| 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 4, 2014
| 5:39 PM
Defense has been a key component to the Orioles’ resurgence in the last three seasons, and on Tuesday they had three players selected as American League Gold Glove Award winners for the third straight year.
Shortstop J.J. Hardy, center fielder...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 7:15 AM
We are about halfway through the postseason awards season, and despite this being their most successful season in 17 years, the Orioles have considerably less hardware than they did last season.
The week began with shortstop J.J. Hardy, center fielder...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 6:53 PM
No one should be surprised that center fielder Adam Jones, shortstop J.J. Hardy and right fielder Nick Markakis were honored with Rawlings Gold Glove Awards for their defensive excellence during the 2014 season. They all contributed mightily to the strong...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette appeared on MLB Network’s "High Heat" with Christopher Russo on Wednesday afternoon from the general managers' meetings in Phoenix and addressed the club's hopes to retain free agents Nick Markakis and...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Three Orioles were named finalists for American League Gold Glove awards at their respective positions, including center fielder Adam Jones, who can win the award for the fourth time.
Like Jones, shortstop J.J. Hardy could win a Gold Glove for the third...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 7:27 AM
The three Orioles who were named finalists for Gold Glove Awards on Thursday are all previous winners.
Both center fielder Adam Jones and shortstop J.J. Hardy have won at their respective positions in each of the past two seasons. Right fielder Nick...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones glides through the home clubhouse in a T-shirt and basketball shorts, razzing everyone he passes with a bellowing voice and an even louder cackle.
On the other side of the room is right fielder Nick Markakis, sitting...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Nearly every locker inside the Orioles clubhouse had been vacated by Friday afternoon, equipment bags packed, moving boxes stacked and even nameplates removed.
On a day when Camden Yards could have hosted Game 6 of the American League Championship...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 12:03 PM
The sense within the Orioles' organization is that 2014 wasn't just a good season that ended prematurely with a sweep in the American League Championship Series. It was, the Orioles believe, notice served that this club is a legitimate championship...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 4:30 AM
There's more black than orange in here at the bar this week. The angry bird is in full effect.
The Orioles had a tremendous run in 2014, and though I’m sure many of you are disappointed in the ultimate outcome, the reality is that it’s...