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Orioles101 Mailbag: Nick Markakis and Baltimore Orioles Free Agent Targets the Focus
November 23rd, 2014 at 8:00 AM
It's Sunday, and that means it's time once again for another edition of Orioles101 Mailbag and this week the focus 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...

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 overwhelmingly most asked for prospect was catcher Chance Sisco. ***PHOTO1*** Sisco is one of the fastest...

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...

Baltimore Orioles Nelson Cruz and Adam Jones Finish in Top 15 for AL MVP Award
November 14th, 2014 at 8:08 AM
The 2014 American and National League MVP awards were handed out on Thursday, and the teams from Los Angeles swept the board. Angels' outfielder Mike Trout and Dodgers' pitcher Clayton Kershaw won their respective league's MVP awards, but Baltimore Orioles fans were happy to see both Nelson Cruz and Adam...

Victor Martinez’s New Contract Gives Us Some Insight on Nelson Cruz’s Potential Deal
November 13th, 2014 at 10:20 AM
The first truly big hat to fall in the MLB free agent market took place on Wednesday when DH Victor Martinez agreed to terms on a four-year, $68 million deal to re-sign with the Detroit Tigers. With Martinez off the market, Nelson Cruz becomes the best available DH option, but...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Baltimore Orioles LHP Andrew Miller Reportedly Seeking Four-year Deal
November 13th, 2014 at 8:20 AM
The Baltimore Orioles and Executive VP/GM Dan Duquette made one of the best moves at the MLB trade deadline this season when they acquired LHP Andrew Miller from the Boston Red Sox. Miller is one of-if not the- best reliever on the free agent market, and is reportedly seeking a...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Baltimore Orioles in the Yasmany Tomas Sweepstakes?
November 12th, 2014 at 9:33 AM
There has been a growing list of Cuban defectors that have become MLB stars in recent years, with some of the most notable cases being Yasiel Puig and Jose Abreu. Next on that list appears to be slugger Yasmany Tomas, but are the Baltimore Orioles really players in the Tomas...

Baltimore Orioles Manager Buck Showalter Runs Away with BBWAA AL Manager of the Year Honors
November 12th, 2014 at 7:20 AM
Baltimore Orioles Manager Buck Showalter was recognized for his tremendous work in 2014 on Tuesday Night. Showalter was voted the 2014 Baseball Writers Association of America AL Manager of the Year. ***PHOTO1*** Showalter helped lead the Orioles to their first AL East title and ALCS berth since 1997 en route to a...

Nick Markakis’ Agent Meeting with Other Teams, No Time to Panic for Baltimore Orioles Fans
November 11th, 2014 at 10:35 AM
Baltimore Orioles fans everywhere have had three names on their minds since the O's were knocked out of the playoffs: Andrew Miller, Nelson Cruz, and Nick Markakis. The news that Markakis' agent is negotiating with other teams this week at the GM Meetings in Phoenix has caused some panic for...