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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...

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: 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...

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...

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...

News and Notes: Wei-Yin Chen Update, Trevor Cahill Almost an Oriole?
December 21st, 2015 at 7:57 AM
It's time for your daily dose of Baltimore Orioles news and notes. In today's weekend catch-up edition, we touch on the news that right handed pitcher Trevor Cahill reportedly had an opportunity to be an Oriole, as well as an update on the latest team to potentially target free agent...

Baltimore Orioles Among Most Aggressive Suitors for Yovani Gallardo: Report
December 18th, 2015 at 1:26 PM
The Baltimore Orioles need to add to their starting rotation, and preferably an arm that would slot into the one or two spot. The O's are among the most aggressive suitors for free agent right handed pitcher Yovani Gallardo. ***PHOTO2*** Fox Sports' Jon Morosi tweeted this afternoon that the Orioles and Houston...

Non-tendered Players Make for Some Interesting Free Agent Options for Baltimore Orioles
December 3rd, 2015 at 2:26 PM
Wednesday was the deadline for teams to either tender or non-tender their arbitration eligible players, and if a team elected to non-tender a player, that player became a free agent for any team to sign. Three of the players around the league that got non-tendered may be of interest to...

News and Notes: Eight Minor League Free Agent Signings, Kevin Gausman Gets Lasik
November 25th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
It's time for your daily dose of Baltimore Orioles news and notes. In today's pre-Thanksgiving edition, we talk about the eight minor league free agent deals announced Tuesday, as well as Kevin Gausman getting lasik surgery. ***PHOTO2*** Orioles announce signing of eight players to minor league deals The O's officially announced on Tuesday...

Potential Baltimore Orioles’ Free Agent Targets Series: RHP Doug Fister
November 18th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
We continue our series on potential free agent targets for the Baltimore Orioles today by taking a look at a guy who could be primed to be a "steal" in free agency this offseason, RHP Doug Fister. ***PHOTO1*** Fister, 31, is in the same boat that a Colby Rasmus was last year,...

Potential Baltimore Orioles’ Free Agent Targets Series: RHP Mike Leake
November 16th, 2015 at 1:20 PM
We continue our series on potential Baltimore Orioles' free agent targets by shifting back to the starting rotation that struggled mightily in 2015. Our focus shifts to one of the guys that isn't considered among the "top-tier" free agent starting pitchers, but is certainly a guy that could help the...

Potential Baltimore Orioles’ Free Agent Targets Series: RHP Chris Young
November 12th, 2015 at 2:18 PM
We continue our potential Baltimore Orioles' free agent targets series today by taking a look a veteran RHP Chris Young, who could potentially help the O's starting rotation in 2016. ***PHOTO1*** Young, 36, is coming off of a good season for the Kansas City Royals, both in the regular season and in...

Potential Baltimore Orioles’ Free Agent Targets Series: SP Marco Estrada
November 4th, 2015 at 2:53 PM
We continue our series on potential free agent targets for the Baltimore Orioles by shifting gears and looking at a starting pitcher who could help an Orioles rotation that struggled mightily in 2015, and will likely be losing their best pitcher in Wei-Yin Chen. We take a look at RHP...

News and Notes: Dylan Bundy Perfect, Two Prospects Named AFL All-Stars, Free Agency Dates
November 3rd, 2015 at 8:10 AM
It's time for your daily dose of Baltimore Orioles news and notes. In today's jam packed edition, we talk about Dylan Bundy's Arizona Fall League debut, two O's prospects earning All-Star nods, and list the important dates regarding MLB free agency. ***PHOTO1*** Dylan Bundy perfect in debut, but be realistic It had been...

The Baltimore Orioles Starting Rotation was the Biggest Culprit for Failure in 2015, It was Bad
October 19th, 2015 at 1:45 PM
The Baltimore Orioles had high hopes for their starting rotation in 2015, after all, the rotation turned a corner in 2014 and was one of the best in the American League en route to helping lead the O's to their first AL East title since 1997. Unfortunately, things did not...

Comparing the 2015 Baltimore Orioles’ Pitching Staff to the 2014 Pitching Staff, How Bad was It?
October 16th, 2015 at 11:25 AM
It's no secret that the 2015 Baltimore Orioles' starting rotation was a far cry from what it was in 2014, but how did the entire pitching staff perform this season when compared to the 2014 O's pitching staff? ***PHOTO1*** On Thursday, we compared the 2015 Orioles' offense to its' 2014 counterpart and...

Breaking Down Baltimore Orioles’ Pitching by Inning, Which was the Worst?
October 14th, 2015 at 11:11 AM
The 2015 season did not go as planned for the Baltimore Orioles, that pretty much goes without saying and the starting rotation was a big reason why. Today, we take a look at how Orioles' pitching did per inning this season and their worst inning was probably not the one...

Breaking Down Kevin Gausman’s Season for Baltimore Orioles, Better than the Numbers Look
October 1st, 2015 at 11:21 AM
His start on Wednesday night was ultimately the last start of the season for the Baltimore Orioles young right hander, Kevin Gausman. With that in mind, we thought it would be a good idea to break down his 2015 campaign, and his year was better than the numbers look. ***PHOTO1*** Gausman took...

News and Notes: Baltimore Orioles Split Twin-bill, Kevin Gausman Has Career Night, and More
October 1st, 2015 at 8:26 AM
It's time for your daily dose of Baltimore Orioles news and notes. In today's edition, we talk about the Orioles splitting their doubleheader Wednesday, the career night for Kevin Gausman on the mound, and the historic Game 2 of the Birds' doubleheader. ***PHOTO1*** O's drop Game 1, take Game 2 The Orioles and...

News and Notes: Baltimore Orioles Postponed Tuesday, Manny Machado up for Awards, and More
September 30th, 2015 at 8:11 AM
It's time for your daily dose of Baltimore Orioles news and notes. In today's edition, we talk about the O's getting postponed Tuesday to setup twin bill Wednesday, we highlight Manny Machado's award nominations, and we prepare you for the unfortunate scene that could happen today. ***PHOTO1*** Rain washes out game Tuesday,...