| 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 6, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The Orioles’ pursuit of an established veteran closer has seemingly come to an end.
Fernando Rodney, the lone remaining free agent viewed strictly as a closer, has reportedly signed a two-year, $14 million deal with the Seattle Mariners, according...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:20 PM
The Orioles were in the race for free-agent starter Bronson Arroyo, one of their top offseason targets, until the very end, but ultimately saw the right-hander agree to a two-year deal worth a guaranteed $23.5 million with the Arizona Diamondbacks on...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 9:09 AM
There was a sense throughout the industry that the Orioles' decision to back away from closer Grant Balfour after his failed physical in December could adversely affect the club going forward.
That reality apparently played a part in them not landing...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 4:08 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- In the past few days, it became more likely that right-hander A.J. Burnett was not going to sign with the Orioles, and Wednesday brought official word that the 37-year-old was heading elsewhere when he agreed to terms on a one-year,...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:41 PM
The Orioles are continuing their pursuit of a starting pitcher and have been in recent contact with some of the top names left on the board, including Ervin Santana, Bronson Arroyo and Ubaldo Jimenez.
One source referred to the talks as “a...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:00 AM
When the Orioles traded Jim Johnson in December and then spiked a potential deal with Grant Balfour weeks later, the likelihood of Tommy Hunter being the club’s 2014 closer increased.
With a few weeks left in the offseason, the Orioles could still...
| May 16, 2014
| 9:00 AM
With the Angels trailing 5-2 entering the bottom of the ninth inning, a few thousand fans remained at Angel Stadium hoping for an improbable comeback.
Mike Trout, his teammates and the Tampa Bay Rays' bullpen gave it to them.
Shrugging off his...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 5:05 AM
As the Orioles prepared for last year's annual FanFest, it didn't seem to matter that the club had made only under-the-radar alterations to its roster. The organization was coming off its first winning season and first postseason appearance since 1997....
| Dec 20, 2013
| 9:46 PM
The Baltimore Orioles won't be closing a deal for All-Star closer Grant Balfour.
Days after reaching a preliminary agreement with the free agent pending a physical, the Orioles said Friday that they weren't satisfied with the results of Balfour's exam....
| Dec 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The soap opera between the Orioles and Grant Balfour gets weirder by the day.
How’s his shoulder? Is it healthy? Is it not? He did have major surgery on it back in 2005, but he's never missed time because of his shoulder since. Where’s the...