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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 prospect Jonathan Schoop relishing opportunity to be in big leagues

    Orioles prospect Jonathan Schoop relishing opportunity to be in big leagues
    Jonathan Schoop, the Orioles’ top position prospect, has been with the major league club in spring training for parts of the past two seasons, but Tuesday marked his official first day in the big leagues. The club recalled Schoop, the...
  • Pen isn't mighty enough for Orioles

    Pen isn't mighty enough for Orioles
    The Orioles entered the sixth inning of Tuesday night’s loss with a 4-1 lead, but the game unraveled because the bullpen was shorthanded and manager Buck Showalter felt he had to leave rookie Kevin Gausman in for a second inning against the heart of...
  • Orioles thoughts and observations: Wild-card race, curious bullpen moves and Machado's growing pains

    Orioles thoughts and observations: Wild-card race, curious bullpen moves and Machado's growing pains
    On Tuesday night, the momentum of the Orioles' September push for a postseason berth took a hit in the eighth inning of a 7-5 loss to the New York Yankees at Camden Yards. Instead of pushing the Yankees to 2 1/2 games back of them in the American League...
  • Orioles pregame notes (Bullpen injuries, Morse, Urrutia and more)

    In a one-run game in the eighth inning on Tuesday, Orioles manager Buck Showalter went with rookie Kevin Gausman instead of normal set-up men Tommy Hunter and Darren O’Day. Showalter said Wednesday that he was staying off his normal late-inning...
  • Michael Morse isn't stressing about his slow start at Camden Yards

    Michael Morse isn't stressing about his slow start at Camden Yards
    Orioles outfielder Michael Morse was hitless in his three at-bats Wednesday night and is now 0-for-15 since singling in the second inning on Sept. 3 in Cleveland. He is 0-for-13 as an Oriole at Camden Yards. Morse said he wasn't overly concerned, and...