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Baltimore Orioles Manny Machado Named Fourth Best Third Baseman Right Now (VIDEO)
January 31st, 2016 at 7:00 AM
MLB Network continued their annual Top 10 Right now series this week by presenting the top 10 left fielders and third baseman in baseball right now. Baltimore Orioles star Manny Machado was ranked as the fourth best third baseman right now according the MLB Network's "shredder". ***PHOTO1*** Machado has made the list...

Baltimore Orioles to Hire Joe McIlvaine to Front Office, Manny Machado a Bit Unlucky in 2015?
January 27th, 2016 at 7:58 AM
It's time for your daily dose of Baltimore Orioles news and notes. In today's edition we touch on the O's being close to hiring former San Diego Padres and New York Mets general manager Joe McIlvaine, as well as a stat that may show that Manny Machado was a bit...

Baltimore Orioles Acquire Efren Navarro from Los Angeles Angels, DFA L.J. Hoes
January 26th, 2016 at 8:30 PM
The Baltimore Orioles made a move late Tuesday afternoon as they announced they had acquired outfielder/first baseman Efren Navarro from the Los Angeles Angels. ***PHOTO1*** The Orioles received Navarro in exchange for cash considerations. Navarro, 29, was designated for assignment last week to clear a roster spot, and the Angels were...

News and Notes: Wei-yin Chen Thanks Baltimore Orioles and Fans, Zach Britton’s Sinker the Best
January 25th, 2016 at 8:26 AM
It's time for your daily dose of Baltimore Orioles news and notes. In today's edition, we touch on Wei-Yin Chen thanking the Orioles and their fans, as well as Zach Britton's sinker being considered the best pitch in baseball. ***PHOTO3*** Wei-Yin Chen thanks O's and fans Former Orioles' left handed pitcher Wei-Yin Chen...

Baltimore Orioles Chris Davis Named Ninth Best First Baseman Right Now (VIDEO)
January 24th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
MLB Network continued their annual Top 10 Right now series this week by presenting the top 10 starting pitchers and first baseman in baseball right now. Recently re-signed slugger Chris Davis represented the Baltimore Orioles by being ranked in the top 10 at first base. ***PHOTO1*** Before we get started, we just...

Baltimore Orioles Free Agent Steve Pearce Agrees to Deal with Tampa Bay Rays: Report
January 21st, 2016 at 1:40 PM
The Baltimore Orioles had six marquee free agents when the offseason began, and now all six of them have homes for the 2016 season. The final piece of the puzzle, utility player Steve Pearce has agreed to a one-year deal with the Tampa Bay Rays. ***PHOTO2*** Baltimore retained three of their six...

News and Notes: Baltimore Orioles Re-sign LHP Andy Oliver, Manny Machado Still the Leadoff?
January 19th, 2016 at 8:10 AM
It's time for your daily dose of Baltimore Orioles news and notes. In today's edition, we touch on the O's re-signing one of their own minor league free agents in left handed pitcher Andy Oliver, as well as the possibility of Manny Machado still being the team's leadoff hitter in...

Baltimore Orioles Leader Adam Jones Named Tenth Best Centerfielder Right Now (VIDEO)
January 17th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
MLB Network has begun their annual Top 10 Right Now series and kicked off the series with the shortstop and center field positions. ***PHOTO1*** Baltimore Orioles center fielder and leader Adam Jones, has been a mainstay on the list for the past few years. Last year, Jones came in as the fifth best...

Chris Davis and Baltimore Orioles Reach Agreement on Seven-year Deal: Report
January 16th, 2016 at 8:36 AM
The news that Baltimore Orioles fans had been waiting on since the moment the 2015 season ended has come to fruition, the Orioles have reached a deal with free agent first baseman Chris Davis to keep him in Baltimore. ***PHOTO2*** MLB Network's Jon Heyman broke the news first Saturday morning on Twitter. ***PHOTO1*** Heyman...

Baltimore Orioles Exchange Figures with Left Handed Relievers Zach Britton and Brian Matusz
January 15th, 2016 at 7:04 PM
The deadline for teams and arbitration eligible players to reach a deal for the 2016 season before having to exchange salary figures was Friday at 1p.m. The Baltimore Orioles reached deals with six of their remaining eight arbitration eligible players, with just Zach Britton and Brian Matusz remaining. ***PHOTO1*** Baltimore reached...

Manny Machado, Chris Tillman and Ryan Flaherty Agree on Deals with Baltimore Orioles for 2016
January 15th, 2016 at 1:29 PM
The Baltimore Orioles entered Friday with six arbitration eligible players left to work out deals with for the 2016 season. They narrowed that list down to two by reaching agreements with third baseman Manny Machado, right handed pitchers Chris Tillman and Miguel Gonzalez and utility player Ryan Flaherty. ***PHOTO1*** On Thursday, the...

News and Notes: Baltimore Orioles Make Offer to Yoenis Cespedes, Reach Deal with Brad Brach
January 15th, 2016 at 7:58 AM
It's time for your daily dose of Baltimore Orioles news and notes. In today's edition, we touch on the Orioles extending an offer to free agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, as well as avoiding arbitration with reliever Brad Brach. ***PHOTO1*** O's make offer to Yoenis Cespedes Fans have been urging the team to move...

Mark Trumbo and Baltimore Orioles Agree to Deal Avoiding Arbitration
January 14th, 2016 at 12:57 PM
The Baltimore Orioles had eight arbitration eligible players left to work out deals with for the 2016 season, but that list has come down to seven with the O's and first baseman/outfielder Mark Trumbo agreeing to a deal. ***PHOTO2*** ESPN's Jerry Crasnick first reported the agreement. ***PHOTO1*** Trumbo was acquired from the Seattle Mariners...

Why Isn’t Henry Urrutia Being Talked About More as an Option for Baltimore Orioles?
January 13th, 2016 at 10:53 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are in search of a left handed hitting outfielder, but we have to pose the question of why Henry Urrutia is not being considered as an everyday option, or at least that left handed hitting outfielder the team is looking for? ***PHOTO1*** First off, it is pretty tough to...

News and Notes: Miguel Gonzalez Working Hard, Former Oriole Hired as Scout for Houston Astros
January 8th, 2016 at 8:44 AM
It's time for your daily dose of Baltimore Orioles news and notes. Today's edition touches on Miguel Gonzalez's interview Thursday on 105.7 The Fan, as well as a former Oriole being hired as a pro scout for the Houston Astros. ***PHOTO2*** Miguel Gonzalez working hard for a better 2016 On Thursday's "Hot Stove...

Baltimore Orioles Holding Discussions with LHP Antonio Bastardo: Report
January 5th, 2016 at 10:48 AM
While the most prominent needs for the Baltimore Orioles are in their starting rotation and outfield, they have held discussions with free agent left handed reliever Antonio Bastardo. ***PHOTO2*** ESPN's Buster Olney reported on Twitter that the Orioles and Mets are among clubs holding discussions with Bastardo. ***PHOTO1*** The 30-year old lefty has had...

News and Notes: Matt Wieters Matching Donations to BARCS, AL East Rival Forming Super Bullpen
December 29th, 2015 at 8:06 AM
Today's edition of Baltimore Orioles news and notes contains some wonderful news regarding Matt Wieters and his family matching donations to BARCS, and some not so good news as an AL East rival forms a super bullpen. ***PHOTO1*** Matt Wieters and family matching donations to BARCS The Wieters family announced last week that...

News and Notes: Baltimore Orioles Interested in Mat Latos, No Four-year Deals for Pitchers
December 23rd, 2015 at 7:53 AM
It's time for your daily dose of Baltimore Orioles news and notes. In today's edition we touch on the Orioles being interested in free agent right hander Mat Latos as well as the team's unwillingness to go four-years for a free agent starting pitcher. ***PHOTO2*** O's interested in Mat Latos Another day, another...

News and Notes: Waiting on Hyun-soo Kim’s Deal to Become Official, Xavier Avery’s Back
December 22nd, 2015 at 8:00 AM
It's time for your daily dose of Baltimore Orioles news and notes. Today's edition touches on the O's re-signing OF Xavier Avery, as well as the oddity of still waiting on the Hyun-soo Kim deal to become official. ***PHOTO1*** O's ink OF Xaviery Avery to minor league deal The Orioles continued to host...

Baltimore Orioles Among Finalists to Land LHP Scott Kazmir: Report
December 21st, 2015 at 9:45 AM
The Baltimore Orioles need to add a viable are to their starting rotation and preferably one of the left handed variety. The O's are among a group of finalists for free agent left handed pitcher Scott Kazmir. ***PHOTO2*** Kazmir, who turns 32 in January, has resurrected his career over the past few...