| Dec 10, 2014
| 6:14 PM
The Orioles engaged in preliminary trade talks this week with the Pittsburgh Pirates on a deal involving left-handed pitcher Brian Matusz and Pirates outfielder Travis Snider, according to industry sources.
Like many discussions at the winter meetings,...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 8:04 PM
From the moment the Orioles signed Nelson Cruz to a club-friendly, one-year contract in February, both sides knew the slugger would be able to test the free-agent market again this offseason, seeking the lucrative deal he didn't receive then.
| 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
| 12:18 PM
The Orioles claimed reliever Patrick McCoy off waivers from the Detroit Tigers on Friday afternoon, adding left-handed bullpen depth to a relief corps that could be without Andrew Miller.
After spending parts of eight seasons in the minors, the 26-year-...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Nearly every locker inside the Orioles clubhouse had been vacated by Friday afternoon, equipment bags packed, moving boxes stacked and even nameplates removed.
On a day when Camden Yards could have hosted Game 6 of the American League Championship...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 4:30 AM
There's more black than orange in here at the bar this week. The angry bird is in full effect.
The Orioles had a tremendous run in 2014, and though I’m sure many of you are disappointed in the ultimate outcome, the reality is that it’s...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:03 PM
As the Orioles prepared to leave the visitors' clubhouse Wednesday night after being swept in the American League Championship Series, they understood the harsh reality of today's industry: This group, in its entirety, will never again be together as a...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:01 AM
Just hours after the Kansas City Royals clinched a World Series berth with a sweep over the Orioles, tomes began to emerge about how it’s all been part of the Royals' plan. That’s a little tidy for my taste — both of these teams had to...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The Orioles head to Kansas City down two games in the American League Championship Series as play shifts to Kauffman Stadium for the next three matchups with the Royals.
They’re facing unprecedented odds. Since the LCS round went to a best-of-...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 11:14 PM
The rain-soaked sellout crowd at Camden Yards had waited long enough for this moment — Baltimore's first American League Championship Series game in 17 years — so when Game 1 went to extra innings, few seats were vacated as the clock hit...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 7:26 PM
The words delivered in the Orioles clubhouse after another jaw-busting, late-inning loss to the Kansas City Royals in the American League Championship Series belied the otherwise eerie silence that punctuated the room.
Bounce around from player to...