| Jul 16, 2011
| 4:19 PM
Instead of dealing away their most valuable pending free agent this month, the Orioles have decided to lock up shortstop J.J. Hardy through 2014, agreeing to terms Saturday on a three-year extension worth between $22 million and $22.5 million.
| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Buck Showalter just wanted to know one thing from Ron Johnson and Mike Griffin.
How did they steer the Triple-A Norfolk Tides to a winning record when Showalter spent the whole season stealing their players?
“My gosh, I never heard a complaint,&...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 5:28 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- On Wednesday night Center fielder Adam Jones became the first Oriole to play in all 162 regular season games since Miguel Tejada did it in 2006.
Since 1954, only seven Orioles have played 162 games: Cal Ripken Jr. (10 times),...
| May 26, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Adam Jones is officially the owner of the largest contract in Orioles history and is the second-highest-paid center fielder in the big leagues.
Jones agreed to a six-year, $85.5 million contract extension Saturday, which will keep him in an Orioles...
| May 17, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:
| May 27, 2011
| 8:31 PM
Brian Matusz felt like he needed one more rehab start before rejoining the Orioles. Now, it's up to the Orioles to decide whether he was right.
Matusz allowed one run on four hits and a walk while striking out seven in five-plus innings for Triple-A...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 10:18 AM
DALLAS – Two deals have been announced today – both involving pitchers. And at least one of those pitchers had interested the Orioles.
The Colorado Rockies acquired Minnesota Twins pitcher Kevin Slowey for a player to be named later –...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 7:09 PM
The last time the Orioles employed a legitimate big leaguer from the Baltimore area, his name was Cal Ripken Jr. — and he retired in 2001.
If new executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette gets his way, that local pipeline will...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 9:13 PM
The Orioles decided Monday not to tender a 2012 contract to outfielder Luke Scott, allowing their 2010 Most Valuable Oriole to become a free agent, according to an industry source.
The decision is not a surprise considering that Scott, 33, batted just...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 3:00 AM
With news that the Texas Rangers won the posting rights to Japanese right-hander Yu Darvish, speculation has arisen that the Rangers may not be able to afford free-agent first baseman Prince Fielder.
If that’s true, then the market for the last...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 3:08 PM
When he was demoted to the minor leagues May 28 for the fourth time in less than two full seasons, Brad Bergesen was given two specific things to work on: limiting his pitch count and improving his slider.
The 25-year-old right-hander apparently made...