| Jan 3, 2015
| 6:00 AM
The Orioles are counting on a few key players – namely third baseman Manny Machado and catcher Matt Wieters – to get fully healthy this offseason and be able to contribute early in the regular season.
Other than those two players, the...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:44 AM
The Orioles open the New Year in the same place they were when 2014 ended, searching for outfield help.
As we reported earlier this week, the team’s focus is now on free-agent outfielder Colby Rasmus. Orioles manager Buck Showalter is slated to...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 2:23 PM
The Orioles have focused their search for outfield help on Colby Rasmus, so much so that manager Buck Showalter is set to meet with the free-agent outfielder in the near future, according to an industry source.
No deal with Rasmus -- who is the top...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 8:21 PM
SAN DIEGO — Baseball's Winter Meetings invariably consist of a lot of talk and little action.
Not this year, though, as the four-day gathering that concluded Thursday at the Manchester Grand Hyatt included 19 transactions that involved 44 players....
| Dec 6, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Baseball's annual rumor fest is upon us. The winter meetings start Monday in San Diego, and what traditionally deteriorates into a week of overblown analysis of overblown hype might actually amount to something big.
One reason: teams looking for offense...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Count the Orioles among the teams who have inquired about free-agent outfielders Colby Rasmus and Nori Aoki, but the team's interest in both players is “lukewarm,” according to a club source.
After watching Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 6:32 PM
As the annual winter meetings began Monday at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said the opening day in San Diego was full of progress.
Uncertainty still exists about Duquette's future in Baltimore, however, as he...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Monday that he is confident the team can improve its depleted outfield through free agency.
But a closer look at the remaining outfielders available doesn't turn up many overly attractive options....
| Nov 24, 2014
| 12:42 PM
It’s November, and the Boston Red Sox were bad last year, so why wouldn’t they spend all of the money on free agents in order to rectify it?
In the span of a a few hours last night and this morning, Boston reportedly agreed to terms with...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:00 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 2-2, and the bases loaded in the fifth inning, Josh Hamilton lofted a fly ball to shallow center that didn't appear deep enough to score Kole Calhoun from third. But when Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus made a flat-...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:43 PM
KEY MOMENT: Albert Pujols drove a ball inches over the center-field wall for a go-ahead, two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning. The ball tipped off the glove of center fielder Colby Rasmus. The home run was the 512th of Pujols' career,...