| Sep 18, 2011
The Cardinals are thrilled with the job Jason Motte has done as their closer. He tentatively has been written in for the job in 2012, keeping them from having to go outside the organization to get that piece. … The Red Sox are hoping...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 8:17 PM
The Orioles have agreed to terms with free agent right-hander Jair Jurrjens on a one-year deal, according to a report from CBSSports.com.
According to the report, the former Atlanta Braves pitcher will receive a major league deal worth $1.5 million...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 7:29 AM
One of the intriguing aspects to the Orioles’ signing of free agent right-hander Jair Jurrjens, which was reported Thursday night, is that he has minor league options remaining.
That means Jurrjens, who turns 27 next month, could start the...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Jair Jurrjens is eager to jump into a crowded Orioles rotation competition come spring training.
The former Atlanta Braves right-hander — who agreed to terms with the Orioles on a one-year deal this week — said he feels healthy for the...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 6:24 AM
When right-hander Jair Jurrjens is in Baltimore to take a physical next week -- seemingly the final step before the Orioles’ one-year major league deal with the former Atlanta Braves pitcher comes to fruition -- he expects to speak with team...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:36 AM
The Orioles’ acquisition of Jair Jurrjens won’t become official until he has a physical this week, but all signs point to the right-hander joining the O’s cluttered starting rotation mix.
Jurrjens, who turns 27 tomorrow, will make a...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
My guess is I am averaging about five questions a day for the past two weeks on the Orioles' pursuit of left-handed pitcher Joe Saunders. Pretty incredible considering when the Orioles dealt reliever Matt Lindstrom to Arizona for Saunders last August, the...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 3:45 AM
It’s now less than two weeks before pitchers and catchers report to Sarasota, Fla., but I still get a sense Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette isn’t done compiling his roster.
Really, I’m not sure there is ever a time when...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Jair Jurrjens said late last week that he didn’t expect he’d have his physical in Baltimore until at least mid-week. I am being told it likely will be Thursday and could bleed into Friday before an announcement is made. Nothing unusual there....
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:26 PM
The Orioles were the team of opportunity last year — and that has not changed this winter.
According to a club source, this week the team worked out two ex-Orioles to see if they have anything left in the tank: lefty reliever Arthur Rhodes and...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Baseball’s winter meetings begin in earnest Monday, and this was supposed to be the year that a lot of the impact signings were made before the sport’s annual powwow.
The thought was that changes in compensation for free agents would...