| Dec 12, 2011
| 7:53 AM
Tonight at midnight is the non-tender deadline for players who are arbitration-eligible. In other words, the Orioles have to decide whether they want to keep their players who can go through the arbitration process or allow them to be free agents.
| 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 12, 2011
| 9:18 PM
The Orioles have decided to offer a 2012 contract to right-hander Brad Bergesen as well as six others who are eligible for arbitration this winter.
Of their nine arbitration-eligible players, only two were not offered contracts on Monday: lefty Jo-Jo...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:56 AM
The Orioles had nine players on their 40-man roster who were eligible for arbitration and had to be tendered a contract by midnight Monday (I’m not counting reliever Willie Eyre, who was designated for assignment last week and taken off the roster....
| Dec 26, 2011
| 6:51 PM
As the year comes to a close, it seems appropriate to look back on the most lasting Orioles memories of 2011.
It’s no easy task, as there plenty of things that stood out in the past 12 months, and there are many ways to go about this. But I’m...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 6:16 PM
On his third team in as many seasons, J.J. Hardy said he would like to stay in one spot for a while. The Orioles have seen enough from the shortstop over the past couple of months to want to accommodate his wishes.
Orioles president of baseball...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 10:13 PM
There have been plenty of times this season when it would have been easy to sum up another Orioles loss by looking at just one play or one statistic. But not Friday night, not when there was so much bad baseball to choose from, not when the Orioles all...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 8:58 PM
For weeks, they promised that an offensive outburst like this one was coming. Even as the scoring opportunities vanished amid ill-timed strikeouts and double-play balls, the Orioles maintained that they were a good offensive club and it was only a...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 8:22 PM
There were options had the Orioles wanted to skip Jeremy Guthrie's start or, at the very least, push it back a couple of days to make sure the right-hander had recovered from a back strain.
But Guthrie wanted the ball, and Orioles manager Buck...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 4:30 PM
With Blake Davis' decisive error in the fifth inning Wednesday, the Orioles had their defining play on a highly disappointing road trip and an easy scapegoat for another avoidable loss.
However, pinning it all on Davis' gaffe, which brought home the...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 9:40 PM
Derrek Lee hadn't hit a homer since May 8, but he certainly remembers what it feels like to make good contact with a pitch.
So the second the ball left his bat in the 12th inning, Lee knew exactly what he had just done. He didn't need to see his...