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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: Outfielders Coming Off the Board Quickly, Where Do Baltimore Orioles Look?
December 16th, 2014 at 7:43 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are coming off of their first AL East title since 1997 and had the second best record in the American League, but their outfield is going to look a lot different in 2015. The free agent market for outfielders continues to shrink by the day with 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...

Baltimore Orioles Hosting 36th Annual OriolesREACH Holiday Party for Kids on Tuesday
December 14th, 2014 at 7:30 AM
This week, we thought we would give the Mailbag a rest in order to highlight something fantastic that the Baltimore Orioles are doing for the 36th straight year. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, December 16th, OriolesREACH will host its 36th annual Holiday Party for Kids, per a press release by the team earlier this...

Minor League Spotlight: Interview with Baltimore Orioles’ Prospect 1B Trey Mancini
December 13th, 2014 at 7:30 AM
It's time for another edition of Orioles101's Minor League Spotlight, and this week we highlight a 2013 Draft choice that has been making some noise in the Orioles organization: first baseman Trey Mancini. ***PHOTO1*** Mancini was selected by the Orioles in the eighth round of the 2013 MLB Draft out of Notre...

Examining the Baltimore Orioles’ Rule-5 Draft Selections
December 12th, 2014 at 8:45 AM
The Baltimore Orioles continued their recent trend of selecting a player in the MLB portion of the Rule-5 Draft and even upped the ante on Thursday by selecting two players. ***PHOTO1*** Executive VP/GM Dan Duquette selected RHP Logan Verrett with their pick in the MLB portion of the Rule-5 Draft and also...

Reason for Outrage by Baltimore Orioles’ Fans at Lack of Movement by O’s Front Office?
December 11th, 2014 at 10:51 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have been pretty quiet at this week's MLB Winter Meetings and the entire offseason for that matter, but is there reason for outrage by O's fans at lack of movement by the Orioles front office? ***PHOTO1*** There have been a lot of negative or angry fans out there of...

Expect the Baltimore Orioles to Make Move at the Final Day of MLB’s Winter Meetings
December 11th, 2014 at 7:47 AM
Thursday is the final day of Major League Baseball's Winter Meetings and Baltimore Orioles fans have been desperately waiting to see their team make a move to help replace the team's departed free agents. While they have been disappointed thus far, expect the Orioles to make a move on the...

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: Count the Baltimore Orioles Out on Outfielder Matt Kemp per Reports
December 10th, 2014 at 7:38 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are in dyer need of filling holes in their outfield and lineup thanks to the departures of Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis via free agency, but help does not appear to be coming from Los Angeles. ***PHOTO1*** The Baltimore Sun's Eduardo Encina reported on Tuesday that sources had informed...

Baltimore Orioles See Three Players Drop Off 40-man Roster on Monday
December 9th, 2014 at 11:54 AM
Baltimore Orioles' fans are in high anticipation that the O's front office will make a move or two this week during the MLB Winter Meetings, but some may have missed that the Orioles saw their 40-man roster drop down to 37 players on Monday. Remember when the Orioles acquired LHP Scott...

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...

MLB Winter Meetings Begin Today, Will Baltimore Orioles Make a Move This Week?
December 8th, 2014 at 7:46 AM
When it comes to the MLB offseason, one of the more exciting weeks is that of the Winter Meetings. It presents both GMs and players' agents the opportunity to meet with several people face-to-face throughout the day. Many of the "blockbuster-type of deals" usually get done during this week. ***PHOTO1*** Baltimore Orioles...

Orioles101 Mailbag: Replacing Baltimore Orioles’ Free Agents Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis the Focus
December 7th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
It’s Sunday, and you know what that means. It’s time for another edition of Orioles101 Mailbag! The entire week of questions surrounded the departure and replacements for Baltimore Orioles’ free agents Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis. ***PHOTO1*** As we always do, we want to remind you that if we receive multiple questions...

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 Trade Rumors: Could We See Atlanta Braves’ Justin Upton in a Baltimore Orioles Uniform?
December 5th, 2014 at 8:03 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are in the midst of a very tough week with both Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis agreeing to terms with new teams, leaving a lot of holes to fill. One of the possible options to help fill the void for Baltimore would be the acquisition of Atlanta...