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Orioles101 Mailbag: Interesting Trade Question, Baltimore Orioles’ GM Dan Duquette, and Outfield the Focus
January 25th, 2015 at 7:30 AM
It’s Sunday, and you know what that means here at Orioles101, it’s time for another Mailbag. This week the focus tended towards Baltimore Orioles’ Executive VP/GM Dan Duquette as well as the O’s outfield plans for 2015. ***PHOTO1*** As we always do, we want to remind you that if we receive multiple...

Are the Baltimore Orioles Done with MLB Acquisitions This Offseason?
January 21st, 2015 at 7:37 AM
Spring Training is now less than a month away and the Baltimore Orioles will be heading to camp with minimal additions and a some major subtractions from their 2014 AL East Championship team. With such little time remaining in the offseason, are the Orioles done with MLB acquisitions? Some would argue...

Orioles101 Mailbag: Baltimore Orioles’ VP/GM Dan Duquette and O’s Outfield Popular Topics This Week
January 18th, 2015 at 7:30 AM
It’s Sunday and that means it’s time for our weekly Orioles101 Mailbag. This week the focus surrounded Baltimore Orioles Executive VP/GM Dan Duquette, outfielder Nori Aoki, and the O’s outfield. ***PHOTO1*** As we always do, we want to remind you that if we receive multiple questions on the same topic, we answer...

2015 is a Make or Break Year for Baltimore Orioles’ 1B Chris Davis
January 16th, 2015 at 7:28 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have seen two important bats leave via free agency in Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis and have seen little come in. It is no secret that the Orioles believe a healthy Manny Machado and Matt Wieters, along with a better year from Chris Davis, should be more...

Should He Stay or Go? the Baltimore Orioles’ Dan Duquette to Toronto Blue Jays Saga
January 15th, 2015 at 8:10 AM
Baltimore Orioles' Executive VP/GM Dan Duquette has been rumored to be the Toronto Blue Jays top choice to become their President and CEO for over a month now and Wednesday was a wild day in the land of this saga. ***PHOTO1*** Late morning on Wednesday, Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal tweeted several updates...

Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays Have Reportedly Discussed Compensation for GM Dan Duquette
January 14th, 2015 at 1:15 PM
A story that originally broke at the MLB Winter Meetings last month appears to not only be resurfacing, but gaining momentum. The Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays have reportedly discussed the compensation required for the O's for Executive VP/GM Dan Duquette to become next Blue Jays CEO. ***PHOTO1*** Fox Sports' Ken...

MLB Trade Rumors: Baltimore Orioles Reportedly Inquired on Outfielders David Peralta and Ender Inciarte
January 14th, 2015 at 7:25 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have not hid the fact that they would like to add another left handed hitting outfielder this offseason, and the latest reported targets for the O's have been the Arizona Diamondbacks' outfielders David Peralta and Ender Inciarte. ***PHOTO1*** Fox Sports' Jon Morosi reported late Monday that the O's have...

Quick Update on Baltimore Orioles’ FanFest on January 31
January 7th, 2015 at 7:11 AM
The Baltimore Orioles announced yesterday via press release and on their website that tickets for the 2015 FanFest event are now on sale. ***PHOTO1*** The annual event will be held on January 31, and once again be at the Baltimore Convention Center. The event will go from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.,...

MLB Trade Rumors: is Tampa Bay Rays’ Ben Zobrist Worth Sending Top Prospects For?
January 5th, 2015 at 7:33 AM
The Baltimore Orioles still have some things left on their shopping list despite the holiday season concluding last week and the addition of a left handed hitting outfield is at the top of the list. Several names are still on the free agent market, but one name we have rarely...

Welcome 2015! a Look Back at the Baltimore Orioles 2014 Year with One Liners
January 1st, 2015 at 7:30 AM
Happy New Year to everyone out there and we hope that everyone had a fun, happy and safe New Year. Today we thought it would be fitting to take a look back at 2014 in regards to the Baltimore Orioles and what a better way to do it than with...

Does David Lough Have an Argument for More Playing Time in 2015?
December 31st, 2014 at 10:11 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are still in search of another outfielder and preferably one who hits left handed, but is there an argument for David Lough to get more playing time in 2015 and perhaps be the answer in the outfield? ***PHOTO1*** Baltimore has been linked to several outfielders this offseason, with most...

Could Possible Extensions Be Reason for Baltimore Orioles Lack of Movement This Offseason?
December 29th, 2014 at 7:45 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have been one of the quietest teams in baseball this offseason with most of their big news coming courtesy of free agents departing the team and not joining it. Perhaps the reason the Orioles and Executive VP/GM Dan Duquette have not made any significant financial moves this...

Plenty of Wildcards for Baltimore Orioles in 2015; Who are the Biggest?
December 23rd, 2014 at 8:05 AM
Thus far this offseason, the Baltimore Orioles have pretty much stood pat with their roster. They have seen three key players in Nelson Cruz, Nick Markakis and Andrew Miller depart via free agency, and have made one "marquee" move in signing left handed reliever Wesley Wright. There is still plenty...

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...