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Baltimore Orioles Exercise 2015 Options for RHP Darren O’Day and LHP Wei-Yin Chen
October 31st, 2014 at 7:31 AM
MLB Free Agency officially began on Thursday, but the Baltimore Orioles quickly made the move to keep two of their potential free agents. Baltimore exercised their 2015 team options on both RHP Darren O'Day and LHP Wei-Yin Chen. ***PHOTO1*** This should not be surprising news to anyone, especially Orioles fans. Both O'Day...

Examining What Kind of Contract LHP Andrew Miller Could Expect in Free Agency
October 30th, 2014 at 9:28 AM
The Baltimore Orioles made a tremendous move at the MLB trade deadline this season when they acquired LHP Andrew Miller from the Boston Red Sox. Miller was fantastic for the Orioles and increased his value even more as he will now enter the free agent market, but what kind of...

Let the MLB Free Agency Frenzy Begin; Nine Baltimore Orioles Expected to Hit the Market
October 30th, 2014 at 7:18 AM
The San Francisco Giants are once again World Series Champions for the third time in the last five years, but the conclusion of the World Series also marks the beginning of free agency. This morning marks the official beginning of the offseason for all of Major League Baseball and the...

What Area Should the Baltimore Orioles Focus the Most on This Offseason?
October 29th, 2014 at 10:27 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are coming off of their third straight winning season and second postseason berth in the last three years. Baltimore will have a lot of decisions to make this offseason, but what area of the team should garner the most focus? ***PHOTO1*** There is a laundry list of potential free...

MLB Rumors: Baltimore Orioles in Talks with Outfielder Nick Markakis
October 29th, 2014 at 8:26 AM
One of the biggest names on Baltimore Orioles’ fans minds is longest tenured current Oriole Nick Markakis. He is likely hitting the free agent market tonight or tomorrow, depending on when Game 7 concludes, and Baltimore has reportedly been frantically working on a deal for the right fielder. ***PHOTO1*** Per MASN’s Roch...

Dylan Bundy Highlights Baseball America’s 2015 Top 10 Baltimore Orioles Prospects List
October 28th, 2014 at 1:54 PM
One of the more fun aspects of the offseason is looking ahead to the next season and even further down the road. Part of that fun is Baseball America's top 10 prospects list for each team, and RHP Dylan Bundy highlights this year's Baltimore Orioles list. ***PHOTO1*** This year's Baseball America list...

What Should the Baltimore Orioles Do with Outfielder Alejandro De Aza?
October 27th, 2014 at 10:29 AM
We are just days away from the MLB offseason officially getting underway, and the Baltimore Orioles front office is already in the full swing of things. Baltimore will have a lot of decisions to make with free agents and arbitration eligible players, but one of the more interesting decisions they...

Is Baltimore Orioles 1B Chris Davis a Legitimate Non-Tender Candidate in Arbitration?
October 27th, 2014 at 8:47 AM
The 2014 season will come to a close this week once the World Series comes to an end, and the offseason drama of free agency, trades, arbitration, and roster moves can begin. Chris Davis is entering his last year of arbitration eligibility before free agency, but some fans and baseball...

Orioles101 Mailbag: Possible 2014 Awards for Baltimore Orioles the Focus
October 26th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Once the 2014 World Series comes to a close, free agency is not the only thing that kicks off. The 2014 season awards begin to be announced, and that was the overwhelming focus this week for our mailbag. ***PHOTO1*** As we always do, we want to remind you that if we receive...

Baltimore Orioles Minor League Spotlight: Mike Yastrzemski Making His Own Name in O’s Organization
October 25th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
It's time for another edition of Orioles101's Baltimore Orioles Minor League Spotlight, and this week we highlight a guy with a familiar last name among baseball fans; Mike Yastrzemski. The outfielder proved in 2014 that he is more than just the grandson of a Hall of Famer- he is a...

Power Continued to Be Biggest Strength of Baltimore Orioles Offense in 2014
October 24th, 2014 at 10:21 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have become known as a home run hitting team over the last few years and that distinction continued in 2014. Baltimore led all of baseball in home runs this season, but the power went beyond just a couple of players. ***PHOTO1*** The Birds hit 211 home runs in 2014,...

Three Baltimore Orioles Named AL Rawlings Gold Glove Finalists, How Many Will Win?
October 24th, 2014 at 7:48 AM
The 2014 AL and NL Rawlings Gold Glove finalists were announced on Thursday and the Baltimore Orioles have three players in the running for a Gold Glove this season. Center fielder Adam Jones, right fielder Nick Markakis, and shortstop JJ Hardy were among the three finalists named at their respective...

Why Victor Martinez Matters for Baltimore Orioles DH Nelson Cruz This Offseason
October 23rd, 2014 at 9:21 AM
The Baltimore Orioles will have a lot of decisions to make this offseason, especially surrounding their three big name free agent players in Andrew Miller, Nick Markakis, and 2014 MLB Home Run champ Nelson Cruz. This offseason, as Cruz looks to land his next contract, one of the biggest factors...

A Chat with Baltimore Orioles First Baseman and 2014 Rising Star Steve Pearce
October 23rd, 2014 at 6:56 AM
The Baltimore Orioles had several players come through and contribute for them over the course of the 2014 season, but one of the standout guys of the season was a familiar yet surprising face; first baseman/utility player Steve Pearce. ***PHOTO1*** Pearce was a familiar face to Orioles fans over the last three...

A Fun Look Ahead: Projecting Baltimore Orioles 2015 Opening Day Roster
October 22nd, 2014 at 10:38 AM
With free agency not set to begin until after the World Series and not much expected to be happening around the Warehouse until then, we thought it would be fun to try and give you our prediction for the Baltimore Orioles 2015 Opening Day Roster. First, let us just state the...

Unlikely Duo Zach Britton and Steve Pearce Helped Lead Baltimore Orioles in 2014
October 22nd, 2014 at 7:50 AM
The Baltimore Orioles may not be playing in the World Series this week, but they still had one heck of a 2014 season. The O's won their first AL East title and reached the ALCS for the first time since 1997, an effort in which Zach Britton and Steve Pearce...

Offseason Outlook: Pending Baltimore Orioles Free Agents, Some Big Names
October 21st, 2014 at 9:49 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are like every other team in baseball in that they will have some tough decisions to make with their pending free agents this offseason, and the Orioles list includes some very big names. ***PHOTO1*** There are the obvious and most talked about names surrounding the Orioles and free agency,...

The World Series Dilemma: Who Do Baltimore Orioles Fans Root for in the Fall Classic?
October 21st, 2014 at 7:46 AM
The 2014 World Series is set to begin tonight between the NL Champ San Francisco Giants and the AL Champ Kansas City Royals and unfortunately, Baltimore Orioles fans will have to wait at least one more year before being able to see the Birds back in the Fall Classic. The...

Brian Roberts Retires After 14 Years, So We Look Back at His Baltimore Orioles Career
October 20th, 2014 at 10:29 AM
Brian Roberts and the Baltimore Orioles were two things linked at the hip for so many years and, late last week, the former two-time All Star confirmed that he was retiring after 14 Major League seasons. Although his final year in the big leagues was spent in pinstripes, we wanted...

Andrew Miller was Phenomenal for Baltimore Orioles; Set for Big Pay Day in Free Agency
October 20th, 2014 at 8:09 AM
The Baltimore Orioles made one of the best moves at this year's MLB trade deadline when they sent LHP prospect Eduardo Rodriguez to the Boston Red Sox for dominant lefty reliever Andrew Miller. The move bolstered an already-good bullpen into a great one. ***PHOTO1*** Miller is one of the rare left handed...