| Jan 12, 2015
| 6:02 PM
The Orioles have avoided arbitration with right-hander Tommy Hunter by reaching an agreement Monday with the relief pitcher on a one-year deal. It is worth $4.65 million, according to an industry source.
Hunter, 28, lost the closer's role to left-hander...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 6:00 AM
As the Orioles continue their search for outfield help, they still maintain interest in free-agent outfielder Colby Rasmus.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter spoke with Rasmus on Saturday, a source said. But a deal with Rasmus, who is seen as the top...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 6:31 PM
As expected, the Orioles offered contracts to their 11 arbitration-eligible players before Tuesday night’s tender deadline.
The club extended offers to Zach Britton, Chris Davis, Alejandro De Aza, Ryan Flaherty, Miguel Gonzalez, Tommy Hunter,...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 11:32 AM
As they prepare to head to San Diego for this week’s annual winter meetings, Orioles executives believe the industry-wide interest in a possible trade for left-hander Wei-Yin Chen is “very high.”
The Orioles have received more...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 4:30 AM
When the Pittsburgh Pirates designated left-handed-hitting first baseman Ike Davis for assignment Thursday, I immediately began receiving inquiries as to whether I thought the Orioles would be interested in Davis.
This isn’t a new phenomenon....
| Dec 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
This is traditionally a big week for baseball’s hot stove action, though a lot of it ends up as preparation for next week’s annual winter meetings, which officially begin Dec. 8 in San Diego.
One of the more important lead-ins to free agency...
| 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...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 1:25 PM
A report surfaced Thursday morning that the Orioles had made a one-year offer to veteran right-hander A.J. Burnett. Welcome to the Hot Stove season.
Burnett being linked to the Orioles seems to be an annual occurrence. And the connections are there....
| Nov 13, 2014
| 11:48 AM
The Orioles were among several teams that scouted Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada in Guatemala on Wednesday, an industry source said.
An estimated 100 scouts were there to watch the 19-year-old work out, the source said. And while the Orioles were...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:06 PM
If a movie is to be made of the incredible saga of the 2014 Kansas City Royals, the role of Ned Yost would have to be played by an actor like Steve Carell, someone adept at playing a bumbling idiot.
"Kansas City and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very...