O's complete Weeks deal, get Minor League catcherUpdated 11 hours ago Share TweetThe Orioles received Minor League catcher David Freitas from the A's on Thursday, completing the Dec. 2 deal that sent closer Jim Johnson to Oakland for second baseman Jemile Weeks.
O's in mix of teams looking to add reliever BalfourUpdated 11 hours ago Share TweetOrioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette said earlier this week the organization would be willing to go multiple years on a free-agent pitcher in the right scenario.Share TweetThe Orioles are increasing their efforts to make a move, although it remains to be seen if they will have anything to show for it when they head north on Thursday.
Orioles open to contract extension for HardyUpdated Dec 11 (yesterday) Share TweetThe O's are considering an extension for J.J. Hardy, who is signed through 2014. "J.J. has had a couple of really good years for the team," Dan Duquette said on Wednesday, "and I think the interest is mutual between he and the Orioles and…
Sports Briefing | Baseball: Orioles Sign Peguero, Free-Agent OutfielderUpdated Dec 7 (5 days ago) Share TweetThe Baltimore Orioles have signed the free-agent outfielder Francisco Peguero to a one-year contract.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetThe New York Yankees weren’t the only AL East team dealing with multiple defections on Friday. The Baltimore Orioles also lost a pair of their own free agents as Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports outfielder Nate McLouth agreed to a two-year, $10.75 mi…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetFree-agent right-handed pitcher Scott Feldman has agreed to terms with the Houston Astros on a three-year contract, the club said Friday.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetThe Orioles made their first big move of the winter late Monday night, trading All-Star closer Jim Johnson to the Athletics in exchange for infielder Jemile Weeks and a player to be named.
Orioles reach deal with Reimold, tender seven othersUpdated Dec 3 Share TweetThe Orioles agreed to a one-year deal with Nolan Reimold on Monday night and tendered contracts to their other arbitration-eligible players. Reimold, 30, is recovering from a second neck surgery and will make a base salary of $1,025,000 in 2014.
Hot Stove roundup: Nats, A's land pitchers in tradesUpdated Dec 3 Share TweetThe Nationals had been quiet this offseason -- until Monday, when Washington pulled off a trade with Detroit for veteran right-hander Doug Fister. The A's added closer Jim Johnson in a deal with the Orioles.
Orioles acquire Monell from Giants for cashUpdated Nov 30 Share TweetThe Orioles acquired catcher Johnny Monell from the Giants on Saturday in exchange for cash considerations.Share TweetThe Orioles and Padres swapped young right-handers on Monday, with Brad Brach headed to Baltimore in exchange for Devin Jones.
O's confident Machado will be ready for Opening DayUpdated Nov 21 Share TweetOrioles manager Buck Showalter said third baseman Manny Machado, whose rehab from knee surgery is progressing well, should play in Spring Training games by March 15 to be ready for the season opener.Share TweetThe Orioles added three players to their 40-man roster on Wednesday in left-handed pitcher Tim Berry, catcher Michael Ohlman and knuckleballer Eddie Gamboa, protecting the young trio from the Rule 5 Draft process.Share TweetThe Houston Astros will host the Baltimore Orioles in the annual MLB Civil Rights game on May 30.
Orioles to celebrate 60th anniversary in 2014Updated Nov 19 Share TweetThe Orioles will wear a commemorative patch on the right sleeve of all game jerseys for their 60th anniversary season in 2014.
Orioles sign five to Minor League contractsUpdated Nov 18 Share TweetThe Orioles announced Monday that they have signed five players to Minor League contracts: outfielders Chih-Hsien Chiang and Kyeong Kang, right-handers Tim Alderson and Brock Huntzinger and left-hander Nick Additon.Share TweetDespite an historic season, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis came up short in voting for the Baseball Writers' Association of America's American League Most Valuable Player Award, finishing third behind Miguel Cabrera and Mike Trout in the honor presen…
O's hire Anderson as Minor League infield instructorUpdated Nov 13 Share TweetThe Orioles have hired Dave Anderson as their Minor League infield instructor.Share TweetThe Orioles' top priority remains upgrading their pitching staff, and one of the names drawing the most outside interest in a trade is shortstop J.J. Hardy, whose name surfaced in a potential deal rejected by the Cardinals on Wednesday.
Chiti excited to rejoin Orioles as bullpen coachUpdated Nov 11 Share TweetThe Orioles completed 2014's on-field staff on Monday, officially naming Dom Chiti as bullpen coach.Share TweetOrioles third baseman Manny Machado was named the winner of the Rawlings Platinum Glove Award on Friday night, which is based on voting by fans and analytic input from the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR).
Orioles to name Chiti bullpen coachUpdated Nov 8 Share TweetThe Orioles are set to hire Dom Chiti as their bullpen coach, completing the 2014 Major League staff, a source confirmed Friday night.Share TweetEditor's note: Our MLB Toasts got derailed during the stretch run and postseason, but we're back to say goodbye to the rest of the league. Follow @BigLeagueStew on Twitter and await our call for submissions for more toasts. Next up, the Baltimore Oriole…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetWorld Series MVP David Ortiz has won his sixth Silver Slugger award as the top designated hitter in voting by major league managers and coaches.
Jones, Orioles enhance opportunities for local youthUpdated Nov 6 Share TweetAdam Jones enhanced his involvement within the Baltimore community on Wednesday with the opening of the Adam Jones and Baltimore Orioles Technology and Learning Center at the Brooklyn O'Malley Boys & Girls Club.
Joba Joins Tigers In 1-Year DealDec 12Jon Sciambi and Jim Bowden discuss the Tigers' decision to sign Joba Chamberlain, what Michael Morse brings to the Giants and review some notable free agents still available.
Are Mega-Deals Mega-Mistakes?Dec 4SC Centerpiece: Tim Kurkjian, Wallace Matthews and Colin Cowherd debate if long-term deals are a mistake.
A's Trade For Closer Jim JohnsonDec 3Tim Kurkjian discusses the A's-Orioles trade in which Oakland acquired closer Jim Johnson.
The GM's Office: Wieters On The Block?Nov 19Jim Bowden takes a look at Matt Wieters' future with the Orioles.
Are The Broncos Busted?Dec 13Seventeen days left in the regular season, and my Seattle-New England Super Bowl pick is looking good, with both controlling conference home field through the playoffs in the wake of San Diego’s 27-20 win at Denver on Thursday night. But the story of th…
Don Banks: NFL Week 15 picksDec 12Quarterback calls. Sometimes I think coaching in the NFL is all about quarterback calls all the time. Green Bay has to decide if its injured starter will be ready in time to save the season. Chicago has to decide if it's better to stick with the hot han…
They're Dangerous, and Knocking on the DoorDec 12They're Dangerous, and Knocking on the Door
New York Knicks, Toronto Raptors talking trade againDec 12The Raptors, fresh off the weekend deal that dispatched Rudy Gay to Sacramento, are trying to construct a trade that routes point guard Kyle Lowry to the Knicks, according to sources with knowledge of the discussions.