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MLB Free Agent Rumors: Baltimore Orioles Reportedly Giving Consideration to Signing Ichiro Suzuki
December 19th, 2014 at 7:52 AM
The Baltimore Orioles still need to add to their outfield and on Thursday, reports began to surface that the team could be giving some consideration to signing 41-year old Ichiro Suzuki. ***PHOTO1*** CBS Sports' Jon Heyman wrote on Thursday that Ichiro is receiving some consideration from the Orioles. Quite honestly, at this point...

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: 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...

Baltimore Orioles Ink Former Chicago Cubs LHP Wesley Wright to One-year Deal
December 17th, 2014 at 7:37 AM
The Baltimore Orioles made their first "significant" signing of the offseason on Tuesday signing free agent left handed reliever Wesley Wright to a one-year deal. ***PHOTO1*** MASN's Roch Kubatko was the first to report the signing on Tuesday and there are reports that the deal is for one-year, and $1.7 million. The...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Should Baltimore Orioles Sign Outfielder Colby Rasmus?
December 15th, 2014 at 8:11 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have been rumored to be "in" on several different outfielders this offseason, but nothing has materialized as of yet. The latest outfielder to be linked to Baltimore, though, is Toronto Blue Jays' free agent Colby Rasmus. ***PHOTO1*** Rasmus has been linked to the Orioles for quite a while now...

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 Trade Rumors: Outfielder Marlon Byrd a Possible Trade Target for Baltimore Orioles
December 9th, 2014 at 7:52 AM
The Baltimore Orioles, and pretty much every team in the league, had several rumors floating around about them after day one of the MLB Winter Meetings on Monday. One of the more intriguing tidbits to come out of day one regarding the Birds was the possibility of OF Marlon Byrd...

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...

Minor League Spotlight: RHP Zach Davies Quickly Rising up Baltimore Orioles’ Ranks
December 6th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
It may be the offseason, but it is never too late to recognize Baltimore Orioles minor league prospects. This week, we focus on one of the fastest rising pitchers in the organization, Zach Davies. ***PHOTO1*** The 21-year old right hander was drafted by the Orioles in the 26th round of the 2011...

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...

Nick Markakis, Baltimore Orioles Reunion Now Reportedly Less Likely
December 2nd, 2014 at 9:33 AM
The Baltimore Orioles saw their most productive offensive player in 2014, Nelson Cruz, sign a four-year, $58 million deal with the Seattle Mariners on Monday. As grim as that news was, it was made worse with the news that the Orioles now have less than a 50-50 shot at re-signing...

Baltimore Orioles Minor League Spotlight: LHP Brian Gonzalez Posts Terrific First Professional Season
November 29th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
It’s time for another edition of Orioles101’s Baltimore Orioles Minor League Spotlight and this week we went away from an interview format to focus strictly on the performance of an O’s minor leaguer. The O’s saw some major promise from their 2014 draft choice, LHP Brian Gonzalez. ***PHOTO1*** Baltimore did not have...

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...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Outfielder Torii Hunter Reportedly on Baltimore Orioles “radar”
November 24th, 2014 at 8:07 AM
This time of year is both frustrating and exciting due to the massive amount of rumors and reports surrounding every MLB team, including the Baltimore Orioles. We try to avoid the ridiculous, and keep you apprised of legitimate and completely possible rumors. Over the weekend the Orioles were linked to...

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...

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...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Should the Baltimore Orioles Pursue DH Kendrys Morales?
November 20th, 2014 at 10:08 AM
Another shoe dropped in the DH free agent market on Wednesday when the Oakland A's signed Billy Butler to a three-year, $30 million deal. Both Butler and Victor Martinez have come off the market already this season, which raises the question of whether or not the Baltimore Orioles pursue Kendrys...

Baltimore Orioles Ink Farm Hand RHP Oliver Drake to MLB Deal
November 19th, 2014 at 7:56 AM
The Baltimore Orioles announced on Tuesday that they re-signed one of their minor league free agents, RHP Oliver Drake to a Major League Deal. ***PHOTO1*** Drake was an Orioles minor league free agent this winter, and was rewarded by the team for a terrific 2014 with a new MLB deal. Originally drafted in...

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...

Baltimore Orioles Nelson Cruz and Adam Jones Finish in Top 15 for AL MVP Award
November 14th, 2014 at 8:08 AM
The 2014 American and National League MVP awards were handed out on Thursday, and the teams from Los Angeles swept the board. Angels' outfielder Mike Trout and Dodgers' pitcher Clayton Kershaw won their respective league's MVP awards, but Baltimore Orioles fans were happy to see both Nelson Cruz and Adam...