| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:03 PM
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&...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 2:16 PM
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...
| 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...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:38 PM
Just before he began warming up for his start Thursday night against the Texas Rangers, Orioles pitcher Miguel Gonzalez was getting treatment in the trainer's room for a sudden flare up of back spasms.
But Gonzalez — who has been one of the...