| Feb 25, 2014
| 3:38 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. — While Nelson Cruz's one-year, $8 million deal with the Orioles was being finalized, players spent the past few days answering questions about how Cruz would be accepted inside the Orioles clubhouse.
The 33-year-old gives the...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 2:37 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – After adding two big-ticket free-agent acquisitions over the past week, the Orioles now appear to be focused on locking up shortstop J.J. Hardy to a contract extension.
The Orioles had a face-to-face meeting with Hardy’s...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 11:32 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Lest anyone think that Chris Davis had any reservations about the expected arrival of designated hitter Nelson Cruz, he said Sunday that he is very excited about playing again with his former Texas Rangers teammate.
Davis has been...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 5:02 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — The Orioles' sudden spring training spending spree continued Saturday as the club agreed to terms on a one-year deal with free-agent outfielder Nelson Cruz, according to industry sources.
The deal, which is pending a physical...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:49 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Just minutes into the news conference that introduced him Thursday morning as the Orioles’ largest signing of a free-agent pitcher in franchise history, right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez acknowledged the club’s uncommonly...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 8:18 AM
The Orioles made their biggest free-agent splash in years Monday night, agreeing to terms with right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez on a four-year deal worth $48 million.
We have a number of stories and blogs posted on what this signing means, but here's a...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 10:58 AM
The Orioles finally made a necessary splash Monday, agreeing to terms with free-agent starter Ubaldo Jimenez on a four-year, $48 million that gives the club a veteran starter to bolster a substandard rotation.
There are some things to like about the...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 7:30 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — After sitting idle through the offseason, the Orioles finally struck with a long-awaited impact signing on Monday, just days after settling into spring training.
The club agreed to terms with free-agent Ubaldo Jimenez —...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 2:50 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. — The easy Southern California countenance can fool you sometimes.
Orioles pitcher Chris Tillman doesn't look or act much different than the 19-year-old kid who showed up for spring training at Fort Lauderdale Stadium fresh off...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. — If Orioles manager Buck Showalter made one point clear on Thursday during his first spring training meeting with the media, it is that he’s not going to spend time handicapping players’ recoveries from injuries or even...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:34 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles won't hold their first workout for pitchers and catchers until Friday at the Ed Smith Stadium complex, but the atmosphere during Thursday's workout on report day resembled a day with the entire squad in attendance.