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MLB Free Agent Rumors: the Case for Jonny Gomes to Be Pursued by Baltimore Orioles
December 17th, 2014 at 9:38 AM
The Baltimore Orioles addressed one of their needs on Tuesday by agreeing to a one-year deal with LHP Wesley Wright to help their bullpen, and now their attention should turn to the outfield. Baltimore has some holes to fill and one player that we believe they should be pursuing is...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Outfielders Coming Off the Board Quickly, Where Do Baltimore Orioles Look?
December 16th, 2014 at 7:43 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are coming off of their first AL East title since 1997 and had the second best record in the American League, but their outfield is going to look a lot different in 2015. The free agent market for outfielders continues to shrink by the day with the...

Baltimore Orioles Hosting 36th Annual OriolesREACH Holiday Party for Kids on Tuesday
December 14th, 2014 at 7:30 AM
This week, we thought we would give the Mailbag a rest in order to highlight something fantastic that the Baltimore Orioles are doing for the 36th straight year. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, December 16th, OriolesREACH will host its 36th annual Holiday Party for Kids, per a press release by the team earlier this...

Minor League Spotlight: Interview with Baltimore Orioles’ Prospect 1B Trey Mancini
December 13th, 2014 at 7:30 AM
It's time for another edition of Orioles101's Minor League Spotlight, and this week we highlight a 2013 Draft choice that has been making some noise in the Orioles organization: first baseman Trey Mancini. ***PHOTO1*** Mancini was selected by the Orioles in the eighth round of the 2013 MLB Draft out of Notre...

Reason for Outrage by Baltimore Orioles’ Fans at Lack of Movement by O’s Front Office?
December 11th, 2014 at 10:51 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have been pretty quiet at this week's MLB Winter Meetings and the entire offseason for that matter, but is there reason for outrage by O's fans at lack of movement by the Orioles front office? ***PHOTO1*** There have been a lot of negative or angry fans out there of...

Free Agent Outfielder Nori Aoki Makes Perfect Sense for Baltimore Orioles
December 10th, 2014 at 10:33 AM
It is no secret that the Baltimore Orioles have some holes to fill after seeing Nelson Cruz, Nick Markakis and Andrew Miller leave via free agency already this offseason. Among all of the current options on the free agent market, we believe the OF Nori Aoki makes perfect sense for...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: LHP Wesley Wright Could Be an Under-the-Radar Bullpen Option for Baltimore Orioles
December 8th, 2014 at 10:29 AM
The MLB Winter Meetings begin today and the amount of rumors and news this week will be astronomical. The Baltimore Orioles will certainly not be left out of the fold. Executive VP/GM Dan Duquette has already stated that adding some more bullpen depth is one of his goals and LHP...

Orioles101 Mailbag: Replacing Baltimore Orioles’ Free Agents Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis the Focus
December 7th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
It’s Sunday, and you know what that means. It’s time for another edition of Orioles101 Mailbag! The entire week of questions surrounded the departure and replacements for Baltimore Orioles’ free agents Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis. ***PHOTO1*** As we always do, we want to remind you that if we receive multiple questions...

Sad Day in Birdland: Nick Markakis Agrees to Four-year Deal with Atlanta Braves
December 4th, 2014 at 7:51 AM
Baltimore Orioles fans were down in the dumps at the beginning of the week when news broke that Nelson Cruz had agreed to terms with the Seattle Mariners, but Wednesday's news was met with even more sadness and anger. On Wednesday, the longest tenured active Oriole, Nick Markakis, found a...

Nelson Cruz Signs with Seattle Mariners, So Who Becomes Baltimore Orioles Top Priority?
December 2nd, 2014 at 7:51 AM
The Baltimore Orioles now have a big hole to fill in their lineup for 2015 with the news that free agent OF/DH Nelson Cruz has agreed to terms with the Seattle Mariners on a four-year, $58 million deal. With Cruz signing elsewhere, who should now become the Orioles top priority...

Baltimore Orioles Free Agent and Trade Rumors Weekend Round-up
December 1st, 2014 at 7:55 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have been relatively quiet this offseason, at least in regards to bigger name players, but the O's have not been left out of the rumor mill completely. Over the weekend, there were some more rumors and reports festering around and today, we are going to recap them...

Orioles101 Mailbag: Baltimore Orioles Roster and Free Agents the Focus
November 30th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
It’s Sunday, and that means two things this time of year: football and the Orioles101 Mailbag. This week, the questions were a little lighter with the Thanksgiving holiday and Black Friday deals going on all week, but the Baltimore Orioles' roster and free agent targets were the focus. ***PHOTO1*** As we always...

Baltimore Orioles Fans Have Plenty to Be Thankful for This Year
November 27th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
It’s the one day a year where eating robust amounts of food is always welcomed, but it is also the day to give thanks and Baltimore Orioles fans have plenty to be thankful for this holiday season. ***PHOTO1*** First off, we here at Orioles101 would like to state that we are thankful...

MLB Trade Rumors: Some Trade Scenarios That Theoretically Make Sense for Baltimore Orioles
November 26th, 2014 at 7:46 AM
With the Thanksgiving holiday tomorrow, newsworthy moves are unlikely, but not impossible, to occur over the next couple of days. Keeping that in mind, we thought it would be fun to lay out a couple of trade scenarios that could possibly make sense for the Baltimore Orioles. ***PHOTO1*** Before we get to...

Amidst Offseason Movement, a Quick Snapshot at Who is on Baltimore Orioles Current 40-man Roster
November 25th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
The offseason is an exciting and nervous time for fans, especially those of the Baltimore Orioles. With players hitting free agency, signing with new teams, getting added to 40-man rosters as protection from the Rule-5 Draft, and minor league free agents signing MLB deals, it can become hard to keep...

Five Former Baltimore Orioles Among Those on Loaded Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot
November 25th, 2014 at 7:50 AM
The 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot was released on Monday by the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) and contained five former Baltimore Orioles. ***PHOTO1*** The 2015 ballot is considered a loaded one, but with several "steroid era" question marks. Baltimore boasts five players that once wore the black and orange, which...

Orioles101 Mailbag: Nick Markakis and Baltimore Orioles Free Agent Targets
November 23rd, 2014 at 8:00 AM
It's Sunday, and that means it's time once again for another edition of Orioles101 Mailbag. This week, the questions continued to center around Baltimore Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis as well as potential O's targets in free agency. ***PHOTO1*** As we always do, we want to remind you that if we receive multiple...

Minor League Spotlight: Interview with Baltimore Orioles Prospect C Chance Sisco
November 22nd, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Over this past week, we reached out to our followers via social media and asked which Baltimore Orioles prospect they would most like us to interview. The results of that impromptu question were plenty, but the most asked for prospect was catcher Chance Sisco. ***PHOTO1*** Sisco is one of the fastest rising...

Baltimore Orioles Add Infield Depth, Sign Ozzie Martinez to Minor League Deal
November 18th, 2014 at 8:02 AM
Who says the offseason has been mostly quiet around Baltimore? The Orioles added some organizational infield depth over the weekend by signing Ozzie Martinez to a Minor League deal. ***PHOTO1*** Ok, so it's not necessarily hot stove worthy, but the move is a good one in our book for the O's. Martinez adds...

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...