| Dec 20, 2013
| 9:46 PM
The Baltimore Orioles won't be closing a deal for All-Star closer Grant Balfour.
Days after reaching a preliminary agreement with the free agent pending a physical, the Orioles said Friday that they weren't satisfied with the results of Balfour's exam....
| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:47 AM
Today marks the first day that Major League Baseball’s free agents can sign with any club. In the previous period between today and the end of the World Series, players could only sign with their most recent clubs.
Orioles executive vice president...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:48 PM
The Orioles have signed left-handed reliever Kelvin De La Cruz to a one-year contract, the team announced Monday evening.
De La Cruz, 25, hasn’t pitched in the major leagues, but he pitched well for the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Triple-A team...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:10 AM
The Orioles’ signing of pitcher Kelvin De La Cruz on Monday was the latest addition to the club’s growing group of left-handed relievers who could compete for bullpen spots in 2014.
Last season, the Orioles carried three lefty relievers --...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:42 PM
The Orioles don't have to make an official decision for a week, but they will tender contracts to all nine of their arbitration-eligible players, according to the club's top executive.
“We are planning on tendering those guys,” Orioles...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:14 PM
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,...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:43 AM
The Orioles are looking to upgrade their starting rotation this offseason, but regardless of whether they are able to do that externally, there will likely be some competition come springtime.
And left-hander Brian Matusz, who spent all of last season...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:23 PM
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...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:31 AM
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...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:06 PM
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...