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  • Rangers bolster powerful lineup with outfielder Shin-Soo Choo

    Rangers bolster powerful lineup with outfielder Shin-Soo Choo
    The Texas Rangers acquired the missing piece to their powerful offense Saturday by adding former Cincinnati Reds outfielder Shin-Soo Choo, who reportedly agreed to a seven-year, $130-million contract. After trading second baseman Ian Kinsler, their...
  • Orioles' deal with Grant Balfour is off after snag in physical, Dan Duquette says

    Orioles' deal with Grant Balfour is off after snag in physical, Dan Duquette says
    Fate has not been friendly to the Orioles so far this offseason, but frustration might have reached its peak on Friday, when the team cut ties with a player who would have been its prize acquisition of the hot-stove season, further compounding the club&...
  • Orioles right to be careful, wrong to be this vulnerable

    Orioles right to be careful, wrong to be this vulnerable
    If you view the attempt to complete a deal with veteran closer Grant Balfour totally in its own context, there’s no way to fault the Orioles for balking at the results of his physical and pulling out of the two-year contract that was agreed upon...
  • Here's your Orioles tender-deadline primer

    Here's your Orioles tender-deadline primer
    Today marks another significant day in the hot stove season because it is the annual tender deadline, the day when teams must tender contracts to their arbitration-eligible players. In tendering a player a contract, it ensures that the player will be...
  • Orioles agree to a one-year deal with Nolan Reimold

    Orioles agree to a one-year deal with Nolan Reimold
    The Orioles have agreed to a one-year, $1.025 million deal with outfielder Nolan Reimold, according to an industry source. Reimold, who batted .195 with five homers in just 40 games last year due to a spine/neck injury that required surgery in July,...
  • Orioles LHP Troy Patton suspended 25 games without pay for amphetamine use

    Orioles LHP Troy Patton suspended 25 games without pay for amphetamine use
    Orioles left-hander Troy Patton said he took an Adderall pill four days before this past season ended as a temporary fix to improve focus and then was tested for banned substances the next day. On Friday, Major League Baseball announced that Patton...
  • Orioles reliever Troy Patton hoping repetition pays off with bullpen sessions

    Orioles reliever Troy Patton hoping repetition pays off with bullpen sessions
    Left-hander Troy Patton -- who has allowed runs in five of his last six relief outings -- has started throwing bullpen sessions, hoping that the patterned repetitions can help refine his mechanics. Relievers usually don't throw regular side sessions...
  • Notebook: Nate McLouth boosts Orioles with speed at top of lineup

    Notebook: Nate McLouth boosts Orioles with speed at top of lineup
    Relievers usually don't throw regular side sessions because they're on call daily, but Patton said he wanted to start after struggling with command of his fastball. In the eighth inning of Thursday night's win over the Washington Nationals, Nate McLouth...
  • Orioles are stumped in 7-3 loss to the Red Sox, evening the series at 1-1

    Orioles are stumped in 7-3 loss to the Red Sox, evening the series at 1-1
    Before a sold-out home crowd Saturday night, the Orioles lost an emotionally charged 7-3 contest to the Boston Red Sox, a game in the standings and chunks of their visiting dugout phone. Maybe this has the potential to become an actual rivalry after all....
  • Orioles blast past Giants, 10-2, in series finale in San Francisco

    Orioles blast past Giants, 10-2, in series finale in San Francisco
    As dormant as the Orioles' bats seem to get sometimes with runners in scoring position, they always seem to be just one hit away from an offensive eruption. Despite managing just one hit – a third-inning single by pitcher Bud Norris – in...
  • Diamondbacks walk off with 7-6 win after Orioles come back to tie twice late

    PHOENIX —¬† The Orioles’ night ended Monday with Arizona Diamondbacks left fielder Adam Eaton hitting a ball into the swimming pool in right-center at Chase Field then and running into a pile of teammates at home plate. On a night in which...