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  • Glen Burnie's Clevenger now on the giving end with Orioles

    Glen Burnie's Clevenger now on the giving end with Orioles
    As a young boy attending elementary and middle school in Anne Arundel County, Steve Clevenger would go on school trips to see the Orioles play at Camden Yards. Thanks to a ticket program that provided seats to youngsters, Clevenger was able to see...
  • Is the Orioles' window of opportunity closing as the calendar turns to 2014?

    Is the Orioles' window of opportunity closing as the calendar turns to 2014?
    In a couple days, that big ball will drop in Times Square and usher in 2014. In a few weeks, the Orioles will open spring training and we'll start to find out whether they dropped the ball this winter. It's too early to say, of course. Dan Duquette...
  • For first time, sabermetrics to play role in Gold Glove awards

    For first time, sabermetrics to play role in Gold Glove awards
    The winners of the annual Gold Glove awards, the benchmark for defensive excellence for nearly 60 years, have typically been decided by the discerning eye of those who are closest to the game. Most recently, the award has been selected by a vote of...
  • Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists

    Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists
    In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense. Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
  • Any way you cut it, Orioles third baseman Manny Machado is a Gold Glover

    Any way you cut it, Orioles third baseman Manny Machado is a Gold Glover
    You never know with postseason awards. They’re sometimes too difficult to handicap because of who’s voting and what those people consider when evaluating the best players. But I’ve been saying for a while that Manny Machado will win...
  • Orioles' Manny Machado, Adam Jones, J.J. Hardy win Gold Glove awards

    Orioles' Manny Machado, Adam Jones, J.J. Hardy win Gold Glove awards
    Along the hallway that connects the Orioles clubhouse to the dugout, hanging not far from large photos of the franchise's Hall of Famers, are pictures of each of the current Orioles who have won Gold Glove awards. The organization's dedication to...
  • Showalter and Orioles may not say 'let's go' in free agency

    Showalter and Orioles may not say 'let's go' in free agency
    Baseball's free agent market is open for business, and it always starts with the Orioles facing the same question. Is this the year that they hurl caution to the wind and throw around some real money to get over the top in the American League East?...
  • Orioles manager Buck Showalter says 'there's a lot of offseason left'

    Orioles manager Buck Showalter says 'there's a lot of offseason left'
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter faces the task of reshuffling a roster that took a severe hit this week in a five-day span in which the club traded All-Star closer Jim Johnson and former Orioles Nate McLouth and Scott Feldman, two of the team's top...
  • Looking at Logan Morrison's possible fit in Baltimore, Jason Hammel and more

    Looking at Logan Morrison's possible fit in Baltimore, Jason Hammel and more
    The Orioles came to the winter meetings with their eyes on acquiring a left-handed hitter to help fill the void in left field and also at designated hitter. And the most likely avenue to snag that player seems to be in a trade, but from listening to...
  • Orioles' Buck Showalter on expectations, Brian Roberts and more

    Orioles' Buck Showalter on expectations, Brian Roberts and more
    Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said earlier this week that he is content with the team’s current options at second base, but manager Buck Showalter expressed his desire to re-sign free agent Brian Roberts during his news conference...
  • O's making progress on contract talks with Grant Balfour, but no signings yet

    Three days have come and gone at these winter meetings and the Orioles have yet to make an acquisition, but it doesn’t appear to be due to a lack of trying. For the first time this week, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette made...