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  • 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&...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore Orioles nix deal for closer Grant Balfour

    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....
  • Orioles notes and observations (free-agent free-for-all, qualifying offers, Chris Jones, Chris Davis)

    Orioles notes and observations (free-agent free-for-all, qualifying offers, Chris Jones, Chris Davis)
    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...
  • Orioles sign left-handed reliever Kelvin De La Cruz to major league deal

    Orioles sign left-handed reliever Kelvin De La Cruz to major league deal
    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...
  • As Orioles build left-handed relief depth, how will it affect major league bullpen?

    As Orioles build left-handed relief depth, how will it affect major league bullpen?
    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 --...
  • Orioles will tender contracts to all arbitration-eligible players, including Nolan Reimold

    Orioles will tender contracts to all arbitration-eligible players, including Nolan Reimold
    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...
  • 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 left-hander Brian Matusz will compete for starting rotation spot again this spring

    Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz will compete for starting rotation spot again this spring
    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...
  • Davis and Roberts homer and Gonzalez pitches well in Orioles' 3-1 win over Texas

    Davis and Roberts homer and Gonzalez pitches well in Orioles' 3-1 win over Texas
    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...