| 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...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 4:59 PM
The Orioles exercised their contract options for 2015 on left-hander Wei-Yin Chen and right-handed sidearmer Darren O’Day on Thursday in expected moves that guarantee two of the club’s best pitchers from last season will be in the fold next...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 8:14 PM
The Orioles have nine players who chose free agency and soon can be signed by any club.
Wei-Yin Chen and Darren O'Day will not become free agents because the club exercised 2015 options, but Nick Markakis' and Nick Hundley's options for next season were...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 6:19 AM
Today marks the final day the Orioles can negotiate with their free agents before they hit the open market Tuesday. If the club chooses to do so, it also must offer its eligible free agents one-year qualifying offers for $15.3 million by 5 p.m. today....
| Nov 5, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Former Orioles reliever Troy Patton was slapped with an 80-game suspension Wednesday for a third violation of Major League Baseball’s drug policy after again testing positive for an amphetamine.
Patton, a free agent, was suspended for the first 25...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 7:07 PM
As expected, the Orioles on Friday declined their $17.5 million option for 2015 on right fielder Nick Markakis, essentially making the team’s longest-tenured player a free agent.
Markakis will receive a $2 million buyout as part of a six-year,...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 5:27 PM
During spring training, Orioles manager Buck Showalter brought his coaches together and offered them a meticulous list of hypothetical situations, asking for solutions for overcoming possible losses of some of the team's most important players....
| Jun 1, 2014
| 5:58 PM
HOUSTON -- When Nelson Cruz hopped out of the batter’s box and dropped to the ground, clutching his left hand in pain, Orioles manager Buck Showalter feared the worst.
The Orioles have been wildly inconsistent over the first two months of the...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 9:31 AM
CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Indians send right-hander Danny Salazar to the mound Sunday as they attempt to sweep the American League East-leading Orioles in the three-game series.
There was a little mixup on the media's part with the Orioles lineup...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 9:42 PM
CHICAGO -- After the Orioles opened up their largest division lead in nearly 17 years with a 5-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night, the visiting clubhouse of U.S. Cellular Field was loose.
Players sang along to the lyrics of the Zac...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:16 PM
CHICAGO – The Orioles have a close connection to the inspiration behind the “Ice Bucket Challenge” that has swept the nation recently and raised awareness and funding for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig&...