Markakis' contract, perhaps ending the veteran outfielder's nine-year stint in Baltimore.
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  • O's exercise options on pitchers Chen, O'Day

    O's exercise options on pitchers Chen, O'Day

    ESPN.com MLB.com Oct 30
    The Orioles have exercised a $4.75 million option on left-hander Wei-Yin Chen and a $4.25 million option on right-hander Darren O'Day.
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  • Miguel Cabrera's recovery from ankle surgery could linger into …

    Miguel Cabrera's recovery from ankle surgery could linger into 2015 season

    yahoo.com Oct 25
    The Detroit Tigers season ended earlier then they'd hoped and in very disappointing fashion after they were swept by the Baltimore Orioles in the ALDS. Now their offseason is getting off to a pretty rough start too after the team learned that Miguel Cab…
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  • Wait is over: Fall Classic returns to Kansas City

    Wait is over: Fall Classic returns to Kansas City

    MLB.com Oct 20
    Six days after celebrating an American League pennant in front of their own fans by dispatching the Orioles, the Royals will host the Giants in the first World Series matchup between the clubs. First pitch in Game 1 of the best-of-seven series is schedu…
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  • Surprising contributors led unheralded club to first place

    Surprising contributors led unheralded club to first place

    MLB.com Oct 20
    An ALCS sweep that ended their season notwithstanding, the Orioles had an excellent season that was boosted primarily by acquisitions and reserves who filled in for unavailable All-Stars.
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  • Tigers' outfield prospect Moya slugs homer

    Tigers' outfield prospect Moya slugs homer

    MLB.com Oct 19
    Steven Moya, who hit .276 with 33 doubles and 35 home runs at Double-A this year, connected on his first home run of the Arizona Fall League on Saturday night. Orioles prospect Zach Davies scattered two hits across four innings, striking out seven and e…
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  • Could the Yankees ever be Royals? Young and athletic K.C. is ev…

    Could the Yankees ever be Royals? Young and athletic K.C. is everything that Bombers are not

    This was after Game 2 of the ALCS in Baltimore, in which the resurgent Royals had just beaten the Orioles at their own game again, and a couple of scouts were discussing the way the series was going.
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  • Roberts hangs up cleats after 14 years in Majors

    Roberts hangs up cleats after 14 years in Majors

    Second baseman Brian Roberts is retiring, according to The Baltimore Sun. The 37-year-old Roberts spent 13 of his 14 Major League seasons with the Orioles and played his last year with the Yankees.
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  • 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.
  • Video - Cain On Making WS 01:55

    Cain On Making WS

    Oct 15
    ALCS MVP Lorenzo Cain discusses his solid play this postseason, the patience of Royals manager Ned Yost and looking forward to playing in the World Series.
  • Video - Royals Sweep Orioles, Advance To World Series 03:34

    Royals Sweep Orioles, Advance To World Series

    Oct 15
    The Royals beat the Orioles 2-1 in Game 4 of the ALCS to advance to the World Series for the first time since 1985.
  • Video - Butler: "Worth The Wait" 01:04

    Butler: "Worth The Wait"

    Oct 15
    Tim Kurkjian speaks with Royals DH Billy Butler about the team advancing to the World Series for the first time since 1985.

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