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MLB Trade Rumors: Baltimore Orioles Likely to Trade a Starting Pitcher This Offseason?
November 19th, 2014 at 12:17 PM
The Major League Baseball offseason has already presented us with some surprises and head scratchers, but the Baltimore Orioles have yet to make a "major" move. While free agency is normally the easiest way to make a big move, trades also present a team with the opportunity and the Orioles...

Russell Martin’s Free Agent Contract Tells Us a Lot About What to Expect for Matt Wieters
November 18th, 2014 at 12:18 PM
One of the biggest, and most surprising free agent moves thus far has been the Toronto Blue Jays signing C Russell Martin to a five-year, $82 million deal on Monday. Martin's new deal can tell us an awful lot about what Baltimore Orioles C Matt Wieters could go for next...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Updates on Baltimore Orioles Free Agents Nick Markakis and Nelson Cruz
November 17th, 2014 at 8:29 AM
Despite the flurry of NCAA and NFL football over the weekend, Baltimore Orioles fans were still reaching out to us asking if there was any new news on O's free agents Nick Markakis and Nelson Cruz. ***PHOTO1*** There was not any news to come out of Baltimore regarding either free agent this...

Victor Martinez’s New Contract Gives Us Some Insight on Nelson Cruz’s Potential Deal
November 13th, 2014 at 10:20 AM
The first truly big hat to fall in the MLB free agent market took place on Wednesday when DH Victor Martinez agreed to terms on a four-year, $68 million deal to re-sign with the Detroit Tigers. With Martinez off the market, Nelson Cruz becomes the best available DH option, but...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Baltimore Orioles LHP Andrew Miller Reportedly Seeking Four-year Deal
November 13th, 2014 at 8:20 AM
The Baltimore Orioles and Executive VP/GM Dan Duquette made one of the best moves at the MLB trade deadline this season when they acquired LHP Andrew Miller from the Boston Red Sox. Miller is one of-if not the- best reliever on the free agent market, and is reportedly seeking a...

Baltimore Orioles Come up Empty in MLB Silver Slugger Awards
November 7th, 2014 at 7:55 AM
The annual Silver Slugger Awards were announced on Thursday evening on MLB Network and, unlike in 2013, the Baltimore Orioles came away empty handed. MLB's Silver Slugger Award recognizes the best offensive players at each position, and 2014's winners were announced Thursday. ***PHOTO1*** In 2013, the Orioles captured three of the nine Silver...

What Kind of Contract Could Nelson Cruz Land in Free Agency?
November 6th, 2014 at 9:39 AM
The MLB free agent market is a pretty good one this season, but power is going to be at a premium and Baltimore Orioles free agent outfielder/DH Nelson Cruz has it. What kind of deal could the 2014 MLB home run champ land in free agency this offseason? ***PHOTO1*** Cruz, 34 years...

Rawlings Gold Glove Winners: JJ Hardy, Nick Markakis, and Adam Jones Bring Home the Gold
November 5th, 2014 at 7:34 AM
The 2014 American League and National League Rawlings Gold Glove Award winners were announced on Tuesday Night, and the Baltimore Orioles tied for the Major League lead with three winners. Orioles outfielders Adam Jones and Nick Markakis, along with shortstop JJ Hardy, secured Gold Gloves for the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** The Orioles...

Baltimore Orioles Among MLB’s Best in Getting Bang for Their Buck
November 3rd, 2014 at 10:56 AM
The deadline to negotiate exclusively with your own free agents ends tonight at 11:59 PM EST for all MLB teams. At that time, free agents will be free to sign and negotiate with any of the 30 teams in Major League Baseball. ***PHOTO1*** With the free agency frenzy about to really begin,...

MLB Free Agency Rumors: Baltimore Orioles Discussing Four-year Deal with Nick Markakis
November 3rd, 2014 at 7:32 AM
Baltimore Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis has been one of, if not the, top thing on Orioles' fans minds everywhere after it became evident that the team would decline their half of his 2015 option in lieu of trying to work out a new deal. On Sunday, it was reported that...

Orioles101 Mailbag: Nick Markakis and Baltimore Orioles Free Agency Questions the Focus
November 2nd, 2014 at 8:00 AM
It's Sunday, and that means it's time for another edition of Orioles101 Mailbag. This week, we were flooded with questions surrounding one player, Nick Markakis. ***PHOTO1*** As we always do, we want to remind you that if we receive multiple questions on the same topic, we answer them with one general answer...

Several Baltimore Orioles Nominated for 2014 MLB Greatness in Baseball Yearly Awards
October 31st, 2014 at 9:45 AM
One of the few good things about the baseball season coming to an end is the vast amount of awards that get handed out for performances during the season. The Baltimore Orioles had eight members of the organization nominated for nine awards for this year's MLB Greatness in Baseball Yearly...

Baltimore Orioles Exercise 2015 Options for RHP Darren O’Day and LHP Wei-Yin Chen
October 31st, 2014 at 7:31 AM
MLB Free Agency officially began on Thursday, but the Baltimore Orioles quickly made the move to keep two of their potential free agents. Baltimore exercised their 2015 team options on both RHP Darren O'Day and LHP Wei-Yin Chen. ***PHOTO1*** This should not be surprising news to anyone, especially Orioles fans. Both O'Day...

Let the MLB Free Agency Frenzy Begin; Nine Baltimore Orioles Expected to Hit the Market
October 30th, 2014 at 7:18 AM
The San Francisco Giants are once again World Series Champions for the third time in the last five years, but the conclusion of the World Series also marks the beginning of free agency. This morning marks the official beginning of the offseason for all of Major League Baseball and the...

Orioles101 Mailbag: Possible 2014 Awards for Baltimore Orioles the Focus
October 26th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Once the 2014 World Series comes to a close, free agency is not the only thing that kicks off. The 2014 season awards begin to be announced, and that was the overwhelming focus this week for our mailbag. ***PHOTO1*** As we always do, we want to remind you that if we receive...

Power Continued to Be Biggest Strength of Baltimore Orioles Offense in 2014
October 24th, 2014 at 10:21 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have become known as a home run hitting team over the last few years and that distinction continued in 2014. Baltimore led all of baseball in home runs this season, but the power went beyond just a couple of players. ***PHOTO1*** The Birds hit 211 home runs in 2014,...

Three Baltimore Orioles Named AL Rawlings Gold Glove Finalists, How Many Will Win?
October 24th, 2014 at 7:48 AM
The 2014 AL and NL Rawlings Gold Glove finalists were announced on Thursday and the Baltimore Orioles have three players in the running for a Gold Glove this season. Center fielder Adam Jones, right fielder Nick Markakis, and shortstop JJ Hardy were among the three finalists named at their respective...

Why Victor Martinez Matters for Baltimore Orioles DH Nelson Cruz This Offseason
October 23rd, 2014 at 9:21 AM
The Baltimore Orioles will have a lot of decisions to make this offseason, especially surrounding their three big name free agent players in Andrew Miller, Nick Markakis, and 2014 MLB Home Run champ Nelson Cruz. This offseason, as Cruz looks to land his next contract, one of the biggest factors...

A Fun Look Ahead: Projecting Baltimore Orioles 2015 Opening Day Roster
October 22nd, 2014 at 10:38 AM
With free agency not set to begin until after the World Series and not much expected to be happening around the Warehouse until then, we thought it would be fun to try and give you our prediction for the Baltimore Orioles 2015 Opening Day Roster. First, let us just state the...

Offseason Outlook: Pending Baltimore Orioles Free Agents, Some Big Names
October 21st, 2014 at 9:49 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are like every other team in baseball in that they will have some tough decisions to make with their pending free agents this offseason, and the Orioles list includes some very big names. ***PHOTO1*** There are the obvious and most talked about names surrounding the Orioles and free agency,...