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The Whole Nick Markakis Saga is Just Confusing, Doesn’t Change His Baltimore Orioles Career
February 26th, 2015 at 11:20 AM
The major story-line for Baltimore Orioles' fans today isn't the official announcement Wednesday of the signing of free agent infielder Everth Cabrera, but of former Orioles' outfielder Nick Markakis' recent comments in USA Today on his departure from the club this offseason. ***PHOTO1*** If you missed it, Markakis spoke yesterday at the...

Adam Jones Gives His Take on Former Baltimore Orioles’ Outfielder Nick Markakis’ Comments
February 26th, 2015 at 9:22 AM
Former Baltimore Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis spoke out yesterday regarding his departure from the Orioles this offseason due to free agency, and had some poignant, yet confusing things to say. Today in Sarasota, Orioles' centerfielder and leader Adam Jones responded to some questions regarding Markakis' comments from beat reporters. ***PHOTO1*** You can...

Can the Baltimore Orioles Make It Three Straight Years with the MLB Home Run Champ?
February 24th, 2015 at 10:42 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have become known for hitting the long ball over the past few years, and are coming off of back-to-back seasons having led the majors in home runs. Baltimore has also owned the individual MLB home run champ each of the past two seasons and the question is,...

Could Everth Cabrera Be a Possible Leadoff Candidate for the Baltimore Orioles? not So Fast
February 24th, 2015 at 8:29 AM
The Baltimore Orioles made another move in February this year by inking free agent infielder Everth Cabrera to a one-year deal. Despite his troubles, could the former All-Star be a candidate to become the Orioles leadoff hitter in 2015? ***PHOTO1*** Cabrera and the Orioles agreed to terms on a one-year, $2.4 million...

Five Bold Baltimore Orioles Spring Training Predictions
February 20th, 2015 at 7:27 AM
Today marks the first official workout day for pitchers and catchers of the Baltimore Orioles, which means we Spring Training is officially underway in Sarasota. With the first official workout taking place, we thought it would be a good time to present our five bold O's spring training predictions. ***PHOTO1*** Remember, these...

Reporting Dates? What Reporting Dates! Several Baltimore Orioles’ Position Players Already in Camp
February 19th, 2015 at 1:53 PM
Today marked the official beginning of the 2015 season for the Baltimore Orioles with it being the official reporting date for pitchers and catchers. Position players are not required to report to camp until next week, but several O's position players are already in camp, including Adam Jones. ***PHOTO1*** The Orioles are...

Baltimore Orioles Spring Training Preview Part 2: Outfielders
February 11th, 2015 at 9:25 AM
We continue our ten-part Orioles101 Spring Training preview for the Baltimore Orioles with part 2, the outfielders. Baltimore lists that they will have 11 outfielders in camp, although we believe you could consider it 12. ***PHOTO1*** The 11 outfielders coming to camp include eight 40-man roster players, and three non-roster invitees. We...

Why Baltimore Orioles’ Alejandro De Aza Heading to Arbitration Hearing is not Good for Anyone
February 9th, 2015 at 9:49 AM
The Baltimore Orioles began the offseason with 11 arbitration eligible players and have been able to work out deals with ten of those with just outfielder Alejandro De Aza remaining. Despite a small difference in the figures exchanged, the O's and De Aza will head to an arbitration hearing on...

Baltimore Orioles’ Adam Jones on Dan Duquette, Nick Markakis, 2015 and More
February 2nd, 2015 at 10:04 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have an unquestioned leader in All-Star centerfielder Adam Jones and we got the chance to hear from him over the weekend at FanFest. Jones addressed questions ranging from the Dan Duquette saga to the departure of Nick Markakis and more. ***PHOTO1*** Fans hear all the time from players that...

Baltimore Orioles Acquire Travis Snider from Pittsburgh Pirates; Quick Analysis
January 28th, 2015 at 10:13 AM
The Baltimore Orioles finally found the left handed hitting outfielder they had been searching for all offseason on Tuesday. The team announced they acquired OF Travis Snider from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for LHP Stephen Tarpley and a player to be named later. ***PHOTO1*** Baltimore has had Snider on their radar...

Examining Baltimore Orioles’ Latest Minor League Signings: Outfielder Chris Parmelee and RHP Dane De La Rosa
January 27th, 2015 at 7:58 AM
The Baltimore Orioles officially announced on Monday the signing of three free agents to minor league deals with invitations to MLB Spring Training. Baltimore inked right handed pitchers Steve Johnson and Dane De La Rosa, as well as outfielder Chris Parmelee. ***PHOTO1*** We already knew of Johnson's signing last week, but the...

Will the Real Steve Pearce Please Stand up? Expectations for the Rising Star in 2015
January 23rd, 2015 at 9:32 AM
The 2014 Baltimore Orioles suffered two major injuries and a key suspension, but still managed to both win the AL East and earn an ALCS berth for the first time since 1997. One of the key contributor's for the team's success was the production from one Steve Pearce, but what...

Alejandro De Aza is a Wildcard for the Baltimore Orioles in 2015; Expect a Good Season
January 22nd, 2015 at 8:06 AM
The Baltimore Orioles will have a competition in Spring Training for some sort of role in their outfield. This offseason, the departures of both Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis have all but assured Alejandro De Aza of potentially, "everyday status" in left field and we expect that to be a...

MLB Trade Rumors: Examining Potential Baltimore Orioles Trade Candidate Outfielder Charlie Blackmon
January 19th, 2015 at 9:11 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have still yet to find that other left handed hitting outfielder that they have been searching for all offseason once Nick Markakis departed via free agency, but a new target has become available. ***PHOTO1*** According to Fox Sports', the Colorado Rockies have made All-Star outfielder Charlie Blackmon available in...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Nori Aoki Still Available, We Believe the Baltimore Orioles Should Pursue
January 15th, 2015 at 10:25 AM
Spring Training begins next month and the Baltimore Orioles are still searching for another left handed hitting outfielder. Baltimore has inquired with other teams for possible trades, talked with free agent outfielder Colby Rasmus, and explored multiple options, but we do not fully understand why free agent Nori Aoki is...

Taking a Look at Outfielder Alejandro De Aza’s Career as a Leadoff Hitter
January 12th, 2015 at 7:24 AM
It may be cold and frigid outside, but believe it or not, Spring Training is just around the corner for the Baltimore Orioles. If the season started tomorrow, many believe that outfielder Alejandro De Aza would be the team's leadoff man, so how has he done in that position in...

Orioles101 Mailbag: Colby Rasmus and the Baltimore Orioles 2015 Lineup the Focus
January 4th, 2015 at 7:30 AM
It’s the first Sunday of 2015 and that means it’s time for the first edition of Orioles101 Mailbag of 2015! This week the focus surrounded Colby Rasmus and the Baltimore Orioles potential lineups this upcoming season. ***PHOTO1*** As we always do, we want to remind you that if we receive multiple questions...

Taking a Look at Colby Rasmus and Baltimore Orioles Outfielder’s Numbers Against Right Handers
January 2nd, 2015 at 7:56 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have been reportedly in communication with free agent outfielder Colby Rasmus for a while now and according to multiple reports, Orioles manager Buck Showalter is set to meet with Rasmus to see if he would be a fit in the O's clubhouse. With that news in mind,...

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...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Comparing Baltimore Orioles Potential Targets Nori Aoki and Colby Rasmus
December 31st, 2014 at 7:33 AM
It's the final day of 2014 and we thought what would be better than comparing two potential free agent outfielders that the Baltimore Orioles have been reported to be interested in, after all, one of them could be wearing an Orioles uniform in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Baltimore has been looking for some outfield...