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Stong Case Can Be Made for Dariel Alvarez to Get a Shot in Baltimore Orioles’ Outfield
December 18th, 2014 at 8:34 AM
It is no secret that the Baltimore Orioles would like fill some of the void in their outfield left with the departures of Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis. One of their options would be to look in-house and Dariel Alvarez may be the answer. ***PHOTO1*** Alvarez, 26 years old, was signed out...

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...

Examining the Baltimore Orioles’ Rule-5 Draft Selections
December 12th, 2014 at 8:45 AM
The Baltimore Orioles continued their recent trend of selecting a player in the MLB portion of the Rule-5 Draft and even upped the ante on Thursday by selecting two players. ***PHOTO1*** Executive VP/GM Dan Duquette selected RHP Logan Verrett with their pick in the MLB portion of the Rule-5 Draft and also...

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...

Expect the Baltimore Orioles to Make Move at the Final Day of MLB’s Winter Meetings
December 11th, 2014 at 7:47 AM
Thursday is the final day of Major League Baseball's Winter Meetings and Baltimore Orioles fans have been desperately waiting to see their team make a move to help replace the team's departed free agents. While they have been disappointed thus far, expect the Orioles to make a move on the...

Baltimore Orioles See Three Players Drop Off 40-man Roster on Monday
December 9th, 2014 at 11:54 AM
Baltimore Orioles' fans are in high anticipation that the O's front office will make a move or two this week during the MLB Winter Meetings, but some may have missed that the Orioles saw their 40-man roster drop down to 37 players on Monday. Remember when the Orioles acquired LHP Scott...

MLB Winter Meetings Begin Today, Will Baltimore Orioles Make a Move This Week?
December 8th, 2014 at 7:46 AM
When it comes to the MLB offseason, one of the more exciting weeks is that of the Winter Meetings. It presents both GMs and players' agents the opportunity to meet with several people face-to-face throughout the day. Many of the "blockbuster-type of deals" usually get done during this week. ***PHOTO1*** Baltimore Orioles...

MLB Trade Rumors: Could We See Atlanta Braves’ Justin Upton in a Baltimore Orioles Uniform?
December 5th, 2014 at 8:03 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are in the midst of a very tough week with both Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis agreeing to terms with new teams, leaving a lot of holes to fill. One of the possible options to help fill the void for Baltimore would be the acquisition of Atlanta...

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...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Baltimore Orioles Have “Strong Interest” in Mike Morse
December 3rd, 2014 at 11:04 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are quickly seeing their 2014 outfield disappear with Nelson Cruz signing with the Seattle Mariners earlier in the week and the Atlanta Braves strongly pursuing Nick Markakis. Late Tuesday, reports began to surface that the Orioles are showing "strong interest" in free agent OF/1B Mike Morse, but...

No Surprises, Baltimore Orioles Tender Contracts to All 11 Arbitration-Eligible Players
December 3rd, 2014 at 7:48 AM
The MLB deadline to tender 2015 contracts to arbitration eligible players came and went on Tuesday, and the Baltimore Orioles produced no surprises. The Birds tendered contracts to all 11 arbitration-eligible players. ***PHOTO1*** Baltimore's 11 arbitration eligible players included C Matt Wieters, infielders Chris Davis, Ryan Flaherty, and Steve Pearce, OF Alejandro...

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...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Should Baltimore Orioles Be Targeting Outfielder Nori Aoki?
November 28th, 2014 at 10:58 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have a lot of questions to answer this offseason in their outfield with three free agents and one arbitration eligible outfielder of their group of six. Nick Markakis is one of those free agents and if he were to sign elsewhere, we believe Nori Aoki should immediately...

Examining Baltimore Orioles’ Two Newest Additions: LHP Scott Barnes and INF Rey Navarro
November 28th, 2014 at 7:44 AM
The Baltimore Orioles took care of a little business on Wednesday before beginning their Thanksgiving holiday. Baltimore made two moves in signing infielder Rey Navarro to a Major League deal and acquiring LHP Scott Barnes. ***PHOTO1*** Both players are added to the Orioles 40-man roster, which now stands at 39 with these...

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...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: LHP Craig Breslow Should Be a Target on Baltimore Orioles Radar
November 21st, 2014 at 11:03 AM
The Baltimore Orioles' acquisition of LHP Andrew Miller at the MLB Trade Deadline was one of the best in baseball in 2014. Miller proved to be worth the trade and then some out of the Orioles bullpen, but the downside of the acquisition is that Miller hits free agency this...

Baltimore Orioles Protect Two from Rule-5 Draft, Add RHP’s Tyler Wilson and Mike Wright to 40-man
November 21st, 2014 at 8:11 AM
Thursday was the deadline for MLB teams to add players that would be eligible for next month's Rule-5 Draft to their 40-man rosters, and the Baltimore Orioles protected two prospects- RHP's Tyler Wilson and Mike Wright. ***PHOTO1*** Neither pitcher was really a surprise to be added to the 40-man roster. Both Wright...

Baltimore Orioles Sign Nine to Minor League Deals Including 3B Michael Almanzar and LHP Chris Jones
November 20th, 2014 at 8:03 AM
The Baltimore Orioles continued to add organizational depth on Wednesday as they announced the signing of nine players to minor league deals. Two of the nine players that were signed to new deals, 3B Michael Almanzar and LHP Chris Jones, were in the organization in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** Baltimore re-signed Almanzar and Jones...