| Dec 20, 2013
| 4:09 AM
Today was supposed to be a day of celebration at The Warehouse, with the Orioles ushering in their new closer, Grant Balfour, who agreed to a two-year, $15 million deal earlier this week.
But the news conference won’t happen. The deal is teetering...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:07 PM
If you view the attempt to complete a deal with veteran closer Grant Balfour totally in its own context, there’s no way to fault the Orioles for balking at the results of his physical and pulling out of the two-year contract that was agreed upon...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Here is a statement from Seth Levinson, whose agency ACES represents Grant Balfour, whom the Orioles decided not to sign after reviewing his physical. They had a two-year, $15 million deal before the Orioles backed out Friday.
“Grant is completely...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Jim Johnson is not in an Orioles uniform anymore because, as executive vice president Dan Duquette explains it, the club needed to better allocate its financial resources throughout the 25-man roster.
In other words, paying roughly one-tenth of the...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:58 AM
If you went to bed early last night, you woke up this morning to the news that the Orioles suddenly have an opening at closer.
In a trade that was literally made in the 11th hour prior to Monday’s midnight tender deadline, the Orioles dealt closer...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Chris Tillman, who in the past year has transformed from promising arm to All-Star, shut down a dangerous Oakland Athletics lineup through eight innings Saturday afternoon for one of the Orioles' most dominating starting performances of the season.
| Aug 30, 2013
| 9:59 AM
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Think the Angels would like to have this guy back?
Torii Hunter lifted the Detroit Tigers to victory Thursday against Oakland by hitting a walk-off three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth against A's...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:21 PM
OAKLAND -- Josh Hamilton hit a tying two-run home run in the ninth inning and a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the 11th inning Wednesday to lead the Angels to a 5-4 victory over the host Oakland Athletics.
J.B. Shuck sparked the winning rally with a...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:08 AM
After the coffee. Before trying to fix parking at Dodger Stadium.
The Skinny: I'm a little groggy today, but it's for a good reason: I was at the Dodgers game last night. It was a great experience except for leaving the stadium. I'm not the first to...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 1:15 PM
The Orioles claimed right-handed pitcher Liam Hendriks off waivers from the Chicago Cubs, the team announced Monday.
The addition of the 24-year-old Hendriks, however, doesn't alter the Orioles' offseason search for a starting pitcher to help solidify...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 6:47 AM
Christmas may be over, but the Orioles still have plenty of items left on their offseason shopping list.
There are seven weeks until pitchers and catchers report to Sarasota for spring training, and the club has plenty of holes to fill.
A lot has been...