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Quiet at Meetings, O's aim to build 'year-round'

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 13:34:52 EDT

The Red Sox got Chris Sale and Mitch Moreland. The Yankees got Aroldis Chapman and Matt Holliday. But Baltimore, despite a quiet week, isn't feeling any kind of pressure to run out and make moves following the Winter Meetings.

O's select Tavarez, Santander in Rule 5 Draft

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 10:49:53 EDT

The Orioles selected a pair of outfielders in Thursday's Rule 5 Draft, giving the organization depth as it continues to scour the free-agent market to fill in the spots alongside center fielder Adam Jones.

Showalter addresses rumors tied to Orioles

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 22:03:56 EDT

Orioles manager Buck Showalter provided updates on rumors during Wednesday's managerial session at the Winter Meetings as a quiet Baltimore club continues to sift through the catching and outfield markets.

O's sticking to plan despite Trumbo's status

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 22:30:57 EDT

Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette wouldn't confirm on Tuesday whether the club had taken its proposed offer to Mark Trumbo off the table. In fact, he wouldn't even comment on whether he had met with Trumbo's camp again, only offering up that it was a "fluid conversation."

Winter Meetings interview with Buck Showalter

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 15:55:58 EDT

Manager Buck Showalter discusses the Orioles on Wednesday during the Winter Meetings.

Hot Stove Tracker: Free agents and trades

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:59:55 EDT

Stay on top of all the offseason moves with the Hot Stove Tracker, which updates with the latest free-agent signings and trades.

Sale, lefty-heavy Sox formidable foe for O's

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 18:15:01 EDT

The American League East got even tougher on Tuesday, as the Red Sox acquired ace starter Chris Sale in a four-prospect package trade with the White Sox.

Orioles not in market for Bautista

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:20:23 EDT

Executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette told Toronto's SportsNet 590 on Wednesday morning that the O's told Bautista's agent they weren't interested because Orioles fans don't like his client.

Trumbo reportedly seeks deal in $75M range

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 21:40:33 EDT

The Orioles have made it pretty clear that they'd like to re-sign free-agent outfielder Mark Trumbo, though nothing seemed imminent on Monday night as the club can only hope the market for Trumbo comes down.

O's Top 30 Prospects list

Mon, 3 Oct 2016 18:40:52 EDT

Who do the Orioles have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Baltimore's Top 30 Prospects on's Prospect Watch.

Orioles look to add veteran catcher to roster

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 18:50:06 EDT

The Orioles' top two priorities at the Winter Meetings are outfield and adding a catcher that the club hopes can bridge the gap until prospect Chance Sisco is ready for the Majors.

O's offer unique experiences in 'Play Ball' auction

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 15:43:17 EDT

Imagine getting to work out and eat lunch with Brady Anderson at Spring Training. Or taking in batting practice at Camden Yards and sitting in on Orioles manager Buck Showalter's media session.

Machado, Schoop, Jones commit to World Baseball Classic

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 14:16:08 EDT

With the World Baseball Classic just a few months away, the rosters are beginning to take shape. More names surfaced Monday as the World Baseball Classic released an initial list of 30 players, spanning 16 countries, who are confirmed to be participating in this year's tournament.

O's non-tender Worley; 9 arb-eligibles tendered

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 16:59:18 EDT

The Orioles did not offer Vance Worley a contract for next year, making the right-hander a free agent in advance of Friday's non-tender deadline.

Jones: Buck should have used Britton in WC Game

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 18:25:07 EDT

Perhaps because Adam Jones considers Buck Showalter one of his best friends in baseball, the Orioles' center fielder felt he could be candid about the manager's much-scrutinized decision not to deploy Zach Britton in the American League Wild Card Game against the Blue Jays this past October.

Peace & glove: Owners, players reach CBA deal

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:15:09 EDT

Major League Baseball's players and owners have reached a tentative five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement through the 2021 season.

O's bring back Verrett in trade with Mets

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:42:20 EDT

The Orioles brought back a familiar face Wednesday, acquiring right-hander Logan Verrett from the Mets in exchange for cash considerations.

The Next Big Leaguers: Orioles' Scott

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:33:11 EDT

The Arizona Fall League always is loaded with talent, and it was stronger than usual in 2016. In the initial installment of's "The Next Big Leaguers," which premieres Tuesday, we focused on five prospects: Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger, Twins shortstop Nick Gordon, Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez, Red Sox infielder Yoan Moncada and Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres.

Jones' #StayHungry tailgate a huge success

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:00:00 EDT

Adam Jones is well known for his #StayHungry hashtag, and the Orioles center fielder put his love of food and football to good use earlier this month in the fourth annual #StayHungry Purple tailgate.

O's hire McDowell as new pitching coach

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:10:55 EDT

The Orioles named Roger McDowell as Major League pitching coach and Alan Mills as bullpen coach Tuesday afternoon, replacing the departed duo of Dave Wallace and Dom Chiti.

O's, Braves pitching staffs have strong ties

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 19:07:34 EDT

The Orioles continued their rise in the American League East by hiring Roger McDowell as pitching coach for an improving rotation and an already efficient bullpen.

Duquette: Britton's value in 'pen, not starting

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 15:29:40 EDT

Could Zach Britton be a potential rotation candidate next spring? "That's something we've discussed internally, but I'm not sure it's something we are really interested in pursuing," Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette said earlier this month at the General Managers Meetings.

Mora, Rhodes get 1st shot on HOF ballot

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:15:44 EDT

The big names on the Hall of Fame ballot can obscure some of the others who are eligible for the first time. While it's likely that none of them will wind up in Cooperstown they still have accomplishments that are worth celebrating.

O's protect two prospects from Rule 5 Draft

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:06:10 EDT

The Orioles selected the contracts of right-handed pitchers Joe Gunkel and Jesús Liranzo on Friday, adding the pair to the 40-man roster prior to the Rule 5 Draft.

Machado places fifth for AL MVP; Britton is 11th

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 18:41:10 EDT

Orioles third baseman Manny Machado finished fifth in American League Most Valuable Player Award voting, which was revealed on MLB Network on Thursday night. The award, which went to Angels center fielder Mike Trout, also saw Orioles closer Zach Britton finish 11th.

Showalter finishes 3rd in AL Manager of the Year voting

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 20:41:53 EDT

Orioles manager Buck Showalter finished third in the American League Manager of the Year Award voting, as chosen by members the Baseball Writers' Association of America.

Trumbo rejects qualifying offer in favor of FA

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 18:46:46 EDT

Mark Trumbo, who led the Majors with 47 home runs in 2016, has rejected the $17.2 million qualifying offer made to him by the Orioles.

Gold Glover for life: 3B Robinson honored

Sat, 12 Nov 2016 12:59:34 EDT

The way they'd planned it, Brooks Robinson was not supposed to play in the hot corner. But this weekend, the first-ballot Hall of Fame third baseman was honored once again for his legendary glovework.

Trumbo wins 1st Silver Slugger Award

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 19:38:37 EDT

On the heels of a career year, Orioles outfielder Mark Trumbo was a recipient of a Silver Slugger Award, presented by Louisville Slugger, on Thursday night.

Trumbo's resurgence honored by peers

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 00:16:07 EDT

Free-agent slugger Mark Trumbo, who hit a Major League-leading 47 home runs for the Orioles last season, is the MLBPA Players Choice American League Comeback Player of the Year. The honor was revealed on MLB Network Wednesday night.

Kim named to Korea's World Baseball Classic roster

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 10:51:20 EDT

The Korean Baseball Organization released South Korea's 28-man roster for the 2017 World Baseball Classic on Thursday. Four Major Leaguers headline a squad many consider among the favorites in the 16-team field.

Duquette pleased with progress at GM Meetings

Wed, 9 Nov 2016 18:10:00 EDT

Though early November isn't exactly a time for bustling baseball moves, Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette was encouraged with how this year's General Managers Meetings turned out.