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Examining Baltimore Orioles’ Two Newest Additions: LHP Scott Barnes and INF Rey Navarro
November 28th, 2014 at 7:44 AM
The Baltimore Orioles took care of a little business on Wednesday before beginning their Thanksgiving holiday. Baltimore made two moves in signing infielder Rey Navarro to a Major League deal and acquiring LHP Scott Barnes. ***PHOTO1*** Both players are added to the Orioles 40-man roster, which now stands at 39 with these...

Baltimore Orioles Fans Have Plenty to Be Thankful for This Year
November 27th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
It’s the one day a year where eating robust amounts of food is always welcomed, but it is also the day to give thanks and Baltimore Orioles fans have plenty to be thankful for this holiday season. ***PHOTO1*** First off, we here at Orioles101 would like to state that we are thankful...

MLB Trade Rumors: Some Trade Scenarios That Theoretically Make Sense for Baltimore Orioles
November 26th, 2014 at 7:46 AM
With the Thanksgiving holiday tomorrow, newsworthy moves are unlikely, but not impossible, to occur over the next couple of days. Keeping that in mind, we thought it would be fun to lay out a couple of trade scenarios that could possibly make sense for the Baltimore Orioles. ***PHOTO1*** Before we get to...

Amidst Offseason Movement, a Quick Snapshot at Who is on Baltimore Orioles Current 40-man Roster
November 25th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
The offseason is an exciting and nervous time for fans, especially those of the Baltimore Orioles. With players hitting free agency, signing with new teams, getting added to 40-man rosters as protection from the Rule-5 Draft, and minor league free agents signing MLB deals, it can become hard to keep...

Five Former Baltimore Orioles Among Those on Loaded Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot
November 25th, 2014 at 7:50 AM
The 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot was released on Monday by the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) and contained five former Baltimore Orioles. ***PHOTO1*** The 2015 ballot is considered a loaded one, but with several "steroid era" question marks. Baltimore boasts five players that once wore the black and orange, which...

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...

Orioles101 Mailbag: Nick Markakis and Baltimore Orioles Free Agent Targets
November 23rd, 2014 at 8:00 AM
It's Sunday, and that means it's time once again for another edition of Orioles101 Mailbag. This week, the questions continued to center around Baltimore Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis as well as potential O's targets in free agency. ***PHOTO1*** As we always do, we want to remind you that if we receive multiple...

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...

Baltimore Orioles Protect Two from Rule-5 Draft, Add RHP’s Tyler Wilson and Mike Wright to 40-man
November 21st, 2014 at 8:11 AM
Thursday was the deadline for MLB teams to add players that would be eligible for next month's Rule-5 Draft to their 40-man rosters, and the Baltimore Orioles protected two prospects- RHP's Tyler Wilson and Mike Wright. ***PHOTO1*** Neither pitcher was really a surprise to be added to the 40-man roster. Both Wright...

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 Sign Nine to Minor League Deals Including 3B Michael Almanzar and LHP Chris Jones
November 20th, 2014 at 8:03 AM
The Baltimore Orioles continued to add organizational depth on Wednesday as they announced the signing of nine players to minor league deals. Two of the nine players that were signed to new deals, 3B Michael Almanzar and LHP Chris Jones, were in the organization in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** Baltimore re-signed Almanzar and Jones...

MLB Trade Rumors: Baltimore Orioles Likely to Trade a Starting Pitcher This Offseason?
November 19th, 2014 at 12:17 PM
The Major League Baseball offseason has already presented us with some surprises and head scratchers, but the Baltimore Orioles have yet to make a "major" move. While free agency is normally the easiest way to make a big move, trades also present a team with the opportunity and the Orioles...

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 Add Infield Depth, Sign Ozzie Martinez to Minor League Deal
November 18th, 2014 at 8:02 AM
Who says the offseason has been mostly quiet around Baltimore? The Orioles added some organizational infield depth over the weekend by signing Ozzie Martinez to a Minor League deal. ***PHOTO1*** Ok, so it's not necessarily hot stove worthy, but the move is a good one in our book for the O's. Martinez adds...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Updates on Baltimore Orioles Free Agents Nick Markakis and Nelson Cruz
November 17th, 2014 at 8:29 AM
Despite the flurry of NCAA and NFL football over the weekend, Baltimore Orioles fans were still reaching out to us asking if there was any new news on O's free agents Nick Markakis and Nelson Cruz. ***PHOTO1*** There was not any news to come out of Baltimore regarding either free agent this...

Orioles101 Mailbag: Baltimore Orioles Offseason Moves and Prospects
November 16th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
It’s Sunday, and you know what that means. It’s time once again for another edition of Orioles101 Mailbag, and this week there were a wide variety of questions presented to us, including ones about Ubaldo Jimenez. ***PHOTO1*** As we always do, we want to remind you that if we receive multiple questions...

Minor League Spotlight: Baltimore Orioles Prospects Performed Very Well in Arizona Fall League
November 15th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
It's time for another edition of Orioles101's Minor League Spotligh,t and this week we highlight the Baltimore Orioles prospects that took part in the Arizona Fall League. ***PHOTO1*** The Orioles prospects were part of the Glendale Desert Dogs. The team was comprised of prospects from the O's, Chicago White Sox, Detroit Tigers,...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Baltimore Orioles and Nick Markakis Nearing a Four-year Deal?
November 14th, 2014 at 10:15 AM
The Baltimore Orioles and free agent outfielder Nick Markakis have been discussing a new deal for quite some time now, and several reports yesterday said that a potential four-year deal is getting very close to being done. ***PHOTO1*** Heading into this week's GM Meetings in Phoenix, Arizona, Markakis' agent Jamie Murphy was...