Henry Urrutia Earns Plaudits Among Orioles Evaluators
BEST PLAYER: Cuban outfielder Henry Urrutia was worth the wait for the Orioles. Once he finally obtained his work visa and was allowed to leave Haiti in March, Urrutia worked [...]
Orioles Midseason Update: Josh Hader Adds Serious Heat
BEST PLAYER: The Orioles have discovered that 26-year-old Cuban outfielder Henry Urrutia was worth the wait. They reached an agreement on a contract last summer, but couldn’t assign him to [...]
Kevin Gausman Moves Quickly Through Orioles System
BALTIMORE—Not long after insisting that they weren’t going to promote prized righthander Kevin Gausman to the majors, the Orioles handed him the ball in Toronto for his first major league [...]
Jones Could Be Bullpen Option For Orioles
In trading Luis Ayala, the Orioles acquired lefty Chris Jones, who could be a bullpen option in Baltimore down the road.
Jairo Asencio Adds Depth For Orioles
The Orioles added to their minor league pitching depth by trading for Jairo Asencio from the Brewers.
Wait Is Over For Orioles’ Urrutia
The wait for Henry Urrutia is over, and it took just seven months.<br/><br/>The Cuban outfielder, who agreed to terms with the Orioles last July, obtained his work visa and was able to leave Haiti. He arrived in Miami in late February and took his physical in Sarasota.
Orioles Make Changes In Player Development
The Orioles retained the managers with their top two minor league affiliates, but they made changes further down the organizational ladder.
Gausman Ready To Move For Orioles
Kevin Gausman wants to pitch in the majors this year, but he'll start off with a more modest goal in spring training.
Independent Analysis Leads Orioles To Boleska
The Orioles' increased scouting presence in the independent leagues led them to righthander Tom Boleska, signed in the Triple-A phase of the Rule 5 draft during the Winter Meetings in Nashville.
Orioles Like McFarland’s Winning Ways
The Orioles went into the Rule 5 draft searching for a lefthander, and they found one in T.J. McFarland.<br/>
Orioles Seek Spot For Schoop’s Bat
Some of the scouts who have watched infielder Jonathan Schoop at Double-A Bowie and in the Arizona Fall League think he's destined to be an everyday player in the majors.<br/><br/>The question is, where?
First Homer Carried Special Meaning For Hoes
The first major league home run was an emotional experience for Baltimore's L.J. Hoes.