| Nov 25, 2014
| 7:42 AM
The Orioles officially began their search for a new hitting coach on Monday, when they interviewed two candidates in Baltimore, one of them being minor league hitting coordinator Jeff Manto.
In the process of replacing Jim Presley, who will not return...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Nobody should be surprised that the Orioles' American League East competitors are driving the free-agent market right now. That’s not exactly a new concept, and it isn’t necessarily reason for alarm.
The Boston Red Sox had to move quickly...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 8:20 AM
The Boston Red Sox went on a bit of a spending spree Monday, signing two of the two biggest bats in this Major League Baseball offseason: Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval.
Ramirez, the former Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop, was given a four-year, $88...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 4:49 PM
On a day when Mother Nature brought the Lehigh Valley a winter wonderland, Jim Palmer had a crowd of over 600 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Fogelsville thinking much warmer thoughts.
Palmer was the keynote speaker at Wednesday's 17th annual...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette was named the Sporting News Executive of the Year on Monday evening at the general managers' meetings in Phoenix.
Duquette built an Orioles team that won 96 games and claimed the American League East...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Following an injury-plagued season, right-hander Steve Johnson has been removed from the Orioles’ 40-man roster and outrighted to Triple-A Norfolk, the club announced Friday.
Johnson, a St. Paul’s graduate, did not pitch a major league...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:58 PM
It wasn't just shrewd management in the front office and on the field that enabled Tampa Bay to overcome its small-market limitations to win two American League East titles and two wild-card berths from 2008 to 2013.
"Part of our success is we came...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:28 PM
The Orioles didn't fall short of the World Series by much this year, and the obvious case can be made that the return of some key players will make them a stronger team in 2015.
But this is no time to take the pedal off the metal.
When the free-...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 8:24 PM
The San Francisco Giants won their third World Series in five years Wednesday night when they defeated the Kansas City Royals, 3-2, in Game 7. But the important thing here is that the end of the series means the start of free agency.
Players with no...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:00 AM
One of the more intriguing free agents this offseason, as it pertained to the Orioles, was Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara.
Uehara and his family still live in Baltimore. He turns 40 in April and he struggled some toward the end of last season,...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 2:31 AM
Following a 2014 season in which he was moved from the Milwaukee Brewers’ starting rotation to the bullpen, Marco Estrada incurred an even greater transition in his Major League Baseball career Saturday when he was dealt from the Brewers to the...