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  • Orioles notes: Ryan Webb closer to return from knee injury

    Orioles notes: Ryan Webb closer to return from knee injury
    Orioles right-hander Ryan Webb, shelved since tweaking his left knee Sunday, resumed throwing on Friday, manager Buck Showalter said. Webb injured the knee while playing catch before Sunday’s workout. He initially thought nothing of the discomfort...
  • Showalter gives Gamboa encouragement with knuckleball, plus notes on Tillman and Britton

    Showalter gives Gamboa encouragement with knuckleball, plus notes on Tillman and Britton
    Even though Eddie Gamboa struggled in his short time in big league camp this spring, Orioles manager Buck Showalter believes he's further along in the his transformation into a knuckleballer than former Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey was at the same...
  • Orioles closer Zach Britton looking to build on first year as full-time reliever

    Orioles closer Zach Britton looking to build on first year as full-time reliever
    The Orioles avoided arbitration with closer Zach Britton, agreeing to terms Wednesday on a $3.2-million deal for 2015 with an additional $500,000 in performance and award bonuses. It wasn't that long ago that Britton was just fighting for a roster spot....
  • CBS' James Brown will receive the Sam Lacy-Wendell Smith Award

    CBS' James Brown will receive the Sam Lacy-Wendell Smith Award
    James Brown, the host of CBS' NFL pregame show "The NFL Today" since 2006 and special correspondent for CBS News, is the winner of the second-annual Sam Lacy-Wendell Smith Award. Given to a sports journalist who has made significant contributions to...
  • Orioles closer Zach Britton agrees to $3.2 million deal, avoids arbitration

    Orioles closer Zach Britton agrees to $3.2 million deal, avoids arbitration
    The Orioles entered the offseason with 11 arbitration-eligible players and many of them were expected to receive significant raises. With just over two weeks until pitchers and catchers report to spring training, all but one player's contract is resolved....
  • Orioles pitcher Zach Britton is ready and excited for FanFest

    Orioles pitcher Zach Britton is ready and excited for FanFest
    Orioles closer Zach Britton is getting ready for his fifth FanFest this weekend, and he can't wait. For Britton, 27, FanFest is all about the game and his teammates — and getting ready for another season wearing the orange and black. After a...
  • Orioles reach deals with four arbitration-eligible players, six remain

    Orioles reach deals with four arbitration-eligible players, six remain
    Based on the way salaries are structured in Major League Baseball, with players getting large raises after accruing three years of big-league service time, the Orioles knew they’d be doling out millions of dollars for arbitration-eligible players...
  • Orioles agree to one-year deal with Tommy Hunter, avoiding arbitration

    Orioles agree to one-year deal with Tommy Hunter, avoiding arbitration
    The Orioles have avoided arbitration with right-hander Tommy Hunter by reaching an agreement Monday with the relief pitcher on a one-year deal. It is worth $4.65 million, according to an industry source. Hunter, 28, lost the closer's role to left-hander...
  • Orioles tender contracts to all 11 arbitration-eligible players

    Orioles tender contracts to all 11 arbitration-eligible players
    As expected, the Orioles offered contracts to their 11 arbitration-eligible players before Tuesday night’s tender deadline. The club extended offers to Zach Britton, Chris Davis, Alejandro De Aza, Ryan Flaherty, Miguel Gonzalez, Tommy Hunter,...
  • Orioles looking for a lefty, but don't expect them to join high-priced reliever trend

    Orioles looking for a lefty, but don't expect them to join high-priced reliever trend
    Teams are spending big money on relievers -- most recently the four-year, $46 million deal David Robertson received from the Chicago White Sox on Monday night -- but given the Orioles' model, don't expect them to sink significant payroll into the bullpen....
  • Orioles organization down to one Britton

    Orioles organization down to one Britton
    It doesn't appear Orioles closer Zach Britton will pitch at Camden Yards one day with his older brother on the field behind him in the same uniform. Infielder Buck Britton, who had spent seven seasons in the Orioles’ minor league system after...