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  1. Nick Markakis is a must sign
  • Orioles sign Chris Parmelee

    Hardball Talk "Chris Parmelee, who was dropped by the Twins last month, has signed a minor-league contract with the Orioles that includes an invitation to spring training. Parmelee was the Twins’ first-round draft pick 2006 and had a huge September debut in 2011, but then hit just .238 with 20 homers and a..." January 26

  • Blue Jays end negotiations for Orioles’ Duquette

    Sportsnet.ca "Negotiations for Dan Duquette are over after the Toronto Blue Jays refused to consider the Baltimore Orioles’ demands for promising right-hander Jeff Hoffman and two other top prospects as compensation for the executive. A deal between the American League East rivals was at no point close, and..." January 26

  • Orioles, Ryan Flaherty agree to $1.075 million deal for 2015, sources say

    Baltimore Sun "The Orioles settled with utility infielder Ryan Flaherty on Sunday, agreeing to a $1.075 million deal for the 2015 season, according to multiple sources. Flaherty becomes the Orioles’ sixth arbitration-eligible player to come to terms, and the first since salary figures were exchanged last..." January 26

  • 2d
    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    Heard Indians are showing a lot of interest in FA OF Nolan Reimold. Trying to sign him to minor league deal. #orioles still in mix

  • 4d
    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    If a TOR/Duquette deal is finished, compensation will be substantial. Jeff Hoffman discussed.

  • 5d
    Dan Connolly @danconnollysun

    With Rasmus off board, #Orioles changing gears again for OFs. Theyve been in contact this winter w Nate Schierholtz, whom they've courted b4

  • 8d
    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    #orioles discussed multi-year contacts with a few players, including Tillman, and could revisit later.

  • 9d
    Mark Sheldon @m_sheldon

    Arthur Rhodes, 45, hasn't pitched in big leagues since 2011. But I heard that he officially retired today. Was All-Star for #reds in 2010.

  • O's sign Davis, Tillman, Wieters to 1-year contracts

    CSN Baltimore "The Orioles settled on one-year contracts with Chris Davis, Chris Tillman and Matt Wieters before the deadline for the teams to exchange arbitration figures on Friday according to reports. Davis, who slumped badly from his 53 homer season in 2013, got a reported raise. In his final season..." January 17

  • Blue Jays still looking to replace Paul Beeston with Dan Duquette, have discussed compensation package with Orioles

    Bluebird Banter "According to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the Blue Jays and the Orioles have discussed a possible trade package that would see current Orioles general manager Dan Duquette be released from his contract (which runs through 2018) in order to become the next CEO of the Blue Jays. However, it appears..." January 14

  • 12d
    Rich Dubroff @RichDubroffCSN

    Manny Machado says he sees no reason why he won't be ready for the start of spring training.#Orioles #OriolesTalk

  • Orioles pitching tryout an ex-NBAer, and a grandfather

    New York Post "Grandpa could soon face Big Papi. Journeyman left-hander Mark Hendrickson, 40, attended an Orioles minicamp this week in hopes of continuing his big league career following the birth this fall of his first grandchild to his 19-year-old stepdaughter, Hannah. “I’m a grandfather, for goodness’..." January 14

  • 12d
    Eduardo A. Encina @EddieInTheYard

    Add #Orioles minor league catcher Chance Sisco to the group of players Dave Wallace & Dom Chiti will work w/ in California after minicamp.

  • Orioles, Tommy Hunter avoid arbitration

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "The Orioles have avoided arbitration with reliever Tommy Hunter, according to CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman. Hunter signed a one-year deal worth $4.65 million. The 28-year-old posted a 2.97 ERA over 60 2/3 innings last year. " January 12

  • 14d
    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    Matt Wieters will throw from 120 feet today for the 1st time in Atlanta. Big step in his progression #orioles

  • Adam Jones will make a donation to David Ortiz’s charity after losing a bet

    Hardball Talk "Orioles outfielder Adam Jones and Red Sox DH David Ortiz made a friendly wager on Saturday night’s divisional playoff game between the Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots. Jones sent the challenge to Ortiz on Twitter, suggesting the loser make a $5,000 donation to the winner’s charity and..." January 11

  • 16d
    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    Delmon Young deal done. Breakdown: $2.25M base, 750K incentives. #orioles

  • 17d
    Jim Bowden @JimBowden_ESPN

    Orioles talks with Colby Rasmus are gaining steam according to source

  • Orioles finalizing minor league deal with J.P. Arencibia

    Baltimore Sun "Adding another catcher to their growing list for spring training, the Orioles are finalizing a minor league deal with J.P. Arencibia, according to a source. He will get an invite to spring training. The 29-year-old Arencibia was once a Top 50 prospect after being drafted by the Toronto Blue..." January 08

  • Pedro, Big Unit, Smoltz, Biggio make Hall of Fame

    MLB.com "Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Tuesday. The three pitchers were voted in on their first time on the ballot, while Biggio was selected in his third year. Johnson received 97.3 percent..." January 06

  • Former Orioles GM Hank Peters dead at age 90

    CBSSports.com "Former Orioles and Indians GM Hank Peters has passed away at the age of 90. On Sunday, Orioles owner Peter Angelos released the following statement: “I am saddened to learn of the passing of Hank Peters, and on behalf of the Orioles organization, I extend my condolences to his daughter..." January 04

  • 22d
    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    Delmon Young's physical isn't until Wednesday in Baltimore. 1-year deal will be announced after that #orioles

  • Aoki and Ethier still among Orioles' outfield options

    Masn "While the Orioles apparently still rate Colby Rasmus as their likeliest choice among available left-handed hitting outfielders, they haven't eliminated two others from the discussion. They maintain a lower level of interest in free agent Nori Aoki and have engaged in trade talks with the..." January 04

  • Orioles reliever Ryan Webb had surgery on his non-throwing shoulder

    Hardball Talk "Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun reports that Orioles reliever Ryan Webb had surgery on his left (non-throwing) shoulder shortly after the end of the 2014 season. Webb had been dealing with instability in the shoulder, so he had surgery to tighten the capsule. The good news is that it was..." January 03

  • "Mutual interest" in Tillman extension

    Masn "The Orioles tendered contracts to each player, but that doesn't guarantee a roster spot on opening day. For instance, Matusz's name has come up in trade discussions this winter. Executive vice president Dan Duquette said he hasn't negotiated new deals with any of the players, noting that he..." January 03

  • Orioles manager Buck Showalter to meet with Colby Rasmus

    Baltimore Sun "The Orioles have focused their search for outfield help on Colby Rasmus, so much so that manager Buck Showalter is set to meet with the free-agent outfielder in the near future, according to an industry source. No deal with Rasmus -- who is the top outfielder remaining on the free-agent market..." January 01

  • Orioles have real interest in Rasmus

    Masn "I'm still hearing that the Orioles don't have serious interest in free agent Ichiro Suzuki. However, they do hold legitimate interest in another left-handed hitting outfielder, Colby Rasmus, and have maintained a dialogue with agent Casey Close since the Winter Meetings in San Diego. This is..." December 31

  • 28d
    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Orioles still showing interest in Nori Aoki, in addition to Colby Rasmus and Ichiro Suzuki among free-agent outfielders.

  • 29d
    Steve Johnson @SJohnson831

    Cleared to start playing catch yesterday and had no problems and no soreness today. Good start

  • 29d
    Steve Johnson @SJohnson831

    Cleared to start playing catch yesterday and had no problems and no soreness today. Good start

  • 32d
    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    #orioles have reached agreement on 1-year deal with OF Delmon Young, pending physical. Was seeking 2 years, but sides reached agreement

  • The average major league salary is up to $3.8 million

    Hardball Talk "The best things in life are free. But you can keep them for the birds and bees: Major League Baseball’s average salary shot up to more than $3.8-million (U.S.) this year following the steepest rise since 2001, putting big-leaguers on track to top the $4-million barrier for the first time in..." December 24

  • 36d
    Nick Cafardo @nickcafardo

    Scott Boras said Matt Wieters (TJ) will be ready by opening day

  • 36d
    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    Meanwhile, #orioles were hoping to re-sign catcher Nick Hundley but hearing he has 2-year offer from another team, so appears won't happen

  • MLB, umpires reach agreement on new contract

    Sporting News "Major League Baseball and its umpires will maintain labor peace for the next few seasons. The sides agreed to a five-year collective bargaining agreement late Friday, The Associated Press reported. The current agreement was set to expire Dec. 31. The umpires and team owners will hold..." December 21

  • 37d
    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    Meanwhile, #orioles were hoping to re-sign catcher Nick Hundley but hearing he has 2-year offer from another team, so appears won't happen

  • Orioles hire hitting coach Scott Coolbaugh

    Hardball Talk "MASN’s Roch Kubatko reports that the Orioles have hired Scott Coolbaugh as the club’s new hitting coach. Once Charlie Manuel turned down the position, the Orioles moved quickly. In Dallas, Coolbaugh met for two hours with manager Buck Showalter and vice president of baseball operations Brady..." December 20

  • Ichiro is a consideration for Orioles, who still need an outfielder

    CBSSports.com "Ichiro Suzki, the Japanese outfield sensation who's 41, is receiving some consideration from the Orioles. Ichiro, who is hoping to play to reach the coveted 3,000 hits in Major League Baseball, is 156 hits short and looking for a job, and the Orioles seek another outfielder." December 18

  • Showalter not sure if Wieters is ready for Opening Day

    CSN Baltimore "Buck Showalter thinks Manny Machado will be ready to start the 2015 season. He isn’t as certain about Matt Wieters. Machado had right knee surgery last August and Wieters underwent Tommy John surgery in June. “With both of these guys, it will be when and not if. I think if you held a gun up..." December 18

  • MLB releases statement on Cuban relations

    Sporting News "President Barack Obama's desire to restore relations with Cuba could have a significant impact on Major League Baseball. Obama said Wednesday he wants the U.S. to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba because isolating the communist Caribbean country has not worked. "Neither the American..." December 17

  • Suspended 1B Davis cleared to use Adderall

    ESPN.com "Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis, who was suspended 25 games in September for testing positive for amphetamines, has received clearance from Major League Baseball to use Adderall in the 2015 season, manager Buck Showalter told reporters Tuesday. Davis blamed his violation of MLB's drug..." December 17

  • Orioles in agreement on one-year deal with Wesley Wright

    CSN Baltimore "The Orioles are in agreement on a one-year contract with free agent left-handed reliever Wesley Wright according to an industry source. The deal is pending a physical. Wright was non-tendered by the Chicago Cubs on Dec. 2. In 58 games with the Cubs in 2014, Wright was 0-3 with a 3.17..." December 16

  • Orioles' outfield search continues, Phillies offered Byrd and Howard

    Masn "As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette rushed to the airport in San Diego following the Rule 5 draft - we were on the same flight and he willingly chose a middle seat next to other team officials, while I grabbed an aisle seat and let everyone bump into my shoulder at least once - he..." December 14

  • 43d
    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    The #Orioles are the leading contender to get the 2016 #MLB All-Star Game, while the 2017 All-Star Game will go to the #Marlins or #Padres

  • 44d
    timdierkes @timdierkes

    Orioles signed Chaz Roe to a minor league deal.

  • Could Chen, Norris be next year's free agent prizes?

    CSN Baltimore "The Jon Lester sweepstakes are over. The Chicago Cubs won the spirited bidding with a six-year, $155 million contract. Boston was the runner-up, which means they’ll probably be aggressive in trying to go after Max Scherzer and James Shields, the two remaining free agent pitching studs. A year..." December 10

  • MLB sees record $9 billion in revenues for 2014

    Forbes.com "With 2014 soon coming to a close, Bud Selig and Major League Baseball can look back and say, “It was a very good year.” The league will see approx. $9 billion in gross revenues for the 2014 calendar year, a new record. Adjustments are still be calculated that could push the league slightly over..." December 10

  • 47d
    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    hear orioles, rangers and mariners, 3 early kemp players, are all out on him. seems like might be padres or bust.

  • Outfield options are limited as Orioles explore available free agents

    Baltimore Sun "Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Monday that he is confident the team can improve its depleted outfield through free agency. But a closer look at the remaining outfielders available doesn't turn up many overly attractive options. Melky Cabrera heads a shrinking crop of..." December 09

  • 48d
    Jayson Stark @jaysonst

    If the #Orioles turn to the trade market to fill their need for a bat, #Phillies OF Marlon Byrd is a name on their radar screen, sources say

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