| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:58 AM
If you went to bed early last night, you woke up this morning to the news that the Orioles suddenly have an opening at closer.
In a trade that was literally made in the 11th hour prior to Monday’s midnight tender deadline, the Orioles dealt closer...
| 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 --...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:54 PM
In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense.
Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:51 PM
The Orioles remain interested in re-signing outfielder Nate McLouth and have talked with his representation since the free-agent period began, according to multiple industry sources.
But this time around things appear to be more complicated than last...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:48 AM
While reports out of the final day of Major League Baseball's general managers' meetings Wednesday in Orlando, Fla., said that the Orioles could explore trades involving cornerstone players J.J. Hardy and Matt Wieters, the team is not actively shopping...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 1:04 PM
I think it was Einstein who said that a hot stove abhors a vacuum. Though I didn’t know that there were such rivalries among household appliances, that should be food for thought as the rumor mill begins to churn this offseason.
There have been...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:11 AM
The Orioles continued to meet with possible trade partners and free-agent representatives on Day 2 of the general managers meetings Tuesday in Orlando, Fla. Meanwhile, the Philadelphia Phillies made perhaps the most interesting move of the week so far,...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Monday evening that the club has met with numerous teams and agents at this week’s general manager meetings to lay the groundwork for any trade talk or possible signings in the coming weeks....
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:18 PM
The Orioles formally announced Monday afternoon the hiring of new bullpen coach Dom Chiti, who previously has worked closely with both manager Buck Showalter and new pitching coach Dave Wallace.
Meanwhile, former bullpen coach Bill Castro will not...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:29 PM
The Orioles are expected to hire Atlanta Braves special assistant Dom Chiti as their bullpen coach, an industry source confirmed Friday night.
An announcement is expected early next week.
Chiti has a history with Orioles manager Buck Showalter and new...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:59 AM
In conducting the Orioles' search for a new bullpen coach, manager Buck Showalter made it clear that new pitching coach Dave Wallace would play a big role in making the hire.
Showalter said he saw the bullpen coach as an assistant pitching coach, and...