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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...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Baltimore Orioles Continue to Show Interest in Outfielder Colby Rasmus
December 30th, 2014 at 7:31 AM
The Baltimore Orioles filled one of their holes in the lineup last week by agreeing to a deal to re-sign OF/DH Delmon Young to a one-year deal, but there is still work to be done in the outfield. Baltimore has been rumored to be interested in several outfielders this season,...

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...

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: 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...